Intermission for Reverend G
Three months after a fire ripped through Cove Creek Assisted Living Facility, repairs are complete, but even as Reverend G and her cat, Gabriel move back into their apartment, the retired pastor realizes life just isn’t the same. She continues to minister to her fellow residents — the widower who reads the same book over and over and the woman who waits by the front door for the family who never arrives. Even Gabriel is back at work, making his rounds and forecasting death. But while Reverend G is able to find the words to conduct a funeral service, anticipates the birth of her first grandchild and plans her future with her beloved, Chris, she battles her worsening Alzheimer’s symptoms — memory loss, paranoia, anger and fear. Now, her worst nightmare seems to be coming true. God hasn’t spoken to her in weeks. Has Reverend G lost her connection with God?
Retail Price: $13.99 (plus S/H)
Release Date: April 2014
Page Count: 196
Size: 5.25″ x 8″
R.J. THESMAN has been a writer since she flipped open her Red Chief tablet and scribbled her first story. Eventually, she had to stop writing and go to school where she earned an education degree and taught at various levels. Thesman is a Biblical counselor and a Stephen Minister. She has worked in a variety of nonprofits and has served as campus minister to international students. With a variety of communications skills, Thesman is always writing and building more publishing credits. She teaches writing workshops and enjoys helping beginning writers birth their words. Thesman is the mother of an adult son and enjoys reading, gardening and cooking – especially anything with blueberries.
“I quickly began to care about and root for Reverend G and the way she faces life with courage and humor… Thesman has created a truly delightful person that I’d like to know.” – JoHannah Reardon, Christianity Today.
“RJ Thesman expresses herself so well. She writes beautifully.” – Keith Johnson, Johnson County Gazette.
“This book is written in such down to earth, real life language that I found myself feeling a part of Reverend G’s family.” – MG “Mary”, Amazon.com
“RJ did such a great job of developing Reverend G as a character, displaying her relationship with God in a real way, showing the progression of the disease and the real struggles that come with it.” – Naomi, Amazon.com