In a span of five months and one week in 2007 Mishael Porembski became a widow, gave birth to her second child and lost her mother to breast cancer. She battled depression and exhaustion for years and wondered if she would ever be happy and laugh again. Out of her journey to wholeness and health, Mishael founded Team Hot Widow. She is in the process of writing the story of her journey to wholeness and happiness and health.
In Unmasking: One Woman’s Hidden Pain Gives Way to Peace and Victory, Mechelle Stephens shares her tumultuous journey in overcoming the scars and pain from being molested as a child and then experiencing domestic violence. Mechelle hungered to tell her story but had no idea how challenging the writing would be. Now her book provides a means for her to bring hope to others who struggle with hidden pain.
What drove Mishael and Mechelle to write their stories? What powerful insights will they provide us on the challenges and dreams connected with writing about one’s life?