Thursday, April 4, 2013

Unglued Devotional: 60 Days of Imperfect Progress

I had the pleasure of hearing Lysa TerKuerst speak right before this devotional came out for review. I loved her! She is one of the most engaging, genuine speakers I have ever heard. Her message on emotions was just what I needed to hear. I haven't actually read Unglued, but after hearing her speak, I felt caught up enough to really enjoy the devotional.

Unglued Devotional is an incredible book! I highly recommend it and loved going through it. It is 60 days long and each day is short, but packed. I feel like handling our emotions is a topic every woman can identify with. Lysa is genuine and honest in each day's lesson. It was refreshing to read someone honestly share their struggles with handling many of life's ups and down, but at the same time offer such hope and encouragement. I think that was my favorite part of the devo. I feel like we can oftentimes either make everything seem so awful or sugarcoat it so it doesn't even seem like an issue. Lysa does a great job of writing about reality but framing it in God's grace and hope.

I hope you take the time to pick up this book! I would recommend it to anyone looking to deepen their understanding of relying on the Lord's grace to help them express their emotions in a healthy and God-honoring way. It has been a perfect devotional for me because my time is short, but I still love connecting with the Lord even for just a few minutes. The day starts out with a verse, then a short message from Lysa, and ends with a thought for the day and a prayer. I love that it is so shareable, too! I found myself sharing the verse for the day or just a little part of the book with my husband. It is a really encouraging and challenging devotional that I recommend to everyone!