Authors: Lysa TerKeurst and Shaunti Felhahn
Date I Finished Reading: January 28,2013
My Rating: 5/5
Chocolate. Caffeine. Boys. Friends. Shoes. Stuff. Diets. We all have cravings, and we all attempt to fill those cravings with different things or people. But the satisfaction is only temporary, or perhaps non-existent. Why is it that we can never find satisfaction?
In this book, Lysa and Shaunti speak to young women on cravings and desires. They discuss emotional, physical, and material cravings, and the wrong things we tend to look to in order to fulfill them. This ranges from food to shoes to shopping sprees and all the in-between. They discuss the error in our turning to these things for satisfaction, joy, and contentment, and also encourage you to take active steps towards abstaining from these tendencies and longings, instead turning toward God and his love for fulfillment.
There were several aspects of this book I liked. Lysa and Shaunti do a great job at connecting with areas that affect each and every one of us, relating well to young women. They are also honest and open about the difficulties of turning away from cravings and idols in our lives, not attempting to give you a false view of this journey. They use personal accounts, real-life stories, and great illustrations to relate to the reader as well as to keep your attention.
Overall I would say that this is a wonderful book for teens and young women. It is filled with truths that can and do greatly benefit the reader. I would recommend this to any and all young women!!
Note: I received a copy of this book free from the publisher in exchange for an honest review, but my opinions are my own.
You can find a copy of this book here: http://www.amazon.com/Made-Crave-Young-Women-Satisfying/dp/031072998X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1359492901&sr=8-1&keywords=made+to+crave+for+young+women