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Vendor: Discovery House
Publication Date: 2010
From the magazines at the grocery store checkout to home shopping, from billboards to TV shows, its hard to escape the worlds idea of a beautiful woman. The seduction to be beautiful is strong, but rarely do we ask the question, "What is Gods ideal?" Who Calls Me Beautiful? helps you to identify the forces that influence your life and affect how you understand beauty and encourages you to embrace a biblical and spiritual balance that honors the God who created you.
Glenn ChatfieldNorth Liberty, IAAge: 55-65Gender: male4 Stars Out Of 5April 8, 2008Glenn ChatfieldNorth Liberty, IAAge: 55-65Gender: maleExcellent message concerning our inner, godly beauty. However, I found a few points needing discernment. Throughout the book, Jer. 29:11-13 is used out of context (which isn't unusual). The passage is about God's use of and plan for Israel, not any individual. It makes a good analogy, but that should be noted. Several times the author writes about how God created us. God created only Adam and Eve and the rest of us came about by procreation in the natural course of events. God sees what we will be like, but He doesn't ordain it.Since being overweight was the author's main personal issue, aside from her excellent teaching about weight not being a reflection of one's worth I think she needed to emphasize that an overweight condition is usually the result of over-eating - gluttony - which is a sin, and the lack of self-control associated with it. There were some other minor issues, but overall the book is an excellent teaching resource.
Lisa5 Stars Out Of 5February 23, 2007LisaWho Calls Me Beautiful? is a book that will bless all woman, both young and old, who desire to see their beauty through God's eyes. Author, Regina Franklin, allows herself to be very transparent in regards to the process she has endured in understanding her own struggles with beauty, which gives the reader the opportunity to open her own eyes to the truth of her own struggles with beauty and to find freedom in the eyes of God.
Deborah5 Stars Out Of 5February 9, 2007DeborahThis is such a wonderful book for individual reading or group study and discussion. I will be using it in my church's young women's group to help train our ladies. Beautiful!!
Natalie5 Stars Out Of 5November 10, 2006NatalieI loved this book! I am currently on my second time reading it (it's that good) and I would recommend it to any woman with image issues. I have struggled with my personal appearance since middle school and this book has helped me to see my true beauty in the eyes of God, not the eyes of the world.
Angie5 Stars Out Of 5October 27, 2005AngieThis was one of the best books that I have ever read. I have struggled with self-esteem issues due to problems in my marriage, yet this book clarified the fact that the Lord loves me totally no matter what others think of me.. Read this book...