It seems to be a rite of passage for every woman: you wake up one day and think, "Wait. THIS is the life I signed up for?"
We've all been there. Melanie Shankle, New York Times bestselling author and writer at The Big Mama Blog, is just brave enough to say it out loud. And Everyday Holy is your invitation to reexamine your life and find the little pieces that create a beautiful picture of a big God.
On any given day, you may be asking yourself:
- Is Instagram making me crazy, or am I actually supposed to have a perfectly curated cup of coffee on my artfully rumpled throw blanket every morning?
- Doubts about my faith are normal, right?
- Is eating cookie dough straight from the fridge fine as long as it's organic?
- Could it be that loving my family well is my spiritual gift?
It's a common theme: Am I okay? Is my life significant? And how do we measure significance, anyway? Melanie's hilarious and poignant insight offers you the deep breath of relief that God is working in all the moments, no matter how big or how small. In 100 devotions, Everyday Holy: Finding a Big God in the Little Moments invites you to see your life as God intended: rich with opportunity, significance, and beauty, even on days that feel overwhelmingly ordinary.
If you're looking for the line that connects the dots, Everyday Holy is for you. If you wonder where God is in this mess or how exactly He's working behind the scenes, this book is for you. Whether you feel overwhelmed or disillusioned or frustrated by how your life feels, there's room for you at this table. And here's the best news: We're all in this together.
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About the Author
Melanie Shankle writes regularly at The Big Mama blog and is the New York Times bestselling author of three previous books, including Nobody’s Cuter than You. Melanie is a graduate of Texas A&M and loves writing, shopping at Target, checking to see what’s on sale at Anthropologie, and trying to find the lighter side in every situation. Most of all, she loves being the mother of Caroline, the wife of Perry, and the official herder of two wild dogs named Piper and Mabel. The five of them live in San Antonio, Texas.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
If y’all have been around the blog for a while, then you know I’m a Melanie Shankle fan. Her humor and writing always have me laughing and leaving encouraged. Her latest devotional is no different. Sharing every day stories from her life, Shankle’s daily devotions encourage, remind and teach about God’s truth in the everyday. How much I need this! There’s been quite a few daily devos that were just what I needed and when I did. It’s something I’m so thankful for during this season. I also have to say, this book looks and feels so fancy…I’m a fan! Beyond the hardcover, there’s really nice paper (I know that’s a terrible description, but my brain cannot come up with the right name, weight or style of said paper, but trust me, its legit) and I love the cover. Honestly, this would make a great gift for yourself #treatyoself or a woman in your life! What devotional or book is ministering to your heart right now? (Thank you to BookLook Bloggers for a copy of the book. All views expressed are my own.)
If you are a fan of Melanie Shankle like I am, you will absolutely LOVE this devotional! 100 days worth of Melanie's wit, wisdom and wonderfulness :) If you are trying to make sense of the mess of life, and how God fits in the midst of it, this devotional is for you. God doesn't always work in the spotlight, sometimes he works behind the scenes, and Melanie shows us through personal examples, scripture and wise insights that if we keep our eyes on Jesus, we can see all the little ways God works in our lives. She also reminds us that no matter what is going on in our messy, busy, overwhelming lives, we're not alone.
Melanie has a way with words that speak to you through pages as if she was siting across from you telling you the story over coffee. Everyday Holy reminds us that each day has holy moments, if we are looking for them. God is present, everyday, sometimes we overlook him. Thank you Melanie for a gift of 100 days of reminders from a friend with a punch of truth to seek God everyday.