Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Of Stillness and Storm By Michele Phoenix



“I felt torn between two worlds. Each with its own mystery. One more captivating than the other, but the other more real and breathing.”
It took Lauren and her husband ten years to achieve their dream—reaching primitive tribes in remote regions of Nepal. But while Sam treks into the Himalayas for weeks at a time, finding passion and purpose in his work among the needy, Lauren and Ryan stay behind, their daily reality more taxing than inspiring. For them, what started as a calling begins to feel like the family’s undoing. 
At the peak of her isolation and disillusion, a friend from Lauren’s past enters her life again. But as her communication with Aidan intensifies, so does the tension of coping with the present while reengaging with the past. It’s thirteen-year-old Ryan who most keenly bears the brunt of her distraction.
Intimate and bold, Of Stillness and Storm weaves profound dilemmas into a tale of troubled love and honorable intentions gone awry.
 
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Born in France to a Canadian father and an American mother, Michèle is a consultant, writer and speaker with an international perspective. She taught for 20 years at Black Forest Academy (Germany) before launching her own venture advocating for Third Culture Kids under Global Outreach Mission. Michèle travels globally to consult and teach on topics related to TCKs. She loves good conversations, mischievous students, anything French and buttery and paths to healing.
 
  This was a very thought provoking read. A story of family and missions. In true Phoenix style you will be turning pages until the very end.
This is s different book then I usually read. But I'm sure glad that I read it. I must warn this was a emotional read.
I gave this book 4 stars. I recommend giving it a try.
I received this book to review. A favorable review was not required and all views expressed are my own.

14 comments:

  1. I'm going to check and see if the library has this book.

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  2. Sounds really good I can't wait to get my copy.

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  3. I love the sound of this one. Thanks Mary

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  4. I've never heard of this author before. Sounds good.

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  5. This sounds like a wonderful book!

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  6. I've missed your reviews Mary. This one sounds like one I might like.

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  7. I want to check this book out. Never heard of this author. Thanks Mary

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  8. Not sure this is a book I would like to read.

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  9. Mary where have you been? Thanks for this review, I'm heading over to Amazon to see about this one.

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  10. I am intrigued by this one, Mary. Thank you for sharing!

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  11. I am intrigued by this one, Mary. Thank you for sharing!

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  12. I'd like to read this ine sound's really good Blessings,DanaGirl

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