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Defiant Joy

Defiant Joy Taking Hold of Hope, Beauty, and Life in a Hurting World

By Stasi Eldredge
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.77 Stars

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On 1/15 Craig T. Owens wrote: I’m always intrigued by oxymorons. You probably know what these are—when two seemingly opposite things are put together to make something memorable. Like a fine mess, or deafening silence, or seriously funny. Or defiant joy. Usually “joy” is paired with descriptives like pleasurable, or bubbly, ... Real-life lessons from Stasi Eldredge to help you tenaciously cling to joy

Craig T. Owens' Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/8 amandainpa wrote: I don’t know if I’ve shared this on my blog, but on October 10, 2018, I was diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer. Right after my diagnosis, I saw this book available for review and really felt as though I needed to read it. My life has been completely turned upside down since the day ... Defiant Joy by Stasi Eldredge Review

amandainpa's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/5 The Lady Prefers To Save wrote: Please note, this book was a received review copy from Book Look Bloggers. All opinions are my own. Thank you. 41okful1utl._sy346_ Hello again, everyone! Tonight finds us with a new book review and this time Defiant Joy: Taking Hold of Hope, Beauty, and Life in a Hurting World by Stasi Eldredge. Who ... Book Review: Defiant Joy: Taking Hold of Hope, Beauty, and Life in a Hurting World by Stasi Eldredge

The Lady Prefers To Save's Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/24 Joanna Yates wrote: Finding joy in the midst of tragedy and happiness seems impossible. The events that we face in our everyday lives impact our ability to be happy. However, the Bible calls for us to “be joyful always”. Always. Not just when the events in our life are positive, but it even when we are at the lowest ... Defiant Joy

Joanna's Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/23 Beth-Anne wrote: From the publisher: We all spend a lot of energy reaching for happiness, but we are never quite able to hang on to it. Real life happens, and our circumstances take us on an emotional rollercoaster ride. So the Bible’s call to “be joyful always” sounds almost crazy—and out of reach. But ... Defiant Joy by Stasi Eldredge

Beth-Anne's Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/11 Elise wrote: Defiant Joy by Stasi EldredgeThe tagline for this book caught my eye instantly: Taking hold of hope, beauty and life in a hurting world. Powerful.In this book, Eldredge talks about how we spend a lot of energy reaching for happiness and joy. Life gets in the way and our circumstances take us on an emotional ... Defiant Joy

Elise's Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/11 cassandra95011 wrote: In Defiant Joy, Stasi Eldredge invites us with courage, candor, and tender vulnerability to a place beyond sadness or happiness. She shows us how to maintain a posture of holy defiance that neither denies nor diminishes our pain but dares to live with expectant, unwavering hope. I received a complimentary ... Defiant Joy By Stasi Eldredge Review

cassandra95011's Rating:

5 Stars

On 11/28 Jennifer McIlwain wrote: Stasi Eldredge is a New York Times bestselling author.  Her books have sold more than 3 million copies and changed women's lives all over the world.  A teacher and conference speaker, Stasi is the director of the women's ministry at Ransomed Heart and leads Captivating retreats internationally.  ... Defiant Joy

Jennifer's Rating:

5 Stars

On 11/27 Hannah Cox wrote: Joy is a choice, a choice Stasi Eldredge knows well. Life circumstances have taken her from extreme highs to extreme lows. We all do our best to hang on to happiness, but the emotions of day to day life crumble us. So, how do we follow what scripture says and be joyful always? In Defiant Joy, Stasi walks ... Defiant Joy: Book Review

Hannah's Rating:

5 Stars

On 11/9 Prairie Sky Book Reviews wrote: “Defiant Joy” - it really does feel like we must act in defiance to the world if we are to experience joy in this life.  The mainstream society is governed by worry, fear, guilt, shame, and so many other things that stand in the way of this “joy” that is supposed to be the birthright of the ... A Challenge to Find Joy

Prairie Sky Book Reviews' Rating:

5 Stars