Messages of Hope: Life After the Death of Your Child is not just a story. It is the account of Dr. Oakley's traumatic experience in the tragic death of Hope, her youngest daughter, how her faith in God helped her to rise above the sorrows of life and learn to live again with hope and joy.
Dr. Oakley tells of her journey from complete brokenness to restoration, and ultimately transformation. She will give readers insight into ways that she discovered that worked for her. The ultimate gift being her relationship with God.
If you have suffered the death of a child or if you know someone who has. Then this book is a must read. Dr. Oakley encourages you to acknowledge and embrace your grief. Grief is a normal part of life when you lose a child or a loved one. She will give insight to the habits she developed for her to help her cope with her grief. Mostly, she encourages you to understand you never truly get over the death of a child, but you will learn their death becomes part of who you are, and you are able to move beyond their death to a new life by celebrating the life they lived with you.