20th out of 88 books — 109 voters
Being a Girl Who Loves: Learning to Love Like Jesus (Being A Girl...)
Being a Girl Book 1- What is love really? Thousands of songs attempt to define it, but it has become a term that is used rather loosely with today's culture--"I love pizza" and"I love my family" are two entirely different things. Being a Girl Who Loves closely examines 1 John 4: 7-8 and outlines why we need to love, whom we need to love, when we need to love, and how we ne...more
Paperback, 170 pages
Published October 1st 2005 by Bethany House Publishers
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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.