Author Name: Diamante Lavendar
Book Title: Poetry and Ponderings: A Journey Of Abuse and Healing Through Poetry
Book Synopsis: Poetry and Ponderings, a winner of three awards for Poetry and Nonfiction, is a rare collection of nonfiction Christian poetry and prose based on real life experiences. Diamante Lavendar, a victim of abuse, shows the reader the raw emotions of pain, hate, and denial that occur before a victim of abuse can find a way to heal from the pains of assault. Knowing herself the very difficult journey of being a victim, Diamante was abused as a child, and turned to alcohol and drugs to numb the pain. Many years later, she started to heal under God's watchful eyes and was able to find love in her life again. She shares these truly inspiring, religious poems in the hopes that it may help other victims heal their hurts, as she did while writing the poetry collection.
Author Bio: Diamante Lavendar is an award winning author of two books. The first, Breaking The Silence, has won six awards for Inspirational Fiction. Breaking The Silence speaks of finding healing after experiencing abuse and loss. Diamante's second book, Poetry and Ponderings, has won three awards for poetry and nonfiction. Poetry and Ponderings also speaks regarding the subject of hope and healing after abuse and loss. Both books can be found on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Kobo, Google Books and Books A Million. Both books are written about Diamante's life experiences.
Diamante believes that everyone should try to leave their own positive mark in the world, to make it a better place for all. Writing is the way that she is attempting to leave her mark ”one story at a time.
Publisher Name: Written Dreams Publishing