I ordered this book to study with a group of Christian moms. It would not have been my first choice but the other moms voted on it. When I started to read it, I was surprised by how much I got out of it. I thought it would be cheesy and vague, but each chapter is concise and very valuable. The chapters are only 5 pages long so you can squeeze them in during your busy schedule. The author addresses many major issues of motherhood and is thought provoking. I will read this again and again to remind myself of all the things I need to do to be a kind, patient, loving mother centered in Christ. My first son is only one so I have a long way to go!
This book was both thought provoking and easy to study. Cheri's stories from her own life were inspiring. Each chapter is short enough to read aloud and then discuss in a one hour meeting. Yet, each chapter also touches on issues pertinent to mothers, grandmothers and teachers.
We used downloadable study guide questions which not only steered our discussion, but also provided biblical references to reinforce the lessons.
I did enjoy this book, and bought several copes to share as a review of life with young children. I am, however, a mom with young married and young adult children...My "baby' is leaving home soon. And fairly wee nugget was tucked in the middle of the book, for preparing oneself, for empty nesting. It was disappointingly short. But did have one lovely passage that resounded completely with a mom's aches.