Prison Saved My Life

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Have you ever been at the end of your rope?
Have you ever felt the bottom fall out of your life?
Have you ever felt completely and utterly hopeless?
Have you ever felt rejected by this world–sometimes even by the very people who are supposed to love you?
Have you ever done something so horrible that the biggest punishment there seems to be is simply having to live with the knowledge that you did it?
Have you ever wondered what’s the point of this confusing and often painful life?

If you answered yes to any of these, YOU ARE NOT ALONE. So did Louis Dooley. This is his story. It will resonate with you, make you uncomfortable, shock you, make you laugh and cry, but in the end it will give you hope.

Pages: 160
Size: 5.5" x 8.5"
ISBN #: 978-1-59387-290-8
Format: Paperback

Full Case = 88


 

 

 


TABLE OF CONTENTS
Foreword 
Prologue  

Part 1 -Faith 
1. Death Comes in a Paper Box 
2.  The Red Balloon  
3.  When It All Comes Crashing Down  
4.  Game Over  

Part 2 – Hope
5. Reboot
6.  Slick-Legged  
7.  Dirty Urine 
8.  For Whom the Bell Tolls  
9.  Growing in Concrete  
10.  The Seed  
11.  The Invisible Power of Prey  
12.  Big D  
13.  Julie  
14.  News of a Lifetime  
15.  888 Days to Freedom  

Part 3 – Love
18. Out of the Frying Pan and Into the Fire
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9.  Going Back to Prison Set Me Free  

Epilogue  
Notes  

 

About the Author & Co-Writer

Louis Dooley was a young man who found himself imprisoned with a life sentence for theft and attempted murder. Through a miraculous turn of events, Louis received Jesus Christ in prison and recognized he had new life in Christ. Today, Louis is a free man providing pastoral counsel to current inmates, in hopes of the gospel setting them free.

Heidi Gruber O’Very is a writer and home educator who first met Louis while working as a VIC (Volunteer in Corrections) at Potosi Correctional Center where she helped with Bible studies as well as taught some creative writing courses. She continues to be a VIC, and has remained friends with Louis since his release. She lives with her husband, Dan, and their four children in St. Louis, Missouri.


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