Book Review: “Brave Enough” by @NicoleUnice

Brave Enough:

Getting Over Our Fears, Flaws, and Failures to Live BOLD and FREE

Let us approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need. Hebrews 4:16

Brave Enough Book CoverWhy I picked up this book:

This book was gifted to me by one of my writing buddies and a featured guest on “A Sista’s Journey” blog, author Nicole Unice. Nicole is a counselor, Bible teacher, and Gordon-Conwell grad! I am often on the lookout for quality materials to share with women, so I was happy to receive and review this one.

Who Should Read Brave Enough:

I found Brave Enough quite refreshing. It’s the kind of book that you want to sit down and discuss with good friends over coffee or during a fun meal. It challenges us to confront our fears, flaws, and failures without being overly demanding, condemning, or simplistic. I recommend this book for consideration for women’s ministry, book clubs, personal reflection, or just hanging out in the living room.

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Coffee Talk: On Being Brave

I love engaging my daughter in conversation. She is smart, witty, and asks lots of questions. Sometimes the questions fly out of nowhere, and we catch each other off guard. Sometimes this causes us to laugh out loud, and at other times it causes us to think.

We were riding in the car not too long ago when I ask her, “How do you know that you can trust mommy and daddy?” Maybe I was trying to get into a deep theological conversation, or maybe I was just curious. She said that she trusts her daddy because he works really hard to do everything that he can to support her, and he makes it all look so easy like spreading butter on a piece of bread. To that response, I laughed out loud!

Then she said of me, “You like telling other people about Jesus, you have written a book about Him, and I think that is very brave.” I paused to think. “Wow!” Humbling…

Be Brave

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