(Grateful)

I am just filled with gratitude as the feedback from readers comes in; grateful that they are reading Beautiful Affliction, grateful that they take the time to tell me about their experiences of reading my book, and grateful for amazing accounts like these:

A mother with grown […]

November 3rd, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |18 Comments

(In Bali!)

Greetings from Bali! We have a lot to celebrate: the girls’ holiday from school, my “second birthday” (which was last week: the 7th anniversary of my heart surgeries), and one month since the official publication day for Beautiful Affliction! In addition, it is Islamic New […]

Thank You

It has already been a week since Publication Day, and what a week!
The first 24 hours I barely slept because of the congratulations that poured in from the US, Europe and Asia. Since these are three different time zones, people started waking up before people […]

September 22nd, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |4 Comments

Publication Day!

The official publication day for Beautiful Affliction is finally here!
Today my book is released in bookstores all over the US!¬†Amazon and other online booksellers started shipping the book three weeks ago, and I have been getting so many messages, pictures, favorite quotes, questions about the […]

September 15th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Updates|Tags: , , , |25 Comments

A week with Beautiful Affliction

This week I have been guest author on best-selling author Terri Giuliano Long’s blog. It was a tremendous honor to be invited to join her on her wonderful blog and this week I have been amazed time and again by the beautiful ways my book […]

August 14th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Quotes|Tags: , , , , |8 Comments