Tony Evans and Chrystal Evans Hurst
July 9, 2013 12:07 am:
My heart loves God so much. I want to serve him and know him in such a deep way. What does that even mean? There is a fire inside of me that burns with rage to speak and talk about Him. I long to do what's right. I feel like I keep missing the mark. I want to be present for my family, but I also want to run with God. I want to have it all! Balance and focus. Help me God!! Give me drive and take away laziness. More of you is what I need. I love you Jesus.
You just read my personal journal entry. I was overwhelmed, desperate for God, passionate about purpose and trying to find balance with my husband and children because they need me. I knew where I wanted to go in life, but didn't know how to get there. I was trying to juggle too many balls. When I realized I couldn't juggle all those balls, I let them go! I dropped them! I felt like a failure and allowed unproductive distractions to keep me from moving forward. Have you ever felt like that and just gave up? This journal entry was my cry to God for help.
Whelp! This book came into my life at the perfect time! God saw my heart and answered my prayer from just a simple entry into my journal. July 15, 2013, six days later.. I ran across a short video on YouTube where Chrystal Evans Hurst was talking about the new book "Kingdom Woman" she had written with her father Tony Evans. To make a long story short, I was blessed with a complimentary copy of the book to read/review for my blog.
This book met me right where I was and left me encouraged, strengthened, focused and recharged. It's absolutely ridiculous how almost every page in my book is lit up, due to my highlighting addiction! So many inspirational truths are inscribed throughout this book. Tony Evans expounds on the lives of several Kingdom Women in the bible who experienced life issues similar to you and me. He reminds us how they didn't give up, how they pressed through their situations, and how they became victorious in the end.
I love Chrystal's delivery and transparency in this book. She shares personal stories regarding particular struggles and insecurities she faced walking the path of a Kingdom Woman. I could identify with many of her struggles. This was timely for me because I needed to see how "somebody else" juggled their balls, and handled certain situations.
Kingdom Woman is humorous, thought provoking, and provides you with strategies and tools to help you face and conquer your obstacles while remaining on course to fulfilling God's purpose. This book touches upon a Kingdom Woman's faith, prayer life, value, hope and much more. If you are married, single, divorced or widowed this book is for you! And it will meet you right where you are.
I will share with you one sentence from the book which defines what a Kingdom Woman is:
Therefore, a kingdom woman may be defined as "a woman who positions herself under and operates according to the rule of God over every area of her life". Tony Evans
I thoroughly enjoyed this book and have already started practicing what I've read and highlighted! One of the most impactful lessons I learned was that I don't have to juggle all of my balls at the same time. After awhile some balls will get worn and need a break, then you pick up a few new balls to replace the worn ones and you have a nice balance.
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