Item description for Little Blessings from a Big God: Finding More of God Through the Lives of Your Children by Michelle Medlock Adams...
Overview In today's fast-paced world, young parents are faced with the challenge of juggling careers, personal time, marriage, finances, and a long list of "to do's"... So where is God when you can't find the car keys and you're running late for work? When the business report you worked on late into the evening now has crayon drawings on every page? When the air conditioning in your Ford Explorer has gone out on a scorching Texas day and the kids are clamoring for attention in the backseat? Award-winning author and journalist, Michelle Medlock Adams, weaves together humorous, poignant, and charming first-person stories with a thought-starter, scripture reading, personal prayer, and daily faith declaration to present readers with a powerful series of life-changing "God lessons" that she has discovered through the eyes of her children. From learning how much God loves us, and hearing His voice, to trusting that He knows best...children are God's special gift in teaching His most important lessons!
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Studio: White Stone Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.48" Width: 5.5" Height: 0.49" Weight: 0.46 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 2005
Publisher HARRISON HOUSE INC. #60
ISBN 1593790201 ISBN13 9781593790202
Availability 0 units.
More About Michelle Medlock Adams
Michelle Medlock Adams is an awardwinning journalist and best-selling author, earning top honors from the Associated Press, the Society of Professional Journalists and the Hoosier State Press Association. She is an author of over 60 books and more than 1,000 articles for newspapers and magazines since graduating with a journalism degree from Indiana University. Her book, God Knows You, won "The SELAH Award" for best children's book in 2014 and "Book of the Year" for 2014. Married to her high school sweetheart, Jeff, they have two collegeaged daughters, Abby and Allyson, as well as a small petting zoo. She lives in Bloomington, Indiana.
Michelle Medlock Adams currently resides in Fort Worth, in the state of Texas. Michelle Medlock Adams was born in 1960.
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HUMOR AND ENCOURAGEMENT FROM ONE MOM TO ANOTHER Sep 29, 2005
Today's busy mom is faced with a to-do list several miles long. How can a woman accomplish all she needs to do and still grow in her relationship with God? In her refreshing book, Little Lessons from a Big God, Michelle Medlock Adams allows readers to peek into her home where she is raising two daughters, Abby and Allison. She doesn't know all the answers, but she knows a God who does, and He speaks to her while she moves throughout her daily routine.
The book is divided into twenty quick-to-read chapters with hilarious titles, such as "Don't Look Behind the Chair!" and "I Was Accidentally Bad Today." Each section describes an incident from Michelle's life and how ultimately she was wowed into a deeper understanding of God's love for her as a mom. She ends each story with a "Thought for the Day," allowing readers to apply the author's lessons to their own lives. She also includes a suggested scripture reading and a short prayer.
Since Michelle also writes fiction, her storytelling is vivid, packed with detailed images and real conversations. We feel like we're there when she feels her first pangs of labor. We laugh with her when she discovers her daughter has cut off her blond ponytail, claiming "Miller (the dog) did it!" We admire her as she handles tough discipline issues and appreciate her frankness at showing us she's not perfect, but God's grace abounds.
Little Lessons from a Big God would make a wonderful gift for moms-to-be and women in all stages of mothering and grandmothering. It's fun and inspiring to read, filled with stories that speak to the heart, drawing us into what matters most in life and faith. -- Heather Lynn Ivester, Christian Book Previews