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When Jesus Was a Green-Eyed Brunette + Giveaway

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It’s always an amazing experience to find yourself so wrapped up in a book or a movie that you just can’t put it down or stop watching it. When it is a book or a movie about Jesus or God’s people sharing their testimony or who God truly is, then the plot just gets even more exciting to me and I can’t help but want to read or watch more. Today I have the blessing of sharing with you about a very special book written by Max Davis. Max is the author of 20 books and after reading his newest one, “When Jesus Was A Green-Eyed Brunette: Loving People Like God Does“, I’ll be looking forward to reading all the others too!

Just a few paragraphs into the book and you are hooked! This incredible collection of stories shared by Max is capable of delivering more insight into how life should be lived, shared, and enjoyed than most any other book out there. Filled with the gifts from the Holy Spirit to express his testimony and unique moments of his walk with Christ, Max Davis has been able to craft stories that leap off the pages and into your heart and mind. You just can’t put this book down!

Buy this book and READ this whole book to it’s end.  I can’t say it any other way. You will not regret it. Now, after you complete those two tasks… I want you to give the book away to someone else who needs to read it. I’m sure you will be able to think of tons of friends or family you wish could read this book: When Jesus Was A Green-Eyed Brunette.

Get a deeper grasp of who Christ is in your own life and how he wants you to live a life that tells HIS story within you. Be the one who stops people in their tracks to get to know what it is about you that is different from the rest. Let them SEE JESUS in the person that you are each and every day. Learn from the stories in this book by Max Davis just how easy it is to live for God and be genuine through and through.

About the Book:
When Jesus Was a Green-Eyed Brunette weaves heartwarming and miraculous stories of Jesus showing up in ordinary people, revealing that He knows us and is fully present in our everyday circumstances, especially in our difficulties. Those hurting and weary from worn-out religion are longing for a fresh touch from the living Jesus. Best-selling author Max Davis challenges us to do more than simply receive God’s grace—we need to allow grace to soften, change, and shape us. As you read this book you will laugh, cry, and come face-to-face with the living Jesus, much like Davis did, when he found Him living in a green-eyed brunette. As Davis puts it, “Jesus is very much alive today and still does incredible things—sometimes supernatural things—through us!”
List price: $15.99
208 pgs.

About the Author:
Max Davis is the author of over 20 published books and has been featured in USA Today and Publishers Weekly and has appeared on The Today Show and The 700 Club. He holds degrees in Journalism and Biblical Studies and is a much sought-after speaker for churches and organizations worldwide. He and his wife, Alanna, live on 50 beautiful acres in Greenwell Springs, Louisiana.
Product URL: http://worthypublishing.com/books/When-Jesus-Was-a-Green-Eyed-Brunette/

Hashtags needed: #JesusGreenEyedBrunette

Enjoy the internal blessings you will receive when you read this book. Please share with me in the comments below after you get the chance to read it and let me know your thoughts. I’d love to hear!

GIVEAWAY TIME!

Prize: One winner will receive a copy of the book “When Jesus Was A Green-Eyed Brunette.”

Where: Open to the USA only. Must be 18 years or older to enter. Void where prohibited.

Date: Giveaway starts 12/19 and ends on Dec 25 at midnight EST.

To Enter: Please leave a comment below sharing what books you’ve read lately and what you liked about them, or tell me what types of books you enjoy reading the most and why.

“Disclosure (in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the
Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”): Many thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC for providing this prize for the giveaway. Choice of winners and opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation. I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for this review and post. Only one entrant  per mailing address, per  giveaway.  If you have won a prize from our sponsor Propeller / FlyBy Promotions in the last 30 days, you are not eligible to win.  Or if you have won the same prize on another blog, you are not eligible to win it again. Winner is subject to eligibility verification.”

Christmas Love Letters From God – Hardcover Book & Giveaway

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Happy Thanksgiving! It’s a beautiful day here in central Florida and we are already enjoying the tempting smells of the turkey cooking in the oven. My children are happily playing with a new app while hubby and I look through the Thanksgiving paper and all the ads for Black Friday. Seeing these “things” on sale makes us ponder other ways we can focus our kid’s attention on the true meaning of Christmas instead of the hype of the holiday shopping season taking over.

