Barbara Higby

About the Book

The joy of my heart is to encourage women. I regard every invitation to speak as an opportunity to offer hope – whether it be a brunch or a tea, a regular meeting or a special event.

This is where author Barbara Higby found herself when her daughter suddenly died. Previous losses had tutored her in how to renew hope—a failed adoption process, the death of newborn twins, the challenges of a disabled son, the collapse of her calling—but her daughter’s death plunged her to a new depth of hopelessness. Barbara’s story of bringing life to her shattered hope will encourage others who are disheartened by loss.

I Was Broken, Too offers four paths to restore hope in the battle-weary.

Show More

 

• H—Hold your Eyes Higher
• O—Open your Heart to God’s Opportunities
• P—Ponder the Positive, not the Problems
• E—Expect Grace

I Was Broken, Too was written for you, the broken, disillusioned, and wounded. If loss of any kind has assaulted your hope, follow the paths that revived Barbara’s—they are achievable and hope is possible. You will discover that what God has done for her, He will do for you.

Show Less


 

 

About the Author

Barbara Higby’s passion is to encourage others, from a podium, one-on-one, and in her writing. She has widely served in women’s ministry and alongside her pastor husband, Rich. Barbara’s experience as a biological and adoptive mother of five, a mother-figure, foster mother, bereaved mother, and grandmother of eleven, has seasoned her ministry with compassion. Barbara claims dual citizenship—her feet walk the streets of New Jersey, but her home is Heaven, where three children precede her.

 

Blogs

24

Sep 20

September 24, 2020

Small part, great power: O—Offer

Have you ever considered a wonderfully generous gesture but somehow your tongue never got in gear? The offer simply got...

Read More

17

Sep 20

September 17, 2020

Small part, great boasts: T

The tongue is powerful—not the physical appendage in our mouths but what it accomplishes with the words it emits. The...

Read More

3

Sep 20

September 3, 2020

“Diff’rent Strokes”

Classic Summer Rewrites Now, the world don't move to the beat of just one drum What might be right for...

Read More

27

Aug 20

August 27, 2020

“Get Smart”

Classic Summer Rewrites Maxwell Smart, aka Agent 86, is a highly intellectual but bumbling spy who works for CONTROL, a...

Read More

20

Aug 20

August 20, 2020

“Father Knows Best”

Classic Summer Rewrites Rewrite: Yes, He does! “Father Knows Best” was a popular black and white sitcom in the 50’s...

Read More

13

Aug 20

August 13, 2020

“The A-Team”

Classic Summer Rewrites If you have a problem, if no one else can help, and if you can find them... maybe...

Read More

6

Aug 20

August 6, 2020

“To Tell the Truth”

Classic Summer Rewrites It's a lie, lie. You're telling a lie. I never know why you don't know how To...

Read More

30

Jul 20

July 30, 2020

“Charles in Charge”

Classic Summer Rewrites The new boy in the neighborhood Lives downstairs and it’s understood He’s there just to take good...

Read More

23

Jul 20

July 23, 2020

“Gilligan’s Island”

Classic Summer Rewrites Just sit right back and you'll hear a tale, a tale of a fateful trip That started...

Read More

16

Jul 20

July 16, 2020

“Happy Days”

Classic Summer Rewrites “Happy Days” Sunday, Monday, Happy Days Tuesday, Wednesday, Happy Days Thursday, Friday, Happy Days Saturday, what a...

Read More
1 2 3 6