Monday, December 29, 2014

Fight back with Joy

Joy is stamped on coffee mugs, sewn onto decorative pillows, even displayed on dish soap. But what if there s a deeper power and purpose to this mighty virtue?

Through vulnerable storytelling, a difficult diagnosis, and a good dose of humor, Margaret Feinberg reveals how joy is more than whimsy. It s the weapon you can use to fight life's battles.Fight Back with Joy will help you:

Expand your joy threshold by awakening to God's fierce love for you. Escape fear and regret by applying biblical strategies to whatever crisis you re facing. Overcome depression as you reignite your imagination for laughter and celebration. Discover freedom from the past by learning how to turn mourning into joy. Rise above endless demands and become more winsome, cheerful, and thankful

No matter what your circumstances, you can practice defiant joy. When you do, you will embrace a life that s richer and fuller than you ve ever known before—a life radiant with joy.

My thoughts: The title of  this  book  grabbed my attention, since being joyful through whatever life throws at one has been on my mind a lot lately. This book was just what I  needed! With her winsome way of writing, Margaret Feinberg presents readers with the challenge of leading a life filled with joy. As she weaves in her own story of battling  cancer, she encouraes readers through personal stories and scripture to embrace a life that is full and rich, one that is filled with joy.
One of my favorite parts of the book, things to say to those dealing with hard situations,  can be found here 

In no way is this just a book for those struggling with cancer. It's a great book for anyone seeking to be joyful through life and trials.
I received a copy of this book from First Look in exchange  for my honest review.

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