Losing her husband to pancreatic cancer in 1998 was the catalyst that drove Kristine Pappas to wrestle with the faith question, “What does it mean to trust God–really?”
As a widow, she came to understand what God means when He says He is the husband to the widow and father to the fatherless. As a result, she has written Widow For a Season: Finding Your Identity in Christ, which has just been released by BMH Books of Winona Lake, Ind. More than a book on recovery from grief, Widow For a Season is a resource to help all individuals find their primary identity in Christ.
A registered nurse by profession, Pappas homeschooled her two children for 12 years. She is currently working on a master’s degree in ministry. She and her husband, Thomas, recently moved to Greece from their home in Columbus, Ohio.
The book, which was developed out of a series of pamphlets and seminars Pappas has given over the past several years, is organized in four “seasons”