Item description for Finding Calm In The Chaos: Christian Devotions For Busy Women by Kathleen Long Bostrom...
Overview The bestselling author of "God Loves You" now offers a book of devotions to help women create calm in the chaos of their busy lives. Comprised of 28 days of devotions for each month of the year, "Finding Calm in the Chaos" is the perfect gift for women who do too much.
Best-selling author Kathy Bostrom offers this book of devotions to help women create calm in the chaos of their busy lives. The book comprises twenty-eight days of devotions for each month of the year, so that readers can begin using the book during any month. Each week's devotions, prayers, quotations, and "Spirit Boosters" focus on one Bible passage, which is read each day of that week. Each week ends with a "Sabbath Celebration," a time for quiet prayer, reflection, and renewal. The "Spirit Boosters" for each week are divided into "Reaching In" and "Reaching Out" sections. They offer suggestions for ways to be kind to yourself and to others while nurturing your own faith. This book is ideal for women's prayer groups, to give as a gift, or to give to yourself.
Citations And Professional Reviews Finding Calm In The Chaos: Christian Devotions For Busy Women by Kathleen Long Bostrom has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Library Journal - 10/31/2005
Ingram Advance - 11/01/2005 page 108
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Studio: Westminster John Knox Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.52" Width: 6.16" Height: 0.85" Weight: 1.01 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 2005
Publisher PRESBYTERIAN PUBLISHING #86
ISBN 0664229166 ISBN13 9780664229160
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More About Kathleen Long Bostrom
Kathleen Long Bostrom is a Presbyterian pastor and the author of several books, including "99 Ways to Raise Spiritually Healthy Children" and "Finding Calm in the Chaos: Christian Devotions for Busy Women".
The Rev. Dr. Kathleen Long Bostrom is an award-winning author for children and adults. She retired from ministry July, 2013 where she served as co-pastor with her husband, Greg, of Wildwood Presbyterian Church, Grayslake, IL.
The Rev. Bostrom was born and raised in southern California and graduated from California State University, Long Beach, CA with a degree in psychology, and spent one year studying at Pahlavi University in Shiraz, Iran. She earned a Master of Arts in Christian Education degree and a Master of Divinity degree from Princeton Theological Seminary, and is a 2013 Distinguished Alumnae of Princeton Theological Seminary. Kathy received a Doctor of Ministry in Preaching from McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago.
Kathy’s many published works include: The Value-Able Child: Teaching Values at Home and School, What is God Like?, Who is Jesus?, The Snake in the Grass, Josie’s Gift, Finding Calm in the Chaos: Christian Devotions for Busy Women, and her new series of books, Rufus and Ryan Say Their Prayers, and Rufus and Ryan Go To Church. Her sermons have received several awards and many have been published.
Along with writing, Kathy loves to read. She enjoys taking walks and swimming; tennis is her favorite sport. She stays true to her Los Angeles heritage by rooting for the Dodgers and the Lakers. Kathy loves being a mom and she and Greg have three children, Christopher, Amy, and David.
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Outstanding Christian Devotional Nov 9, 2006
This devotional is truly exceptional. It is written using a weekly format that makes it easy to use, with some variety in the components of the weekly devotions. There are personal anecdotes that are full of warmth and wisdom, scripture lessons, and much wisdom. I have loved this book so much that I've started giving it to friends as gifts. I highly recommend it!!
A wonderful devotional book for women -- and men! Feb 3, 2006
Kathy Bostrom has written a wonderful devotional book that encourages readers to reflect on and engage with scripture and prayer in their daily lives. One of the book's strengths is that Bostrom has the reader reflect on one scripture in a variety of ways over the course of a week. New understandings and ideas may be revealed with each day's reading of the scripture. At the end of each week is a Sabbath Celebration, a time to incorporate light, prayer, scripture and silence into one's personal worship. I appreciate Kathy Bostrom's writing, which illuminates the sacred in daily living and encourages the reader to enjoy the gift of daily devotional time.