(Book review) Healing Scarred Hearts


Reviewed by: Jill Baetiong

Church: Community Christian Church, Yorkville, IL


Introduction

Title: Healing Scarred Hearts

Author: Susan Hoemke

Publisher: Brown Books Publishing Group

Publication Date: 2018

Format: print book

Length: 166 pages

OVERVIEW

Susan Hoemke chronicles her son’s drug addition and subsequent death in a very captivating and engaging manner. Some people may assume that the parents of a teen or young adult who dies from drugs could have done more. It is beyond evident from reading this book that Susan and her husband did so very, very much to try to help him fully recover.

ASSESSMENT

Rating (1 to 5)

5 stars

Suggested Audience

Especially parents and any adults wanting more of a glimpse into the world of drug abuse.

Christian Impact

Despite her son dying from drug abuse, Susan and her husband were able to hold on to their faith, especially in knowing that he is no longer suffering and is in heaven with Jesus.

 

 


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