August 19, 2016

Learning to Embrace THE POWER OF I AM

Last year, I read Osteen's THE POWER OF I AM. I am a huge fan of his books as they are so inspirational and a call to action for the readers.  Now, the book is being released as a paperback.  

I think of myself as a beacon of positivity but there are times when I am so heavy burdened with thoughts of my responsibilities as a wife, mother, the bills I have to pay not to mention worries of affairs of dear family and friends. Yet, no matter what troubles await me, I am up to the challenge. I surround myself with positive thoughts and keep moving forward because I know I AM a conqueror.

At only 269 pages, THE POWER OF I AM is a quick read. Each chapter features inspirational power nuggets. You'll have to check out the book to fully understand my analogy.  In one chapter, Osteen writes "Go out each day with the attitude that something good is going to happen to you." How's that for an in your face dose of positivity? BAM!

In THE POWER OF I AM, Osteen strays from his typical "prosperity preaching" style and instead offers words of encouragement to inspire readers to uplift themselves.  Sometimes the action of speaking life over our troubles is the spark which ignites the flame of hope.  This is just a book. However, it's a message some of us need to hear.  

My favorite chapter was Chapter Six: I AM Valuable. What an awesome reminder of the power to overcome anything is in our DNA. Think of it. No matter what hardships life presents us with, there is someone in our family who has overcome and we can too. Greatness is… well, greatness is US. We are wonderfully and masterfully created and sometimes life throws us curve balls which leave us doubting how great we are.  What if we were to embrace the positives of life and stop embracing the negatives?  It's a process but there is no doubt to the power of positive thinking.  Osteen's not sharing anything new.  Researchers have studied the power of positive thinking for years.  Osteen is just doing it his way and I'm okay with that.  

All in all, THE POWER OF I AM is an easy to read book perfect for reflecting, uplifting and sharing with others.

Two Words That Will Change Your Life Today by Joel Osteen
#1 New York Times bestselling author Joel Osteen helps readers transform their self-image by saying two simple words--I AM.

Can two words give you the power to change your life? Yes, they can! In his new book, Joel Osteen shares a profound principle based on one simple truth: Whatever follows the words "I am" will always come looking for you. His insights and encouragement are illustrated with amazing stories of people who turned their lives around by focusing on the positive power of this principle. With THE POWER OF I AM as a guide, readers will stop criticizing themselves and instead discover their inner strengths, natural talents, and unique abilities that will make them prosper with self-assurance. Readers can choose to rise to a new level and invite God's goodness by focusing on I AM.

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