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Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite
Choosing Real: An Invitation to Celebrate When Life Doesn't Go as Planned by Bekah Jane Pogue is an uplifting book that will make readers breathe in everyday life, look for the beauty in their daily lives, celebrate it, and experience God with all of our senses and awaken to His love around us. The book discusses pain, loneliness, unworthiness, beauty, loss, gratitude, and many other emotions, yet at the same time motivates readers to have faith in God as He is always there around us. Choosing Real shows readers how Jesus is present in real-life circumstances and reiterates the faith of readers in God and the plan He has for each one of us.
The book is original and encourages readers to look at life with a new outlook. The author's personal experiences help readers connect well with her words, thoughts, and expressions. Her conversational style of writing gives a personal touch to her words and makes the book vivid to readers. The book has many layers to it and it is a good book to have in one’s personal collection as it can be read many times. Each time readers will find something new and encouraging in the pages.
The author’s words are thought-provoking and insightful and give a deeper meaning to life and our existence. It’s a book that will make readers contemplate, reflect, and will take them on a journey of self-discovery. Choosing Real will help readers find their identity and freedom in Jesus, acceptance, and show them the love and freedom they can have.