Being a teen girl living in today’s world is just not the same thing as it was even a decade ago. They face new challenges, new experiences. They face things that most adults could never even dream of.
Years ago, I read Mirror Mirror… Am I Beautiful? by Shelley Hitz and immediately thought that it was the book I wished I would have had when I was a teen. It was like the perfect handbook for Christian girls living in the real world. It didn’t just cover the pretty Christian topics, but the real-life, nitty-gritty issues that you are faced with in high school: Insecurities. Guys. Fashion. Evolution. Faith. Sex. It was all there.
And it was about a decade too late for me.
As my own daughters approach their teen years, I didn’t want it to be too late for them. So, I partnered with Shelley to update and expand the book so it is relevant for today’s teens. I so strongly believe in the message this book holds that I am willing to literally give it away.
But I know sometimes the best books are books that you can hold in your hand.
When you buy our book, either the paperback or Kindle edition, now through Saturday, you’ll get a free coloring book and have a chance to enter to win five more true beauty books.
Christmas has always been my favorite holiday. It’s where it all started. It’s a time to celebrate the birth of our Savior.
But Easter is where it was finished. It’s where our Savior took a stand for us and chose to die so we could live. Easter is the time we celebrate the Gospel. It’s a time to remember what Christ has done for us.
To celebrate, our family always make Resurrection rolls on Easter morning. If you’ve never heard of them, they are marshmallows (that are white to resemble Christ), dipped in butter (to symbolize the anointing oil), rolled in cinnamon and sugar (spices), and wrapped and sealed inside of rolls (to symbolize the tomb). After you bake them the rolls come out empty (just like the tomb on that first Easter morning). It’s a great way to remember what Christ has done for us.
This year, we are also giving away 3 free eBooks that focus on Christ. “21 Teen Devotionals… for Girls!” “21 Teen Devotionals… for Guys!” and my newest Bible study book, “Blessings from Above: A Deeper Look at the Beatitudes.” All three are free now through Easter Sunday, and I hope you’ll pick up a copy and share about them with your friends. I’ve included the links below for your convenience.