A multi-tasking mama, Summer Finley has found ways to handle whatever life throws at her with grace and a grin. Until now, that is. An “abnormal” medical test result sends Summer into an emotional tailspin and prompts her to fulfill a life-long dream of “meeting” her best friend and pen pal... read more
Summer Finley gets a call from her doctor's office requesting a biopsy. She decides to take a week long trip to visit her long-time Netherlands pen pal Noelle. Over the course of the week, Noelle and Summer visit many places and Noelle helps Summer realize that she needs to fear less and live... read more (warning: may contain spoilers)
Summer Finley gets a call from her doctor's office requesting a biopsy. She decides to take a week long trip to visit her long-time Netherlands pen pal Noelle. Over the course of the week, Noelle and Summer visit many places and Noelle helps Summer realize that she needs to fear less and live more. Summer helps Noelle realize that she needs to forgive her father. Summer returns home, has her biopsy and gets a "normal" result. Noelle takes Summer up on her offer to visit.
“That embarrassed me because I knew that in many cases controlling could be the opposite of trusting.”Summer Finley
“I felt as if I had opened a gate inside my spirit. As long as that gate had been closed, I was the one who had control of who or what went in and out. When I opened the invisible gate, I was saying to God, I'm open. Open to whatever You bring in or out. I'm open to all of life.”Summer Finley
“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. Even chemotherapy.”Summer Finley
“He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, 'He is my refuge and my fortress; my God, in Him will I trust.'”Psalm 91
“There is no pit so deep that God's love is not deeper still. God will enable you to forgive your enemies.”Corrie ten Boom
“I know you are carrying this loss as if it is yours alone to bear. But you were not meant to carry such a heavy burden. Give it back to God and keep giving it back until you have no more grief in your heart to hand over to Him. Then wait and see what gift he places in your empty hands.”Noelle Van Zandt
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