Mona wrote a novel in 2018
Hope from Stone is a powerful narrative, a character driven story with a lively plot. It has robust detail, believable exaggeration, humor, and strong dialogue.
It takes the protagonist through a process of developing a relationship with God, from trusting her intuition more than popular opinion.
Hope from Stone identifies with modern pop culture by exploring spirituality, dysfunction, stress, and personal choice.
It is a Christian story that starts from the protagonist's secretive, flimsy, naïve perspective about her faith that evolves into a rock solid foundation of hope.
Hope from Stone provides MSers with much needed optimism and inspiration regardless of the condition of their health. Its an informative read for caregivers as well.
A novel about girl in her 20’s living with MS.
Vigorous, independent, stubborn and sometimes difficult to get along with, 28-year-old Rozalind has Multiple Sclerosis.
Through endless appointments, she desperately searches for a cure while trying to make sense of her new condition.
Out of options, she moves home. As Roz becomes more despondent and isolated, her faithful dog, Deputy, is her main companion.
After her mother is unexpectedly faced with a serious illness of her own, Roz builds an inner life with her own growing awareness of God, and her world begins to change.
She moves from a cynical, fault-finding victim to a calm, secure, empowered woman of age.
This fictionalized memoir is an engaging story of courage and hope.