LISA ACOR LAUREL knows firsthand the necessity of letting go of relationships that aren’t working—letting go and moving on to mystery, adventure, and fulfillment. In this memoir, she narrates her escape from an abusive relationship and how she found healing and self-discovery through her faith and trust in God.
Love in the Gardens of Macantar delivers a series of personal journal entries chronicling Laurel’s journey from codependency, addiction, self-pity, and blame to a life of happiness, contentment, and taking responsibility for her actions. It captures her progress through one year of healing, and it sheds light on Laurel’s inner-self, the great significance of her journey, and how she found her true passion in gardening.
Inspiring and uplifting, Laurel’s testimony offers hope for a prosperous, productive, and fulfilling life after leaving an abusive relationship. Realizing that happiness is not a luxury, it is a responsibility, Love in the Gardens of Macantar shows there is a new beginning after the end.