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Sunday, April 28, 2013

Get Back Up by Sheryl Giesbrecht Book Review

Get Back Up, Trusting God When Life Knocks You Down by Sheryl Giesbrecht is a book full of what some might call miracles in the lives of everyday people. She shares with us not only her own worst nightmares, but the nightmares of others who have sought her help.

Trusting God When Life Knocks You Down
Life is not always easy or fair for the follower of Christ. Yet, Sheryl Giesbrecht has learned, from the depths of past pain, it is possible to be raised up. It is possible to heal. Most importantly, it is possible to exchange hurt for hope. In her inspirational new book, Get Back Up: Trusting God When Life Knocks You Down,
Sheryl tells her own story. She uses scripture to tell the stories of so many other Biblical figures who stumbled before they could be helped up. Sheryl’s message is one of hope. Trusting God in the midst of a life turned upside down is essential to survival. Without Him, life would not be worth living. Climbing out of the pits of despair would be impossible. Yes, with God to lean on, finding hope is possible. Healing is possible. God is capable of taking our losses and mistakes and turning them into something remarkably beautiful. Won’t you let Him?"

About the Author

Exchanging hurt for hope is Sheryl Giesbrecht’s focus—a message she shares with audiences as a radio personality, author and speaker. A dynamic teacher and motivating leader, Giesbrecht has endured many changes and challenges, moving her to a deep faith, trust and dependence on God.
She served as Focus on the Family’s columnist for Pastor’s Wives for four years. Hundreds of her columns, magazine and devotional articles have appeared in Focus on The Family Magazine, Just Between Us, Discipleship Journal, CCM, Walk Thru the Bible’s – InDeed and Tapestry publications.
Giesbrecht’s radio show, “Kindred Moments,” can be heard each weekday evening and
Sunday afternoons on KAXL 88.3 FM Music for Life (www.KAXL.com), and her nationally syndicated radio show, “Turn Up the Music
 is heard on numerous networks across the United States (www.KERN.com).

She also has a heart for missions and is avid about reaching out to the poor and needy, locally through the Rescue Mission and worldwide through Compassion International. Giesbrecht is also the Executive Director of International Christian Ministries (www.ICMUSA.org) and has been personally involved with equipping hundreds and facilitating the training of thousands of leaders internationally. It is a ministry in which she worked alongside her late husband, Paul .
The joys of Giesbrecht’s life are her two children, son-in-law and memories of the time spent with her beloved husband. Sheryl holds a bachelor of arts from Biola University, a master’s in ministry and a doctorate of theology.
Learn more about Sheryl Giesbrecht on her website, www.FromAshesToBeauty.com. She also invites readers to follow her on Facebook and on Twitter (@SGiesbrecht 

My Review; I read Sheryl Giesbrecht's story I was deeply touched. Not only by the personal accounts of so many others, but also her telling of her own experiences good and bad. She talks of how she coped and carried on after she lost her husband in a tragic accident. I know what it feels like to lose a spouse of many years suddenly, and she tells her story with much feeling and love for not only her late husband but also her children. I give this book a 5/5 and I recommend it to anyone who has suffered a loss or has survived what seems to be the impossible. I was given this book by Litfuse Publicity Group but all opinions are my own.

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