Where do you find time to spend with God? Are you able to find Him in your daily grime? Maggie Paulus has written a book just for us who need to start looking in our daily grime, Finding God at the Kitchen Sink: Search for Glory in the Everyday Grime.
If you remember, I spoke with Maggie last week about her book in my author interview. Well, now I get to tell you how much I loved this book and how much I really appreciate her taking the time to point out all the glory I have been missing.
In this 200 page hardcover book, you are taken on a journey to see God in the everyday. Although 200 pages sounds long, Maggie adds in beautiful pictures to open our eyes to see what is around us. It is funny how a simple picture takes on a lot of new meaning when coupled with just the right words.
From the moment I started reading this book, I looked at the world around me a tad differently. I was able to see that, although the sink was dirty and full of dirty dishes, it is ok because I was given a family to make those dishes dirty.
Maggie takes the time to write to us, the readers, telling us her stories. Her accounts of how God is there with us every day. As much as I thought this was a devotional, I found out, this was not. It is a way to open your eyes…I know, I keep saying that, but it did just that for me. It opened my unknown closed eyes.
I picked up this book, and with the short easy to read chapters, was hard to set down. It is easy to hold and handle. Easy to throw in my purse and easy to read in a matter of no time!
I have to say that this is something I didn’t know I needed as much as I did. This is one of those books which you love. One that you love to read, love to show off, and love to share. I can’t say one thing I think should be done differently about this book that Maggie wrote. Other than I think that it is a shame that not everyone has read this book yet!
With a retail price of $13.99, this book is needed by everyone who wants to find the glory in the grime, to have your eyes opened to little signs from God in your everyday life. Please trust me when I tell you, you need to read this book! Even after finishing it, I still can’t set it down, and love to re-read bits and pieces of the book as I need it.