Today I have a treat for you… a delightfully different type of Christmas story that is sure to please any child as you read through the book together leading up to Christmas. Let me introduce you to author, Glenys Nellist, and her amazing illustrator, Rachel Clowes. Together they have produced an incredible book sharing the glory of God’s Son – Jesus. This book is titled: Christmas Love Letters from God – Bible Stories. (A Lift-the-Flap Book)

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Learning about the real Christmas story and how Jesus came to be here and for what reason, are important reminders to take things slower during the holidays and enjoy the time you have with your children and family members.

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Take a journey towards the wonder of the birth of our Savior with this collection of intimate tales from the Bible . Each page is laced with details sharing important messages from Scripture that direct us towards who Christ is and why He came. The writer shares in a tone that’s easy for kids to understand and helps them enjoy the blessings in each story as they see the action through the beautifully designed pages from the illustrator.

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My kids enjoyed reading through a different story each night learning about Isaiah, Gabriel, Mary, and other significant figures in the Bible that help kids learn the true meaning of Christmas. Each character points us towards Jesus and we learn more and more about God’s great love for us and how much we need to focus our attention on our Savior (instead of on things).  The delightful collection of mini devotionals is a great start to teaching your kids about Jesus and why we celebrate his birthday at Christmas.

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Inside the book there are “love letters from God” that are like lift-the-flaps revealing a new note of love from God to the reader.

Please join us for a chance to win the hardcover book in our giveaway! See details below.

GIVEAWAY TIME!

Prize: One winner will receive a hardcover copy of the book: Christmas Love Letters from God Bible Stories.

Open to USA only. Must be 18 years or older to enter.

Date: Ends on November 29 at midnight EST.

 

“Disclosure (in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”): Many thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC for providing this prize for the giveaway. Choice of winners and opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation. I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for review and this post. Only one entrant per mailing address, per giveaway.  If you have won a prize from our sponsor Propeller / FlyBy Promotions in the last 30 days, you are not eligible to win.  Or if you have won the same prize on another blog, you are not eligible to win it again. Winner is subject to eligibility verification.”

Where Jesus Slept – Christmas Children’s Book + Giveaway

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During a time of year when folks are hustling around buying gifts, wrapping presents, and decorating their homes with lights, it’s nice to slow down and take a moment to read with the children about the deeper reasons for the season we celebrate. God’s Son, Jesus, came to be here as a Savior for all mankind. Learning more about HIM is what it’s all about. You can share that important truth with your children in an easy way with tools like this wonderful children’s book by author, Norma Lewis titled: Where Jesus Slept.

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In this beautiful hardcover children’s book, you can present those concepts to the kids in a fun, lighthearted presentation as this writer shared a poem style feel to the book similar to another beloved series …There Was an Old Woman Who Swallowed a Fly.  My kids were so tickled to hear Where Jesus Slept written in a similar fashion that they asked to read it again and again!

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We love the imagery in the book as the illustrator did a phenomenal job giving sweetness to the face of baby Jesus. She also managed to breathe life and character into the eyes of the animals surrounding the child in the manger. Each page is in full color and brilliantly drawn to give respect and glory to our newborn king and Savior – Jesus.

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About the book:
“This is the bed where Jesus slept. This is the straw that lined the bed where Jesus slept.” From here, the story builds with each spread, adding a new element and explaining the relationships among the participants and witnesses to the first Christmas. From Jesus sleeping sweetly to the wise men bringing gifts, this charming book reminds readers young and not-so-young of the joyous event we celebrate at Christmastime. Children will love the delightful illustrations and the engaging repetition in this cumulative tale.

Format: jacketed hardcover
Trim size: 10×10
Page count: 32
Retail price: $16.99
Reading age: 4-7

About the author:
Norma Lewis is the author of ten books. She lives in Grand Haven, MI, with a marmalade cat named Scalawag. They both love spending time with her six grandchildren, ranging in age from three to twenty.
Illustrated by Katy Hudson.

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If you would like a chance to win a copy of this book for someone you love, please enter through the giveaway instructions below. Winner will be chosen on November 25 at midnight EST. Many blessings!

GIVEAWAY TIME: This Giveaway is now closed. We have a winner.

