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Feb 19, 2011

"The Life Ready Woman" Book Review & Giveaway CLOSED

About the Book:
Are you a "Doing it all" or "Do what matters" woman?

Whether a stay at home; or working mom, an airplane-hopping executive, an empty-nester caring for multiple generations or a single juggling high demands of career and personal life, today's fast-paced modern world leaves women gasping for balance. Many women want to look to the Bible for guidance on how to manage their lives - but because the world of women looks so different today than it did when the Bible was written, it can be difficult to find the chapter and verse that seems to apply to our situation today.

Thankfully, G-d has given us exactly that timeless, unchanging guidance for how to find peace, clarity, and G-d's best for our lives once we know where to look! The Life Ready Woman: Thriving in a Do-It-All World, reveals a profound biblical roadmap for how to find the abundant life we are longing for, rather than the stressful, torn, how-do-I-balance-it-all life we often feel like we are trying to keep up with today. Actually being a LifeReady Woman means that you are clear about your life, bold in your faith, and able to find G-d’s best for you, and the end result will be that you not only survive but thrive in our do-it-all world.

G-d has given every wonderfully unique woman different skills and abilities, different desires, and different temperaments - and every woman around the planet and through the ages is certainly living in different circumstances. But no matter what a woman’s life looks like, the Bible says that God has an individual mission and plan that He’s carefully designed for each of us. And He wants us to find it. Starting January 2011, The Life Ready Woman and the Life Ready Woman Video Series will help every wonderfully unique woman to thrive as she identifies and courageously pursues G-d's unique design and callings for her. LifeReady Woman puts you on a roadmap to make decisions that will lead to relief, delight, and fulfillment instead of regret.

About the Author:
Shaunti Feldhahn is a former Wall Street analyst, best-selling author of the book For Women Only, national speaker, and regular commentator in the media. She has been featured on The Today Show, PBS, TNT and Fox News - to name a few. You can learn more about her many activities by visiting her website or get some great mom advice from her at She and her husband live with their two young children in Atlanta, Georgia and enjoy every minute of living at warp speed.

The Weekend To Remember Get-Away Giveaway:
In celebration of Shaunti Feldhahn’s Life Ready Woman, MomLife Today is giving away 2 Weekend To Remember Gift Packs and much more!

Not only, is MomLife Today helping promote Life Ready Woman, but they are thrilled to announce that Shaunti will be joining MomLife Today as a regular contributor!!

Weekend To Remember Get-Aways offer marriage-changing principles that you can take home and apply to your daily lives to strengthen your marriage. Whether you are newly engaged or have been married for 50 years, you will find value in the tools provided at the getaway.
Don’t miss this opportunity to receive a conference registration for you and your spouse...and more! MomLife Today will be randomly selecting NINE lucky recipients to receive one of these great gifts:
  • 2 Weekend To Remember Get Away conference registrations for two. $259 value each pair (Two couples will receive this.)
  • 2 Life Ready Woman DVD packs. $149 value each (Two different people will receive this gift.)
  • 5 The Life Ready Woman books. (Books will go to 5 people.)
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My Take:
This is really a great book for giving Christian women a path to follow G-d that will help them live better, more faithful lives. For a Jewish woman, it gave some insights that I could internalize, but most (if not all) of the verses mentioned come from the New Testament and therefore do not apply to my religion. (But that's ok, because the book was not written with Jewish women in mind.) :-) However, many Christian and Jewish values are quite similar, and much of the advice on how to live a better live in general really do apply. For example, some of the "wise steps" for someone married with preschoolers are: being there for your children, keeping time for your marriage, avoiding major debt, and carefully evaluating your and your husband's careers. That definitely applies to me and is fantastic advice. Some of those things we already do (like reevaluating our careers and avoiding major debt), but it's good to remember that we need to make time for each other and our kids.

Even if you're not a particularly religious Christian, I am sure you would find that this book can help you to live a better live. If you're Jewish and can sort out the specifically Christian advice from general advice, then I would recommend giving the book a read.

Cost: You can buy The Life Ready Woman for $9.64 from ($$$)

Overall: We give The Life Ready Woman an 8/10.

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We were sent The Life Ready Woman through LitFuse blog tour free of charge for the sole purpose of this review; no other compensation was received. All opinions expressed are my own.


Unknown said...

My religion affects my daily life in alot of aspects because I put Jesus and God first in everything I do! I'm always living for God and wanting to please him! :)

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Sarah Osborne said...

How does my religion not affect my daily life might be easier to answer. I think when you believe in God and strive to do His will, it affects most of the choices you make throughout the day.

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