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Overview The bestselling "Geranium Lady" presents stories of 14 extraordinary women as they journey through incredible hardship to become sparkling jewels of joy and encouragement to others.
The Queen of Encouragement has brought a dozen amazing friends to inspire and encourage you
Barbara Johnson's heart-touching, laughter-laced story has given hope to millions of readers worldwide. Now she brings together twelve courageous women who have triumphed over challenges and endured heart-rending losses. With Christlike serventhood, they have reached beyond their own anguish to extend a helping hand to others in need, turning their tears of heartache into jewels of blessing. In their awe-inspiring stories, you will meet women who have faced:
a husband's brutal murder
the death of a young child
poverty and bigotry
an adult child's homosexuality
the death of two sons due to AIDS
family members' estrangement
a husband's struggle with homosexuality
Today these women, like Barbara, spread hope and joy wherever they go. To celebrate their ministry of encouragement, each of their stories concludes with Barbara's trademark collection of wit and laughter. Open this book and find a pathway out of sorrow and into the sunlight of a life warmed by love and filled with meaning. Read these stories and learn how to turn misery into ministry.
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Christian Retailing - 04/02/2001 page 24
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Studio: Thomas Nelson
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.59" Width: 5.51" Height: 0.47" Weight: 0.45 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2001
Publisher Thomas Nelson
ISBN 0849937795 ISBN13 9780849937798
Availability 0 units.
More About Barbara Johnson
Barbara Johnson's (1927-2007) books have sold millions of copies. Founder of the nonprofit Spatula Ministries, she delivered comforting, humor-filled messages across the country as a popular conference speaker and part of the "Women of Faith" tour.
Barbara Johnson lived in La Habra, in the state of California. Barbara Johnson died in 2007 and has an academic affiliation as follows - Spatula Ministries.
Reviews - What do customers think about God's Most Precious Jewels Are Crystallized Tears?
Need an encouraging book to read? Here it is... Jul 24, 2001
Barbara Johnson's work was new to me so I hesitated before reading God's Most Precious Jewels....there was no reason to hesitate! It wasn't full of preachy or trite messages, but real stories about real women with real problems many of us can relate to in one way or another. It somehow helps, knowing others feel as we do and yet they still keep on going and keep their faith.
By helping others and sharing their love of God and His love for us, these women have made me feel more whole and less incomplete and less alone. I am encouraged by the stories in this book and moved to tears but brought out of the tearful state by the quotes and quips that end each chapter. When I finished reading, I felt stronger and uplifted.