Saturday, February 1, 2020

God Hears Her: 365 Devotions for Women by Women--Review, Recipes, and Giveaway!

About the Book

Book:  God Hears Her

Author: Our Daily Bread

Genre: Non-fiction / Christian / Devotional

Release Date: September, 2017

Tour Dates: February 1 – 14

When you’re having one of those days, you just want to know that someone is on your side. You have more than just someone  . . . you have your Heavenly Father! He is with you. He is for you. He hears your heart’s cry. And He will reassure you of this through the beautifully designed, hardcover devotional collection, God Hears Her. The personal stories, Scripture passages, and inspirational quotes pulled from Our Daily Bread devotionals will lift you up and remind you that God is bigger than the trials you face.

Click here to get your copy!


About the Author

Our Daily Bread Publishing - Our Daily Bread Publishing is a division of Our Daily Bread Ministries. Founded in 1938, the ministry has grown from a small group of dedicated radio listeners to millions of people around the world who use our Bible-based resources, including the beloved Our Daily Bread devotional. Our Daily Bread Ministries is a non-denominational, non-profit organization with staff and volunteers in over 37 offices working together to distribute more than 60 million resources in 150 countries. Regardless of whether it’s a radio or television broadcast, DVD, podcast, book, mobile app, or website, we provide materials to help people grow in their relationship with God.
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More from Our Daily Bread

‘Feels Like Home’ Winter Recipes

As the weather turns colder, it becomes the time to pull out those tried and true winter-time recipes. You know, the ones that make us (or even keep us) warm on the inside. This is the time for the food that just feels like home.
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Kirsten Holmberg and Elisa Morgan from the God Hears Her blog have shared some of their families personal recipes. These are the ones that are good for everyone. Feel free to try them yourself, bookmark them for later, or share them with a friend.

God Hears Her

From Kirsten Holmberg:

In the winter, I’m partial to any slow-cooker soup or stew because I love coming home to it in the evening. My favorite is a Vegetarian Chili with some Italian influences:
A delicious low calorie Minestrone Soup that tastes way better than the Olive Gardens! | @littlespicejar #soup #fallrecipes #minestronesoup
2 bell peppers, diced

2 stalks of celery, sliced

2 lb zucchini halved and sliced

1 lb fresh mushrooms, halved

1 large onion, diced

3 cans diced tomatoes (fire roasted or herbed for the most flavor)

1 can tomato sauce

1 small can black olives, sliced (or fresh in any amount desired)

1 can cannellini beans

2.5 teaspoon Italian seasoning

2 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon black pepper

1 teaspoon fresh garlic, minced

½ cup water

Toss it all in a slow cooker for a few hours on high, or all day on low. Or, put it on the stove instead and simmer until the veggies are cooked through and the flavors blended (about 45 minutes). Parmesan cheese on top for an extra zing.  From The Avid Reader:  You can also serve this over pasta.
Spicy Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chili...6 WW Points Plus for 1.5 Cup Serving

From Elisa Morgan:  A Cranberry Nut Bread recipe handed down by my mom, Paige Lee

Cranberry Nut Bread I Recipe -
2 cup flour

½ tsp salt

1 ¼ tsp baking powder

½ scant tsp baking soda

1 cup sugar

Sift above ingredients together twice. To the juice and grated rind of 1 large orange, add 2 tbs of melted shortening and enough boiling water to make ¾ cup. Mix with dry ingredients and add…

1 beaten egg

1 cup chopped pecans

1 cup halved fresh cranberries

Bake in greased loaf pan for 75 minutes at 350 degrees.  If you double the recipe, bake a little less time and use 3 loaf pans. It also makes good muffins and can be frozen.
Cranberry Nut Muffins Recipe -These are delicious, beautiful muffins. I serve them during the holidays or anytime cranberries are available. The leftovers always make good breakfast treats. Through the years I've tried many cranberry recipes for bread and muffins, but this remains my family's all-time favorite! —Flo Burtnett, Gage, Oklahoma

My Thoughts

God Hears Her:  365 Devotions for Women by Women by Our Daily Bread Ministries is a lovely devotional for women.  It has a beautiful hardcover with a page for each day of the year.  It is a compact size at 6 ½” by 4 ½” which makes it easy to take with you (if you desire) and it fits nicely on top of my Bible.  There is a foreword written by Elisa Morgan which I found enlightening.   On each day there is a scripture passage, a short story (in a way) or verse, and then a short devotional that relates to the scripture passage.  They are easy to read, and I found them encouraging.  Each page is thought provoking, enlightening and positive.  Reading each page is a great way to start or end a day (depending upon your schedule).  It would also provide a nice pick-me-up in the middle of the day.  I like that at the end there is information on the writers of God Hears Her.  God Hears Her is especially beneficial for those new to the faith, but seasoned Christians will find new insights (I know I did).   I am glad that I picked up God Hears Her as it is a wonderful addition to my daily devotions.
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To celebrate their tour, Our Daily Bread is giving away the grand prize package of  a God Hears Her hardcover, God Hears Her leather-like, God Hears Her journal, God Hears Her CD, God Hears Her pen, and God Hears Her Scripture & Encouragement cards.  Be sure to comment on the blog stops (schedule below) for nine extra entries into the giveaway.  Click here to enter.  Good Luck!  God Hears Her is available in hardcover and ebook*.  You can find a complete list of retailers on God Hears Her website.  Thank you for visiting today.  For my Sunday post, I am featuring Pride, Prejudice and Poison by Elizabeth Blake tomorrow.  It is the first novel in A Jane Austen Society Mystery series.  I hope that you have a lively day.  Take care and Happy Reading!

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A Diva’s Heart, February 5
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  1. I always loved reading the daily bread books. I enjoyed this review.

  2. I love reading daily bread I always read them before I go to work. Good review