Reviewed by Divine Zape for Readers' Favorite
Faith, Power, Joy: Spiritual Guidance from 5 Generations of Remarkable Women by Sheryl A Stradling is an inspiring, heartfelt, and insightful family saga that is packed with lessons on personal and spiritual growth. This book introduces readers to powerful women in a family, and how they were able to transform their lives by embracing a set of spiritual principles. Readers will meet them and discover the spiritual principles that were characteristic of their lives. Lottie is a woman filled with faith. Minnie became a well-known educator, and Sheryl is a joy-filled person, who shares the secrets of the successes of the remarkable women in her family. In this book, readers will be entertained as they follow these characters and as they uncover what made them succeed, in spite of the challenges on their path.
Sheryl A Stradling’s writing is purposeful, crafted to inspire and empower women and anyone who wants to experience genuine growth and success. In the heart of her message is the startling realization that our spiritual growth creates a corresponding material success. The stories reflect some of the wisdom that has been passed down through a popular religious tradition, but in these characters the wisdom is personified and given a name. The writing is beautiful and polished, and the entire book features heart-warming and entertaining stories that inspire faith and the commitment to positively embrace the challenges of life and to transform them into opportunities. Faith, Power, Joy: Spiritual Guidance from 5 Generations of Remarkable Women is a book with a message that will resonate in many hearts. I had a lot to learn from its characters.