My Dear Rosa Jean (Standing Through Storms)
by Carin Jayne Casey
Rosa Jean wondered if she could ever recover from her life of domestic violence...In a beautiful Shenandoah Valley suburb of Virginia, Rosa Jean grapples with a marriage filled with domestic violence, compounded by the abuse she suffered as a child. Her kind Aunt Grace patiently listens to Rosa Jean’s story, and together they struggle for her survival, spiritual growth, and recovery. Indeed, from Rosa Jean's meager beginnings, her foundation had been shaken to the core. She was slammed down, shattered, and discarded, as if into a pit. Even significant pieces of her life were ripped away from her. But she lived. What can bring her to her feet? Is it possible for her to thrive and to eventually overcome? How can this happen?