A misguided search for love and acceptance led Maureen into a world of drugs and life in a motorcycle gang. A victim in a violent gang war, she suffered two gunshot wounds from an M16 rifle. Within those few seconds, the crippling bullets forever changed her life. The pain and suffering from that act of violence was the beginning of a long journey of recovery. Alone in a hospital room, she was consumed with shame, anger, and fear. In Maureen’s determination to start a new life, she encountered the hope and healing of God’s transforming love.
Maureen Hager is a survivor. Her passion lies in empowering women to receive hope and healing from their brokenness through the love of Christ. Her testimony of deliverance and hope has impacted women of all ages.
Maureen’s memoir, Love’s Bullet, is based on her journey through emotional, spiritual and physical trauma. It is a testimony of the power of God’s transforming love.
She has articles published in Chicken Soup for the Soul and Trials and Triumphs II. Maureen has contributed numerous articles to magazines and other blogs.
Maureen’s blog, Out of the Brokenness, is a place to find hope, comfort, and encouragement to experience a healing heart in God’s Word.
She is an advocate for anti-human trafficking and has mentored girls who have been victims and other at-risk teens.
Maureen travels from western NC.