May 21, 2015

Devotions from the Garden Book Review

Devotions from the Garden
Finding Peace and Rest in Your Busy Life
By Miriam Drennan
Published by Thomas Nelson

Book Description

Come to the garden alone, and fill your soul with His presence.

There's nothing on earth like the peace and loveliness of a magnificent garden. It's the place where Adam and Eve first fellowshipped with God, and where you, too, can escape from this chaotic world into His loving arms of beauty and serenity. Devotions from the Garden takes you to that place where senses are restored as dewdrops settle and butterflies gather to witness the miracles of God's creation bloom and grow. These ninety devotions explore the parallels of life with the elements of the garden to help you see God, to sense His presence, to soothe your soul, and to rest in knowing He is with you throughout each day. Included are striking photographs with a fresh, contemporary design for timeless appeal.

About the Author:  Miriam Drennan is the author of Devotions for the Beach and the Days You Wish You Were There and Soar Above the Madness: Surviving Office Politics Without Losing Your Mind, Your Job, or Your Lunch. She currently lives in Nashville, Tennessee, where she enjoys gardening and playing with words. Drop her a line at

My Thoughts:  I love devotionals.  They're perfect for daily reflections, always timely and perfect for gift giving.  When I first received this book, I immediately thought of the Master Gardener at our local library.  The garden is where she finds solace among nature and where she connects with Our Heavenly Father.  The reflections throughout Drennan's 
Devotions from the Garden: Finding Peace and Rest in Your Busy Life are sure to lift a downtrodden spirit.

Devotions from the Garden: Finding Peace and Rest in Your Busy Life contains about 100 reflections and scriptural references.  Which is perfect for a season.  Whether it's Summer, Winter, Fall or ... Spring.  Devotions from the Garden: Finding Peace and Rest in Your Busy Life a beautiful reminder of the renewal of the Springtime season.   Like other devotionals each day begins with a scripture and reflection.  However, it is the beautiful pictures that make this devotional special.  Photographs of vividly color plants are featured throughout the devotional.

Devotions from the Garden: Finding Peace and Rest in Your Busy Life would make a wonderful gift for the gardener in your life and is a great coffee table book sure to spark conversation.  Overall an excellent read.

Buy ItDevotions from the Garden: Finding Peace and Rest in Your Busy Life is available at bookstores everywhere and at several online bookstores including Zondervan.

Disclosure: Many thanks to BookLook for the opportunity to review this book. I received a complimentary copy of this book in exchange for this review. The thoughts expressed above are mine. Visit for the complete Disclosure Policy of Three Boys and an Old Lady blog.

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