Prize: One winner will receive a beautiful, hardcover copy of the book: Where Jesus Slept.

Open to USA and Canada. Must be 18 years or older to enter.

To Enter:

  1. Gain 1 entry for leaving a comment on this post sharing about what other holiday books you like to read to your children at Christmas.
  2. Gain 1 entry for leaving a comment sharing about any Christmas traditions you have.
  3. Gain 1 entry for following on Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/choosingtolive) and sharing a tweet about this giveaway: Please tag me in the tweet @choosingtolive
  4. Gain 1 entry for following on Instagram and leaving a comment on any post/pic: http://www.instagram.com/love2encourageyou
“Disclosure (in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the
Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”): Many thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC for providing this prize for the giveaway. Choice of winners and opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation. I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for this review and post. Only one entrant per mailing address, per giveaway.  If you have won a prize from our sponsor Propeller / FlyBy Promotions in the last 30 days, you are not eligible to win.  Or if you have won the same prize on another blog, you are not eligible to win it again. Winner is subject to eligibility verification.”

Veggie Tales Super Comics – Keep Kids Reading!

Have you ever struggled with getting your child to buckle down and practice reading or get some good reading time in? One of the many delights of my career as a Preschool and Elementary Teacher was to help students learn to read or develop stronger reading habits. The desire to skip their reading assignment and go off to play or daydream seemed a constant battle with some students, where others adored getting their hands on anything they could read from magazines to comic books.

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Today I want to suggest a great way to encourage your reluctant readers to have some fun with their summer reading and keep their skills up. Introducing the Veggie Tales Super Comics Vol. 1 & 2! These are two fantastic new comic books with many of your favorite characters and stories you’ve grown to love from the Veggie Tales brand and they’ve even inserted a few surprise new stories too – all in comic strip form! Each Volume contains three stories with vibrant, colorful illustrations and adorable characters from Veggie Tales.

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Both my younger kids enjoyed reading these comic books – especially my youngest who is four years old and just developing his reading habits. He plopped right down on the floor for hours just scouring the pages one by one pointing out his favorite characters and telling me all about the stories in the book. It was just too cute!

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I hope you will find offering your reluctant readers something fun like these unique Veggie Tales Super Comics (available at Family Christian Stores and online) to be a sure win/win for you and your budding reader.

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Details

VeggieTales SuperComics brings all the fun you’ve come to expect in a popular new format. Each SuperComic includes three VeggieTales stories, hundreds of full-color illustrations and fun bonus features. Stories included in this first volume are Dave and the Giant Pickle, Lyle the Kindly Viking and an all new Larry Boy and the Prideosaurus. Each story focuses on a specific lesson, with sharing, self-esteem, and humility being covered in this volume.

Product Details:

Pages: 104
Release: 02/2015
Age: 4- 8

Giveaway Time!

 

Prize: One winner to receive a copy of both Volume 1 and Volume 2 of the Veggie Tales Super Comics! ($12.99 value each)

Location: Must be a resident of the USA. Void where prohibited.

Age: Must be 18 years of age or older.

Date: Ends on June 10th at midnight EST.

 

Disclosure: Love2EncourageYou is not responsible for sponsor prize shipment. This giveaway is in no way associated with Facebook or other social sites. Love2EncourageYou received a free sample and gift certificate in exchange for an honest review. However, I only share items I feel would be of interest or value to my family and my readers.

The Adventures of Pajama Girl and the Coronation of the Cupcake Queen #Review #Giveaway

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The Adventures of Pajama Girl and the Coronation of the Cupcake Queen – Review/Giveaway

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In this adorable children’s storybook, a little girl and her sister have a great adventure when “Pajama Girl” puts on different pajamas each night and whatever she is wearing … will appear in her dreams for Pajama Girl and her “Sis” to adventure in together. It’s a really cute idea which my 8 year old daughter loves and feels it is a wonderful book! She really enjoyed this grand adventure in the Pajama Girl book and I’m sure your child will love it too.

The author and illustrator both did a marvelous job conveying a thoughtful and fun-loving storyline with pictures to represent it. Children should appreciate the details and colorful splashes of art on every page. They also bring a helpful message of “Thou Shall Not Steal” from the Ten Commandments into light for kids during the book. Kids can relate to the situation and understand the choices of right and wrong from the story.

