God Loves Broken People by Sheila Walsh
Rating: 2 Stars
I thought I'd really love this book. A GREAT title, and a much needed message in a world that is hurting. The problem is that the content failed to deliver. I was hoping for a message that would inspire, encourage, and lift up my heart. I had a hard time making myself read the book. It's not that it's a bad book, just too chaotic and much too difficult for me personally, to follow. I got bored very easily and would put it down for weeks. I'd pick it back up to try to read again and the same thing would happen.
I too, was GREATLY OFFENDED by the Chapter titled, "FIERCE LOVE AND HALLOWEEN GRACE." This was an INAPPROPRIATE comparison made between God's grace and Halloween! The author states, "I call this kind of grace 'Halloween grace,' because it wears an unanticipated costume. (Halloween Costumes) don't 'necessarily give any clue to the sort of kid on the inside. Grace can be like that too.'" "But in each case His grace wears a slightly different costume."
I’m sorry to say that over all, this book wasn’t what I expected from Sheila Walsh and I simply did not care for it, nor would I recommend it.
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