Saturday, June 2, 2012

Building Family Ties With Faith, Love & Laughter

Before reviewing the book "Building Family Ties with Faith, Love & Laughter" I had never heard of the author, Dave Stone. After reading this book, and realizing it is part of a series, I can't wait to get my hands on some of his other books. If you've ever read anything by John Ortberg and enjoy him (he's one of my favorite authors) you will enjoy Dave Stone. He is realistic, humorous, and honest. He makes everything seem so simple and lays out a great foundation for having joy in your home.

Stone talks about what is missing in our homes right now - time together, a strong spiritual foundation, and actually wanting to spend time as a family. We have become so busy that our families fall by the wayside at times. Stone gives awesome examples of how to start fresh, live biblically, and have a really joyful relationship with your family. These include eating dinner together, creating a family motto, and using kind words with each other. Really simple things that we sometimes forget.

I loved this book and would definitely recommend it to anyone with small children or older children. It's never too late to make some changes in your family structure!

I received this book free from the publisher through the BookSneeze®.com book review bloggers program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own.

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