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I thought the Pajama Girl story really impacted my daughter. She wanted to get different pajamas on so she would have “happy thoughts” while she slept at night because of it. I hope the story is a blessing to one of our readers too as we have the opportunity to see one of you WIN a copy of your very own! Enter the giveaway below!

About the book:

Hardcover; 32 pages

A cute, illustrated story about a girl’s imagination and her magical pajamas. In this adventure, Ellie’s cupcake pajamas pave the way for she and her Sis to take a journey to a land filled with all kinds of sweet treats. Their journey quickly turns into an adventure to help the Cupcake Queen find the missing sprinkles needed for her coronation ceremony. In searching for the missing sprinkles, Ellie and Sis uncover a life lesson that is important for every child to learn.

About the author:

Sandra Hagee Parker lives in San Antonio, Texas with her husband, Ryan, and their daughters, Olivia and Elliana – the original pajama girls. A practicing attorney, Sandy is also part of the music ministry at Cornerstone Church where she and her husband are leaders. When not working or writing, Sandy enjoys traveling with her family and mastering the art of making Pancakes a la Pajama Girl with her two girls.

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Readers: When you buy the book from any store or online and then enter your receipt at http://pajamagirl.com/downloads.php.  You’ll receive 10  free Pajama Girl Activity Sheets sent to you via email!

GIVEAWAY TIME!

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Prize: One winner will receive a copy of the book: The Adventures of Pajama Girl. $14.99 value

Location: Open to USA & Canada

Age: Must be 18 years or older to enter.

Date: Ends on April 16 at midnight EST.

 

Disclosure:

Disclosure (in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”): Many thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC for providing this prize for the giveaway. Choice of winners and opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation. I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for this review and post.

 Only one entrant per mailing address, per giveaway. If you have won a prize from our sponsor Propeller / FlyBy Promotions in the last 30 days, you are not eligible to win. If you have won the same prize on another blog, you are not eligible to win it again. Winner is subject to eligibility verification.”

 

Love2EncourageYou is not responsible for sponsor prize fulfillment. This giveaway is in no way associated with Facebook or any other social media site.

Full of Laughs, Love and Affection – HOME Movie Now in Theaters!

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HOME Movie NOW in Theaters 3/27!!

Trailer for HOME movie rated PG. Starts in theaters TODAY! (3/27)

How do you show affection to those you love and care for?  Do you have the kind of relationships with friends and family where you like to visit them in person no matter how far you have to travel to show your love and appreciation for having them in your life? What about blessing others with gifts or acts of kindness? These are just a few of the ways my family likes to show love to others around us. We enjoy taking time to reach out to a different neighbor or friend at least once a week.

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One of the fun things we have planned for Spring Break starting today is to go see the new movie HOME with some friends! I highly recommend giving this great new movie a try this weekend and show your loved ones how much you care by taking them along!

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About the movie:

When Oh, a loveable misfit from another planet, lands on Earth and finds himself on the run from his own people, he forms an unlikely friendship with an adventurous girl named Tip who is on a quest of her own. Through a series of comic adventures with Tip, Oh comes to understand that being different and making mistakes is all part of being human. And while he changes her planet and she changes his world, they discover the true meaning of the word HOME.

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Share with us in the comments below how you like to show love and affection to those in your life. Do you live by the motto #micasestucasa ? (My home is your home) I know we do! We have folks visit from all over since we live in Florida and fortunately have a spare room for visitors to feel comfortable and stay for awhile. It’s such a blessing to be able to let my teen son have friends come over for all nighters or sleep overs and enjoy the blessing of being one big family.

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Want to have some fun getting ready for the movie? Here are two free images you can use as printables to print for the kids about the new move HOME!

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I love mazes for kids and of course coloring pages are always a big hit with my preschooler. I hope your family enjoys these free goodies from the movie HOME. Be sure to share the love and let others know about this giveaway and freebies to the movie HOME too!

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HOME in theaters March 27. The film is PG.

I can’t wait to enjoy all the laughs, love and affection with my family at the new movie HOME this weekend! I hope you get to see it soon! Have fun!

Visit the official website for the movie HOME.

Follow on Facebook!

