Sunday, April 24, 2016

Live Loved: A Book Review

About The Book:

How would your attitude, actions, and responses change if you lived in the unconditional, immeasurable love of God? What would it look like for you to live loved?

Live Loved provides an opportunity for you to pull away from the hustle and bustle of life to pray, journal, and unleash your creative gifts as you marinate in the truth of God's fierce love for you.

• Spend time in prayer, reflecting and growing in your relationship with God
• Commit Bible passages to memory and deepen your faith
• Share your fun artistry with others through what you create

Color and doodle and learn to live loved as you craft God's Word into your heart.

You can check out an excerpt of this book here, in PDF format

About The Author:

A self-described "hot mess," Margaret Feinberg is a popular Bible teacher and speaker at churches and leading conferences such as Catalyst, Thrive, and Women of Joy. Her books, including The Organic GodThe Sacred Echo,Scouting the DivineWonderstruck, and Fight Back With Joy and their corresponding Bible studies, have sold nearly one million copies and received critical acclaim and extensive national media coverage from CNN, the Associated Press, USA Today, the Los Angeles TimesThe Washington Post, and more.

She was recently named one of 50 women most shaping culture and the church today byChristianity Today, one of the 30 voices who will help lead the church in the next decade byCharisma Magazine,and one of the 40 who will shape Christian publishing by Christian Retailingmagazine. Margaret and her husband, Leif, have an adorable superpup named Hershey. She believes some of the best days are spent in jammies, laughing, and being silly.

My Review:

As a child I absolutely loved coloring, whether it was a pre-designed coloring book, or drawing my own creations. Even as an adult, I have been known to pick up a coloring book and package of crayons or pencil crayons and sit and use coloring as a stress release time. There is something so incredibly peaceful and relaxing about coloring and in the last few years, the insurgence of coloring books for adults has been HUGE. There has so many coloring books on the market, but I especially love faith-based ones that allow me to meditate on the verses and color at the same time. 

This most recent release from author Margaret Feinberg is a wonderful piece of art! With high quality paper, it can be used with several different mediums like pencil crayons, crayons, markers and even water colors. I have even made it part of my "mommy time out"  to pick up a coloring book, markers, and spend at least a half hour to just be and relax. 

Live Loved would be a wonderful gift for any woman in your life, and even for yourself!

I highly recommend this book and give it a huge thumbs up!

BUY IT: You can purchase Live Loved: An Adult Coloring Book at your favorite Christian book retailer from Bethany House, a division of Baker Publishing Group

***I received a complimentary copy of this book, courtesy of Baker Publishing Group and Graf-Martin Communications Inc., for the purpose of review on this blog. All opinions expressed are my own and I have not been compensated in any other manner***

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