The Salazar family was an honest and humble family which only sought to get ahead in life through hard work, but their world took a complete turn when a grave accident took place. The story revolves around the family's struggle to survive, with the help of a little animal that unexpectedly warmed their hearts and gave them back their smile. Filled with lovable characters, this book will make you cry with both sadness and joy as it teaches a lesson of what really matters most in life. This simple story was written with love to inspire the young and give joy to the young at heart.
With a troubled past, Jonah Fontenot was on his own at an early age. Forced to quickly adapt, he became what he is today. Lessons is a collection of love and reality of Jonah Fontenot as he faced through hardship and past experiences.
Breeding Ground for Corruption is a challenging text in which many case examples of police corruption are paired with contemporary research. Garrison's knowledge of how police corruption disintegrates careers; she incorporates numerous statistics to provide a foundation for a police corruption theory. The theory - Garrison's Deviance Conformity Theory addresses leading denominators in police corruption. This book is a poignant look into the mental health issues and real-time police corruption cases that follow officer's across the United States.
When Amanda Muse started junior high in a new school far from home, she met Mildred Riley. Mildred was a known bully who targeted Amanda from day one. This is a story of how a freak accident made a bully and her victim become the best of friends.
Stacey Smith wrote Sabotaged by Emotions while experiencing severe depression. Her heart's desire is to share the reality of living with painful emotions, and how to experience inner peace and happiness once again. Sabotaged by Emotions will help people who suffer from a mental disability, the people who support them, and give insight into the emotional pain to the medical community. There are a variety of approaches she embarks on to get better. Her spiritual life is foundational. Psychiatric drugs, electroconvulsive therapy, and counseling in Dialectical Behavior Therapy help tremendously. She works with a medical doctor who is also a Natural Pathologist to regain her physical health. Overcoming painful emotions is not only an emotional challenge; it is spiritual and physical as well.
I have had the privilege of knowing Stacey from the beginning of her healing journey. There have been many dark days, when Stacey felt she could not go on. Thanks to her faith, family, friends, tenacity, and amazing creativity, she is experiencing major breakthroughs. This book is a chronicle of the struggles and of the tools used to help her find the hope and strength to come out on the other side of her emotional and mental challenges.
Gretchen H. Peacock, D.M.F.T., L.P.C.
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