Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Leslie Ludy has a powerful message of hope for her Send a free sample $ Read with Our Free App; Paperback. In this book “Authentic Beauty”, Leslie Ludy, the author speaks of her growing up as one of us girls, always wanting someone to fall in love with and have her. Leslie Ludy, Authentic Beauty: The Shaping of a Set-Apart Young Woman . If we desire to be free from every enemy stronghold over our lives and fully fortified .
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Certainly, there is nothing wrong with repeating important points so that the reader is sure to understand the main message. It challenged me to pursue a relationship with Christ on a deeper level and utilized great examples, analogies, and explanations. I cried through so many chapters because of how I easily related to nearly every little thing Leslie Ludy said about us typical teenage girls: Amazingly, the answer to every single issue we will ever face can be found through deep intimacy with our true Prince.
I had yet to meet any woman who had been married all the days of her life. How often I allow myself to get distracted, even while knowing how important it is to passionately guard my time with the Lord–praying, reading the Bible, and worshiping Him.
Authentic Beauty: The Shaping of a Set-Apart Young Woman
So did any one actually do the steps of taking the garbage out of your heart? Reflecting Joy and Beauty in Family Life. Leslie Ludy has a powerful message of hope for her generation. It is a must for every young lady. As I asked my Prince to help me search my heart, I was continually reminded that I am forgiven for my past and that He loves me.
And the future husband applications are things that I can use in my marriage now. That said, her honesty did help me to really take things more seriously and desire to follow the Lord rather than what society says is okay.
A real man will not attempt to rip her precious pearl from its protective shell, or persuade her with charm to give away her treasure prematurely, but he will wait patiently until she willingly gives him the prize of her heart. I mean really Ludy even says so herself that true set apart leeslie are rare. It had some helpful scriptures and helpful books on other set apart women in the back. I was inspired after reading it, and it is a great book for girls my age looking to experience real faith.
Did this verse mean that she tried to do her husband good…even before she met him? I like the way Ludy was completely open and honest lexlie the mistakes she made when she was younger. Jan 13, Anne Morud rated it it was amazing. They had hit their enemy where it hurts by using prayer as an offensive weapon.
Leslie had quite a few helpful things to say about how to heal after dealing with sexual harassment, but her examples were overly graphic. Even if it meant gree I never had friends again and became a social outcast, with all my heart I wanted to build my life around Him.
But don’t let that scare you away from the book, there is far more good than bad. Inside Every Young Woman is a Princess…In Search of her Prince In a culture that mocks our longing for tender romance, in a world where fairy tales never seem to come true — do we dare hope for more?
Honestly, I think it is worth the read for those highlighted sections that I will continue to re-read. It inspired me to focus on getting to know Jesus as my Lord and patiently wait for my future husband to come to me. In this book “Authentic Beauty”, Leslie Ludy, the author speaks of her growing up as one of us girls, always wanting someone to fall in love with and have her own fairytale with.
The truth of the gospel is being diluted, dumbed down, and trampled upon by the very ones entrusted to keep it sacred and whole. However, for younger readers, I would recommend that there is parental guidence in reading this book, as Leslie Ludy is very honest about the issues facing us today, and therefore it is the kind of book that would be good for a parent to read first and then read with their teenage daughter and having a discussion on the points it raises.
She teaches us that love can’t only be found between two people who are in love, but we can find it within ourselves and our relationship with God. I wanted a guy to make me feel special, but often compromised my morals in order to reach that goal, only to be left hurt in the end. Book ratings by Goodreads. Trivia About Authentic Beauty Do we know our Prince? So just a word of caution, as Leslie Ludy certianly does not shy away from being honest about the gravity of not following our Prince’s standards in relationships.
Leslie Ludy Quotes (Author of Authentic Beauty)
We are marked by an effortless, unshakable strength that is found in the presence of our perfect Lover. Thanks for telling us about the problem. I’ve always been a fan of Leslie Ludy’s books and this is no exception.
Experience a romance that will transform every oeslie of your existence and fulfill the deepest longings of your feminine heart. I highly recommend you read this and may the Lord help us to become women who are “set-apart” for Him! But the simple rule for prayer is this: Guys let us down, whether they are crushes, boyfriends, fiances, or husbands, but our true Prince will always be faithfully by our side.
Once read, the wish and hope strikes us to long for a prince to save us from our castle, to find our glass slippers and fall in love forever.