Author Janie Burkett Book Signing Event
TIME: 6:00 pm
WHERE: Helping Hands Recovery Ministry - Tyler Tabernacle, 3115 E 5th St, Tyler, TX 75701
WHAT: Burkett, a resident of Crockett, TX, will be available to sign copies of her book, Unshackled.
At only eight years old Janie Burkett was introduced to a lifelong enemy named insecurity that would drag her down many a dark path and constantly stand between her and true happiness. Janie’s battles with insecurity started with her weight and fear of abandonment, but escalated into so much more. By fifteen she found herself slipping into a lifestyle that promised only despair, turning her back on God and relying on alcohol and men to fill a growing void. Her life went from bad to worse and Janie soon found herself a full-blown addict with a life-threatening eating disorder by age twenty. Taking the wrong turn at every turn, Janie ended up in front of a judge facing something she never imagined. At twenty-four years old, Janie Burkett was given a forty year prison sentence. The day she heard the judge say, Texas Department of Corrections for the next forty years was the day Janie realized that she had hit the pits of Hell. The question was, after running away from her faith and family for so long, could anything save her now?