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Searching for Sanity This book is a must read for all parents or expecting parents to be It is a fresh perspective on parenting, using examples from the Bible Butthan a rehash of stories we ve read before, Lindsey shows us how the principles apply to our modern parenting What s , Lindsey lays out a foundation and activities with which to create a solid parenting plan No matter what phase of parenting you re in, by pointing us in the direction of the Bible, Lindsey shows us how to have direction in pare This book is a must read for all parents or expecting parents to be It is a fresh perspective on parenting, using examples from the Bible Butthan a rehash of stories we ve read before, Lindsey shows us how the principles apply to our modern parenting What s , Lindsey lays out a foundation and activities with which to create a solid parenting plan No matter what phase of parenting you re in, by pointing us in the direction of the Bible, Lindsey shows us how to have direction in parenthood This book is profound and yet an easy read The devotions can be used daily or weekly and great in conjunction with a journal I m mom to three kids and wish I would have had this when expecting our oldest It is one of the best parenting books I ve readunlike any other In Searching for Sanity, Lindsey offers 52 one to two page devotions, each with a focus verse, reflection questions, a short prayer, and daily activities to practice throughout the week This devotional is written for parents, so Lindsey intentionally kept the activities doable for busy, overwhelmed, tired parents to still concentrate on reflecting and growing These activities also put what you ve read into action such an important step for growth.The devotional overall looks at many parents In Searching for Sanity, Lindsey offers 52 one to two page devotions, each with a focus verse, reflection questions, a short prayer, and daily activities to practice throughout the week This devotional is written for parents, so Lindsey intentionally kept the activities doable for busy, overwhelmed, tired parents to still concentrate on reflecting and growing These activities also put what you ve read into action such an important step for growth.The devotional overall looks at many parents from the Bible Lindsey doesn t just spin a positive light on all those figures she s real with their shortcomings, too But we can all learn from both our failings and our successes while remembering that God offers grace and the best comfort That s what Lindsey helps us do in this book.Some of the devotions that have stuck with me after reading them Eve Week 2 , Hannah Week 17 , and Jeroboam Week 23.I would particularly recommend doing this study with one other mother Small groups would work, too Having a friend who can relate for discussion and accountability can help us see a little clearer than by ourselves at times I love Lindsey s writing, but, honestly, what pushes this to a 5 star resource for me is the daily activities she lists at the end of each weekly devotion Really creative activities.Disclosure I received a free digital copy of this book in exchange for my honest review All opinions expressed on my own, and I honestly would ve shared about this book anyway I was not compensated in any other manner Have You Ever Looked At Your Beloved Children And Wondered What In The World Am I Doing Why Did God Trust Me Of All People To Raise Them Motherhood Is The Most Difficult Job Many Of Us Will Ever Take Moms Today Are Busy, Overwhelmed And Stressed Many Feel Underqualified Searching For Sanity Offers Moms An Opportunity To Take A Breath, Dig Into The Word, And Learn From Parents Of The Past In Short Devotions Designed For Busy Moms, This Book Explores The Parents Of The Bible Both The Good And The Bad Some Of The Parents Within The Pages Of God S Word Set Great Examples For Us To Follow Others Made Huge Mistakes In Searching For Sanity, You Ll Learn From BothThe Wisdom Of God S Word, Paired With The Experiences Of Another Mother In Training, Will Help Moms Find Sanity In The Midst Of Chaos I read this all the way through and am now going through it as planned from the beginning A great tool for my spiritual growth and parenting toolbox. I gained a lot from this book I think when you ve been familiar with the Bible for most of your life and when you ve read through it, especially certain stories multiple times, you take for granted that you know it pretty well At least I would say that I m guilty of that I will confess that one of the weeks give me a little grace, I was somewhat sleep deprived I thought that the author was recounting the story wrong Turns out when I went back later and really checked the scripture referenc I gained a lot from this book I think when you ve been familiar with the Bible for most of your life and when you ve read through it, especially certain stories multiple times, you take for granted that you know it pretty well At least I would say that I m guilty of that I will confess that one of the weeks give me a little grace, I was somewhat sleep deprived I thought that the author was recounting the story wrong Turns out when I went back later and really checked the scripture reference, I had only been remembering part of the story and I was the one who was mixed up This was a huge reminder to me how important it is not to take my knowledge for granted and to keep reading my Bible to know it better.There is also a tendency to forget that these aren t just stories and characters but that these were real people and real parents who had their own share of struggles in addition to the normal everyday that we face with our children s behaviors Lindsey Bell reminds us that we havein common with these heroes of the faith, and I love the practical ways she offers for us to apply what we ve learned and to become the parents God wants us to be Lindsey Bell s Searching for Sanity is a great match for Christian parents looking for daily encouragement for life and parenthood It contains devotions, questions for reflection, and