Jen is your typical average fifteen- year old girl who is a cheerleader, loves her family, has a boyfriend and loves to hang out with her friends. One evening after leaving from her church, after just singing on stage, the Barrick family is hit by a drunk driver. Linda (mother), Andy (Father), Josh ( Brother) and Jen (Sister, daughter) suffered from life threatening injuries. Josh had the least injuries, but some of the biggest burdens. Jen suffered with the worst injuries and had severe brain injuries with multiple skull fractures. She was not expected to live the night through, but God had different plans.
After five weeks in coma, Jen began praying and praising God. Jen began quoting scripture and talking to God as if he were in her hospital room. Jen's aunt could not believe what she was hearing and immediately called Linda ( who was still recovering from her own injuries). Linda could not believe hearing her daughters calm voice and prayers over the phone, but she knew God had plans for Jen.
Although Jen's recovery was a long road, God continued to show the Barrick family that he had big plans for Jen's life. Jen had to re-learn her ABC'S, reading, writing, showering, brushing her hair, ect. She met every challenge and then some. At one point, Linda was unsure if Jen would graduate from High school, but Jen was determined and knew God would help her. She graduated from High school against all odds. Jen Barrick is an extraordinary girl, with an passion for God. To download Chapter 1 go here.
I read this book in 3 hours, cover to cover. You will not be able to stop from putting this book down. The amount of people who stepped in to help this family is uncomprehendible. From the loving hospital staff members to Liberty University, the Barricks Church family, friends, strangers and family members, the people who surrounded this family was extraordinary. This book will change your life!
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