What do you do when all hope is lost, and life just never stops becoming more difficult? Broken Pieces of God by David B. Seaburn is a story about the resilient Eddy and Gayle Kimes, and how they hold onto themselves and their family in their uncertain hour of need.
Eddy and Gayle Kimes live a blissful domestic life together when tragedies strike and their world is turned upside down. Eddy Kimes loses his supervisor job at the cable company, and at the same time, Gayle Kimes, a tax accountant, is diagnosed with ovarian cancer. With no insurance to support them financially, the couple struggles hard to make ends meet and get Gayle the treatment she needs. Nevertheless, unemployment and failed chemotherapy make them close to losing all hope for a better future. Eddy Kimes turns to God in this hour of need as he looks for a miracle to transform their lives, while Gayle begins to work on her plan that has been in her mind for almost 25 years. Meanwhile, their adult children, Sandy and Rich, struggle to deal with their parents’ situation and hold onto a tragic secret that has affected their lives since high school. As Gayle’s treatment begins to show positive results, in the end, the family begins to come together, but is it too late for them now?
Broken Pieces of God by David B. Seaburn is an interesting read that will take readers through a rollercoaster of emotions. As the couple goes through multiple hardships in their lives, they begin to learn the importance of togetherness and family ties and how there is always light, even at the end of the darkest tunnels. The book continually and gently teaches the readers to keep their faith and be resilient during life’s hardest trials. Those who enjoy Christian-themed novels will be fascinated by the author’s ability to explore human brokenness and the healing power of faith. It is deeply touching, emotionally rich, and uplifting, a story you need in trying times. You will find both inspiration and entertainment in David B. Seaburn’s Broken Pieces of God.