Karen Adams survived childhood molestation, 7 years of crack addiction, 4 nervous breakdown, two admissions to mental wards of hospitals against her will. She is now an Evangelist who teaches and preaches on the transforming love of God. She has a burden for emotional wounded and hurting people. She attended college at all of the Alameda County Jr. Colleges. In her free time she enjoys, traveling, movies, reading and spending time with her cat Noches and her Cockatiel birdy.
Karen, tell us about your book?
My book is about my journey from the clutches of drug addiction, mental illness and sexual molestation.
How did you come up with idea for this book?
It was my life story
What was the most difficult aspect of writing this book?
Realizing I hadn’t forgiven myself for the abuse I committed towards my children.
What valuable lessons do you want readers to learn from your book?
That no matter how horrible your past God can make something beautiful out of it.
Who are your favorite authors?
TD Jakes, Brenda Barrett, JJ Murray just to name a few.
What book(s) are you reading now?
Until that smile by JJ Murray
Any advice to give to aspiring writers?
Don’t be afraid, just do it.
About the Book
How can God reach someone who appears unreachable? Will the love of God be enough to break every chain and loose the trap of the enemy? In her debut book, Author Karen Adams struggles to understand how a loving God would allow life to be so unbearable. Facing childhood molestation, years of crack addiction, nervous breakdowns, and admissions to mental wards, she learned that no matter how difficult life was, God continued to extend His love. Trying to Outrun the Love of God, is a deeply moving story of one woman’s journey filled with suffering and pain, but one that ultimately finds wholeness and deliverance in the arms of a loving Savior. A must read for all those who think they are alone.