In the early hours of March 7, 1999, Justina Page's life changed forever when a four-alarm house fire ravaged and destroyed her family's home. In the aftermath, facing the heartbreaking loss of one of their toddler twin boys, Justina and her husband had to cope with the physical injuries left behind on both her and their surviving son. The Circle of Fire chronicles the author's journey through overcoming the devastating consequences of this catastrophic event. Justina's is a journey of discovering that personal tragedy is not a life sentence to despair, anger, and continual pain and suffering. Instead, it can bring awareness of how something positive can be salvaged from every agonizing experience, even when your faith has truly been tried by fire.
Justina's life was changed forever in the early morning hours of March 7, 1999, when fire swept through her Houston home, killing her toddler twin son, Amos, severely injuring the other twin, Benjamin, and leaving her with third-degree burns over 55 percent of her body. Justina's work within the burn community has been recognized by various prestigious organizations. Those accolades include being honored as the 2008 Memorial Hermann Hospital Volunteer of the Year, receiving the Houston Fire Department Neighborhood Hero Award, the Houston Texan's Halliburton Hometown Hero Award, the Shriner's Hospital for Children in Galveston 2008 Volunteer Group of the Year Award, and the Mayor Bill White Amos House of Faith Proclamation Day.