Under The Rainbow – Book Review
Have you ever read a book that is painfully heartwrenching – yet remains full of hope? A book where the author is forced to grapple with the most difficult questions one can ask – questions for which there are no satisfying answers? A book that is highly personal in nature – yet those going through similar circumstances will surely relate to?
Under The Rainbow – A Mother’s Experiences Of The Promises Of God by Catherine Campbell is one such book.
Under The Rainbow is the story of Catherine’s journey through heartbreak and loss as she discovers that not one – but two of her three children are born with micocephaly – a disability that means they would never lead normal lives – a disability that ultimately leads to their premature deaths.
Nothing prepares you for that kind of anger, grief and loss. Not being a nurse – not being a pastor’s wife – not being a Christian.
But – having a relationship with God gives you a place to take that anger, grief, and loss – and as Catherine struggles to understand why this is happening to her and her family – she keeps the lines of communication open with God, even if her cries are cries of despair.
One thing I did learn over those years was not to neglect the Bible, because this is how God communicates with us. Closing the Bible is like refusing to let God speak.
Opening the Bible might not change your circumstance – but it sure can change your perspective!
Jeff Lucas says:
If you buy just one book this year, choose this one.
If you are a parent who is struggling with loss – who is questioning why your child was born less than perfect – who needs the perspective of someone who has walked down the difficult path of raising a disabled child or losing a child– then Jeff is right.
Under The Rainbow is written for you!
About Catherine Campbell
Catherine Campbell is an Irish author who ministers to other woman through her books, speaking engagements, and pastoral opportunities. You can learn more about her through her video profile, below!
For More Information:
- Visit Catherine’s Website.
- Connect with Catherine on Facebook.
- Under The Rainbow is available on Amazon.
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Disclosure: I received a copy of this book from Kregel Publications for review purposes. I was not compensated or required to write a positive review. The opinions expressed in this review are entirely my own.
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