Delightful, hopeful, inspiring devotional.
Words of Hope for Women is author Carolyn Larsen’s devotional, containing 90 reminders and lessons about the hope Christians can expect when we live in accordance with God’s Word and will. Each lesson is a short paragraph and begins with an inspirational Bible verse.
Ms. Larsen covers the topics with excellent insight and relatable situations that we all face as part of life. Some examples include ‘Hope for Better Times,’ ‘Hope in Fighting Temptation’, and ‘Hope in Your Advocate – the Holy Spirit’.
There are many devotionals on the market that focus on particular issues people are facing, such as loss, anxiety, or despair. But Words of Hope for Women is an excellent choice for women who want an overall encouraging devotional for daily life. It would make a great gift for a Christian woman you love, or for yourself.
I enjoy devotionals and find the short, simple topics are a good way to start or end my day. But I was particularly impressed by the excellent insight of many of the topics in Words of Hope for Women. For example, I hadn’t read a better explanation of what ‘Ask and You Shall Receive’ means.
Any Christian woman who likes devotionals would enjoy this book. Words of Hope for Women is applicable whether the reader is struggling in a valley or celebrating on a mountain top.
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Carolyn Larsen writes devotionals for women, youth and children and Bible Storybooks for children with the goal of challenging readers to walk closely with God. She has written more than 40 books and is best known as the author of the Little Girls Bible Storybook line of products, which have collectively sold more than one million units.
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Shirley Alarie began writing adult and children's books to benefit two causes she loves. 'Hope in the Hood' portrays the incredible story of Colleen Adams providing hope and help to disenfranchised inner-city youth. 'A Healing Haven' showcases the amazing work of Shawn Jayroe and her incredible volunteers at RVR Horse Rescue. Children's books 'A New Friend for Gilbert' and the Dominick the Donkey 2-part series are based on real animals and events at RVR. Now Shirley writes for Jesus - including children's books, her FindingGodAmongUs blog, and as a Christian adult and children's book reviewer. Sign up to receive reviews of hot-off-the-press Christian and Children's releases. Need a freelance writer? Check her out.