A Crack in the Ceiling

A Memoir of Life Lessons & Other Teachings

by Brenda A. Gates Holt



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 9/20/2023

Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 178
ISBN : 9781489748843
Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 178
ISBN : 9781489748836
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 178
ISBN : 9781489748829

About the Book

What if you secretly felt like God shortchanged you in some way or another and all your turns were predestined to be crooked ones? People around you talk about their purpose, passion, and giftedness, and you have yet to fill in the blanks. Maybe you grew up in an adverse environment that mangled and muddied your hopes and dreams. Perhaps you earnestly intended to break loose and break free but were too afraid to get out of the cage because a lion was guarding the door, and now lurking fears have immobilized you. Yes, you pray, attend church services, give, and do other things that may count as good stuff, but there is no fire in your bones, no passion in your praying, or peace in your soul; and that once upon a time inexplicable joy took a hike a long time ago. You know that there is a gulf between you and God, but you hesitate to discuss it with Him. Here’s inspiration for anyone feeling like they are stuck in neutral, in too deep or never had a chance in the first place. The author weaves compelling life stories into life lessons that we can all benefit from, especially if you struggle with staying on track, grappling with your past, familial upbringing and getting to the root of where you are out of sync spiritually and your walk with God. You’ll read how He can speak to us in glowing terms of nature or as simply as a crack in the ceiling.

About the Author

Mrs. Holt lives with her husband in South Carolina. She is a proud mother and joyous grandmother. She holds a M. Ed from Charleston Southern University and is a retired elementary school teacher. Her love of writing came before her love of teaching. Now the two have come together in this book. She is passionate about inspiring and educating children, motivating the unlikely hero, and helping others, especially during challenging times. When Mrs. Holt is not enthralled in her writing, she enjoys time with family and friends, long walks, good music, reading and the awesomeness of nature.