What words might appropriately describe your life over time? Connect with Laurie on and! In Why Your Weirdness Is Wonderful, author and certified life coach Laurie Wallin teaches us to stop fighting ourselves and to start following God. I found the book to be very quotable and have saved these as references for later. Mine is the need to make a difference and matter to people. Synopsis What if who you are right now is exactly who God meant you to be? The summer job that had nothing to do with anything or so we thought. What if the weirdest, most annoying things about you are actually--for a purpose? What if who we are right now is exactly who God meant us to be? Overall, I enjoyed the book and would recommend the book for those who see their weirdness as weaknesses.
Through short, easy-to-read chapters, Wallin explains exactly why weirdness is a good thing. If you don't, I'm sure you will be able to glean something from this book. As you work to discover why your weirdness is wonderful, you will learn more about yourself and about God, and about how deeply he loves you—quirks and all. Guest post by Sometimes I wonder what God is thinking. Your Designer Quirks and the Three Rs of Life 12. This book is a great tool that can help you to find your way back to who God designed you to be.
To my surprise, words and themes were repeated again and again: coach, teacher, inspirer, supporter. To Live Weird with Not for God 5. Not at her, but at the situation. She talks about how strengths have a dark side as well and people have to be aware of them to better serve God with the strengths He has given them. I appreciate Laurie revealing some of her own personal quirks, especially one that many of us deal with from time to time: Worry. What if our weirdest, most annoying characteristics are actually. She knows what women need to hear and says it in a way that makes receiving her words a joy.
You and I were created in the image of God. She helped tell the difference between quirks and weaknesses. Because everything about us has something to do with our purpose: The music we love. But what if God gave us these quirks for a reason? I liked that Wallin used examples from her life as well as from the lives of people she knows as it gives something for the reader to hold onto and helps explain what Wallin is trying to say. What if who we are right now is exactly who God meant us to be? Then her sweet, quiet, honest maybe opened the door for us to figure out how she could enjoy achieving in her favorite subject and encourage the other girls: she could offer to help them, learn how to change the subject, or ask to move seats and ignore their remarks. There is lots to this book. .
What if our weirdest, most annoying characteristics are actually. He did it on purpose with the intent of turning those weaknesses into strengths for his glory. Because your weirdness is wonderful. Summary What if who you are right now is exactly who God meant you to be? Confused, you smile and thank her. I was not required to write a positive review.
In this book Laurie Wallin explores why God created quirks. There are passages from the Bible included as references for Wallin's statements and explanations. Savoring the friendship and the mocha cheesecake, you finish lunch and head home where, still perplexed, you stow the box in the closet. Using Mistakes to Shift Weird into Wonderful 26. We all have a quirk to us in one way or another- and some of us struggle with them. Designed to be used either for personal study or in small groups, it is a tool to understand God's word on your unique design and personal strengths, and to help you live your quirks in life-giving ways. I've struggled with them too.
This does not cost you any extra money, but you will be supporting the efforts of DevotionalDiva ®. It was a sore spot and something I wanted to hide about myself for years. When we look at our lives, full of the mundane in many ways, we must not miss the elegance of their design. But what if God gave us these quirks for a reason? We worry too much, argue too much, talk too much… or not enough. See my full review at. There are questions at the end of each chapter to get the reader thinking and discovering their strengths but also how they can use them.
After the plates are cleared, she passes you the shiny wrapped box. And the first step, she says, is to embrace our weirdness. Life circumstances can affect us deeply, detour us, cause us to lose our way or simply forget who we are especially as wives and mothers. And even that weirdo we dated in high school. She will show you how your weirdness enables you to love God uniquely and to love others more effectively.