A young woman in her twenties with a future and a plan for her life comes up against a tragic nightmare when her handsome and otherwise healthy husband is suddenly diagnosed with a rare inoperable cancer. As her husband’s beliefs grow stronger, Alyssa’s dreams evaporate, and her faith slips away when the worst happens.
Journey with Alyssa through soul-searing pain and miraculous redemption in this poignant true-life account of life and a surprising new love after loss. Along the way, you’ll find answers to some of life’s toughest questions.
Made for Brave is a striking example of how God can create overwhelming good from even the worst of life when we choose to partner with Him.
Alyssa Galios is an author, motivational speaker, social media influencer and online coach. Founder of the #MadeforBrave movement and CEO of the Made for Brave Company, Alyssa is known for helping countless people create better lives through faith, family, and fitness. Her life story has been featured on countless media outlets like Yahoo News, Christian Post, Fox News, HuffPost, and Viralized.
Alyssa and her husband run their business together out of their home office just north of Seattle, Washington where they happily raise their beautifully brave daughters. Keep up to date with what’s going on with #MadeForBrave by subscribing to AlyssaGalios.com for updates, giveaways, and exciting news.
“I couldn’t put this book down! It was truly an honor to read Alyssa’s story of great loss and grief and how her God so lovingly walked alongside her and rescued her from the darkness. I am a better person for reading this book, and I know you will be too. Peace, joy, triumph, and hope are found on these pages, and I’m forever grateful for these words.”
— Alyssa Bethke, author of Love That Lasts
“Made for Brave is an incredible story of beauty from ashes. It is a reminder that God never forsakes us, no matter what storms and darkness we encounter, and that in His goodness, He makes all things beautiful—whether we get to witness it in this momentary life or not. It is a story of hope that encourages every person to cling to God and turn to His light when all other lights have gone out.”
— Kevin Kim, executive director at Crazy Love
“More than a memoir, Made for Brave is an intimate look at life, love, heartbreak, and hope. Alyssa Galios bravely shares her courageous journey through loss with grace, truth, and beauty. Honest and exquisitely written, this book will be a tremendous inspiration and a source of strength for anyone affected by life’s greatest challenges.”
— June Leahy, executive director at the Austen Everett Foundation