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Pieces of Glass: A Moment of Tragedy, a Lifetime of Faith

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Her entire future seemed to shatter in a single moment after her fiance's skiing accident left him severely brain damaged and unable to communicate. In this honest and ultimately healing account, the author shares how she struggles with God as she tries to rebuild her life amidst pain, doubt, and expression-wondering if she has hit the limits of her faith.
Paperback, 148 pages
Published August 13th 2006 by Zondervan Publishing Company (first published August 1st 2006)
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Blake Atwood
May 17, 2015 rated it it was amazing
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Sarah Kay's tragic yet hope-laden grief memoir presents well-written glimpses into a life she could never have expected.

Told thematically rather than chronologically, Pieces of Glass grants readers a soul-level tour of what she experienced when her fiancée suffered a catastrophic accident. With unflinching honesty in the face of deep sorrow for an early twenty-something about to graduate from a Christian college, Sarah Kay refuses to subsist on well-meaning Christian platitudes. Rather, she pre
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Megan
Oct 15, 2007 rated it it was amazing
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Reading this book was reading my own thoughts. Sarah Kay opened her soul to share with us what it is like to be a young woman and have life change in one instant. Not everyone experiences the semi loss of a signifcant other and reading this book made me realize that I was not alone. Like Sarah Kay I did not fit into the widow group or the married group. There really isn't a group for engaged young women whose fiances have suffered traumatic brain injuries. This book is a great read for those exp ...more
Matt Katharine
Jan 08, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This is an amazing book written by an amazing woman. It is full of deep, raw emotions and deep biblical truths. I am so thankful for her honesty about what life was like for her after the tragedy. My absolute favorite part was the epilogue written by Nate. What a blessing!
Jill
Jul 15, 2010 rated it really liked it
This is a great true story about a young woman who has persevered through a lot of pain and sorrow in her life. In this book Sarah talks about her relationship with God through the good times and the bad times in her life. It is very inspirational for anyone who has ever questioned their faith.
Bethany
Jan 24, 2013 rated it liked it
Great lessons on love, loss, and faith.
Jason
Oct 14, 2013 marked it as stopped-reading
I stopped reading this one because the god talk was boring me.
Tara
Dec 15, 2011 rated it really liked it
Really good book about how to handle tragedy only through God's grace!!!
Susan
Apr 14, 2014 rated it really liked it
This was beautifully written, and even better spoken. Be sure to find a video of Sarah performing her poetry online!
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