By Lakesha Baker

ISBN-10: 1539106780

ISBN-13: 9781539106784

After witnessing the brutal, deadly stabbing of her mom and surviving being stabbed herself in the course of the similar assault on the age of 9, a tender African-American woman’s fight to stay maintains. Diamond stocks the psychological, actual, and emotional results she has suffered and the demanding situations she has confronted, together with alcohol abuse, emotional detachment, suicidal suggestions and panic assaults stemming from post-traumatic pressure issues.

She displays on a previous packed with discomfort, abandonment, sadness, violence, abuse, and molestation. In a time while she particularly didn’t have regulate and all that she felt she may well do was once cry until eventually there have been not more tears. She grew to become numb with anger and a dislike from her center towards GOD. even if nonetheless a piece in development, her one-on-one courting with God has advanced greatly through the years.

Her fight in her pursuit of peace, happiness and psychological and emotional balance has led her on a course of optimistic routes similar to focusing her cognizance on greater schooling and taking positions within the crew that gave her objective, yet which she considered as not anything greater than retailers.

Still unsettled feelings have been neglected, shunned into her grownup years until eventually one other traumatizing occasion came about that pressured her to confront all that endured to hang-out her. dealing with her prior head-on has received her solutions to the questions she has had a majority of these years: Why used to be I born during this international to endure? what's my purpose?

All issues got here complete circle within the realm whilst she was once blessed together with her daughter, big name her present, delight and pleasure. Her outlook on existence replaced, giving it new that means and course.

This is the tale of a tender African-American woman’s fight to outlive via all adversities.

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