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Through My Good Eye: A Memoir in Verse by Rev. Rebecca L. Holland

 

Amazon Author Page: Rev. Rebecca L. Holland

Through My Good Eye: A Memoir in Verse

Now available in paperback from Amazon! (Coming soon to Kindle!) 

From the back cover: 

The world never expected much from Rebecca, but God had other plans.

Marked as different from an early age by her visual disability and her ethnic features, Rebecca was once told by a teacher in her small hometown that she would never go to college.

After enduring years of abuse, Rebecca almost gave up on herself; however, God had other plans. God gave Rebecca a new life and an unexpected new identity as a preacher in her beloved United Methodist Church.

Through My Good Eye: A Memoir in Verse , gives the reader a glimpse of the world the way the author sees it. This brief chapbook includes poems from her first five years in ministry as she worked toward ordination, fell in love with her congregation, and eventually found her own, “happily ever after.”

An earnest statement of faith in the midst of struggle, this collection invites you to take a look at the world from an entirely new perspective.

 


 

Other Works:

“An Open Letter to the United Methodist Church: From a Visually Impaired, Half-Filipino Clergywoman Who Loves You.” (31 January 2019). United Methodist Insight.

“Facing Sight Loss with Grace and Hope.” (22 January 2019). Stephanae McCoy (Ed.). Bold Blind Beauty.

“16 Easy Ways for Your Church of Organization Can Be More Accessible to People with Disabilities.” (January 2019: Issue No. 2). CAPTIVATING! Magazine. 

“Voice Dream Reader: An App That Increases Accessibility for People with Print Disabilities.”  (January 2019: Issue No. 2). CAPTIVATING! Magazine.

“Finding Success in a World Dominated by Men’s Voices.” (2018). Women Writers, Women’s Books.

“Prayer to Find the Way Forward,””Responsive Prayer for the Way Forward,” and “Litany for the Way Forward.” (2018). Praying Our Way Forward to General Conference: Prayer Resources. (21 December 2018). Connecting Ministries of the Susquehanna Conference of the United Methodist Church.

 

Poems

My White Cane Is a Magic Wand.” (12 February 2018). The Drabble: Shortness of Breath. 

“Prayer in Honor of the Feast of St. Luke (Poem).” (2018).  The Font: Fostering Connections Connections Within the Order Of St. Luke. (Fall 2018). For more information about the Order of St. Luke, visit: http://saint-luke.net/

 

Guest Posts:

“My Favorite Christmas Song, “Come Thou Long Expected Jesus. “ (3 December 2018). Ai Love Music: Exploring New Music Together. 

“Understanding Beliefs: The Christian.” (16 November 2018). The Mommy Lady. 

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