In God’s Hands: A Mother’s Journey through Her Infant’s Critical Illness

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by Elissa Bjeletich

Popular AFR podcaster Elissa Bjeletich (“Raising Saints”) tells the story of her youngest daughter’s battle with liver disease, showing how her doubt, fear, and impatience gave way to faith in God’s providence.

About the Author: Elissa Bjeletich is a wife and mother, raising five daughters and working in the Sunday school at Transfiguration Greek Orthodox Church in Austin, Texas. She converted to Orthodoxy in 1999 and now writes and speaks primarily on parenting and Christian education. Elissa’s Ancient Faith podcast, Raising Saints: Educating Our Youth in the Orthodox Faith, Both at Home and in the Parish, encourages and equips us for the important conversations through which we pass on the faith to our young people.  

Elissa's books include:

• Blueprints for the Little Church: Creating an Orthodox Home, co-written with Caleb Shoemaker: a practical guide to bringing the faith into the very fabric of the family’s rhythms. 

• In God’s Hands: A mother’s journey through her infant’s critical illness: Elissa's testimony to Christ’s faithfulness in the midst of trials and uncertainty, offering comfort and inspiration for those who struggle.

• Welcoming the Christ Child: Family Readings for the Nativity Lent (Sebastian Press) is a journey through the Old Testament, with 40 stories from Scripture to read aloud and questions to inspire conversation in the family.


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Author: Elissa Bjeletich

Format: Paperback

Also available as an ebook

Dimensions: 5.5 X 8.5 inches

Page Length: 224 pages

ISBN: 9781936270651

Retail Price: $18.95

AFR interviews Elissa Bjeletich, author of In God's Hands

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Elissa Bjeletich
224 pages
5.5 x 8.5 inches
Ancient Faith Publishing
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