Friday, November 2, 2012

With an Open Heart: Review + Giveaway

Today begins national adoption awareness month. 
What better way to kick off the month of November than with another giveaway?! 

 Lisa unashamedly shares the joy, struggle, pain, and regrettably- the sorrow, that their family faced after bringing their son, Daniel, home from China. Grab a box of Kleenex as you read Daniel's story, and the profound impact this little boy had on those around him. This is a story of God's sovereignty and grace in the midst of tragedy and loss- but it does not end there. It is also a story of God's unconditional love for His children.

As I read Lisa's book, I was both challenged and reminded to cherish each moment that I have with my sons- as they are an abundant gift from the Lord. 

Thank you, Lisa, for allowing me the opportunity to know Daniel- even if it was only in memory. It is an honor and my pleasure to pass along his story to my readers. 


A note from the author:

When Megan and I first began corresponding about advertising on her blog, I mentioned the idea of donating a portion of the proceeds to a charity for all sales of the book through All Things New. Megan was graciously open to my idea of allowing her to choose the charity.
My husband and I feel very strongly that part of our fundraising efforts, in Daniel’s memory, should be designated for families to help with the financial burden of adoption.  And then it was revealed to me— through our long string of email correspondence—that Megan’s family is struggling to fund their very own adoption from Ethiopia. I mulled it over for a couple of days, and then God put something in my heart. So…sorry Megan, I’ve decided to change things up a bit!
For all purchases made through All Things New, we will donate 10% to the Card family Adoption Fund!  Simply go to our website, and purchase the book through the PayPal prompts in the right column. You will see a drop-down menu of charity choices, so scroll down and choose “All Things New.”   Let’s help this family get their adoption process started! 
I thank you all in advance for opening your hearts to our family’s special project.  We hope that this story’s message of hope and faith inspire you to live, listen, and leap with an open heart!
 And if you happen to be traveling to Kansas City for the upcoming Women of Faith conference on November 2nd and 3rd, please stop by and see With an Open Heart featured in the BookStub Gallery! The first 50 visitors will receive a free download of our e-book format!

Lisa Murphy
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To say that I was utterly shocked when Lisa sent me this statement for this giveaway is an understatement. Lisa, if you are reading this-we are blown away with your family's generosity! A thousand times- thank you!


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  2. I remember a few people talking about this book and wanting to read it and asking if I had read it yet and what I thought of it and when I said I hadn't read it yet they said to let them know if and when I had and if I got to let them borrow it when I was done.


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