Praise for Beauty Begins:
"In Beauty Begins, Chris Shook and Megan Shook Alpha have written a vibrant, heartwarming book for women of all ages who live out the universal struggle to see themselves as beautiful. Through their personal stories, biblical insight, and practical wisdom, this mother-daughter duo gives us down-to-earth advice on how to see ourselves clearly through Gods eyes of acceptance and love. I cant wait to share it with my granddaughters!"
Kay Warren, cofounder of Saddleback Church with her husband, Rick; international speaker; and best-selling author of Choose Joy: Because Happiness Isnt Enough
"In an age of superficial beauty and supermodel icons, our friends Chris and Megan offer a Christ-centered alternative that begins with the heart of God. Heres a wise and wonderful guide to where true beauty beginsand to the confidence and contentment that come from it."
Lee and Leslie Strobel, authors of Surviving a Spiritual Mismatch in Marriage
"True beauty begins when you make peace with your reflection. Thats why Chris Shook and her daughter, Megan, have taken the risk to talk about a topic that is often difficult for women to discussself-image. The result is an invitation for ladies of all ages to join this conversation."
Pastor Steven and Holly Furtick, cofounders of Elevation Church, Charlotte, NC
"Beauty in the eyes of the world is distorted. In Beauty Begins, Chris Shook and her daughter, Megan, point women of all ages to the source of true beauty: the heart of God. They reveal that Gods heart is for women to be full of beauty, full of joy, full of peace. Let Chris and Megan clear your vision and teach you the truth of who God made you to be."
Matthew Barnett, cofounder of the Dream Center and author of Gods Dream for You
"My friends, Chris Shook and Megan Shook Alpha, have written a wonderful new book called Beauty Begins. In it this powerful mother and daughter team share their insights and wisdom, born from their own experiences, to help women everywhere overcome negative perceptions about themselves and to learn to love and respect the person God made them to be." Victoria Osteen, Co-Pastor, Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas