Hello Beautiful People,
Do you keep your emotions locked up on the inside? Do you feel like a failure every time you make a mistake?
With Lisa Bevere’s new book, Without Rival, she speaks to these issues that have trapped women for a long time. In her book, Bevere serves as an advocate for women. Through her encouraging words, she inspires women to be all that they can be by stretching them to do more and be more. Bevere herself reads the ChristianAudio version of the book. I enjoy an audiobook the most when the author reads the book because it provides a deeper and more personal connection to the author.
One quote from Lisa resonates with me — “The fact that if you failed doesn’t make you a failure.”
“Not about our pace but about how we win the race.”
I agree that, as women, we have to remember we are not too old, too young, too experienced or too inexperienced. We have to watch what we say about ourselves because it is so easy to get caught in to that what everyone else says trap.
There are so many nuggets and even study questions after each chapter. I had to pause and repeat and pause again to get the questions all written down. I advise you to get a notebook so you can write down the questions and notes of what speaks to you.
It was also good to hear her speak about examples of how she is working on herself and talked about her personal struggles.
For example, whatever you do, don’t compare yourself with other people. It’s so easy to wish what someone else has or does for a living. You have heard this before, but the grass is not always greener on the other side. There may be some potholes in that yard.
“Comparison = refuge for the cowardly.”
“Comparison is the thief of joy.” Theodore Roosevelt
Lisa gives scriptural back up in this book, so it is not just your regular self-help handbook.
Another nugget from Lisa:
“Fame is not what makes someone a king.”
This book is full and deep with spiritual revelation. I recommend this book because it is just you and God working through these processes of really, looking at yourself. Each chapter is a Bible Study. This book makes you think and take a look at what really matters.
“Without God, we are nothing; but as we seek him, we find him.”
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