Friday, February 17, 2012

The Beautiful Wife by Sandy Ralya

I so enjoyed reading the Beautiful Wife.  What a way to study with other wives that have the same issues as you. This study focuses on a Christ-centered marriage, having a Biblical marriage is God honoring.  Each chapter has points of reflections and steps to take toward putting the chapter theme into action. The journal is nice to help in reinforcing what the chapter is all about and prayerfully putting it into action.  The Beautiful Wife is a 12 week study that can be use in small group setting as well as individually. 

The added resources:  mentor's guide and prayer journal are added bonuses to the book, mentoring aspect of this study. the mentor's guide is just the added touch for the leader to use for extra reinforcement.  As a mentor you can find additional help and resources online. And the prayer journal just nice for writing down your thoughts and scriptures as you follow along in the journey to being a beautiful wife. 

the chapter titles are as follows:
  • Equipping for the Journey
  • Attending to Self-Care
  • Living as the Genuine Article
  • Cultivating Mystique
  • Inviting Romance
  • Thinking Differently about Sex
  • Opening Lines of Communication
  • Speaking Truth in Love
  • Managing Money
  • Creating a Culture of Beauty
  • Professionalizing the roles of Wife and Mother
  • Choosing God's Best

About the book:

The Beautiful Wife uses these inspiring stories along with biblical principles to guide and encourage any wife looking for God's best in her marriage. The Beautiful Wife answers serious questions women have about their roles as wives. Discussing everything from romance and money to beauty, communication, and sex, Sandy challenges women to open up and share their journeys so that together they can see God's plan for their marriages. "It is my passion to help women discover God's heart for their marriage, just as the other women helped me," writes Sandy. "When women share with each other the details of their journeys with God as wives, it's a beautiful thing indeed." The Beautiful Wife has two companion resources - Prayer Journal and Mentor's Guide.


About Sandy Ralya: 
Sandy Ralya is the founder and director of Beautiful Womanhood, a marriage mentoring ministry based near Grand Rapids, Mich. Her marriage testimony was the focus of a popular three-day interview on FamilyLife Today, TV's Walking by Faith, and Time Out for Women. Sandy is a sought-after speaker, presenting Beautiful Womanhood seminars to hundreds of women each year at MOPS groups, women's retreats, and church leadership conferences across the country and in Canada. Sandy and her husband Tom have been married since 1980, and have a growing number of grandchildren.  www.beautifulwomanhood.com


Link to buy the book

Video Links:
1.      Sandy’s Testimony. This is directed primarily at wives. Sandy speaks to the mentors for a few seconds near the end, but her testimony will be one that resonates with wives as well.



2.      About BEAUTIFUL WOMANHOOD Ministry. This uses Sandy’s experience to speak directly to the marriage mentor to encourage and equip her role as a mentor.






Celebrate with Sandy by entering her Kindle Touch Giveaway and coming to her "Beautiful Womanhood" Facebook Party {3/8}!

One beautiful winner will receive:

  • A Brand new Kindle Touch with Wi-Fi
  • The Beautiful Wife By Sandy Ralya
  • The Beautiful Wife Prayer Journal and Mentor's Guide
Enter today by clicking one of the icons below. But hurry, the giveaway ends 3/7/12. Winner will be announced at Sandy's "Beautiful Womanhood" Facebook Party on 3/8. Sandy will be hosting an evening of chat, laughter and encouragement - bring your friends! She'll also be giving away some GREAT prizes: gift certificates, books, prayer journals and a live chat with Sandy for your Bible study or small group!

So grab your copy of The Beautiful Wife and join Sandy and friends on the evening of March 8th for an evening of fun.

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Don't miss a moment of the fun. RSVP today and tell your friends via FACEBOOK or TWITTER and increase your chances of winning. Hope to see you on March 8th!



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