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The Reason

How I Discovered a Life Worth Living
Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
Length: 4 hrs and 51 mins
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Summary

The day Lacey Sturm planned to kill herself was the day her grandmother forced her to go to church, a place Lacey thought was filled with hypocrites, fakers, and simpletons. The screaming match she had with her grandmother was the reason she went to church. What she found there was the reason she is alive today.

With raw vulnerability, this hard-rock princess tells her own story of physical abuse, drug use, suicide attempts, and her ultimate salvation. She asks the hard questions so many young people are asking - Why am I here? Why am I empty? Why should I go on living? - showing us that beyond the temporary highs and the soul-crushing lows, there is a reason they exist and a purpose for their lives. She not only gives listeners a peek down the rocky path that led her to become a vocalist in a popular hardcore band, but she shows them that the same God is guiding their steps today.

©2014 Lacey Sturm (P)2014 Tantor

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fantastic

first audiobook I have tried and have wanted to hear this one fir a while, lacey has such a powerful testimony and is well shared and thought out. its a motivation and great influence by an extraordinary person to bring faith to others in such a passionate way. God bless you lacey.

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  • Brittany Cat
  • 04-08-18

Wake up to the realities of suicidal thoughts

First off, the narrator was just ok to me. She got the job done, but I wasn't feeling everything that I thought I should throughout the book.

I love how vulnerable that Lacey got in this book. She was so pure is releasing her deepest thoughts into the world. It is obvious how Jesus made her whole. If she wasn't renewed spiritually, there is no way she could have been so open with her sins and restoration in Christ.

Thank you Lacey.

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  • Konfushun
  • 18-06-18

Lacey and her Story are amazing. .

I've loved her since flyleaf. have seen her shows many of times. her book was amazing cant wait to listen to #2.

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  • Tiffany Miller
  • 21-04-19

best book ever 😍

I couldn't stop listening to the book, I finished it in 2 days must read

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  • Jason Alombro
  • 08-04-19

Relate and connect

It's so remarkable and beautiful to see faith bring someone so destroyed and broken to serenity and strength. I am not a Christian but I've been a fan of flyleaf for years and consider Lacey a role model. Hearing her story is very... grinding.

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  • Brent A. VanSteenkiste
  • 20-12-18

Amazing book that revs up to a powerful message

Such a powerful book. She keeps the book from focusing on the dark, but anchors the story enough that it magnifies her transformation and purpose she has found.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 17-12-18

so amazing!

i absolutely loved this book. Lacey's testimony is moving! I finished this in tears. I definitely recommend this!

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  • Bart Visscher
  • 02-11-18

Great listen

This is an incredible biography.............would have been great had the author narrated it in her own great voice, this narrator was very good though.

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  • Ariel
  • 22-02-18

insipiring!!!

Loved it! it made me come back to god. I got so many signs today. He wants me back all the time. lacey's story is so inspiring and solidifies the reason for why things happen to us.

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  • Christopher C.
  • 23-01-18

Great Story

Lacey thanks for sharing your beautiful story. It's very inspiring and I admire your talent and song writing and words of wisdom.

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  • Vanessa Herrera
  • 13-02-17

inspirational!

Her story is beautiful and inspirational. I highly recommend to anyone who is struggling to find a reason they're here.