This book charmed me! I just loved it – an inspiring story of Brenda Spahn, a wealthy, social climbing woman whose life is changed after a brush with the law almost lands her in prison. Through a series of improbable events, she ends up running one of the most successful post-prison rehabilitation programs in the country. This story is relatable, honest, and so compelling. I especially appreciate the author’s candor about how much this process transformed her:
“My change was gradual,” she says. “When I first started working with the women, I stopped wearing my mink and my expensive jewelry and clothing because I didn’t want to be ‘that rich lady helping prisoners.’ Then I realized that making money had been my drug — just like crack or heroin or Oxycontin or men. If I wanted the women to give up their addictions, I had to give up mine.”
I want to give the her & every one of her “Loveladies” a hug and a high five. Highly recommended if you’re looking for a story about transformed lives and God coming through in a big way.
Note: I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review.