Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Adult Colouring Books!! The new , yet old way to destress and relax!!

          "Live     Love"

"Craft God's Word Into Your Heart
Through Creative Expression"

Margaret Feinberg

Okay, first off, I must admit that I never really grew up!!! As an quiet, reserved child, I spent many happy hours with my colouring books, crayons and pencil crayons. These were the days before the popular markers arrived on the scene. 

What a fantastic surprise it was, when adult colouring books hit the market! The variety of books available is amazing and in a short time, it has become the "in" thing in which to immerse oneself, to find a bit of quiet time in a hectic, fast paced world. It didn't take long for me to become deeply involved in this current craze! My stack of colouring books began to grow, along with a selection of colouring tools. A sudden health problem last June, demanded rest and relaxation, in order for healing to take place. Colouring became an important part of my daily routine. I was unable to exercise my muscles so I activated my brain. Colouring became my outlet for discouragement and gave me an interest on depressing days. I only wished that I had come upon this particular book during that time.

"Live Love" not only contributes to a time of relaxation and release of stress, but gives us an opportunity to reflect on God's Word as we colour. The journaling page alongside each design forces one to think of the verse and respond to each in a private Bible Study. It has become my simple way to get rid of daily stress but include a quiet time with the Lord. I must admit that I don't always take that time as often as I should. This book has become such a help  to lead me in a Christian direction. 

I would definitely recommend this book to those who feel overwhelmed with daily life and need a quiet time.


**Book has been provided courtesy of Baker Publishing Group and Graf-Martin Communications, Inc. in exchange for my honest review.



3 comments:

  1. I will have to see about getting a copy.

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  2. Sounds very refreshing and relaxing.

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  3. I LOVE to color, but the grand kids are all too big now. Maybe the 2 oldest would like this, since they are in college? <3 the idea~

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