"This precious treasure--this light and power that now shine within us--is held in perishable containers, that is, in our weak bodies. So everyone can see that our glorious power is from God and is not our own" (2 Corinthians 4:7).
WHERE TO FIND HOPE: Janet K. Brown, author of Worth Her Weight
MEET JANET K. BROWN AUTHOR AND WEIGHT LOSS VICTOR
Janet K. Brown lives in Wichita Falls, Texas
with her husband, Charles. Writing became her second career after retirement
from medical coding.
Worth Her Weight will be the author’s
debut inspirational women’s fiction, but it makes a perfect companion to her
recently released, Divine Dining: 365
Devotions to Guide You to Healthier Weight and Abundant Wellness. Both
books encompass her passion for diet, fitness, and God’s Word.
Her Weight marks Brown’s third book. Who knew she had a penchant for teens
and ghosts? She released her debut novel, an inspirational young adult, Victoria and the Ghost, in July, 2012.
The Lord’s prayer states, “Thy
will be done on earth as it is in heaven.”
That’s the secret that Lacey Chandler—along with her
childhood boyfriend and her mother—from Worth Her Weight must learn to find hope. It’s
also the secret I had to grasp to obtain emotional healing. Now, twenty years
since God miraculously healed me, I still must pray daily, “Let my will, my
life, my choices be yours, Lord.” Praise God for one step at a time with Him in
My power equals destruction.
God’s power equals victory.
I pray Lacey’s journey will remind you that: I can do all things through Christ which
strengtheneth me. Phil: 4:13
Our will power can become won’t
power without Christ.
driving force behind our white-knuckled, clenched-teeth “no” can just as well
shift over and fuel the mania to swallow more and more and everything.
From a Hazelden Publication booklet “When Willpower is Not
My 4 “S” Motto for Success
Strive toward a decision to follow Christ in all things.
Stretch toward God’s excellence, not man’s approval.
Surrender to God’s will, not ours.
Succeed in keeping communication lines open with God.
WORTH HER WEIGHT summary
How can a woman who gives to everyone but herself accept God’s love and
healing when she believes she’s fat, unworthy, and unfixable? Can she be Worth Her Weight?
LACEY CHANDLER helps her mother, her
sister, her friend, and then she binges on food and wonders is there really a
BETTY CHANDLER hates being handicapped and
useless, so she lashes out at the daughter that helps, and the God who doesn’t
seem to care.
TOBY WHEELER loves being police chief in
Wharton Rock, but when the devil invades the small town, he can’t release