Spunky redheaded pastor's wife, Jeanette is an award-winning author, humorist and speaker who enjoys sharing her funny flaws and hard-earned lessons to encourage people from all avenues of life. She's published hundreds of newspaper columns, articles, greeting card verses, and poems. Jeanette longs to help discouraged and broken women see themselves through God's eyes of bottomless love. Hello Beautiful is her 5th book. Beth, a former editor and recovering perfectionist, is learning to speak as kindly to herself as she does to others. Recently fired from her job as a full-time mother by her college age daughters, Beth is discovering God's definition of her is broader than her own limited perspective. She wants to share the nuggets of truth God has taught her about His love for her and for other women. This is Beth's first book.
This delightful book skillfully reminds us that while true beauty radiates from a woman's inner spirit, most of us have struggled with feelings of inadequacy, failure, and condemnation that cloud our radiance. Using poignant humor, personal stories, powerful Scriptures, and practical tips, the authors highlight eternal truths that can set women free from emotional bondage. Don't miss this enjoyable read and its uplifting takeaway value. Diana Savage, author, speaker, and principal at Savage Creative Services, LLC, www.DianaSavage.comIf you've never thought of yourself as beautiful, Jeanette Levellie and Beth Gormong will open your eyes to God's beauty within you on each page of Hello, Beautiful! Through real-life stories, the authors inspire you to trust God for the courage to reach new heights of maturity by accepting yourself and appreciating how wonderfully he made each of us--all different but each of us unique and special. You will never look in the mirror the same way again because you will see the beauty of God in yourself. You'll also see the beauty in those you encounter daily. Some chapters bring tears, others joy, but all impart spiritual insight. Hello, Beautiful! helps us understand how God wants to show off his power through our less-than-perfect selves. Peggy Cunningham, author of Shape Your Soul: 31 Exercises for Faith that Moves Mountains. www.PeggyCunningham.comOkay, I may not be "beautiful," but I thoroughly enjoyed editing Jeanette and Beth's latest book. It's an encouraging and entertaining devotional for both genders. So, for guys to benefit as well, just substitute handsome every time you see the word beautiful. James N. Watkins, author, speaker, threat to society"The fairest of them all" is not just in fairy tales. Jeanette Levellie and Beth Gormong will help you see yourself through the eyes of the Father. Be ready to discover the beautiful Spirit that reflects you. Teri Bennett, author/teacherI work with Jeanette and very much enjoy her sunny soul. Her books and articles bring a smile to my face, a chuckle to my belly, and sometimes tears to my eyes. Jeanette writes from the heart and through her great and abiding love for God in Jesus Christ. I recommend her and Beth Gormong's book Hello, Beautiful! The devotions are heartfelt and help readers continue on their spiritual journey. I also appreciate the interactive portions encouraging us to reflect and do, not merely read and move on. Laurie Williams, co-pastor of the Presbyterian Church, Paris, ILIn this collection of personal experiences, Jeanette Levellie and Beth Gormong offer quiet wisdom, Godly perspective, and delightful encouragement. Their touching stories will feed hungry souls in this busy, stress-filled world, gently reviving hearts and minds. Karen Lange, freelance writer, editor, and authorFacing a mirror daily can be unsettling, even startling, but Jeanette Levellie and Beth Gormong show women how to face reality and see themselves how beautifully and uniquely the Lord created them. What encouragement! Susan Hayhurst, freelance writer