#DreamWorksHome
#micasaestucasa

Giveaway Time!

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Prize: Enter to win these three HOME books!

  • 1-chapter books
  • 1-reader
  • 1-Art of Home book

Location: Open to residents of the USA

Age: Must be 18 years or age or older

Ends: March 30 at midnight EST

 

Disclosure: Love2EncourageYou will receive a free copy of the same books being given away in this post. However, I only share items I feel are of interest or value to my family and my readers. Love2EncourageYou is not responsible for sponsor prize fulfillment.

Duck Derby Delights and a Wonderful Lesson in Whatever Wanda Book by Christy Ziglar

20150312_164628_resized_1Following in her Uncle’s footsteps and blooming all over in her own unique gifts that bless both adults and children, Christy Ziglar literally shines as the author of her newest book by Shine Bright Kids titled: Whatever Wanda. Sure to be a treasured favorite book, I highly recommend reading this review and making the choice to purchase a copy for your own child or grandchild to have in their personal library.

In this delightful storybook you find yourself submersed in an entertaining community event with Duck Derby races and all sorts of Duck Days fun! A little girl in the story is less than enthused by all the ducky antics and games and unfortunately finds herself having a poor attitude through it all. Instead of laughing and playing with her friends and participating in all the exciting family events, she shrugs her eyes and her shoulders and says, “Whatever” when someone asks her to come join them in the festivities.

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I don’t want to spoil all the surprises, but you will find the ending to be rather adorable and would certainly be something I could find myself doing to encourage a child in this situation. I’m sure you would too. My children loved the colorful illustrations, fun-loving storyline and looking for the droopy or happy “star” that follows the main character around in the book to show how her attitude is on that particular page. Great way to make kids aware of how their attitude affects their happiness.

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A big thumbs up from me here at Love2EncourageYou for this “Whatever Wanda” storybook as you know how much I love encouraging others anyway. This story gives children a reason to take a second look at their attitude in anything in life and find a way to look on the bright side of things instead. I hope you find this book to be a huge blessing as you enjoy adding it to your family reading collection.

About the Book:

32 pages

Wanda is in serious need of an attitude adjustment! She doesn’t want to accompany her family to the Rubber Duck Days Festival, and once there, she won’t participate in any of the events or join in with her friends. Soon Wanda receives some helpful advice and learns that:

“Sometimes you have to believe something will be great before it actually is. Being positive is a choice that makes everything better, not to mention, a whole lot more fun!”

About the Author:

Christy Ziglar, financial planner, mother of twins, and niece of legendary motivator and the world’s original optimist, Zig Ziglar, is bringing the same timeless wisdom and ageless advice to an entirely new, younger audience through her Shine Bright Kids picture book series. Christy, her husband, and their twins live in Atlanta, Georgia.

Visit and follow Shine Bright Kids on Facebook and support Christy Ziglar and her wonderful efforts to help kids by offering encouraging lessons through books.

GIVEAWAY TIME!

Prize: one winner will receive a copy of this beautiful “Whatever Wanda!” book by Christy Ziglar!

Location: Open to US & Canada

Age: Must be 18 years of age or older

Date: Ends 3/23 at midnight EST.

“Disclosure (in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”): Many thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC for providing this prize for the giveaway. Choice of winners and opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation. I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for the review and post.

Only one entrant per mailing address, per giveaway. If you have won a prize from our sponsor Propeller/FlyBy Promotions in the last 30 days, you are not eligible to win. Or if you have won the same prize on another blog, you are not eligible to win it again. Winner is subject to eligibility verification.” Love2EncourageYou is not responsible for sponsor prize fulfillment.

Expecting Grace in “The Hardest Peace” by Kara Tippets #Review #Giveaway

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Hello my friends. Join me in facing and discussing something that touches ALL lives at some point in life. Cancer. Let’s face it boldly, courageously and filled with love for each other with whatever days God gives us to live for Him.

If you or someone you love has ever been touched by the impact or  experience of Cancer, you can appreciate the heart-felt pages written in this new book by Kara Tippett called: The Hardest Peace – Expecting Grace in the Midst of Life’s Hard. There’s a sparkle of light, hope and encouragement found here through the eyes of author Kara Tippet as she shares her thoughts, fears, courage and the grace of God and finding His ultimate peace while dealing with the horror of one of life’s worst diseases – Cancer.

