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Christ's Gifts to Women

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4.54  ·  Rating Details  ·  69 Ratings  ·  23 Reviews
With touching artwork from renowned artists, this beautifully written book weaves trials faced in our day with trials faced in Biblical days—and expounds on the timeless power Christ has given women to overcome them. As we strive to draw closer to Christ, He will draw closer to us, magnify our efforts, and fill us with joy and peace. From the gift of mercy to the gifts of ...more
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published March 1st 2012 by Covenant Communications, Inc. (first published January 1st 2012)

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Sheila
Mar 07, 2012 Sheila rated it it was amazing


Women love getting presents, anything from perfume to chocolates and jewelry. My favorite, of course, are books! In the Inspirational book, Christ's Gifts to Women, we learn how the greatest gifts we can receive are free, and they given to us by The Savior, Jesus Christ. The messages found in this book are needed for today's LDS/Christian women. Life is hard as we all try to take care of our families, our jobs, church involvement, and taking care of ourselves. The message of the world is that w
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Heather
Feb 28, 2012 Heather rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
In 2010, Angela Eschler asked me if I'd be interested in co-writing an inspirational gift book with her about the Savior's relationship with women. After reading through her proposal, I knew it was a project I'd love to be involved with. We set out to bring women a message of hope that comes directly from the Savior--a message that will brighten our days that are often filled with challenges, darkness and despair. At least, this is how the world wants us to feel. The Savior wants us to take His ...more
Raejean
Apr 28, 2012 Raejean rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: All women
Recommended to Raejean by: Heather Moore
Shelves: lds
This inspirational book gave me a unique look at several gospel stories from a modern woman's perspective. It's a great tool to dismiss the world's view of women and focus on Christ's view of women.
Lexie
Mar 11, 2012 Lexie rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-in-2012
This book is absolutely breathtaking! It contains a beautiful message for women, reminding us of who we are and how our Savior views each one us as His daughters. It is inspiring and uplifting and should be added to the library of every Latter-Day Saint woman!

First off, I have to talk about the format, design, and art involved in this book. Because I am a technical writer, formatting and presentation are huge to me. The better the document looks, the better response it will get. The presentation
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Kaye Hanson
Mar 16, 2012 Kaye Hanson rated it it was amazing
A beautiful book inside and out. Five thoughtful and thought-provoking essays by authors Heather B. Moore and Angela Eschler, gathered together in Christ’s Gifts to Women. Much more than essays is going on in this book. It is graced by design and content as well as words.

