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Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Book Review & Giveaway ~ "Free" by Angela De Souza

Free (Living Life Series)
Angela De Souza
Format: Kindle Edition
File Size: 189 KB
Language: English

Aren't we women all wondering why we are here, what our purpose is, who we are?  From the time we are young girls to old women the questions are the same - until we can finally learn to be Free Free from Masks, our Past, Shame, Fear - to Forgive, Say No, Be Me, Live, Be Weak, Love, Laugh, Give, Lead.   These are the chapter headings and the areas of our lives that hold us hostage.

The author discusses all of these and gives us personal accounts and testimonies to show us ways to overcome these chains that keep us from being the woman God created us to be.

I found myself in every chapter, during one phase of my life or another.  The book encouraged me to face my fears and failures, misconceptions and hurt feelings and to listen to God when He tells me He loves me, that I am special, that He will stand beside me always.  My soul was touched, my heart could feel the beginnings of joy, and my eyes were opened to things so hidden I forgot they existed.

I rate this a 4/5 for covering such a complicated and challenging topic in a caring and thoughtful manner.  I would recommend this to every woman, young or old, perhaps especially the young - to use it as a road map to finding out who we really are.

I received this book free from the author in exchange for my honest review.  My opinions are my own.  I was not compensated.  This giveaway is not connected to Facebook in any manner.

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Or, Win It in Our Giveaway
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A Wonderful Book!
Free by Angela De Souza
an ebook
This Giveaway begins on December 14, 2011 at 6:00 am MST and ends on December 20, 2011 at 6:00 pm MST.  It is open to everyone.  Note:  A minimum of 10 entries is required to qualify as a valid giveaway contest. 
The author has generously offered an  ecopy of this book for a Giveaway!  The winner will be contacted by Mrs. De Souza and she will send the ebook directly to the winner!

In order to enter this giveaway and For One Entry:

You MUST be a follower of Growing Old With Grace, through Google+, Google Friend Connect and/or Networked Blogs. Just click on the join this site link on the right sidebar. Be sure to leave a comment telling me that you are already a follower or that you are new follower, whichever is appropriate.

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  1. Hi Grace,
    Thanks for following my blog and for your great review. I'm off now to follow you on Facebook & Twitter. I look forward to reading more of your posts :-)

  2. I just love encouraging books. And since I just got a Kindle I'm sure I'd love to win this. Thank you so much for the great review you shared and the giveaway.

  3. Hi Grace. Thank you for stopping by at my blog Smarty Mommy. I followed you back.

  4. Thought you would want to know you have a server problem. It wouldn't take my first attempt and keeps saying "webpage is not available".

  5. Going to give this another try:

    Terrific review and giveaway! Since I recently followed you on Twitter, Google+ and Facebook as either Linda Yarbrough or The Media Mix I'm certain I qualify for at the least one entry. Let me know, if more.

    It sounds like a book that most women can relate to and a book that will give us encouragement and support. Something we all can use!

  6. G+ follower - ladym mommytofour

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  10. I'm a gfc follower-erma2167

  11. Meant to say new follower rrgreene62 via GFC. The book looks great! Thanks for the opportunity!

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