Treasures in Darkness: A Grieving Mother Shares Her Heart
An intimate account of the author's struggle with anger, grief, and faith after her teenage son's death. Encourages readers to seek God in their sorrows.
Sharon W Betters
Every season of life brings new challenges and I'm still learning that every relationship is a sandpaper opportunity. Every mess up along the way is a place to experience grace upon grace. The fatal car accident of our sixteen-year-old son Mark and his friend Kelly radically sharpened my life purpose.
Much of my writing is rooted in life lessons learned in the dark abyss of grief. Among those lessons is the power of encouragement and the critical need to apply it lavishly to broken hearts as well as in the mundane tasks of life.
Treasures of Encouragement equips and energizes readers to understand the call of biblical encouragement and how to offer help and hope to others that helps turn their hearts toward Jesus. Go to treasuresofencouragement.org to learn more about biblical encouragement and access free resources.
Treasures in Darkness invites readers to transparently wrestle to merge God's sovereignty and love, genuinely lament and know such struggling is a sign of strong faith, not weak. Aging with Grace takes on the cultural view of aging and offers a biblical perspective that results in purpose and peace.
She is a co-host of the Help & Hope podcast produced by markincministries.org as well as the writer of the free online Daily Treasure devotional and podcast. (Visit markinc.org to subscribe.)
I married adventure when I said "I do" to Chuck in 1969. Our life is never boring and while we have experienced extreme pain, we find ways to also experience great joy as partners in life and ministry. We have 4 children, 14 grandchildren, two great grandchildren and live in Bear, Delaware, USA. I am Director of Resource Development for MARKINC Ministries, a non-profit organization that produces