Red Galoshes

The harrowing, relentless determination, ordinary and joyful stories of an abused wife, turned single mother who gained tractionon the rocky, slippery path to renewed hope and confidence.

by Ann McCarthy



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 6/15/2023

Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 160
ISBN : 9781489748065
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 160
ISBN : 9781489747549
Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 160
ISBN : 9781489747556

About the Book

Life is a mucky mess: slogging through overdue bills, squabbling kids, and unending monotonous chores. We all need help, like author Ann McCarthy’s s bright red galoshes, to protect us as we trudge through. With humor and candor, Red Galoshes reveals the real, messy life of an abused wife and mother of six as she travels through unthinkable and heart-wrenching memories. McCarthy shares how she navigates pain, mistakes, regrets, and shame with joy, grit, and companionship. Throughout the journey, a loving and protective God provides grace and guidance. Each part of this memoir offers a collection of stories from a specific season of her life. Each chapter includes an experience followed by a reflection. These reflections contain McCarthy’s thoughts in hindsight as well as encouragement that connects her journey to your own. A story of God’s faithfulness, miracles, mercies, and love, Red Galoshes also provides perspective and resources to better support the abused and/or single parent in neighborhoods or churches.

About the Author

Ann McCarthy has a doctorate in speech-language pathology. She is the mother of six children, three girls and three boys. The oldest son had cerebral palsy and was medically fragile. She works full time as a speech-language pathologist and is now an empty nester.