Book Review: I Am by Michele Cushatt
I am only 7 days into a new book and I love it so much I can’t wait to tell you all about it. The book is called I Am: A 60-Day Journey to Knowing Who You Are Because of Who He Is, by Michele Cushatt. I came across Michele while listening to old Michael Hyatt podcasts. She was the host of the show. I gathered from comments here and there that she was a Christian, a writer and that she was fighting cancer. I was impressed with her and looked up her book. My first thought was jealousy, the idea for this book is brilliant, I wish I had thought of it! And I loved the subtitle!
So, I ordered the book and jumped right in.
Each day looks at an “I am…” statement. The first seven days are I Am Created, I Am Formed, I Am Loved, I Am Beautiful, I Am Chosen, I Am Valuable, and I Am Safe. Michele tells a story and weaves scripture into a couple of pages full of wisdom. Each day ends with an application section called “Who Am I?” that gives thoughtful questions designed to encourage the reader to internalize the truth of that section. I am writing all over my copy of the book.
What I love about this book is that each day is quick and easy and self-contained. Michele points us back to God with each new concept. We are who we are only because of who he is!
Read this section from Day 4, I Am Beautiful.
I don’t know about you, but that is just the kind of encouragement I need as I age, turn grey, get wrinkles and add some pounds around the middle. Because of this kind of encouragement, I can spend my day looking for ways to be more generous, more comforting, more compassionate, more humble. You might find it valuable as well!
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