Menu

From the Healing and Bereavement section

Notice: This site is no longer being updated. It will continue to be available as an archive, at least until the end of March 2019. If you rely on it for review links, please adjust them before then.

The project has disseminated reviews and other information about Christian books since the start of the Millennium. We regret that it is no longer possible to sustain it.

Beyond the Edge

One Woman’s Journey out of Post-Natal Depression and Anxiety

by Hazel Rolston

Jacket

Paperback
Price: £5.99
Publisher:IVP(Inter Varsity Press)
Published:Spring 2008
ISBN:978-1-844-74216-5
Review:
In the introduction to her book, Helen Rolston writes about the time she felt pushed ‘beyond the edge’ of her endurance. This is the story of her struggle through post-natal depression, but not only that, the illness of her baby daughter, and the realisation that her depressive state originated way back in her Belfast childhood at the time of the ‘Troubles’. We travel with her as she tells the story of her life, her marriage and the birth of Katherine. Yet through all her trials and traumas one truth shines through, ‘God is there even if our feelings say the opposite. No matter how bad things feel, God is faithful to his wounded and broken people.’ A heart-warming message in a very readable book.

Reviewer: Mary Bartholomew   (22/05/08)
Candle Books
CLC Christian Bookshops
Gospel for Asia UK
The Third Target - Joel Rosenberg
Church House Bookshop
Scripture Union
Ritchie Christian Media
Aslan Christian Books
Together Magazine