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Tuesday, February 28, 2012

The Beautiful Wife by Sandy Ralya

The Beautiful Wife by Sandy Ralya
Published By: Kregel Publications
Release Date: January 8, 2012
Format - Paperback - 240 pages / Kindle 959 KB
ISBN: 0825442206
Genre: Christian Living / Religion & Spirituality / Christian Seld-Help / Non-Fiction

About The Author:

Sandy Ralya is the founder and director of Beautiful Womanhood, a marriage mentoring ministry based ner Grand Rapids, Michigan. Her marriage testimony was the focus of a popular three-day interview on FamilyLife Today, TV's Walking by Faith, and Time Out for Women. Sandy is a sought-after speaker, presenting Beautiful Womanhood seminars to hundreds of women each year at MOPS groups, women's retreats, and church leadership conferences across the country and in Canada. Sandy and her husband Tom have been married since 1980, and have a growing number of grandchildren.

Sandy Ralya's The Beautiful Wife Tour Page on Litfuse Publicity Group

BUY THE BOOK: The Beautiful Wife

Disclaimer: At the request of the author, publisher and LitFuse Publicity Group, a paperback edition of the book was sent, at no cost to me, for my honest review and participation in the virtual book tour event.

Virtual Book Tour Event: On Tuesday, February 28, 2012, in association with LitFuse Publicity Group, Sandy Ralya participated in a virtual book tour event with an Author Guest Post on Jersey Girl Book Reviews.

Video: Sandy Ralya's Testimony

Sandy Ralya's The Beautiful Wife Kindle Giveaway & Facebook Party - March 8th

Celebrate with Sandy by entering her Kindle Giveaway!

One beautiful winner will receive:

- A Brand new Kindle Touch with Wi-Fi
- The Beautiful Wife by Sandy Ralya
- The Beautiful Wife Prayer Journal and Mentor's Guide by Sandy Ralya

Enter today by clicking on the above link. But hurry, the giveaway ends 3/7/12. The winner will be announced at Sandy's "Beautiful Womanhood" Facebook Party on 3/8 . Sandy will be hosting an evening of chat, laughter and encouragement - bring your friends! She'll also be giving away great prizes: gift certificates, books, prayer journals, and gift certificates and a live chat with Sandy for your Bible study or small group!

So grab your copy of The Beautiful Wife and join Sandy and friends on the evening of March 8th for an evening of fun.

Book Description: 

The Beautiful Wife uses these inspiring stories along with biblical principles to guide and encourage any wife looking for God's best in her marriage. The Beautiful Wife answers serious questions women have about their roles as wives. Discussing everything from romance and money to beauty, communication, and sex, Sandy challenges women to open up and share their journeys so that together they can see God's plan for their marriages. "It is my passion to help women discover God's heart for their marriage, just as the other women helped me," writes Sandy. "When women share with each other the details of their journeys with God as wives, it's a beautiful thing indeed." The Beautiful Wife has two companion resources - Prayer Journal and Mentor's Guide. 

My Book Review:

The Beautiful Wife is an inspirational Christian guide for women, devoted to helping them define their role within their marriage, so that they can have a fulfilling and successful marriage. The author provides information and spiritual guidance on important marital topics such as: communication, money, romance, sex, prayer, self-care and living a genuine life. The 12-part study guide is filled with the author's own experiences, along with spiritual references and suggestions on how to have a beautiful marriage and live within God's vision of a beautiful life. The Beautiful Wife was written and meant for a group setting, but it can easily be used for the individual study as well. In addition to The Beautiful Wife, it also has two companion guides: Prayer Journal and Mentor's Guide.

I thought that The Beautiful Wife was a beautifully well-written and inspirational book. I appreciated the author providing her readers with examples of her past experiences, her reassuring messages of hope for having a successful marriage is uniquely profound and deeply moving. The author provides practical, realistic, useful and inspirational information and suggestions to attain the the type of marriage that God intended for all of us. The encouraging and inspirational guidance that the reader will gain from reading this book is second to none, it is a book that a woman can continuously reference back to throughout her marriage.

I would recommend reading The Beautiful Wife for everyone who is considering marriage or is currently married (no matter the length of time), this book will provide endless spiritual reference and guidance to having a beautiful, loving and successful marriage.


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