About The Book
At the age of twenty-five, L. Leah Phoenix was ready to give up on life, but it was not meant to be. Now, with warmth, unflinching honesty, and humor, she tells an insightful story about the fierce determination of the human spirit. This memorable journal chronicles her challenging childhood and tumultuous twenties, when she fulfills her dream of becoming a mother. Slowly, she learns to let go of her past and appreciate life through forgiveness and understanding. Suddenly, she is faced with a catastrophic tragedy, after which she loses everything that matters to her in life. Devastated by grief, she finds herself at a crossroads. She can easily go back to her old habits, which will eventually destroy her family and her future, or she can make crucial permanent changes to claim the life she has always wanted. Tired of self-destruction and victimhood, Phoenix sets out on a journey to reinvent herself. Along the way, she explores spirituality, the meaning of unconditional love, and searches for a deeper relationship with God. Hers is a story of hope, triumph against adversity, and joy no matter what.