“So Long” is a powerful book that touches the deepest human core of emotion. Kathy captures the tender love, awareness and devotion of caring for a dying child, together with the agonizing helplessness experienced at the same moment. If you’ve ever wondered what true faith looks like in the midst of struggle, this book describes it perfectly.
This story is not focused on ‘death,’ but rather, on enduring love.
Kathy Hardy currently lives in beautiful Fortuna, California with her husband of 36 years and five of their eight children. She works as a teachers aide in first grade classrooms and as a caregiver of the elderly.$19.20 Select options
This sensitive, honest and heartfelt devotional doesn’t pull any punches. It encounters all aspects of raising a chronically ill child and helps others understand the day-to-day struggles and joys. It is eight weeks of reality: the good, the bad and the ugly. At the end of each weeks devotions, you’ll fi nd a short chapter of Kathy’s family’s continuing story of raising their eight children, three of whom have cystic fi brosis (CF). This book will touch you. It will make you laugh, cry and feel less alone. You will feel understood and know that your journey is shared by other who experience similar emotions. You can give this book to family members and friends whom you feel lack understanding of your family’s dynamics. You will feel comforted to know that God and others walk this diffi cult path along with you.
Kathy Hardy and her husband, Tom, raised their family in Hayward and Modesto, both in California. They moved to Fortuna, CA in the fall of 2016. Kathy has acted on stage for ten years and in Hollywood for three years.$37.16 Select options