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And Still She Laughs

And Still She Laughs Defiant Joy in the Depths of Suffering

By Kate Merrick
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.81 Stars

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On 7/25 Mary Potter Kenyon wrote: An incredible book, one I won't soon forget. My daughter lost her eight-year-old son to cancer the same year this author's eight-year-old daughter died. This was the perfect book to read right now. I'll admit to some anxiety as the four-year anniversary of his death approaches. I faced my grandson's ... Beautiful book!

Mary Potter Kenyon's Rating:

5 Stars

On 6/28 Heather Buchanan wrote: I first came to 'know' Kate Merrick when I stumbled across her husband, Britt, and their church in Carpinteria, California. Soon thereafter I became aware of their daughter, Daisy's, illness. And so I joined the global army of prayers that stood on the watchtower for dear little Daisy and this gorgeous ... And still she laughs

Heather 's Rating:

5 Stars

On 6/28 Tweeterbird wrote: Book DescriptionKate Merrick examines the Bible’s gritty stories of resilient women as well as her own experience losing a child—a journey followed by more than a million on prayfordaisy.com—to reveal the reality of surprising joy and deep hope even in the midst of heartache.Kate Merrick faced ... Review: And Still She Laughs

Tweeterbird's Rating:

5 Stars

On 6/2 Alison wrote: Kate’s is a story you would never pick for yourself. Her young daughter dies of cancer. Her book is a story of not mere survival or struggle after the tragedy, but a full life with true joy. She shares her own reflections on women of the Bible who also suffered deeply, yet could come away with joy. ... Suffering made beautiful

Alison 's Rating:

5 Stars

On 5/26 The Little Friar wrote: Kate Merrick's And Still She Laughs: Defiant Joy in the Depths of Suffering recounts the horrors of caring for Merrick's young daughter, Daisy, from a cancer diagnosis in 2009 until her eventual death in 2013.  Much as CS Lewis before her, Merrick speaks with a heart-breaking honesty about the various ... and still she laughs -- a book review

The Little Friar's Rating:

5 Stars

On 5/24 flakymn wrote: And Still She Laughs is a book by Kate Merrick. Kate was the author of a popular blog detailing the cancer battle of her young daughter. When her daughter died, it was time for Kate to keep living. But how? How could she live when her daughter had died?Kate chooses to do this by diving into stories ... Review: And Still She Laughs (and giveaway!)

flakymn's Rating:

5 Stars

On 5/18 Michele Morin wrote: When we read about women in the Bible, there’s a tendency to flatten them out into cardboard characters, one-dimensional and distant. Kate Merrick was in that camp as well, intimidated by the fabulous woman of Proverbs 31, judging Bathsheba, missing the depth of Mary’s sacrifice in saying yes to ... Laughter on the Pathway of Lament

Michele's Rating:

5 Stars

On 5/13 gravelroadmusings wrote: Defiant Joy in the Depths of SufferingLosing your 8-year-old daughter to cancer is not what any mom ever wants to do, Kate Merrick included. And yet that is what she had to do and this is her journey through that grief. It's not so much about the cancer journey, so if that is what you are expecting, ... and Still She Laughs by Kate Merrick

gravelroadmusings' Rating:

5 Stars

On 5/11 S Club Mama wrote: I haven't written anything personal on my blog really since December 2016. It's been nothing but reviews and things of that nature - nothing wrong with that, of course (or I wouldn't be writing this), but I'd like to explain why. I have been lost in a sea that I had only vaguely known prior to this ... And Still She Laughs: Defiant Joy in the Depths of Suffering by Kate Merrick (book review)

S Club Mama's Rating:

5 Stars

On 5/7 Anki_honest_reviewer wrote: When grief strikes our happy life, as happy as it’s possible, the faith trembles and confusion strikes. Kate Merrick takes her readers on a journey of loss and restoration of faith in her book, And Still She Laughs – Defiant Joy in the Depths of Suffering. Kate has always been a girl who enjoys a ... Book Review: And Still She Laughs by Kate Merrick

Anki_honest_reviewer's Rating:

4 Stars