When God Calls the Heart to Love

Pub Date:   |   Archive Date: 30 May 2019

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I loved this book and recommend others read it as well. I couldn't put it down once I started reading it.
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An interesting devotional
"When God Calls the Heart to Love. 30 Heartwarming Devotions from Hope Valley" is a beautiful, uplifting devotional by Brian Bird and Michelle Cox.  They wrote it with the help of the "Hearties", fans of the TV series "When Calls the Heart." The book was published by Broadstreet Publishing Group LLC. The authors state as the goal: "This book is a journey through Hope Valley to celebrate the love moments and life lessons that have been demonstrated there. Through the poignant true stories and love tips submitted by the Hearties - the devoted fans of "When Calls the Heart" - we think you will be inspired and touched as we are.
The various devotionals combine a Bible verse, a quote, an event from a book by Janette Oke or the TV series with an application which is followed by a prayer, questions for reflection (A Loving Heart), a challenge for application (Love in Action) and a real-life story.
The devotional is heartwarming with the quotes from Hope Valley. It is creative, encouraging, teaches valuable lessons and shows God's love. I recommend this devotional for readers who love heartwarming stories and "When calls the Heart" series. It is not for those readers who look for an in-depth Bible study and Exegesis. I also consider it difficult for readers who do not know Janette Oke's books and the TV series which is used as a base for the devotional.
The complimentary copy of this book was provided by the publisher through NetGalley free of charge. I was under no obligation to offer a positive review. Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own.
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This book is not only a devotional but also makes us stop and think about the words of God. Living by his words and reading true stories from others will lift you up.
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For lovers of When Call the Heart TV show, this devotional give you a chance to fall in love with all the fantastic people of Hope Valley. You get a chance to see how the characters have demonstrated God's call to love, even when it may be difficult. While I enjoyed the book - the issues with formatting made it challenging to follow the prose. In any event, I enjoyed going down memory lane and remembering Jack and all the other characters that reside in Hope Valley.
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A wonderful devotional for anyone who feels like they need to learn to love more people and things about life in general! Great for busy moms that sometimes feel unloved because a lot of times they put everyone else before them. Also, a great way to show you sometimes people need love and kindness even when you feel they don’t deserve it! I truly enjoyed this devotional and will for sure be buying some for gifts!! Thanks Netgalley for the ARC in exchange for my honest review!
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Loved absolutely everything in the book.  A dynamite devotional.  I recommend this book.
I received a complimentary copy of this book from the publisher via NetGalley and was under no obligation to post a review.
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I'm in love with the "when God calls the heart" show and when I saw that there was a devotional off of it I had to read it!! Anything that comes from this series is so inspirational! The devotionals are very down to earth and easy to understand. They are very inspirational, the scripture and questions are great as well. A must read for everyone!
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My favorite show on Hallmark and now it's in a book. I watch every week never miss it I look forward to reading more Hallmark books.
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A wonderful book to read and share with your friends and family. I love when calls the heart and have been watching it since it came on. When I saw this book I know I had to read it too. It's a heartwarming and feel good book. 

I love the devotions, scriptures,and questions. A feel good story that can lead you closer to God. I will be sharing this book with my family and share the wonderful moments in this book.
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I love reading devotionals and this one brings the characters to life from When Calls the Heart.  Even if you've never seen the show, these sweet encouragements will lift your spirits! I found the message to be very pure and the tie in to the characters made the devotions apply to "real" people. I love watching the TV show and this book is perfect for those who are looking for a daily devotional. The stories are warm and inviting and I loved reading it. I read it in a few weeks but it was one of the best ones I have read. I can't wait until another one comes out and I will definitely be purchasing that one. I highly recommend reading this one.
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Right in time for Valentines Day.    Always enjoy the devotional books by Brian and Michelle.  Thank you to the publishers and NetGalley.
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I’ve read all of the When God Calls the Heart devotionals but this one is by far my favorite! I absolutely adored the heart warming stories filled with so many kinds of love and how When Calls the Heart relates to them—friendship, familial storge love, agape, and romantic love, as well as God’s divine love. While reading, my husband asked why my sad was leaking out, but it wasn’t sadness, it was joy! A delightful devotional for old fans and new ones alike! I received a complimentary copy of this book from the publisher via NetGalley and was under no obligation to post a review.
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I love reading devotionals and this one brings the characters to life from When Calls the Heart. I love watching the TV show and this book is perfect for those who are looking for a daily devotional. The stories are warm and inviting and I loved reading it. I read it in a few weeks but it was one of the best ones I have read. I can't wait until another one comes out and I will definitely be purchasing that one. I highly recommend reading this one and might even get it in print as well!
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A well written collection of devotions.  I truly enjoyed this book.  I received an arc from Netgalley and this is my unbiased review.
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Even if you've never seen the show, these sweet encouragements will lift your spirits! I found the message to be very pure and the tie in to the characters made the devotions apply to "real" people.
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I received this book from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
If you are a fan of heartwarming stories and When Calls The Heart, then this is the perfect book for you. Discover valuable lessons from the residents of Hope Valley along with the real life heart-wrenching stories from fellow Hearties.

This is something everyone (Heartie or not) should get his hands on. Receive powerful lessons on God's love for us and learn how you can touch other people's hearts though simple acts of kindness.

This book comes highly recommended and is appropriate for all ages.
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I loved this devotional! It is full of hope, encouragement and the love of God. This is a perfect book for when you need a quick pick-me-up or encouragement. All of the stories put a happy feeling in your heart and we all need that from time to time. I highly recommend this book and it would make a perfect gift. Thank you Broadstreet Publishing Group LLC via NetGalley for the free copy. This is my honest opinion.
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