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Raindrops: A Memoir [Kindle Edition]

Pier Angeli Bradshaw
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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Book Description

Raindrops depicts a strong mother-daughter relationship. It tells the story of their bond after hearing the devastating news of the mother's breast cancer diagnosis. From the trials and challenges they encounter, both look to God for answers and strength...raindrop after raindrop.
Personal thoughts and life lessons are blended with Biblical scriptures and spiritual lessons. Raindrops will open your eyes to the world around you. After reading this book, you might ask yourself: what's most important in life? Do you strive for worldly goals or spiritual goals? Do you make time for God?

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About the Author

Pier Angeli Bradshaw is an educator. She is also the co-founder of a book publishing company, DPB Products, LLC that she started with her husband. Through DPB Products, she co-created a children's illustrated book, Bouncy the Smart Ball. Raindrops is her first adult book. She attributes all accomplishments from the blessings of God. Pier Angeli Bradshaw resides in Georgia with her hushand.

Product Details

  • File Size: 444 KB
  • Print Length: 115 pages
  • Publisher: DPB Products, LLC (March 8, 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B007NOIEY0
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,472,829 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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By Reivory
This memoir touched me in so many ways. I laughed, I cried, and at times I paused and smiled to myself as I related to so many of Pier Bradshaw's touching moments. I lost my father to cancer and experienced some of the same emotions as I struggled with having to say goodbye. This book will minister to your soul and you will examine your life and relationships. I'm learning to listen to my children and look into their eyes when they are speaking to me and to tell them how much I love them each day. I am purchasing this book for my mom and best friend for mothers day. Thanks Ms. Bradshaw for the inspiration to be the best Mom to my children.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Themes of family and spirituality. May 5, 2014
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Bradshaw has expertly written a story of her mother's terminal illness woven with themes of family support and developing spirituality.
Although a truly personal story, the author draws you in to the memoir as her own since of spirituality is developed.

Although dealing with a dark subject it is at the same time uplifting.
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5.0 out of 5 stars I am not alone. April 27, 2012
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Pier Angeli Bradshaw tells the story of her mother's battle with breast cancer. Anyone who has watched a loved one go through a terminal illness can identify with this story. It is also the story of how the author reacted to all of the phases of her mother's illness and aftermath of her mother's death. I lost my own father in 2006 after a long illness and that is what I most connected with in the story. Many of my reactions to my father's illness and ultimate death were the same as the author's reactions to her mother's illness and death. It was comforting to know that I am not the only one who had these same feelings. The story also includes life lessons that she learned through her mother's illness and Biblical scriptures. I would highly recommend this book.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Reviewing Raindrops... June 14, 2012
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Raindrops is a special book. I bought it when it first came out, but waited several weeks before I actually read it. I knew I would need time to fully appreciate what the author, Pier Angeli Bradshaw, went through as she watched her mother go through her struggle with breast cancer. As I read the accounts of the medical, relational and spiritual roads that were traveled, I developed a new appreciation for how precious life is and the comfort that family and friends can be during difficult times. Writer Bradshaw shares her insights and spiritual applications throughout the book, evoking smiles and tears along the way.This poignant memoir is a must read for anyone who is currently caring for or has experienced caring for a loved one with a terminal illness.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Raindrops March 19, 2012
Raindrops by Pier Angeli Bradshaw was a very emotional read for me. I really connected with the story because I was there when we got the news that my Grandma had cancer and I was there for every moment until she passed. I related so well to almost every word in the book and it took me awhile to get through it because of how emotional it was for me and how easily it took me back to the memories of the battle we went through with my Grandmother. By the end of the book I felt better about the entire situation and the book, even though it reopened old wounds, had a way of closing them back up again. I loved the use of scripture throughout and how personal the book was. I would definitely read more from this author.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Raindrops - A Memoir by Pier Angeli Bradshaw June 6, 2012
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This was a wonderful story of one's love and compassion for another. I could relate to this story because I too cared for a mother who was ill for a very long time. I could not put this book down. I finished it in two days because I had to stop to do other things. I recommend this book to anyone with a heart. I truly loved the fact that the author referenced scriptures throughout. I thank God for this author. She shared her journey of her mother during such a private time, i.e. the cloudy days of hearing the news, living with the news,the Calm before the Storm, letting go, life afterwards and finally moving on. I'm sure everyone who takes the time to open this book will love it.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars For those who want a Faith-based guide to caring for a parent
A soon to be classic. For those who want a Faith-based guide to caring for a parent. A must read.
Published 17 months ago by Leonard Guillory
5.0 out of 5 stars "Letting Go"
Pier, thank you for sharing such loving, yet painful memories. Even though my mom is still alive, I could relate to many of your experiences. Read more
Published on February 7, 2013 by Yvonne s. Isom
5.0 out of 5 stars Raindrops is soooo refreshing.
Reading this book was wonderful. It made me think about my personal relationship with God. A must read ! Once I started to read this book I wasnt able to put it down.
Published on August 27, 2012 by Jennifer
5.0 out of 5 stars A Story for All Daughters
What I loved most about Raindrops was not simply the author's story, but how the story touched me. I was pleasantly surprised to be encouraged, inspired and provoked by what the... Read more
Published on May 24, 2012 by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazon. com
This memoir of a daughter love and devotion for her mother battling cancer is so touching and tearful, but through it all strong faith in the Lord you can endure almost anything.
Published on May 14, 2012 by Miss Ann
5.0 out of 5 stars Mother/Daughter relationship
A great book for anyone with family member or loved one with cancer. The book takes place in the 1980's as one young woman must watch her mom battle breast cancer. Read more
Published on March 19, 2012 by ginagina24
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