BOOK REVIEW | Love Her Well

  • “Show them love, and they will listen to your words of wisdom.” Dr. Gary Chapman, The 5 Love Languages of Teenagers p. xvii
  • “We have to be continually reminded of what we believe.” C.S. Lewis, p. xxv
  • Grace allows you to see your daughter through God’s eyes and love her through her mistakes.  It gives her the strength and courage to rise and try again. p. 104
  • Truths to remember
    1. God’s love looks different from human love. (Romans 8:31-39)
    2. God is always available and ready to grow a relationship with you. (Romans 8:18)
    3. God’s power is made perfect in weakness. (2 Corinthians 12:9)
    4. When God forgives, He forgets. (Hebrews 8:12)
    5. God knows every detail about you-and loves you still. (Psalm 139:1-4: Deuteronomy 31:8; Ephesians 3:18-19)
    6. God is the ultimate comforter, rescuer, and deliverer. (2 Corinthians 1:3-5; Deuteronomy 31:8; Psalm 40:2)
    7. God understands your humanity. (Romans 7:19; Philippians 2:13)
    8. Suffering isn’t forever. (1 Peter 5:10)
    9. God rewards faithfulness in His time. (Galatians 6:9)
    10. God created you to live in community. (Proverbs 27:17; Ecclesiastes 4:9) p. 177
  • In the book Boundaries, Henry Cloud and John Townsend say the Bible is full of God’s reminding His people of what He did in the past to give them faith for the future.  “Hope is rooted in memory,” they write.  “We remember getting help in the past and that gives us hope for the future.” p. 189

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