The Angel Within Me was written by Rachelle Rose Briant Hruska and published by Mentor International Inc. in 2000. You may purchase it at Lulu.com Visit the author over at Earth Angel’s Coffee House at: Earth Angels Coffee House. Com
Fighting for a diagnosis and treatment for a supposedly rare brain disorder, is her main battle. As with many disorders, Rachelle has been faced with a medical wall of disbelief. Her inspiration to write this book came when she discovered just how many others have been going through this same battle due to lack of awareness and education on this disorder, Arnold Chiari Malformation. Although the traumas in her life are vast, Rachelle discovers an angel within her, and finds the inner strength and wisdom she needs to overcome life’s difficulties. Learn her secret. This book could change your life!
At a very young early age Rachelle felt different from the other kids. She had headaches all the time at school, she was constantly exhausted, but it was normal for her, and she thought the other kids felt the same way as she did but she couldn’t understand how “they seemed to handle life just fine…”. Rachelle’s life continued, living with the same conditions, right straight into adulthood and things got even worse. As her health began to tumble down hill even further, she attempted to live a “normal” life by raising a family (5 Children) while at the same time she sought help from the medical community- which continuously turned her away and dismissed her symptoms as problems of the mind and a buildup of stress.
There were several times in her life when Rachelle wanted to just give up but something within her would not let her and she dug in against the medical professionals until they would finally listen. It’s a lesson that many of us should pay attention to. Never give up and keep doing all you can to reach that point of happiness in life- the place where you want to be.
It’s been 12 years since the Angel Within Me was published and Rachelle still holds on to that inner angel and will always remember the struggles that she went through. In fact, the lessons that she learned from those difficult times inspired her to open up Earth Angels Coffee House (See the link at the top of the review). Staying true to the angel within her- there she offers “Love, Peace & Coffee” and FREE HUGS!
Although this book is only 90 pages long, it’s packed with a lifetime of struggles and an admiring determination of inner strength that will compel you to keep reading non-stop until the last page is turned.
UPDATE (7-31-12): THERE IS A NEW UPDATED VERSION OF THIS BOOK. PLEASE CLICK ON THE BOOK IMAGE TO GO TO LULU.COM TO PURCHASE THE BOOK UNDER ITS NEW TITLE: THE TRUTH ABOUT ME:
Being raised as a Jehovah’s Witness, Rachelle grew up in a fearfilled world of lies. In her early teens she ran away from this life and spent three years living on the streets. As a young vulnerable girl on the streets of Minnesota, she became tangled in the web of a teenage prostitution ring which led her to the dangerous streets of New York.
Formerly published in 2000 under the title, The Angel Within Me,. Rachelle has rewritten her story adding information she previously was not ready to reveal.
I give The Angel Within Me 5 Stars.
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