I feel like this would be a good for women especially one who needs an advice as a mother, daughter and more.
This book had me captured from the first page. I grew up much like the author--in a home full of love and security. Even so, like her, I had made other people's love and affirmation and high opinion of me into an idol until keeping up the perfect facade became a terrible burden for me. Soon after that "love idol" of mine led to what could have been terrible consequences (but wasn't, thanks to God's grace) I found this book. It has helped me (is still helping me!) to find my affirmation in Jesus, to see myself through God's eyes, to know that because I'm loved by Him and because His love is a FREE gift ("through grace you have been saved, not by works"), I am free to simply live for Him without running over everyone else's approval. Love this book! Every Christian woman should read it!
This is a very good book, has a lot of advice for mothers & daughters.
The paper back book "Love Idol" written by Jennifer Dukes Lee addresses issues that many women face. The non- fiction book contains 13 chapters and also includes a discussion guide. Jennifer Dukes Lee also uses quotes in the beginning of every chapter. For example, in Chapter 1, she quotes Brennan Manning "Define yourself radically as one beloved by God. This is the true self. Every other identity is illusion." $14.99 Tyndale House Publication Do you ever feel a long and deep desire to be valued, respected.....loved? Are you always working hard to gain people's approval? Does everyone know who you really are or do you always find yourself wanting people to think you have it all together? This book is a must read for very woman that finds her value in anything else but the Lord. In this book "Love Idol", Jennifer Dukes Lee talks about her struggles with feeling the need to seek approval from those around her. If you, like so many of us spend so much energy and time in trying to make people love us. And for someone to think we are amazing. We are constantly seeking people's approval- in our social circles, at work, church. Many of us live in this constant fear that if people really find out who we are we will not be loved or respected any longer. We walk around with this facade of having everything in order and life is perfect. This desire could often turn into an idol. But we should only be concerned with what God sees and thinks of us. There is freedom and having a true connection with the Lord and realizing how wonderfully we are made. I have been given this product free of charge for review purposes. .
That endless, exhausting crusade for approval? Ends here. A brilliant writer, Jennifer Dukes Lee takes you to the foot of the Cross—and takes one stunning hammer to the foot of the Love Idol. Read this book—and walk free.