Thursday, November 18, 2010

Victoria Osteen "Gifts from the Heart" Review & Giveaway: Holiday Gift *CLOSED*



We are FAR from being religious. We are actually Agnostic. So when I was contacted to review Gifts from the Heart by Victoria Osteen, Joel Osteen's wife, I was a little leary. I thought it would be very religious and maybe it wouldn't be a good fit. But I read a little more about it and figured I'd give it a whirl.

I love this book. So does Avery. I will admit, I do like watching Joel on T.V. We're not religious, but he's so well spoken and he truly believes in it and you can hear it in his voice. He's very uplifting and if I'm having a bad day I like to watch him and he cheers me a up. He isn't very preachy and even though he mentions God and religious things I do love watching him. So that made me want to try this a little more too.

We really do love it though. It's not religious at all.

Here is the book info from Amazon
Victoria Osteen continues her storybook series with a royal adventure fit for the most rambunctious of princes and princesses. A brother and sister, Jon and Sue, take an imaginary journey into a medieval world of kings and castles. They find themselves in a bustling town that’s preparing a party for their king. While the townspeople are busy looking for fancy gifts to buy, Jon and Sue—with the help of their new friend Maryanne--remind everyone that the talents God has given them are the most precious gifts of all. At the end of the day the king’s celebration is a success because each person gives a gift from their heart.
An answer-aloud question section at the end of the story encourages parents and children to talk about the lessons they've just learned and to discover the adventure in their own daily lives.

Love it!!! Avery likes me to read it to her. What little girl doesn't want to read about Princesses and a fairytale? I know I do when I was younger and I know Avery does. So this book was actually a perfect fit for our family and I'm glad I accepted the offer.

Price: $11.55 on Amazon. TOTALLY worth it and a great Christmas Gift as well

Overall: ***** Love it




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