FAITH NEWS SERVICE – Dinah Lee Hodgson is proud to present her debut book, Up from the Ashes: Recapturing God’s Original Design and Purpose for Your Life, part memoir and part Christian living.
Dinah wrote Up from the Ashes: Recapturing God’s Original Design and Purpose for Your Life as a roadmap to abundant blessing.
Underneath her facade of happiness, Dinah Hodgson struggles emotionally. When her unhappiness becomes too much to bear, she cries out to God, but His response is not what she expects—He asks her to explore the hidden abuse she endured. Even though obedience will be painful, Dinah accepts that it’s the only way to experience healing from past trauma. What follows is a journey of reclaiming her destiny as God brings her “up from the ashes.” In this motivational self-help book, Hodgson draws the reader toward abundant life.
Dinah Lee Hodgson’s Up from the Ashes will be free and available for download on Amazon for 5 days (9/13/2022 – 9/17/2022). Click here to download her book for free. Up from the Ashes is rated 5 stars by those who have purchased the book. Here’s what some of the reviewers have said:
Honest and hope-filled
5.0 out of 5 stars
This book is a gift for those of us struggling to understand why past wounds still affect us even after we surrender our lives to Christ. Dinah Hodgson shares about the difficulties she’s faced, not pretending that finding Jesus magically made everything better. She doesn’t pit faith and science against each other, but shares how her healing came through God working in her life in many different ways.
Hopeful personal story of a life restored by the Gospel!
5.0 out of 5 stars
Dinah’s story bears witness to the power of the Gospel to rescue and restore. Her story is uniquely her own and yet also manages to speak to common human experiences of brokenness and hurt. In the end it is a deeply hopeful and thoughtful reflection on what it looks like to live a life transformed by the Gospel.
For More Information: For more information or to schedule an interview about this press release please contact Dinah Lee Hodgson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Author
Speaker and ministry leader Dinah Hodgson attended Grand Canyon University’s Christian Leadership program and became ordained by Messenger Fellowship. Recently she graduated from Primus University of Theology with a masters and is now working on her doctorate in Christian leadership and Christian counseling. She has served in a myriad of leadership roles within the local church as well as para-church ministries. She has spoken nationally and internationally. Dinah and John, her husband of forty-three years, reside in Moreland Hills, Ohio, and have traveled the world for ministry and pleasure. They have three children, two daughters-in-love, and five cherished grandchildren.
Suggested Interview Questions
- Is it possible to fully recover from childhood abuse?
- Have you found unexpected benefits to recalling and facing difficult experiences from your past?
- Through the process of writing this book, did you recall details of your abusive childhood that you had previously forgotten?
- How do your own traumatic childhood experiences help you to minister to others who are hurting?
- How important is forgiveness in the process of healing from past abuse?
- Have you forgiven your abuser?
- What makes your book unique among other books about recovery from childhood trauma?