Review: 40 Days with the Savior

Synopsis:

Do you desire a more Christ-centered Easter?

You’ll experience a more fulfilling Easter season with this collection of inspirational thoughts on trying to become more like the Savior. For forty days, enjoy a daily scripture and personal insight on a character trait of Jesus Christ. Learn more of who He was and what He taught.

As you read these daily devotionals, you’ll feel a joyful connection to the character of Jesus Christ, understand how much He is involved in your life, and discover how knowing Him better makes your life better, too.

Connie donates 100% of the profits from her books to charity

Hott Review:

It’s hard to review a devotional. I know that may sound odd, and I didn’t really realize it until I started to review this, but quite frankly, besides just being written well there is a lot of objectivity in these. Does the author believe what I believe? Does the author have the same view of references and events that I do? And of course, am I really giving the daily readings my full attention?
Well, luckily, Ms Sokol and I had some wonderful devotions together. Yes, I loved her devotions, but I found that when I could really devote myself to her writing that each day was a bit brighter.
The only real issue I had with this was a formatting issue and I’m pretty positive that was due to receiving an unformatted (ha!) ARC.

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Author: Connie E. Sokol
Source: Connie E. Sokol via I Am A Reader
Grade: B+

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Author Bio:

Connie Sokol is a mother of seven, and a sought after national and local speaker. She is a monthly contributor on KSL TV’s “Studio 5” and regular blogger for KSL’s “Motherhood Matters” blog. She is a former TV and radio host for Bonneville Communications, and columnist for Deseret News and Utah Valley Magazine. Mrs. Sokol is the author of several books including the award-nominated romance Caribbean Crossroads, Faithful, Fit & Fabulous, Life is Too Short for One Hair Color Series, and Motherhood Matters as well as talk CDs and podcasts. Mrs. Sokol marinates in time spent with her family and eating decadent treats.

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Praise

  • “Connie Sokol, the queen of simple yet effective, has done it again. What a great resource for quick, daily things that we can do to draw closer to the Savior. This easily fits into our busy lives, reminding us of what matters most.” ~Peggy Urry, President-elect, American Night Writers Association
  • “I LOVED this book! Connie brings these scriptures home with real, everyday moments. I can savor these bite-size gems throughout my busy day with little ones. The teachings are powerful, and her added insights brought them home for me in a new way.” ~Amy Chandler, Founder My Story Matters
  • “Connie Sokol’s new book, “40 Days with the Savior”, is just the little push I needed to feel the Savior’s presence in my daily life. Using personal stories, scriptural accounts, and meaningful insights, she helps readers draws closer to Jesus Christ and become a more Christ-centered person. I loved her daily nuggets of wisdom, with titles like, “He Did the Right Thing” and “He Gently Corrects”, to prompt a change of behavior. My Easter will be more meaningful this year!” ~Jodi Marie Robinson, Author of “Women of Virtue” and “A Royal Guardian”
  • “Connie Sokol has thoughtfully shared fresh insights to well know scriptural phrases. The simple meditations in 40 Days with the Savior are enlightening and empowering. This is an easy way to draw closer to Jesus Christ throughout the Easter season and during the rest of the year. After reading this book I feel my burdens are lighter.” ~Margaret Turley, Author of Save the Child, Administrator Writers Unite to Fight Cancer

Thank You!

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