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Shirley Touchstone And Anita Dowty Release Their New Book: Why Am I Still Here?

Why Am I Still Here? - rated 5 stars by readers online at Amazon and Barnes & Noble, delves into the mystery of how life can still have meaning in the face of tragedy and grief. What happens when you're the one left behind? How can you go on?

BLOOMINGTON, Minn., Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Shirley Faith Touchstone and Anita Dowty share story after story detailing the answer to the all-important question, "Why Am I Still Here?" The true stories in this book, gathered from people in different parts of the U.S., speak of grief, divorce, murder, abuse, drugs, alcoholism and suffering as well as joy, peace, faith and happiness according to God's will. Learn how God can work even through grief, and what Jesus meant when He said, "Blessed are those who mourn."

This book makes you think. It is absolutely full of the things you need to ponder

and digest in a world now gone mad with aimless, purposeless desires. Eat of this book and be filled.

Macon Landers, MD; Author of Revival

Fort Smith, Arkansas

SHIRLEY FAITH TOUCHSTONE has been on an amazing journey since her son, David and her husband, Barney went to their heavenly home. She has started playing the bass again, which she never expected to do. Publishing a book never entered her mind. Shirley has written many Lenten devotionals for Heritage Church in Van Buren, Arkansas, where she also co-leads a Bible study class, Seniors Growing with Christ. She currently leads two GriefShare® programs a week.  Shirley has presented several programs on Why Am I Still Here, The Paths We Take and Be Still and Listen, and continues to follow God's lead in her everyday life.  

ANITA DOWTY has also been through many obstacles and changes in her life since one of her sons lost his eyesight and another lost his life. She is a writer and artist who enjoys painting with oils and acrylics. Her goal is to write and illustrate children's stories. She completed a course from the Institute of Children's Literature and is presently working on her next book. Anita is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.

For further information, contact: Shirley Touchstone [email protected] or Anita Dowty [email protected].

For information about special events and book signings, visit

Why Am I Still Here? (ISBN: 978-1-937239-10-7) is available in print at, Barnes and, and as an eBook at The eBook will also be available at Barnes & and on the Apple iBook Store after November 9, 2012.

Jamie Morrison


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