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Overweight and stressed out, award-winning vocalist, speaker, and author Sandi Patty was teetering on the edge of a meltdown when her trusted doctor and friend issued an ominous warning: “You are cheating your family if you die too soon—and trust me, Sandi, if you don’t do something, you’re going to.” She had to make some changes, and she had to make them now.
In The Edge of the Divine, the acclaimed soprano shares the poignant and sometimes humorous story of her journey from the brink of physical disaster toward the abundant life of good health and keen spiritual fulfillment God wants all of us to have.
In these pages, Sandi invites you to come along on her journey, which so far has included an eighty-pound weight loss. With insight and creativity, she shares the lessons she has learned and helps you recognize and act on the important “edges” in your own life, those points at which something is likely to begin. She welcomes you to join her in making choices that bring actions in line with priorities while pursuing God’s goal for his beloved children—the abundantly rewarding life awaiting us beyond The Edge of the Divine.
Patty, one of the most well-known and honored Christian singers of our day, invites readers into her journey of "edges," those "points at which something is likely to begin." One of her edges was a decision to undergo gastric surgery for weight loss. She begins with her presurgery thinking "I was staying close to God, watching for his guidance" and her postsurgery mindset: "I had such confidence that I was on the right path." Patty shares her struggles and triumphs with weight, is honest about the moral failings that derailed her career for a time, and sprinkles her own and others' stories throughout. Most readers will enjoy Patty's upbeat writing style, filled with witticisms and an ability to laugh, as well as her heartfelt honesty about her weight and the surgery. Some may wish for a deeper look at spiritual issues, but all will appreciate this closer look at the famous singer's world and her tale of stepping off the edge into a healthier life.