Breathtaking by Amber Payne

By Amber Payne

A modern day twist on C.S. Lewis’ A Grief saw, Breathtaking will encourage you as you learn an account of a tender girl who walked throughout the valley of the shadow of dying and located during the anguishing technique that He by myself is sufficient.

After combating cystic fibrosis for nineteen years, Amber’s lungs have been scarred and broken past fix, leaving her in dire desire of a double lung transplant. In Breathtaking, The Revised variation, writer Amber Payne takes the reader on her exhilarating trip via a publication encouraged by way of a chain of gut-wrenching, sincere emails she wrote to 1000s around the country in the course of her sickness. via new fabric within the revised version of the ebook, she and her husband, John, additionally invite you to benefit approximately their street to oneness and their wish to be utilized by Him corporately by means of Him for the Kingdom’s sake.

Five years after Breathtaking’s first unlock, Amber’s steadfast religion within the sovereignty of God, even amidst adversity, will nonetheless problem you to respire deeply and include existence for His glory.

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Lindsey Short and I were discussing how we truly didn’t understand how good we had it back in high school; it all seems so long ago. I didn’t e-mail you all to depress you. I wanted to encourage you. God is good, and even when we cannot see ahead, He does. May your holiday season be one of joy and peace. God bless, Amber N. Metz-2004 WHS graduate Author’s Note: This e-mail was sent out the morning I left Cedarville University and came home to embrace the unknown: DECEMBER 15, 2004 Cedarville University—“Thank you” could never convey… I knew I’d have to write this entry, and I’ve been dreading it.

Was she going to make me get up on a table in the cafeteria and give a speech? Ahhh!! Thankfully, my birthday passed without incident. Actually, our living in the same unit turned out not only to be a good thing but also a God thing. I have no doubt whatsoever that God put us together during that semester to grow closer and to remind each other that we were not alone during those very dark days. Some of the good memories that I have include learning to play money-free poker with Murray, Garret, Jesse and Roy; stuffing many Oreos in our mouths during open dorms; making runs to Mom and Dad’s for chicken wraps, and long talks by the lake.

Payne is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biblical Studies. , a non-profit ministry for which she and her husband, John, corporately encourage the Body of Christ to trust in God’s goodness and sovereignty, even amidst human suffering. org for more information on the Paynes and their ministry. Dedication Jesus: Thank you for each breath I’m given to glorify You. My life is Yours. John: I can’t imagine waking up every morning cuddled up next to anyone else.

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