Press Release (ePRNews.com) - Lawrenceville, GA - Dec 21, 2018 - John Raterman, a loving husband and father and a retired executive from a capital equipment company, has completed his new book, “The Shepard’s Gift: The First Christmas Mourning”: an enlightening tale that exudes with thoughts on love, acceptance, and faith, all experienced by a father who lost his beloved daughter.
There is no greater loss than the death of a child. “The Shepherd’s Gift: The First Christmas Mourning” tells the story of a father who suffers the death of his daughter, the pain and anguish of his grieving, and the healing provided by the birth of a Child. This fictional story set in a small town in Judea more than two thousand years ago tells the story of the first Christmas from the perspective of this father broken by loss. The reader is left wondering whether the shepherd gave a gift or received a gift.
Published by Covenant Books of Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, John Raterman’s new book fictionally mirrors the joyful circumstance of the Nativity by presenting an untold perspective of sorrow and pain.
This book is dedicated to parents and grandparents whose moments of loss, become a light that guides them to witness God’s providence in their lives.
Readers can purchase “The Shepherd’s Gift: The First Christmas Mourning” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, or Barnes and Noble.
Covenant Books is an international Christian owned and operated publishing house based in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. Covenant Books specializes in all genres of work which appeal to the Christian market. For additional information or media inquiries, contact Covenant Books at 843-507-8373.http://covenantbooks.com/books/?book=the-shepherds-gift Source :