Gracie: When Expectations and Faith Collide (Paperback)
"Gracie" is an uplifting tale following the life of a spirited African American girl. With her braided hair, sparkling eyes, and bright smile, Gracie captures readers' hearts as she navigates the joys, challenges, and sorrows of life. Her deep love for her mother, passion for protecting the environment, and commitment to her Christian beliefs shape her experiences. Through the heartfelt Jesus stories shared by her mother every night at bedtime, Gracie's faith grows, providing her strength and courage to face challenges at school and the longing for her military father who died when she was four. Despite moments of doubt and wavering faith, Gracie's trust in God remains steadfast. As her birthday approaches, readers will feel the anticipation building, wondering what special gift awaits Gracie. The heartwarming surprise on her birthday showcases Gracie's gratitude towards God, as her prayers are answered and her deepest desire is fulfilled. "Gracie" is a poignant story that highlights the power of faith, resilience, and the transformative love of God. As readers witness Gracie's unwavering trust in God and her commitment to her Christian beliefs, they will be inspired to embrace their own faith and find strength in challenging times.