A beautiful, raw and inspirational story about life's challenges, Stepping Stones in the Mist - Life lessons for overcoming adversity is a must-read for anyone dealing with the earthquakes that life sometimes brings. Miguel Dean is an exceptional writer who, from an extraordinary autobiographical base will take you from addiction, loss, separation, and illness to a life of joy, beauty, gratitude, love. The honesty and integrity of this book will leave you so connected to Miguel's energy and resourcefulness that you begin your healing as you read. Leave behind your struggles and your pain and welcome in love, empowerment and learning. Poignantly shared, and with the benefit of hindsight, this book extrapolates the life lessons from Miguel's experiences that were simply not visible at the time, so that the rest of us can learn from them too.