A Story of Faith, Hope, and Determination!
A kidnapping, the divorce of her parents, the loss of her father, temporary abandonment and extreme poverty are just some of the issues the author dealt with as a young child.
Her mother finally tells her she must go to college so she can break out of this cycle of poverty and hopelessness. But how can she when she has no money and absolutely no confidence or self-esteem?
Read this true story to discover what hope, faith and determination can do to change a life.
A truly inspiring, deeply personal tale of perseverance in the face of unimaginable hardships, Safe from the Past makes clear the restorative power of an education.
Told in an open, honest voice with the deepest sincerity, the author’s life story serves as a rousing inspiration to those with the desire to create a better life than the one they are currently living.
No matter how helpless you feel, everyone has the power to shape their own life.
Patricia worked in New York City’s financial district for thirteen years in the field of securities operations. At that time, she went on to obtain an MBA from New York University. She and her husband moved to Dallas, TX in 2001 where they are raising their two children.
During her time in NY, Patricia wrote an article entitled “A Tribute To My Mother” which was published in “The Recovery Journal” in 1999. Her book is a continuation of that tribute and serves to spread the message to those in similar situations that good news is on its way to children considering a higher education but who are afraid to dream. For more information please visit, www.patriciamaurobooks.com.
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Patricia Miller Mauro’s book, Safe From The Past, is an inside look of her life of kidnapping, divorce, poverty, remarriage, control, alcoholism, abuse, and safety from her past. A mother’s desire for her daughters to escape the life she lived.
Patricia wrote it in first person, sharing her and her family’s life through dysfunction. It’s a great encouragement for children/teens in these situations to know that they can escape and make a better life for themselves. Though not always easy, God provided her with the finances to make it through college, find a job, marry and have children.
There’s a surprise ending that will touch your heart with both joy and pain. Truth prevails. But it is bittersweet.
A great book to share with teens who you know are struggling and want to encourage to break from the past! It can be done!
This book was provided by Amy Lathrop of Litfuse Publicity Group in exchange for my honest review. No monetary compensation was exchanged.