Sunday, November 29, 2015

The Door Of the Heart blog Tour

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Diana Finfrock Farrar

Married for twenty years, Tammy & Ed Sloan suddenly find themselves on opposite sides of a hot button current social issue when their high school aged son is punished for bullying a fellow athlete who is gay. The wife of a conservative Texas politician, Tammy begins to reexamine her values after the incident blows up in the media and embarks on a mission not just to view LGBT issues through a loving Christian perspective, but to become an active participant for positive change. A generous look at the gay community through a Christian lens, Diana Finfrock Farrar’s novel interweaves multiple story lines that feature endearing characters, both gay and straight, each confronting the consequences of homophobia and demonstrating a need for the understanding and the embracing of the LGBT community, especially in the heart of Bible-belt reactionaryism.



First time novelist, Diana Finfrock Farrar, is a native Texan and financial adviser representative who loves snow skiing and traveling, competes in sprint triathlons, and is an ordained deacon and elder in the Presbyterian church (PCUSA) where she sings in the choir every Sunday.  Blessed to have been born into a family that taught her how to live a life of faith, love and relationship — the idea of family has always been at her center.  Feeling called to make a difference, Farrar has penned her first novel with the hope of educating her readers on issues of empowerment, injustice, and compassion. She and her wife, Charlotte, were married in Ontario, Canada in 2010.  They live in Texas and share five children and three grandchildren.


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*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~* Mariela's Review*~*~*~*~*~*~*~* I found myself engrossed in this story. We all have our own opinions when it comes to politics, religion, and life style. This story will definitely captivate you, draw emotions, and make you look at some points that we find ourselves dealing with. We walk through choices, paths, and shaky grounds families will deal with when one person makes a decision that will alter people's lives and perspectives. I found myself wanting to read this book and see what outcomes it will have. Be prepared to get involved with the story and find how real this story feels. Each character is key and has you thinking what will happen next. Will things go the way you expect it to, or will it go another way. I am glad I got the chance to read this story, and found myself discussing it with my family. A book that takes a hold and stays with you is always a good read.