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Living Through the Pain: The Lonely Me

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Imagine waking up to your worst nightmare. In 1976, Cathy Kurtz, at the tender age of sixteen, lost her father, mother, oldest brother, and sister-in-law in a private plane crash. In 1989 she lost her surviving brother to AIDS. As a single mother, Cathy struggled to take care of her son while still being haunted by the tragedies of losing her family. Suffering gave Cathy a ...more
Paperback, 198 pages
Published March 1st 2014 by Healing Hart Publishing
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Pam Bonsper
Oct 30, 2014 rated it really liked it
Reading "Living Through the Pain" is truly living through the pain. An honest memoir, this book documents the long-lasting effects of childhood trauma. The pain seems to go on forever. Which is totally understandable since the trauma happened when the author was only sixteen. As a trained therapist, I understand the reasons for childhood guilt and shame and the difficulties of seeing it for what it is. It has taken the author years of counseling and introspection and faith to understand she was ...more
Yannick Serres
Sep 29, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I got to thank God for giving the strength to Cathy to write this book, because we would have missed a really inspiring story. When you think that the worst happened in your life and you realize that Destiny have chosen that it can get even worse ... I don't know how it feels but Cathy got all my admiration.
We got to live the moment, appreciate every little things of life because we never know when it's gonna be taken from us or when it gonna be our turn to go find God upstairs.
Thanks Cathy for
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InD'tale Magazine
2.5/5.0

Beginning with a satisfactory introduction and quickly getting to the heart of the main source of pain for Cathy, is enough to draw the reader in.

Read full review in the 2015 Holiday issue of InD'tale Magazine.
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Cathy is a native Houstonian and a graduate of Texas A&M. She also has a Masters from Golden Gate University in California. She has 30 years of overall management experience. She has spent the last four years focused on writing her memoir, “Living Through The Pain – The Lonely Me,” fulfilling a dream she has had. “My suffering has provided me with the unique lifetime awareness of what enormous ...more