The design of the book jacket (and, peeking underneath I see of the book itself) is tastefully purple and portrait. Mary Magdalene at the garden tomb shows by the look on her face that she has seen that the Christ lives. Inside
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Colleen
Mar 06, 2012 Colleen rated it it was amazing
What a beautiful book. If you are a woman and struggling with who you are, or where you are going, you need to pick up this book and read it! They wove true stories of women from the bible who in their time suffered many trials, especially by being a woman. With Faith in Christ all things are made possible. No matter how far gone you think you are and don't feel like forgiveness will be yours, Look at the woman taken in adultery. As Christ put it in John 8:7 "He that is without sin among you, le ...more
LuAnn
Mar 08, 2012 LuAnn rated it it was amazing
Shelves: non-fiction, lds
Women hold a special place in the heart of the Savior, yet sometimes we forget just how important we are and how much we are loved. Christ's Gifts to Women asks us to look at the sacred gifts we've been given: the gift of mercy, the gift of experience, the gift of wholeness, the gift of nurturing, and the gift of seeing. Each brief chapter allows us to look at the lives of women in the Scriptures, as well as at our lives, and see how we too have been blessed by the gifts of the Savior. I found m ...more
Ruby
Mar 07, 2012 Ruby rated it it was amazing
What a powerful book written just for women….ALL women! As seen through Christ’s eyes and life, the authors show us how much Christ loves us. It doesn’t matter that we have flaws and doubts and troubles. Jesus loves us all the same. And he is willing to give us the same gifts he bestowed on the various women in his lifetime: the daughter of Jairus, the Samaritan woman at the well, the adulteress, and Mary and Martha. The gifts of mercy, nurturing, and wholeness, to mention a few. The illustratio ...more
Erin
Oct 03, 2012 Erin rated it it was amazing
Beautiful book. As another reader said, these gifts are not just gifts to women. The appeal of this book to women is the use of stories, all about women in the New Testament, all who met with and learned at the feet of our Savior. I loved the artwork, both newer art and many older beautiful pieces are included in this book. Definitely a book that can be read over and over. I loved the focus on the Atonement of Jesus Christ. All women should read this and learn how they can improve their relation ...more
Mississippiwallaces
Mar 14, 2012 Mississippiwallaces rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2012-books-read
Mercy, Experience, Wholeness, Nurturing and Seeing are just some of the gifts given to Women by a loving Savior. As women who wish to strengthen their relationship with their Elder Brother, this book reminds women of the gifts they are to Him. Moore and Eschler have penned words to clarify the important role of women. They have coupled these chapters with beautiful artwork to enhance the reminder that we must make Christ our anchor. I highly recommend this book for the women in your life.
Julie
Mar 19, 2012 Julie rated it it was amazing
This book is a beautiful glimpse into womanhood and all the different facets of womanhood. It's a testament that God loves his daughters and knows them. It is a reminder that with the Savior in our lives, we can overcome anything and be the women He sees in us. The beautiful artistic layout of the book coupled with words that pierce the heart and offer enlightenment make this a wonderful gift--not just for the women on your shopping list, but a gift for yourself.
Serenity
May 11, 2012 Serenity rated it it was amazing
Shelves: lds-books
Co-authored with Angela Eschler, also a talented editor, this is a BEAUTIFUL book. The choice of artwork combined with the in-depth and insightful examination of the divine qualities of women and gospel principles provided in the traditional bible stories of Christ's interaction with women is enlightening and inspiring. A book that feeds the woman's heart and soul. Thank you Heather & Angela, a beautiful gift for my Mom for Mother's Day (and for myself).
Cheri
Mar 08, 2012 Cheri rated it it was amazing
Shelves: inspiration
What a beautifully written and illustrated book! This book looks at women such as Mary and Martha, the woman taken in adultry, the woman who touch Christ robe. Christ has given us gifts to help us in our lives when we have lost hope, are in despair. These messages help to lift us doing those hard times. Well worth reading again.
Cami Checketts
Mar 12, 2012 Cami Checketts rated it it was amazing
I absolutely loved this inspiring and beautiful book. I'll be buying many copies of this one for Mother's Day. So happy I don't have to think up Mother's Day presents this year!
My full review - http://camicheckettsbooks.blogspot.co...
Shauna
Sep 04, 2012 Shauna rated it it was amazing
Do we even realize how much the Savior loves us?
This book expounds on the gifts we as women have been given to help us overcome the trials that will come our way.
Beautiful illustrations make this a book to read and ponder over and over again.
Joyce
Apr 18, 2012 Joyce rated it it was amazing
Wow, a wonderful book for all women (and our men, if we share it with them)! It will uplift, inspire, and encourage anyone who reads it. I love the artwork, the scriptures, the quotes, and especially the insights presented.
Erika B. (SOS BOOKS)
May 02, 2012 Erika B. (SOS BOOKS) rated it really liked it
Shelves: spir-tual
Beautiful illustrations in this book! It's pretty short but has a great message to women about the gifts that God gives us!
Kristen
Apr 24, 2012 Kristen rated it it was amazing
Not to miss!!
Bridget
Jun 01, 2012 Bridget rated it liked it
I received this book as a gift for Mother's Day from my mother-in-law. It is a gorgeous book, printed on patterned pages with lovely artwork throughout. The message was equally beautiful. However, I think the title is misleading - I feel these are Christ's gifts to everyone, not women alone. The book focuses on examples of women in the Scriptures who have received Christ's gifts of mercy, experience, wholeness, nurturing, and seeing; but these gifts are imparted unto any man or woman who seeks t ...more
Jenalyn C
Mar 28, 2014 Jenalyn C rated it liked it
I loved the different artist renderings of the same scenes. There were a few good thoughts.
Diana (Bever) Barber
Sep 08, 2012 Diana (Bever) Barber rated it it was ok
I was expecting this to be truly inspiring. Instead, I found it to be simply "a rather nice read." It's "cocoa" table book-sized, and I wouldn't be surprised if I get it from one of our grandparents for Christmas. Perhaps I would get more out of it if a few of my sistahs out there decide to read it and discuss it with me. Otherwise, I found it to be another book about stuff I've already heard or known, and I'll just leave it on the cocoa table for someone to peruse when they come to visit.
Cheryl
Jan 27, 2014 Cheryl rated it it was amazing
Shelves: lds-authors
Gorgeous book with a beautiful message. The artwork and layout is stunning and sets the stage for the powerful message within. Through scripture stories and messages from prophets and apostles we take a closer look at ourselves and our relationship with our Savior, Jesus Christ. Inspiring and thought provoking.
Barbara
Jun 24, 2013 Barbara rated it liked it
Some exquisite artwork along with a written explanation of the five gifts given to women: Mercy, Experience, Wholeness, Nurturing and Seeing.
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Heather B. Moore is a USA Today bestselling author, with a dozen historical thrillers written under the pen name H.B. Moore. Latest is Finding Sheba (will be re-released Feb 2015 through Thomas & Mercer). Under Heather B. Moore she writes romance and women’s fiction and inspirational non-fiction, latest is The Fortune Cafe. Her various author names can be confusing so her kids just call her Mo ...more
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