A Grace Given

Kent Gilges, author, A Grace Given

Kent Gilges was born in Zambia in 1965.He lives in Canandaigua, New York with his wife and five children, and he writes extensively for numerous magazines and newspapers. His freelance articles have appeared in Europe, The Independent, Industry Week, Chemical Engineering, Earthwatch, and on public radio. He is a graduate of Cornell and Oxford Universities and is a managing partner in a private equity fund.
He is author of A Grace Given, a poignant book about a father’s life in the shadow of his daughter’s terminal illness, and the beauty, spiritual growth and joy that can eventually come from suffering. Written by a self-avowed, “non-religious” person over the course of thirteen years, Kent Gilges’ diary gives testimony to how a kind and loving God intercedes in the daily lives of ordinary people.