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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: 4.58 Stars

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On 5/17 The Joyous Living wrote: Yay, another Stasi Eldredge book. If you have been living under a rock, you might have missed the beautiful Captivating that started me on my journey with Stasi. She is one of those great authors who pulls you in to her writing and makes you feel a part of her story as if you are discussing these deep ... Book Review: DEFIANT JOY!

The Joyous Living's Rating:

5 Stars

On 3/7 Nicole Morgan wrote: Defiant Joy: Taking Hold of Hope, Beauty, and Life in a Hurting Worldby Stasi Eldredge is a call to fulfill the biblical command of living a life of joy. Using primarily personal anecdotes, Eldredge illustrates how Christians can, and should, live a life full of joy not just in spite of hardship and ... Defiant Joy by Stasi Eldredge

Nicole's Rating:

3 Stars

On 2/27 Sarah Linnert wrote: Defiant Joy by Stasi Eldredge is supposed to be all about “taking hold of hope, beauty, and life in a hurting world.” Essentially, the book wants us to remember that even though we live in a fallen world that’s filled with hurts and tears, we can still have joy because of Christ. That’s why the ... Stasi Eldredge’s Defiant Joy: A Review

Sarah's Rating:

3 Stars

On 2/2 mrsbrdeselms wrote: Another outstanding book by an author who is so vulnerable and real with readers,really letting you into her heart and mind and getting one to think more about what life really means and what God has in store for us. This book deals with joy which is so very different from the ever elusive happiness. ... Defiant Joy by Stasi Eldredge

mrsbrdeselms' Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/25 JC Morrows wrote: "We are called to live. And, miraculously, to live with joy." Those are words written with the intention of changing lives! "Why defiant joy? Why not… simply joy? … In this world where we find ourselves living, having joy often feels both crazy and out of reach.” Those words say it all. This ... What I’m reading: Defiant Joy by Stasi Eldredge

JC Morrows' Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/18 gravelroadmusings wrote: Taking hold of Hope, Beauty, and Life in a Hurting World"Ignoring reality does not breed joy. Pretending that what is true does not exist is not holy defiance. The seeds of joy can only be firmly planted in the pungent soil of the here and now while at the same time being tethered to eternity. Joy is ... Defiant Joy by Stasi Eldredge

gravelroadmusings' Rating:

5 Stars

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