“There are times in our life when we meet a person who impacts us in a significant way. Some of us might call this person’s influence ‘an eternal impact.’ Kyra Carp Karr had such an impact on me.”
-Kim Lewis, executive director, Bartow Family Resources, Cartersville, Georgia
When missionary Kyra Karr was killed in a car accident, Cindy Smith struggled to understand God’s plan. At the same time she marveled over the family’s faith through the tragic loss of the young mother of three who faithfully served with her husband Reid as a missionary in Rome, Italy.
Inspired by Kyra’s life and the difference she’d made in her short life, Cindy set out to create a legacy for Kyra’s family and friends and for others who could be encouraged by it.
Kyra: A Life of Simple Surrender is the story of an ordinary young woman with an extraordinary faith and capacity for love. This unique book is filled with stories from Kyra’s life, told through highlights from her faith journey, testimonials from her celebration of life, and even favorite recipes.
It also contains honest journal entries that reveal her spiritual, emotional, and relational struggles, and how God was her source of strength in every season of her life. Get ready to be inspired by Kyra’s remarkable life of joy, friendship, love, and simple surrender to the One who orchestrated its every moment.
“I could not put this down! It truly ministered to me and drew me closer to God. What a fantastic life Kyra lead, and what a testament to her faith! Truly, God is good, all the time.”
Jennifer E. Bell
“This book will make you laugh and cry while it challenges you to live a life of surrender.”
“Get ready to laugh and cry. Soul searching God truth in the middle of loss. Surrender. What true surrendering looks like.”
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