There are many things to enjoy in this well-written book. Topics the author covers, the easy flow of her writing, and I even love that Kara Tippetts has her foreword written by Joni Eareckson Tada. Joni is also an amazing woman, and such an inspiration to me. It actually made me even more interested in reading this book.

Through all the nearly poetic and easy to read pages in this book, Kara touches my own heart the most (as a wife, and mother of three kids) with her section sharing about time and how she and her husband count it quietly – desperately wishing for more of it. Their romantic thoughtfulness and meaningful conversations become priceless. Heavy-hearted, and yet open to completely love each other with whatever time God blesses to give them. This is how couples and parents should spend each moment of their days with their spouse and children. Counting each blessing, each memory, each precious moment for all that it is worth and pouring out love and support to one another in an effort to enjoy life to the fullest and appreciate this very gift of God – life, love, and family.

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“Kara Tippetts knows the ordinary days of mothering four kids, the joy of watching her children grow – and the devastating reality of stage-four cancer. In The Hardest Peace, Kara doesn’t offer answers for when living is hard, but instead asks us to join her in moving away from fear and control and toward peace and grace. Most of all, she draws us back to the God who is with us, in the mundane and the suffering, and who shapes even our pain into beauty.Readers will discover how to see the grace of the everyday in all seasons of life and learn to live well even when the living is hard.”

Page Count: 192
Released: 09/2014

Overall, I would recommend this meaningful and heart-felt story sharing about how to face this horrible disease with God’s grace and peace. Read it for yourself or bless it to a friend. The words are powerful and give women going through Cancer hope to face tomorrow.

GIVEAWAY TIME!

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Prize: One winner will receive a copy of the new book: The Hardest Peace by Kara Tippetts.

Location:  Open to USA & Canada

Age: 18 years or older. Void where prohibited.

Date: November 13 and ends on November 26 at midnight EST.

Disclosure: This giveaway is in no way associated with Facebook, Twitter or any other social media site. Love2EncourageYou received a sample copy in exchange for a review. Love2EncourageYou is not responsible for sponsor prize fulfillment.

Overrated by author Eugene Cho – Develop True Passion To Make A Difference

 

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*Special Thanks to Family Christian for providing a copy in exchange for an honest review plus a copy to giveaway to my readers!

Today’s society is in love with the idea of heroes. I love the concept too! Yet, all too often we miss our own personal opportunities to be heroes to the people that matter in our daily lives – in our homes, our communities, and in our church. It baffles my mind sometimes to think of how many ways we think about and talk about wanting to go through life trying to make a difference – finding a purpose, and yet many never end up doing anything about it at all. Wouldn’t it just be the coolest to actually see our thoughts and heart-felt intentions get put into action? Being the hands and feet of Jesus is not as hard as it sounds – God just asks us to take a step of faith and try. He doesn’t expect us to have some amazing skills to use to serve – He just wants our able and willing bodies, hearts and souls to prepare to take on any task He brings our way. Wouldn’t you love to serve among God’s people on a regular basis – seeing REAL change at work?

All too often you hear people say that lending a hand for a charity, or helping out at the church, or giving to the poor sounds good – and they would like to help, but then they don’t act upon it. I challenge you today to make an effort to read Eugene Cho’s book: Overrated. I believe there is a lot of good content here that needs to be shared with many. The more people who start with who they are inside and make a decision to take a serious look at how they can personally impact change in this world for good – the more we can truly accomplish as the hands and feet of Jesus as part of the body of Christ. I look forward to hearing your thoughts on his book.

Will You Move From Talk To Action?

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“Many people today talk about justice but are they living justly? They want to change the world but are they being changed themselves?
Eugene Cho has a confession: “I like to talk about changing the world but I don’t really like to do what it takes.” If this is true of the man who founded the One Day’s Wages global antipoverty movement, then what must it take to act on one’s ideals? Cho does not doubt the sincerity of those who want to change the world. But he fears that today’s wealth of resources and opportunities could be creating “the most overrated generation in history. We have access to so much but end up doing so little.”
He came to see that he, too, was overrated. As Christians, Cho writes, “our calling is not simply to change the world but to be changed ourselves.” In “Overrated,” Cho shows that it is possible to move from talk to action.”
Softcover book. 240 pages. Retails for $15.99. You can purchase Eugene Cho’s book “Overrated” Here.

