About the Book
Did you ever wonder if there was a purpose for your life? I did. I was eight-years-old when I first wondered that. My mother, sister, two brothers and I were on a road trip with Grandpa and Grandma when our family was involved in a serious accident. One brother, Grandma and I lived. The others died. When I looked into the mirror and saw the scars on my face, I thought, "I almost died, too. God must have a reason for letting me live."
Three decades later, I learned that reason. It was clear from the start that the battle I was facing to save my husband, David, was the battle for which I had been born. That year, everything I had ever learned came into play. The books I'd read, the experiences I'd lived through, my involvement in politics, college studies, even eighth-grade civics class! All these things and more gave me the insight and courage to stand and defend the ground I'd been given to hold. I realized that I had been created for this purpose. In knowing that, I had confidence that God would give me the strength to do what I must in order to save David.
In order to bring you this story, I have had to change names, descriptions and locations. Some of the people involved in this book held high rank and power, and you would immediately recognize them if I told their names. But in order to protect a number of innocent people and to do no harm to the guilty, I will not reveal those names. Only their positions are mentioned.
One Step Ahead of the Devil will take you inside the United States government at the highest levels, and show how a powerful love can win against all odds, when God is at the controls. This story demonstrates once again that "the eyes of the Lord move to and fro throughout the whole earth, that he may strongly support those whose heart is completely his". (2 Chronicles 16:9).
S. Melissa Hausen
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