The life of an alcoholic is never ordinary or predictable—and Jack Watts’ life is certainly no exception. This scrupulously honest account of Jack’s personal journey is hard to believe. It reads like a novel, which makes it nearly impossible to put down. Hi, My Name Is Jack includes all the makings of tragic fiction: infidelity, divorce, embezzlement, deception, abuse, secrets, and betrayal. Unlike fiction, however, Jack’s story is true, making the outcome impossible to predict.
Reared in an Irish Catholic home in the 1950s, Jack learned the life of self-destructive alcoholism at an early age. As he grew to manhood, he brought these behaviors with him. Tragically, the people who entered his life often betrayed his love and violated his trust.
But Jack's story doesn’t end in disappointment. Instead this is a story of triumph and success—a story of recovery and purpose. Jack turns his will and his life over to the care of God. Believing that the truth will set him free, Jack sets out to discover dark secrets from his past that have made his life a wasteland. With nothing to salvage but his name, Jack decides to do the next right thing, regardless of what that might be, leaving the outcome in God’s hands.
As this gripping tale progresses, you’ll witness Jack’s growing resolve and mounting strength, as each of the debilitating secrets is exposed to the light, allowing Jack to become the man God always wanted him to be.
Nearly everybody identifies with Jack’s story. When you finish, you’ll be inspired and satisfied.