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If you ever wrestle with that out-of-control inner ogre that threatens to destroy the divinely beautiful princess hidden within, this witty and wise book is for you. With simple, practical tips for taming that nasty, unsightly beast, you’ll discover how to transform its unattractive snarl into inner and outer beauty—refashioned, revitalized, and renewed.
Debora M. Coty is a popular speaker, columnist, lifelong Bible student, internationally published freelance writer, and award-winning author of numerous books, including Too Blessed to Be Stressed, and More Beauty, Less Beast. She’s also an orthopedic occupational therapist, writing instructor, and tennis addict. Mother of two grown children, Debora lives and loves in central Florida with her husband, Chuck, and desperately wicked pooch, Fenway.
"More Beauty, Less Beast is both spiritual retreat and much needed makeover, complete with one of my favorite aerobic activities - belly laughing!"
--Shellie Rushing Tomlinson, Belle of All Things Southern and author of Sue Ellen's Girl Ain't Fat, She Just Weighs Heavy!
"Deb Coty is funny and wise. This is my favorite combination in any human being."
--Rachel St. John-Gilbert, author of Laugh Yourself to Sleep and The Well Lived Laugh
"In More Beauty, Less Beast, Debora Coty creatively and hilariously helps us tag that inner beast we all battle, then gives us practical ways to muzzle and tame the brute."
--Rhonda Rhea, Author of How Many Lightbulbs Does It Take to Change a Person?
"More Beauty, Less Beast, will revolutionize your thinking about the who, what, and how of beauty and fashion...Debora Coty is funny, insightful, and beautiful inside and out. And you are too!"
--Martha Bolton, Emmy and Dove nominated writer, author of 84 books of humor and former staff writer for Bob Hope
"Embrace the realities of flab, chuckle at the dubious joys of growing older and exercise those abs with giggles as you read a much-needed reminder that God gives us every tool for true beauty and doesn't mind if we want to accessorize anyway."
--Cindy Sigler Dagnan, Speaker & author of Hot Chocolate for Couples
Award-winning author Debora Coty's newest book More Beauty, Less Beast brings humor and lightheartedness to the issues all women relate to in heavier moments. With wit and empathy, Coty addresses common body issues, our obsession with aging, and what God might have to say about it, all by helping readers laugh at her own story and share in the lessons she learned. With refreshing insight, she shows us a different perspective of how biblical, godly characters face their circumstances.
Each chapter is an entertaining and enlightening read and concludes with more serious questions for us to ask ourselves - to cement the lessons Coty brings home. More Beauty, Less Beast is about experiencing greater healing, joy, peace and beauty in life - both within and without.
"True beauty has nothing to do with dress size," says Coty. "I want readers to learn how to increase their confidence by conquering guilt, achieving personal goals, overcoming worry, and reinventing themselves through hope."
With the wit of Erma Bombeck and the wisdom of Dear Abby, Coty weaves a practical handbook into a fun, easy read. Patsy Clairmont calls Debora "delightful...invigorating". Readers living in a culture steeped in worldly values will find More Beauty, Less Beast a valuable guide as they face struggles common to us all.
You will want to keep reading to the end and will return to this book often.
In addition, you'll want to check out Debora Coty's other devotionals, EVERYDAY HOPE (Barbour Books 2009) and TOO BLESSED TO BE STRESSED: INSPIRATION FOR CLIMBING OUT OF LIFE STRESS-POOL from Barbour Books August 2011).
You will learn so much from reading this helpful book. The pages are filled with interesting topics like friendship between women, forgiving others, remembering to not judge the outward appearance of another and even taking the time to know yourself better.
Each topic discussed is related to learning how to accept who you are in Christ instead of comparing yourself to others. As we concentrate on Christ and put Him first, our priorities come in line with what He wants us to be.
I read through this book in one evening, as I could not wait to get to the next chapter and learn more. The authors’ sense of humor really makes this book fun to read. You will relate to many of her stories and examples. Reading this book will help you grow closer to the Lord!
This book is hilarious! Prior to being contacted by Barbour Publishing to review this book, I was not familiar with Ms. Coty. Now I will be keeping an eye out for her titles! If you’re looking for a fun read or a gift for a favorite girlfriend, look no further! I am quite sure both of you will love it!
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