FAITH NEWS SERVICE – United States—Monday, November 20, 2023
In a world often plagued by abandonment and heartbreak, author Kim Dotson delivers a poignant memoir that resonates with readers and reminds us of the extraordinary power of redemption. “God Had a Hand on Me: A Memoir about Pain, Healing, and Victory” (Redemption Press), invites you into a true story filled with raw honesty, personal growth, and unwavering faith.
Born to a white mother and a Native American father, Kim Dotson’s journey begins amidst the backdrop of her parents’ divorce. Raised by her father within the rich tapestry of Native culture in Montana, Dotson experienced firsthand the searing pain of her mother’s abandonment. Her captivating memoir delves into the depths of her heartache, unveiling a tale of resilience and the incredible force of divine intervention.
From her rebellious teenage years, marked by self-destructive behavior, to the moment she watched her husband drive away, taking their precious daughter with him, Dotson’s life unraveled before her eyes. But amidst the chaos, she discovered an unwavering truth – God had been guiding her every step of the way.
Through eloquent prose and profound introspection, Dotson leads readers on a transformative journey, revealing how her darkest moments eventually became stepping stones towards spiritual growth and a higher purpose. This remarkable memoir serves as a testament to the immeasurable strength found in surrendering to God’s grace.
“God wastes nothing,” Dotson asserts. “He masterfully weaves the broken threads of our lives into a tapestry of purpose and redemption.”
Prepare to be captivated by the extraordinary memoir “God Had a Hand on Me: A Memoir about Pain, Healing, and Victory.” Kim Dotson’s courageous tale will leave a lasting imprint on your heart and serve as a guiding light in your own journey towards healing and victory.
Kim Dotson’s, “God Had a Hand on Me” will be free and available for download on Amazon for 5 days, Tuesday, November 21, 2023 through November 25, 2023. “God Had a Hand on Me” is rated 5 stars by those who purchased and reviewed the book. Here’s what a couple of the reviewers have said:
God uses our brokenness
“What an incredible story of obedience and redemption. I cried, I laughed, I could feel her pain. I could definitely relate to the utter brokenness Kim felt, but I loved how Gad had His hand on her the whole time and I loved it when she finally realized it! A heartwarming story of the resilience of the young, and the courage to hear and obey God’s whisper.”
Through all the challenges in your life, God is there for you
“Kim’s story is easy to relate to for anyone who has had challenges in their lives. Well written and inspiring, her story will make you cry with her pain and laugh and smile with her triumphs…….with God’s help. A great read.”
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Kim Dotson is an enrolled member of the Colville Confederated Tribes in Washington State who has worked in health care for thirty-four years, over twenty of those years as a physician assistant. She has also worked in primary care medicine, urgent care, correctional healthcare, and pain management. With a heart for service, she has gone on two short-term medical missions to Ethiopia. She has two children and has been married to her best friend for twenty-eight years. A Montana girl at heart, she currently makes her home in Spokane, Washington, and enjoys hiking, cycling, running, and photography.
For interviews, contact Bolie1202@yahoo.com.
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Suggested Interview Questions
- You were raised by your Native American father. As an adult do you identify with one culture more than the other?
- What are some ways God protected you and watched over you in your childhood?
- What lasting effects did your mother’s abandonment of you as a child have on you?
- What were the circumstances of your coming to know the Lord?
- You say your “wounds are part of your story” and “God had a purpose for every one of them.” How has God used your wounds for good in your life?