Monday, May 11, 2009
BOOK INTRO: Face of Faith: Discovering a Different Kind of Makeover
Face of Faith: Discovering a Different Kind of Makeover
by Candy Lindley
Publisher: Exclaim Publishing
Pub. Date: March 2009
In a world obsessed with perfection of the outer appearance and makeovers of every kind, Candy discovered a different kind of makeover one that lasts a makeover of the heart. Candys life seemed to have fallen into place. Blessed with an idyllic childhood and loving parents who doted on their precocious only child with a mind of her own, she grew up with grace and charm in the Old South of the 1950s and 60s. As a speech and drama major at the University of Alabama, vivacious petite Candy channeled her boundless energy and passion to be on stage. Marriage blessed with two darling children followed ... and then the diagnosis at age 30 that changed her life and her looks forever. Her only chance at survival was a surgery so drastic that, according to her doctors, she would lose the greater portion of her face including the right eye and possibly the left, leaving her severely deformed. Candy awoke with a new face on the outside and a renewed commitment to her Lord on the inside. On life s stage, Candy chose to surrender to a different kind of makeover by the Master s hands. Candy tells her amazing story a true medical miracle as she set out to discover who she was apart from her physical looks.