Lemons on Friday
Trusting God Through My Greatest Heartbreak
by Mattie Jackson Selecman
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Pub Date 16 Nov 2021 | Archive Date 10 May 2022
Thomas Nelson--W Publishing, Thomas Nelson
When your life is suddenly full of questions, how do you move forward in faith?
After being married for less than a year, country music legend Alan Jackson's daughter Mattie was faced with navigating a future that didn't include her young husband and the life they dreamed of together.
Ben Selecman passed away twelve days after suffering a traumatic brain injury--and three weeks before celebrating his first anniversary with his wife. Suddenly, twenty-eight-year-old Mattie had to find a way to reconcile herself with a good God, even when He did not give her the healing miracle she prayed for.
In Lemons on Friday, Mattie Jackson Selecman invites you to walk with her during the first years of grief following Ben's tragic death as she grapples with her loss and leans on a steadfast God.
Mattie wrestles with questions that we've all faced in the midst of grief and loss, including:
- How did I get here?
- Will this always hurt?
- Who am I now?
- Where can I find the strength to keep going?
Lemons on Friday will give you the encouragement you need to see life and love in a brand new light, no matter what you're facing.
Praise for Lemons on Friday:
"Mattie's story carries you through a valley of unbearable heartbreak, and in the very next moment, you are experiencing an ocean of peace that is the heartbeat of Jesus. Her honesty and vulnerability in this book are a beacon of light to any heart that has experienced total darkness. The courage and wisdom expressed through her words will inspire hope in readers, no matter their walk of life."
—Lauren Akins, New York Times bestselling author of Live in Love
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