Give Yourself Permission to Shine: Through Faith I Found Love

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BalboaPress, Apr 4, 2012 - Self-Help - 128 pages
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Grace King was an only child brought up by her mother, a single parent. She had a normal childhood and was always a high achiever with a positive attitude. But without her father’s acceptance and love, underlying feelings of rejection, inadequacy, and guilt engulfed her. Her great-grandmother died, and Grace had her heart broken by her first love; guilt, regret, and self-hatred soon set the foundation for her to fall victim to the vicious grip of bulimia.

For more than ten years, she struggled to free herself from bulimia’s hold and became lonely, depressed, and desperate. After years of self-destruction, disappointment, and regret, her conscience collapsed, and she longed for her healthy and meaningful life back more than ever. Grace was forever grateful for the friendships she forged and for the relationships she endured, knowing how much they had taught her about the meaning and purpose of life. She was always hopeful that one day, looking in the mirror would bring back the feeling of acceptance and happiness to a now repulsed, sad, and lost soul.

She embarked on a transformational journey that depended on the choices she made each day. Her heart was filled with endless hope, courage, and commitment to searching for the solution toward knowing herself again and being true to herself. Through prayer, she found the path that led her to the light and allowed herself to be cured.

It was through surrendering her bulimia to God, she learnt to love and forgive herself and she finally embraced her healing. She is a survivor and hopes her story will help save other lives too.

 

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Contents

Chapter 1
1
Chapter 2
4
Chapter 3
8
Chapter 4
10
Chapter 5
13
Chapter 6
16
Chapter 7
19
Chapter 8
23
Chapter 14
51
Chapter 15
57
Chapter 16
63
Chapter 17
70
Chapter 18
75
Chapter 19
79
Chapter 20
87
Chapter 21
91

Chapter 9
26
Chapter 10
30
Chapter 11
34
Chapter 12
37
Chapter 13
46
Chapter 22
96
Chapter 23
101
Chapter 24
104
Chapter 25
113
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About the author (2012)

Grace King is a mother, wife, recruitment specialist, and author. Through the pain and suffering of battling with bulimia for many years, she embarked on a spiritual, emotional, and physical journey of self-discovery, which led to her healing, her survival, and her enlightenment.

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