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Picked for a Purpose : Bearing fruit in times of hardship, Paperback / softback Book

Picked for a Purpose : Bearing fruit in times of hardship Paperback / softback


Born with an undiagnosed bowel disease which was too shameful to speak about, Mel Menzies grew up with a painful life.

She felt she `failed as a daughter' to fit in with her family of sporty extroverts; `failed as a new convert' when she married with a baby on the way; `failed as a wife' throughout fifteen years of her husband's affairs; `failed as a mother' when one daughter became a heroin addict for thirteen years; and `failed again as a daughter and sister' throughout the twenty years of a family rift. A catalogue of competitive victimhood? A holier-than-thou hypocrite? Or picked for a purpose because the finger of God was upon her?

In fact, seeds sown by the Father when she was only four years of age, put down roots and grew into a faith which led to her becoming a born-again believer and follower. `Picked' for a writing career which eventually blossomed into her having a Sunday Times Bestseller, Mel soon learned why.

Her purpose? To bear fruit for the nourishment of those in need i.e. to comfort others with the comfort she had received from God. As Mel shares her story so she helps you, her readers, to see the way in which God has picked you, the truth of God's promise that all things work together for good for those who love God, and the life and light you might bring to the world when you blossom, bear fruit, and learn your purpose.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 248 pages
  • Publisher: Malcolm Down Publishing Ltd
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  • Category: Memoirs
  • ISBN: 9781912863044



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