This is Barbara’s personal story of a life that had to be survived. From the biggest earthquake on U.S. soil, through the memories, dramas, and family legends of a life lived from Washington to Kentucky and from New York to Germany. Looking back over five decades of life as daughter, wife, and mother, Barbara shares the tragedies that never seemed to end and traces the love and the grace of a God who wouldn’t give up on her – even when she tried to give up on Him.
Written as a memoir, Barbara’s story is one of heartache and blow after blow from a world determined to break her down, but it is also a story of hope – a story to remind us that it is only through the love of God that we are saved and only through His hand. It is also the story of her amazing family and their fun exploits. She is so thankful for the family God gave her to grow up with and for the wonderful memories she has of their times together. Her family’s love and faith are so much a part of Barbara’s story, giving her the foundation for the amazing, brave, and strong woman of faith she is today. She is strong enough with Jesus grace to share her story with the world.