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Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Blind Hope by Kim Meeder

Hi Friends,

I have a new book to tell you about this week. I've just started it, so I won't offer a review, but will just tell you a bit about it. It's BLIND HOPE by Kim Meeder and Laurie Sacher. My friend Judy Gordon Morrow edited this book and tells me that it's a powerful true story of hope and healing.

Here's a bit about it:

An unwanted dog. An emotional rescue.Sometimes the life you save may be your own.

Laurie had her own shattered dreams before she came to work at Crystal Peaks Youth Ranch—the ranch of rescued dreams—where broken horses and broken children encounter healing every day. Reaching out to save a dog in need, Laurie soon realized that the dog was rescuing her.

An inspiring true story told through the engaging voice of Kim Meeder, Blind Hope reveals poignant life lessons Laurie experienced from her ailing, yet courageous canine friend. Despite the blindness of her dog—and her own heart—Laurie uncovered what she really needed most: authentic love, unconditional trust, and true acceptance, faults and all.

As Laurie and her dog, Mia, both learned to follow the lead of a master they couldn’t see, Laurie discoverd the transforming power of God’s selfless love even for imperfect and selfish people—and she experienced a greater love than she has ever known.

“Love is a bridge that stands firm through difficulties and connects one heart directly to another, not because of how it looks, but because of what it is.” -Kim Meeder, Blind Hope