“You deserve all you can get.”

Sharon Hayes-Martin Author Interview

The Future Survival Guide discusses how Christianity can help bring you peace and forgiveness after surviving abuse and coping with the memories that remain. Why was this an important book for you to write?

I wrote this book because so many are fledgling after years of adulthood, held down by past events, or outright ignorance not because of laziness but rather having trusted wrong, and they are still punishing themselves for it instead of assessing it and casting it aside in order to be free. I believe if I reach a decent percentage of readers they will share “The Future Survival Guide” with others.

What is one piece of advice someone gave you that changed your life?

Being a plain, overweight child, I entered adulthood with a range of insecurities. I did look a lot better as an adult, but psychologically I was still that plain unpopular girl. When I was 22, I was offered a job that paid more than I ever thought I’d be making, and the first words out of my mouth was “I don’t deserve that much.” Interestingly, that was my mindset, but his reply still resonates to this day. It’s been years so I don’t remember his name, but I do remember the hard look he gave me when he said, “You deserve all you can get.”

What do you hope is one thing readers take away from your story?

That my book is God inspired and it was put on my heart to write for them. What I’ve observed and learned over the years is in those pages. So it is from His wisdom, and my strength arrived from the same, that I trust all who reads “The Future Survival Guide” will personalize whatever touches them in those pages.

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Many enter adulthood damaged, haunted by remembrances that pipe-in during the quiet times, causing their transition into adult life to be laden with challenges. It may take years, but most eventually get a footing. Yet, for some, the ugly memories can clarify, serving up torment that they inflict upon others. The Future Survival Guide is for everyone, but it’s also a road map to freedom, to strength and peace of mind for those who need it.

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