This Spacious Place
Release Date: 1 July 2019
A powerful true story of overcoming depression
Jan Cooper gives an honest account of her journey through postnatal depression. This short book of memoirs shows how the seeds of anxiety can gradually develop into depression, but also how the love of God can bring true freedom, enduring peace and eternal hope.
Here is a reminder to us all of what the healing grace of God can do.
About the Author
Jan Cooper is a qualified primary school teacher and has worked in both state and private schools during her teaching career, often working in learning support posts. She also gained an R.S.A. Diploma to teach pupils with specific learning difficulties, such as dyslexia. Although now retired, Jan still gives private tuition to a few pupils. Married to her husband Geoff, they have two grown-up children and two twin grandchildren. Jan is actively involved in a local church in Hastings and especially enjoys being part of the Children’s Church team. She also has a keen interest in worship dance and loves singing.
For several years now, Jan has been a prayer minister at Crowhurst Christian Healing Centre. As part of the ministry team there, they seek to help people find an intimate relationship with God the Father, His Son Jesus and to be equipped by the indwelling of the Holy Spirit to advance the Kingdom of God. In writing this book, Jan seeks to help people on their journey to wholeness, especially those who suffer with depression, which was her own experience.
Endorsements and Reviews
Pastor Cathy Khan, Sonrise church, Hastings
Revd Paul Deeming, Retired former missionary to Pakistan
Once when praying with Jan, the Holy Spirit gave a beautiful picture of the dawn with the rising sun. Jan’s story is a testimony to the transforming love of Jesus and of the rays of His light bringing hope into dark places. Here is a reminder to us all of what the healing grace of God can do.
Revd Paul Deeming
Retired former missionary to Pakistan
“Her story is truly a message of hope and healing… Your spacious place is waiting!”