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Asunder: A Novel Approach to Divorce Recovery

My first fiction book and also my first venture into hybrid publishing. Travel along with Ellie as she puts together a new life after a divorce and a family crisis. For group discounts (ten or more) for your book club or discussion group head over to Blue Ocotillo. You can also find the book in print and electronic format at Amazon.

Blue Ocotillo Publishing

Review:

"As I read the book and the story of a 30 year marriage coming to an end, it brought back a lot of memories for me. I kept thinking, "Where was a book like this when I was going through my divorce?" I wholeheartedly recommend this book to anyone who is going through divorce, has been through a divorce or anyone who has a friend or loved one going through divorce. The story is told as a fiction story, so very easy to read, and then followed by a powerful study guide. It is perfect for any support groups, book clubs or church organizations."  Sandy Lawrence

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40-Day Journey with Kathleen Norris

By Kathleen Norris; Edited by Kathryn M. Haueisen

Part of the Augsburg Fortress 40-Day Journey series. Perfect for small group studies or individual devotional time. Available through Augsburg Fortress and Amazon.

Augsburg Fortress

Review:

"A wonderful compilation with excerpts from Norris's writings and invitations questions for reflection and journaling, plus short daily prayers. I would highly recommend this book to both fans of and newcomers to Norris. The 40-day format makes it ideal for Lent, but it could be used anytime."  Melanie J. Taormina

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A Ready Hope - Effective Disaster Ministry for Congregations

A Ready Hope

Co-authored with Carol Flores who works in the disaster response world helping institutions and faith communities prepare for disasters and clean up after them.

Available at Amazon.

Alban Institute

Review:

"Haueisen and Flores have added a remarkable new resource to disaster planning for local faith communities. Stressing the importance of preparation and discerning of ministry, especially balanced against infrastructure improvement, A Ready Hope gives a detailed and comprehensive view of how local people face the devastating effects of a disaster. In addition, the book is written in a narrative form...following the steps taken by a fictional church in the midst of a flooded community...that is an absolute page-turner. Just like a cmopelling novel, you can't put it down. A Ready Hope is a compelling read, a dependable information source and an inspiration for churches, congregations and faith communities."  Christy

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God in the Raging Waters – Stories of Love and Service Following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita

By Bishop Paul Blom; Edited by Kathryn M. Haueisen

Bishop Blom was responsible for the many congregations in Louisiana and that suffered major trauma due to these nasty storms that hit the Gulf Coast only weeks apart in 2005. Support poured in from around the country. Available at Amazon.

Augsburg Fortress

Review:

Natural disasters will never be able to weaken or stop the love of Christ. The unprecedented response of love and support from across the country and blogs are evidence of hope in the midst of destruction, injury, and death. This book should be part of the training for those who are led by the Holy Spirit to respond to disasters. Ron Warren, Bishop Southeastern Synod of the ELCA

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Married and Mobile

After four moves in five years I refused to leave my home office until I had a chance to vent about my moving box blues in the form of this book. 

I have all the remaining copies and this oldie-but-goodie is yours for the asking. Head over to the contact page to request your free print copy. Let me know if you want it signed for you or someone else. 

Augsburg Fortress
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