More Than Can Be Measured

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A bright light was extinguished in the universe on January 13, 2004, when twenty-one-year old Rebekah Swanson, a college senior, died in a car accident. In More Than Can Be Measured, author Rona Swanson, Rebekah’s mother, shares her thoughts, feelings, and emotions as she and the family deal with their grief in the aftermath of Rebekah’s sudden death. Weaving in entries from Rebekah’s journal and photos, this memoir shares the wisdom and understanding Swanson gained as she felt the stark pain of the loss of her daughter. More Than Can Be Measured narrates the story of how she sustained herself and her family through God—the anchor and strength of her faith. An intense look into shattering loss, More Than Can Be Measured shows the sweet and gentle way God tended to Swanson’s wounds and healed her damaged heart. It communicates there is hope and help from God.


Rona Swanson manages an insurance agency. She is active in women’s ministry at her church. She has written 2 other books - Fruit in its Season and Heart of Christmas. Rona and her husband Sam have 3 granddaughters and live in Visalia, California.