Lest Your Heart Faint by Dawn D’Espoire
My journey with Jesus through the fires of bipolar and sexual trauma
If you long to walk arm and arm with God. If you seek freedom from the fires of bipolar disorder and its depressive/ manic episodes…
If you are devastated by sexual trauma
then come and drink from the cool waters of peace and the feel the embrace of a loving and empathetic Savior. I have scrambled and scraped to follow my Jesus. Let me guide you and your loved ones with faith. This is a story of hope and healing.
The book includes:
- How I was almost drowned in eight symptoms of bipolar depression and mania
-My intense struggle with suicide and my tenacious victory over it
-An inside look into my peculiar psychiatric hospital visits--A PG-rated description of my sexual traumas and how Jesus ferociously fought for me
--How my family struggled and rebounded in spite of my mental illness
--My compassionate exploration of my homosexual impulses in the light of the Bible and my relationship with God
--Six ways I tackle temptation and four ways I charge my spiritual power source—Jesus Ninja style
--Three therapies that worked for me and their report card grade!
--Three types of doctors that brought much healing!
This is my story. This is my song!