Beyond Betrayal Healing My Broken Past Author:Carolyn Koons At last, here is the true story of Carolyn Koons's courageous struggle for survival within her abusive family and the miracles of healing that have freed her from overwhelming pain. You read about her fight for the life of a Mexical boy salsely imprisoned for murder at the age of five in Tony: Our Journey Together. Now, Carolyn tells the story... more » of her own traumatic childhood--a story of abuse, abandonment and an alcoholic father.
Through the upheavals of her early years--the repeated threats and painful rejections--she faces more loneliness and fear than she can bear, until, finally, she is befriended by a woman who persuades her to visit a local church where she finds the friendship and love that awaken her faith.
At age 35, three college degrees behind her and a promising career ahead, she receives a single threatening phone message from her father, and all of the painful memories return. Carolyn faces her past honestly. In trekking back through the anguished memories, she allows God to heal the pain and free her for the future. In sharing her story, she reveals the incredible healing power of faith.« less