|Over Coffee (We Shared Our Secrets), the first novel in the Sisters at Heart Series, introduces the main characters through their participation in a post-abortion support group which holds its weekly meetings in Liz’s coffee shop. As they tell their stories, we get glimpses of very different women with very different lives, but all of them dealing – to varying degrees – with post-abortion stress.This book is available in both print and e-book formatat:|
OVER COFFEE (WE SHARED OUR SECRETS)
by Julie Surface Johnson
Book #1 in the Sisters at Heart Series
INCLUDES DISCUSSION QUESTIONS AT THE BACK OF THE BOOK. GREAT FOR GROUPS OR INDIVIDUALS!
Meet six hurting women, brought together in a post-abortion support group, who gather the courage to share their secrets and their hearts.
Owner and barista of Over Coffee, hosting the group while harboring her own bitter secrets.
Shy, sweet, victim of abuse, wanting a better life for herself, but unsure how to get there.
Sassy and opinionated, looking for love in all the wrong places but finding true love, at last, in Jesus.
A single mom with broken dreams, trying to forget the past and help her kids move into their future.
Director of a pregnancy center, seeking to help others avoid the costly mistakes she made.
Young wife and mother, facilitator of the group, leading the meetings with sensitivity because she’s been there.
As you read their stories, experience right along with them freedom from guilt that only God is able to offer. Then, rejoice with them as they learn how to forgive themselves and trust God . . . Over Coffee.
WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING ABOUT
“Grab your coffee, add some hazelnut and light a candle because you are in for a journey of healing and forgiveness shared with friends you’ve just met. Thank you, Julie, for dealing with such a delicate, unspoken topic with insightful truths and attainable hope.”
“As each story unfolded and I was drawn in, I found something in each woman’s life that touched my own. Julie Johnson has dealt with sensitive issues with compassion and wisdom in the context of a good story.”
“Johnson’s honest, sensitive writing style reveals the heartache of abortion up-close and personal. I recommend it without reservation for schools, churches, and home libraries.”
“Over Coffee (We Shared Our Secrets) puts on the coffee and welcomes the reader into the world of women who have experienced crisis pregnancies and subsequent abortions. Julie Johnson’s friendly style of writing turns on the light and illuminates the redemptive healing process in Christ. Within the pages of Over Coffee a safe place has been created for healing that would encourage readers to find this place for themselves.”
Warmth, tenderness, understanding, compassion, hope, forgiveness and healing unfold in every chapter. If you live with regret for choosing an abortion, please read this book. If you know someone else who chose an abortion and you want to understand their pain, this is a must read.