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Being a Girl Who Loves: Learning to Love Like Jesus (Being A Girl...)
Ideal for a girl's personal quiet time or for use in small groups, Being a Girl Who Loves offers practical insights into being a girl who loves as Jesus loves.
Paperback, 170 pages
Published December 31st 2005 by Bethany House Publishers
(first published October 1st 2005)
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What do you love? Is it pizza or downloadable ring tones? What about your family or best friends? Do you love God? How can you love all of them? First John 4:8 tells us that God is love. That means you are not truly able to love without first being filled with God. We were designed to selflessly love and be loved, yet we've made it into something other that what God created it to be. Love is about self-sacrifice, nurture, giving and taking, needing and being needed. When we stop thinking about o ...more
Well written, and the concepts are good - it's not dumbed down like many things written for the teen/young adults genres generally are. I'm sure part of the reason I liked this book is because her writing style is similar to mine, so perhaps my good rating is a bit narcissistic. Oh well.
Just finished the book a while ago and definitely recommend it! The author uses her own everyday experiences to get her point across. Shannon Primicerio does a great job of explaining how to love like Jesus!