Karen Jessing's plans for her life completely shattered when she realized she had married an abuser. In addition to being a victim of domestic violence, she was twice paralyzed, went through a traumatic divorce, struggled raising two children, lost her dream job, and was diagnosed with lupus.
Each situation continued to change the course of Karen's life. Of significance, however, are not the numerous life-altering events, but how she responded to them. She decided to trust God. In hopeless situations, she refused to be helpless. With faith, she conquered insurmountable odds, and as you read her story, you too can learn to:
Author Bio: Karen Jessing and her husband, Stanley, live in Madera, California, and are active in their local church. They spend three months a year working with SOWERs-a Christian RV group that does volunteer work at Christian camps, conference centers, and other Christian ministries.
Karen was the Women's Retreat Coordinator at Sugar Pine Christian Camps in Oakhurst, California, for thirteen years. She is a California certified Victim Services Advocate, teaches "Understanding Yourself and Others" seminars, speaks at women's retreats and seminars, and has completed Florence Littauer's CLASSeminar.