Flash: The Homeless Donkey Who Taught Me About Life, Faith, and Second Chances

Rachel Anne Ridge. Tyndale, $19.99 (240p) ISBN 978-1-4143-9783-2
Artist and designer Ridge’s business was tanking, along with her attitude and emotional well-being. So why, Ridge wondered, would God have a bedraggled donkey show up in her driveway, adding to the stresses of her family? While it didn’t make sense to keep Flash, as he was lovingly dubbed, Ridge and her family made room for the poor wandering animal in their hearts and home. Ridge figured out, sometimes the hard way, how to properly care for Flash, and as she paid attention to his needs, she learned a whole lot of positive lessons about herself, her faith, and her life. Ridge examines some of life’s most difficult issues with insight gained from sharing a home with an equine personality, summarizing lessons learned in pithy statement that conclude chapters (“Be a service animal; “Make things right with others”). Readers will be clamoring for more of Flash as soon as they digest the last story in this powerful and uplifting memoir. Agent: Ruth Samsel, William K. Jensen Literary Agency. (May)
Reviewed on: 04/13/2015
Release date: 05/01/2015
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