"Abandoned Children" Rescued,Orphaned, Restored, and Refined.

Turn your pain into purpose! Turn your purpose into praise!

by Carolyn M. Driver



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 1/13/2012

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 244
ISBN : 9781467877022
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 244
ISBN : 9781467877015
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 244
ISBN : 9781467877008

About the Book

This book is written to minister and give inspiration and encouragement to all of the orphaned and foster children around the world. She wants to give hope to those children who feel unloved and feels no one cares about them. The book answers the question why were you created? God had a plan and purpose for your life. She wants all orphaned and abandoned children to know that God knew you while you were in your mother's womb. You were chosen by God to be born. She wants all abandoned and neglected children to know that God loves them and cares about them. Each child is very special in God's eye sight. She wants people to know that she did beat the odds even though she was abandoned at birth. She talks about her trials and tribulations from birth to adulthood. She talks about what it was like living in an orphanage and then a foster home. She discusses difficulties she had in selecting a mate for marriage as a result of not having a positive role model for a father as she was growing up. She discusses her triumphs in getting a college education which was very important to her survival in life. She discusses how she was able to achieve and accomplish her goals in life with the help of Jesus Christ. God sent an angel to rescue her.

About the Author

Carolyn was was born in Connecticut. She was abandoned by both of her parents in infancy. Her biological mother and father disappeared without a trace shortly after she was born in 1945. She has never met the woman that gave birth to her. She has first hand knowledge of the pain, hurt, and suffering that a child has to endure when they are abandoned by their parents. She was placed in a Catholic orphanage at approximately the age of two. She lived in the orphanage from the age of two until the age of seven.She never met her biological mother or father. She was told that all of her blood relatives were dead the reason she was placed in an orphanage only to learn years later that blood relatives were alive and well. She was placed in her first foster home at the age of six and lived in this home until the age of seventeen. She was blessed to be raised in a Christian home environment. She was told by her high school counselor that she could never go to college because she was orphaned and then raised as a foster child. She did beat the odds. She earned her Associate of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Geronology and Public Administration, and earned her Master's degree in Business Organizational Management. She is a woman of survival. She strives to be a positive role model for other people that have been orphaned or placed in foster care. She had the determination to turn a negative circumstances into positive outcomes. She is the author of "Guidelines for writing successful grant proposals for nonprofit organizations".