Jason Kent Featured in New “Grace Place” DVD Series

Some of the questions I hear most often are: “Has Jason Kent written a book?” When is your son going to share his heart in written form? Are there videos where he speaks up about what happened? How can I learn more about what went on in his mind before he was arrested?

I am happy to tell you that through his letters, Jason has participated in the writing of every chapter in Between a Rock and a Grace Place. The publisher sent a production team to Florida to videotape our son behind the razor wire, and cameo appearances …

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“Isaac” Study Guide Just Released

Yesterday I opened my e-mail and read cries for help from twelve different people who never expected to have a family crisis that involved the incarceration of a loved one, a child addicted to drugs, a spouse who betrayed them, or the diagnosis of a debilitating disease. All of the notes had one common denominator. How can I survive what’s happened and cling to unshakable faith in the middle of unthinkable circumstances?

In 2004 NavPress released my book on our journey with our son titled, When I Lay My Isaac Down. Now over 126,000 readers have purchased that book …

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Between a Rock and a Grace Place

The new book is finally here and I pray it will be an encouragement to you. I was asked to respond to several questions about the new release for a blog tour and I thought you might enjoy reading answers to several questions about this project:

Tell us about the Christmas gift you received. How did it help you to find grace in the middle of a seemingly hopeless situation?

Two weeks before Christmas our doorbell rang at 9:15 p.m. It was dark outside and by the time my husband, Gene, joined me at the front door, we were …

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Update on Jason Kent

Many of you have asked for an update on our son. On October 25, 2010, Jason will mark his 11th year of incarceration. We have exhausted all of our appeals at both the state and federal levels. Last summer Jason’s paperwork requesting a clemency hearing made it to the top of the pile (a three year process). After reviewing the case, the Florida Parole Commission recommended that Jason’s case receive a waiver hearing before the clemency aides. A waiver is needed before a case can be heard before the governor and his cabinet at a clemency hearing. Clemency does …

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Eat! Pray! Love!

Okay, I was curious. I’m an author and when a book sells over seven million copies, and a film company produces a movie on the subject of the book and it stars Julia Roberts, I simply couldn’t resist exploring why there was so much buzz about this project.

The subtitle reads: One Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia. If you haven’t read the book, here’s a brief summary. Elizabeth Gilbert leaves an unhappy marriage in search of meaning. She spends four months in each of three different places. The first third of her trip was fun …

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