Author Antonette Smith’s new book “Life After Losing a Child” is based on the author’s heartbreaking perspective as a mother who has lost a child

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Recent release “Life After Losing a Child” from Page Publishing author Antonette Smith is dedicated to the author’s son, Antonio Smith Scott, and written in honor of the author’s mother, Flora Scott, who gave birth to eight children and lost six of them before her own death.

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Antonette Smith, an evangelistic teacher of the gospel of Jesus Christ and founder of the empowerment ministry of Brookhaven, Mississippi, has completed her new book “Life After Losing a Child”: a moving and meaningful work that shares the author’s own experiences as a mother who lost a child and as a sibling who lost brothers in early childhood. The author shares how the deaths of her brothers affected her parents and family, as well as how losing her own son affected her family, her four other children, and their father.

Author Antonette Smith opens her work, writing, “As a little girl and the only girl in the home, I played with my many dolls. I played with my tea sets and easy-bake ovens with my full kitchen. I would line dolls, aka my babies, up to eat at my little table. I would lay them down for their naps. Bathing them in the sink and changing their clothes. I always have the latest dolls—big dolls; no Barbie dolls for me. My father would always take to get new dolls because I took care of my toys. My mother kept me with the newest kitchen sets and ovens for little girls. All this was training for parenthood. I always dreamed of being a mother as early as I can remember. I always watched my aunts and uncles deal with children and babies. I was my parents’ baby and last child so we didn’t have babies in our home to stay. I would always gravitate toward babies and children even though I was a child. I would say I will be the best mother in the world. As I grew older, I began to plan what kind of house I would live in, the sex of my child, and how many I wanted, the kind of job I would have, and what I wanted my husband to be like. I put some time and thought into being a great mother and wife for many years as I played with my doll collection. I watched my parents, how they lived and made decisions, that I would live my life differently.”

Published by Page Publishing, Antonette Smith’s impactful work sheds light on the unimaginable grief that affects parents and families who experience the loss of a child.

Author Antonette Smith describes the purpose behind her work, writing, “Millions of parents lose a child every day and are left struggling, trying to not be overtaken with grief for the rest of our lives. We suffer from guilt, shame, hurt, pain, and sorrows until we allow Jesus to heal us. Losing a child from a miscarriage, stillbirth, sickness, deformities, abortions, accidents, or homicides—all these losses of a child carries the same hurts, pains, sorrows, and grief. The loss of these children leaves a void in all our lives as a family. I pray by sharing my loss and grief process, you will seek Jesus for healing for yourself and family. That you will be empowered to live your best life after the loss of a child or sibling. I pray you will live to the fullest capacity God has intended, Jesus died to give you, with the Holy Spirit guiding you—a life of purpose not only for yourself and family, but for the child that is gone but not forgotten.”

Readers who wish to experience this powerful work can purchase “Life After Losing a Child” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes Store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

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