Thursday, February 16, 2017

Prepare to be SHOCKED! Hope - Her Only Thread to Survival

CeeCee James has written a series of memoirs that you will never be able to forget.  Absolutely. Guaranteed.

During her interview, I was at a loss for words. I have heard many stories of abuse but I never heard one as intense as CeeCee's.  She is an incredibly gentle, warm woman who survived horrendous pain, neglect and hatred by her mother.

Listening to her story, you will be drawn to tears and anger as you hear CeeCee share how the only touch she had ever known as a child was one of pain.

At TWO WEEKS old, her father burned CeeCee's face and body with an iron. Her mother refused to feed or change CeeCee's diapers because she did not want to be manipulated by a baby's cries.  She wanted to teach her NOT to cry.  This was only the beginning of a lifetime of trauma.

CeeCee never remembers a time as a child when she was not hungry....or cold.....or alone.....or hated.

Yet, all CeeCee ever wanted was love. Even as a toddler she worked hard to please her mother, hoping for one gentle touch or one kind word.  She never got one! 

CeeCee holds no animosity.  No bitterness. No unforgiveness.   No blame.  Instead, she understands the true necessity to forgive and move forward.  She is not looking for sympathy and her humility is unique, feeling that many others may have suffered more.  She wants people to understand how to let go of their past and hang onto hope -- the only thread to survival.

This is a must 'hear to believe' podcast.  You will never be the same when you hear her story and realize the strength of the human spirit to survive.

Her most recent interview is the first one below and a more in-depth interview of her incredible story is the second one below:


You can purchase her books here:

  Ghost No More Series   


Winner of SIBA 2016 best memoir  

Behind the glitz and the glamor of the beauty queen mother lies a web of secrets. CeeCee is a child desperate for a touch of approval, the love of her mother. Her reality is her mom's retreating back, abandoning CeeCee in front of a burning car.

Here is a review on Amazon that sums it up perfectly:  "Hauntingly beautiful. Honestly and unflinchingly written, Ghost No More held me in its grasp as I turned from shock at the cruelty of some people to awe at the strength of one little girl to overcome. It is more than the story of an abused child; it's a story about the capacity of the human spirit to survive and thrive. It will leave you feeling empowered in your own life journey." -- Leslie G Nelson, author of Everything I Needed to Know About Parenting I Learned in Prison: A Correctional Officer's Tale

                         Wrecked and Yours Series

                            A Second Chance Romance Series

                         What happens when two broken people fall in love?



The Sweet Taste of Murder Series

The only thing worse than a used car salesman showing up on your doorstep is finding one dead.

Connect with CeeCee here:

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