application activities for a full year s worth of study The lessons and encouragement shared each week are reminders that we as parents all need to hear Better yet, they re presented in a format that s easy to follow for busy parents, which is all of us, right I especially appreciate that the devotions and acti Lindsey Bell s Searching for Sanity is a great match for Christian parents looking for daily encouragement for life and parenthood It contains devotions, questions for reflection, and application activities for a full year s worth of study The lessons and encouragement shared each week are reminders that we as parents all need to hear Better yet, they re presented in a format that s easy to follow for busy parents, which is all of us, right I especially appreciate that the devotions and activities aren t overly time consuming and that they focus on a great variety of parents throughout the Bible I love that the focus isn t only on the well known parents or the ones who got it right My only criticism is that the cover doesn t clearly state that the book is a devotional I m not always looking for a new devotional to read, especially one that takes a year to work through For some readers, it could be disappointing to discover an unexpected structure after purchasing To be fair, it is described clearly as a devotional onYou can find my entire review here Note I was given a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review Searching for Sanity is a must read for all parents Even the busiest of moms and dads can find time to fit the short, 2 3 page weekly reading into their schedule, and be blessed As a mom, I often fall victim to the thought that I m the only one who has ever dealt with this In Searching for Sanity, the author takes parents of the Bible, seemingly distant and irrelevant to what parents face today, and shows them as parents just like us, who dealt with all the feelings of joy and weariness Searching for Sanity is a must read for all parents Even the busiest of moms and dads can find time to fit the short, 2 3 page weekly reading into their schedule, and be blessed As a mom, I often fall victim to the thought that I m the only one who has ever dealt with this In Searching for Sanity, the author takes parents of the Bible, seemingly distant and irrelevant to what parents face today, and shows them as parents just like us, who dealt with all the feelings of joy and weariness that we have today Although I doubt that any of them ever had to ground their child from an iPad, we can still draw lessons from their examples I read through the book once from start to finish, and now plan to go through weekly as intended, and incorporate all of the lessons and examples into my own devotion time, and in my parenting Thank you, Lindsey Bell, for blessing your readers with this gem Searching for Sanity 52 Insights from the Parents of the Bible, by Lindsey Bell, is a must have for parents who want to raise their children with the best they have to give This book is easy to read and can be done in small snatches of time The author s real life personal experiences, ups and downs of parenthood, are written in such a pleasant style The book is divided into 52 story lessons, featuring real people from the Bible, good and bad examples of what a parent should be, plus the auth Searching for Sanity 52 Insights from the Parents of the Bible, by Lindsey Bell, is a must have for parents who want to raise their children with the best they have to give This book is easy to read and can be done in small snatches of time The author s real life personal experiences, ups and downs of parenthood, are written in such a pleasant style The book is divided into 52 story lessons, featuring real people from the Bible, good and bad examples of what a parent should be, plus the author s personal anecdotes, from which she draws a practical lesson There are questions to encourage reflection and activities for the rest of the week that are sensible and thought provoking Each story lesson is quickly read, in between children s needs The lessons validate real parents and guide them in their walk with God and their children I found this book to be comforting, instructional, and skill building Nice gift for a new parent too There are dozens of devotionals on the market for women But Searching for Sanity by Lindsey Bell stands above the crowd as a mother s best friend.Author Bell offers 52 chapters geared towards helping today s moms by using examples of parents both good and bad featured in the Bible She begins each chapter with a parenting story of her own or of other moms that she knows She then gives Bible references for moms to check out, as well as questions to answer and activities to do If this sounds There are dozens of devotionals on the market for women But Searching for Sanity by Lindsey Bell stands above the crowd as a mother s best friend.Author Bell offers 52 chapters geared towards helping today s moms by using examples of parents both good and bad featured in the Bible She begins each chapter with a parenting story of her own or of other moms that she knows She then gives Bible references for moms to check out, as well as questions to answer and activities to do If this sounds like too much work, the assignments are so manageable that even busy parents should be able to find a moment here and a moment there without exhausting their schedule Bell s insights into parenting are inspired and will be appreciated by moms overwhelmed with their occupation of parenting I m so impressed with this book, I plan on giving it as a gift to mothers starting their journey into the most important job they will ever have I only wish I d had this devotional when I was a new mommy Bravo, Ms Bell This is an excellent book to help guide mothers in the Word of God and to keep them grounded in Him I love the activities at the end of each chapter to keep both yourself engaged and to allow your children to join in along with you A definite book I would recommend to other moms

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