The Resource An unseen angel : a mother's story of faith, hope and healing after Sandy Hook, Alissa Parker, (ebook)

An unseen angel : a mother's story of faith, hope and healing after Sandy Hook, Alissa Parker, (ebook)

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An unseen angel : a mother's story of faith, hope and healing after Sandy Hook
Title
An unseen angel
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a mother's story of faith, hope and healing after Sandy Hook
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Alissa Parker
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eng
Summary
As the mother of one of the children who died at Sandy Hook school in Newtown, Connecticut, in 2012, Alissa Parker had her world shattered by a mass murderer's rampage. She was left to make sense of her daughter's life and death and to rebuild, seeking a deeply spiritual path to carry on with her life and find new meaning and purpose. As a co-founder of SafeandSoundSchools.org, a touring national advocacy group that helps people take action to make schools safer, Alissa has talked to hundreds of parents around the country about her ordeal and how she was able to endure the unspeakable horror of Sandy Hook. An Unseen Angel takes readers though Alissa's complete journey, chronicling the moment-by-moment account of the day that began with every parent's worst nightmare: hearing, "There's been a shooting at your child's school." It follows her faith-filled spiritual path to coping, healing, forgiving, and eventually feeling gratitude for the life and love of her daughter Emilie. She describes a bond of love between a mother and daughter that is so profound it transcends the physical body and touches Alissa and the people who loved Emilie who feel her presence every day. And she articulates her deep Christian faith, which guided the answers to Alissa's gut-wrenching, post-tragedy questioning: "Where is Emilie now?" "Can love transcend the physical body?" "How can I know that Emilie is in a better place?" "How do I deal with the 'here and now' when the pain and anger I feel is so overwhelming?" This is the first book about the school-shooting tragedies with a focus on faith and spirituality. As we learn Alissa's story, we are introduced to a special little girl who was wise beyond her years and whose lessons about life and the transcendent power of love continued even after she had passed away
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Midwest
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Parker, Alissa
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204.4
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non fiction
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  • Parker, Alissa
  • Spiritual healing
  • Sandy Hook Elementary School Massacre, Newtown, Conn., 2012
  • School shootings
  • Mental healing
  • Psychic trauma
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adult
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An unseen angel : a mother's story of faith, hope and healing after Sandy Hook, Alissa Parker, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • online
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9781629735078
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11868613
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remote
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11868613
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MWT11868613
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
An unseen angel : a mother's story of faith, hope and healing after Sandy Hook, Alissa Parker, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781629735078
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11868613
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11868613
System control number
MWT11868613
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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