Jim Noren-author

Jim, before the accident, on the Little League All-Star team

Jim with dad Irv Noren right after he was born.

A stupid mistake at the age of fourteen changed Jim Noren's life forever.  In the blink of an eye he went from being a carefree teenager who had dreams of following in his dad's major league baseball footsteps, to lying on his back with no hope for the future. 

Over an extended hospitalization his loving grandmother and a mysterious visitor buoyed his hopelessness, to faith in a plan greater than his own. 


a tragic accident,

a grandmother's prayers,

and heaven's amazing answer