Includes frank language about sexuality. Paperback. Authentic Beauty: The Shaping of a Set-Apart Young Woman () by Leslie Ludy. Get a peek inside the life of Leslie Ludy, founder and director of Set Apart Girl and Leslie’s bestselling books for women include Authentic Beauty, Set-Apart. With refreshing candor and vulnerability, bestselling author Leslie Ludy story with your true Prince; Discover the authentic beauty of a life fully set apart for Him .
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As someone who grew up force-fed purity and modesty in Christian school and church, this view built around a relationship with Christ, rather than a set of rules was refreshing. I finished this book in March of this year and my life has been changed ever since.
You can begin a never-ending love story with your true Prince.
Lists with This Book. For most of my young adult life, I had known Jesus Christ only as the One who had saved me from my sins. The author tells of some pretty graphic incidents from when she attended public school.
Leslie really had a unique way of changing your perception of singleness. It’s so much more than about sexual purity, though; it’s about purity and devotion in your relationship with Christ.
LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. The more we seek Him, the more we come to know what His plan and purpose is for our life. Leslie had brauty a few helpful things to say about how to heal after dealing with sexual harassment, but her examples were overly graphic. It is a must for every young lady. Discover the authentic beauty of a life fully set-apart for Him. Although I didn’t necessarily enjoy reading this book, I gained a lot leslue insight that I didn’t previously have.
I was so excited about my profound relationship with Christ, that I shared the Gospel to my non-believing friends. I have compiled two points below.
Authentic Beauty: The Shaping of a Set-Apart Young Woman by Leslie Ludy
Even though we live in a sex-saturated, selfish world, Leslie tenderly reveals to young women that it is possible to live a fulfilling, glorious life of purity. Even if it meant that I never had friends again and became a social outcast, with all my heart I wanted to build my life around Him. The only bad aspect of it was maybe that for me it focused a lot on marriage and future husband rather than personal growth in God ; I also recently read her other book The Lost Art of True Beauty and it helped me so much more than Authentic Beauty, in other ways, but mostly to grow in my own faith and become more in love with Christ.
She reaches lrslie of young women each year and is passionate about helping them discover Christ’s design for their lives. I had never cried while reading a book until this one- only because there were pages and personal stories that she shared of her life that sounded almost identical to mine.
She reminds readers that He is the One our hearts should long for and run after. So just a word of caution, as Leslie Ludy certianly does not shy away from being honest about the gravity of not following our Prince’s standards in relationships. This book is one of the sweetest, most touching books i’ve ever read. She teaches in the book that God is the one we should be willing to commit to because he’s really the only one who can save us in our lives, and control our actions, thoughts, and lewlie.
The whole book talks about growing up as woman, and finding her ‘true prince’ creating a relationship with him, and sticking to that but at the same time finding her husband now, and luddy a relationship with her ‘true prince’ by living a christian lifestyle and to her, that was her fairy tale.
It’s a breath of fresh air for young woman and those who’ve made relationship mistakes. It is so easy to get sidetracked in this world, and so hard not to dwell on earthly romances or the lack thereof.
I cried through so many chapters because of how I easily related to nearly every little thing Leslie Ludy said autbentic us typical teenage girls: For every young woman asking that question, this book is an invitation.
This absolutely transformed the way I think about my relationship with Jesus, and totally challenged the way I approach Him! While this is a good read, I think it is impractical and unnecessary to completely give up your life to spend constant meditation on Jesus.
We read inspiring Christian biographies together and talked about how they impacted us. Inspired by Your Browsing History. Praying for Your Future Husband.
I want to read this book again soon! Geared for teen and college aged girls—parental guidance is recommended for younger girls due to some subject matters. Authentic Beauty just reinforced my desire to continue.
With refreshing candor and vulnerability, bestselling author Leslie Ludy reveals how, starting today, yo Inside Every Young Woman is a Princess…In Search of her Prince In a culture that mocks our longing for tender romance, in a world where fairy tales never seem to come true — do we dare hope for more?
An excellent and refreshing look at how to be a set-apart woman for the Lord. Aug 09, Hannah rated it it was amazing Shelves: I’m actually very grateful to God for it, because it made me discover myself in new ways and created a channel for me to really meet God. Mar 06, Heather N rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Leslie Ludy beahty a wonderful job of pointing readers to God and reminding them of their need to focus always on Him. Jan 04, Rachel rated it did not like it.
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While I did spend a focused time alone with God praying and soul-searching, I felt that her long list of questions was focused too much on dredging up sins far in the past. Of course, she should be attractive to you I read it in a couple of days. The book is focused primarily on young single women, but the central theme of a closer relationship with my Prince was just what I needed as an young adult married woman. This was an amazing read, and easily makes it onto my favourites list!
Authentic Beauty is one of her books that have been on my list to read, and it lived up to my high expectations. Quotes from Authentic Beauty