A New Kind of Normal by Carol Kent

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Carol Kent has lived every parent's nightmare. After her only son was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole, Carol's life took a permanent detour. She and her husband, Gene, have been adjusting ever since, moving to Florida to be near the prison, starting a new ministry for prison inmates and their families, and sharing the faithfulness of God with anyone who will listen.


A New Kind of Normal begins with the story of that horrible night when Carol and Gene learned their son had been arrested, but it doesn't end there. In fact, Carol knows what it means to live with an unthinkable circumstance that will never change-and to still make hope-filled choices. Through the eight chapters in this book, Carol will use their own story, the story of Mary mother of Jesus, and stories of women who have experienced their own "new normal" to share how God has led them to choose life, gratitude, vulnerability, involvement, forgiveness, trust, and action.

 

About Carol Kent

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Carol Kent is hilariously funny, biblically sound, and heartbreakingly transparent in person and in print. Founder and president of Speak Up for Hope (a prison ministry) and Speak Up Speaker Services (a speakers bureau), Carol is an expert on public speaking, writing, and evangelism. She sits on the advisory boards of MOPS International and the Advanced Writers and Speakers Association. She travels the world speaking to tens of thousands each year at events such as Praise Gathering, Vision New England Congress, THRIVE, Extraordinary Woman, Women of Joy, and Women of Faith.
 
Published June 5, 2007 by Thomas Nelson. 241 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Parenting & Relationships. Non-fiction

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In October 1999, bestselling author and speaker Carol Kent received the phone call that would forever alter her and her family's definition of normal.

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