GIVEAWAY TIME

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Prize: One winner will receive a copy of Eugene Cho’s new book, “Overrated”.  $15.99 value.

Sponsor: Family Christian Store (affiliate link)

Location: Open to the USA.

Age: Must be 18 years or older to enter. Void where prohibited.

Dates: Starts Oct 15 and ends on midnight 10/31.

 

 
Disclosure: This giveaway is in no way associated with Facebook, Twitter or other social media sites. Love2EncourageYou and the other bloggers sharing this giveaway are not responsible for sponsor prize fulfillment. Special thanks to Family Christian for providing a sample copy in exchange for my honest review. My opinions are my own. However, I only share items that may be of interest or value to my family and my readers.

Review and Giveaway of the Highly Anticipated Book: A.D. 30 by TED DEKKER


Ted Dekker, A.D. 30: PreBuy now at FamilyChristian.com

Special thanks to Family Christian Stores for the opportunity to review a pre-release copy of Ted Dekker’s new book: A.D. 30.

This is a really exciting moment for me – to be able to share with all of you this highly anticipated new book from Ted Dekker releasing on October 28! A student from the school my husband teaches at is a huge Ted Dekker fan. When she heard I was getting to review his newest book, she told my hubby how lucky I was. She can’t wait for the release! I’m happy to tell you that her enthusiasm will not be let down.

A.D. 30 is going to surprise you. The very heart of its character development and attention to detail in the story all draw you closer to the surprise guest that appears. I’m sure you can guess who it is just based on the title! A.D. 30 will make you embrace every moment of each page. Filled to the brim in Biblical facts and laced with emotional turmoil, courage and strength of heart  – A.D. 30 is going to capture your attention and not let go. You won’t want to put the book down!

A.D. 30 recreates a real impression of what life was like in Biblical times while helping you see it through the eyes of a woman. Keep in mind that this story is taking place during a time period when a women’s opinion was not valued, so the events that unfold are sometimes intense and keep you on the edge of your seat.

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“In A.D. 30, you’ll step back into the year of our Lord, and dive head first into a war that is raging between kingdoms on the earth and in the heart.

The outcast daughter of one of the most powerful Bedouin sheikhs in Arabia, Maviah is called on to protect the very people who rejected her. When their enemies launch a sudden attack with devastating consequences, Maviah escapes with the help of two of her father’s warriors–Saba who speaks more with is sword than his voice and Judah, a Jew who comes from a tribe that can read the stars.

From there, Maviah must secure an unlikely alliance with King Herod of the Jews. It would be a journey filled with great danger. If they can even survive the vast trek across the desert, they will enter into a brutal world run by kings and emperors.

On the way, Maviah crosses paths unexpectedly with another man. An enigmatic teacher who speaks of a way in this life which offers greater power than any kingdom. His name is Yeshua, and his words turn everything known on its head. Though following him may present even greater danger, his may be the only way for Maviah to save her people–and herself.”

Pages: 432
Release: 10/28/2014
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If you are a fan of Ted Dekker’s other novels, I’ve been told this book is on a totally different pace than his others, yet completely captures the essence of Ted Dekker’s compelling and entertaining writing style. You will not be disappointed.

Thought-Provoking, Amazing, Passionate, Emotional, Scripture-based, Moving, Entertaining, Courageous, Well-Developed, Intriguing, Applauded, Intense, Inspirational, … my list of words to describe this incredible new book coming out by Ted Dekker could go on and on. I encourage you to buy the book and read the message behind the chapters and see how many other positive, descriptive words you can come up with to share about Ted Dekker’s new novel: A.D. 30. It’s a must read!

AMAZING book? YES!

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GIVEAWAY TIME!

PRIZE: One winner will receive a copy of the Ted Dekker’s newest book: A.D. 30

LOCATION: Must be a resident of the USA

AGE: Must be 18 years or older to enter. Void where prohibited.

DATE: Starts 10/10/2014 and ends at midnight EST on 10/28/2014.

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