A Season of Grace Author:Bette Nordberg With candor and compassion, Silver Angel award-winning writer Bette Nordberg explores the struggles and heartaches associated with homosexuality and AIDS to create a gripping novel that reveals the comfort of a personal relationship with Jesus. — Colleen is wary when her brother Stephen arrives, but she refuses to dwell on his homosexuality. Afte... more »r a family fight, Stephen angrily leaves. Colleen follows him, discovers he has AIDS, and invites him to live with her family. As Stephen's illness progresses, Colleen encounters fear, prejudice, and judgments from its a shame to God is punishing Stephen. Slowly Colleen considers a new answer. Maybe AIDS isn't a condemnation. Perhaps God has granted Stephen time to evaluate his life and discover the love of the Master Healer.« less
This book touches the heart and keeps you turning the pages. Hard to put down.
Colleen hasn't heard from her twin brother Stephen in more than 5 years when he suddenly shows up on her doorstep for a family birthday party. Her twin has been estranged from his family for years over his alternative lifestyle, When the party goes badly Stephan storms out of the house. Colleen, determined not to lose him again, drives Seattle home --- and finds out a truth she wasn't prepared for Stephen is very ill with the AIDS virus. Now she must deal with her own fears and past
and decide what she can and or will do now.
Bette Norberg graduated from the University of Washington as a physical therapist in 1977. In 1990, she turned from rehabilitation medicine to writing. Her medical background helps her writes with well informed details and vivid reality that really enriches her writing.