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My Jesus

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This is a heartbreaking, thought-provoking, emotional, inspiring, and uplifting memoir from musician Anne Wilson! She writes with such beauty, honesty, and does not shy away from expressing and sharing the true emotions and struggles herself and her family have and continue going through. It is such a beautiful expression of her faith and personal connection/relationship with God and Jesus. As well as being a beautiful and wonderful recognition and expression of the constancy and goodness of God and Jesus. I cannot recommend this book highly enough! 5 stars!

Thank you very much to author Anne Wilson, the publisher Thomas Nelson, and NetGalley for the wonderful opportunity of reading and reviewing this book and for providing me with a digital copy to read and review honestly.

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In the bluegrass fields of Kentucky, Anne Wilson and her siblings, Jacob and Elizabeth, grew up in the security and love of their family--and Jesus. But when Jacob died in a car accident, Anne was thrust into a painful journey of grief and soul-wrestling that led to God calling her to create songs that glorified Him.

My Jesus weaves together Anne's personal story with an encouraging message to anyone longing for God to wipe away their tears.

I feel like it is unfair to give a personal story a rating, especially one that is so vulnerable.

In life some things timings are just perfect, sometime you wonder why this book... well this could not have been a better time to read it. The day before I picked up this book my aunt went to Jesus after a ling battle with Cancer and reading what Anne and her family went through like the grief, I was going through it in real time. This story gave me hope and maybe every day won't be perfect and okay, but knowing who your Jesus is is a thing that you can hold on to.

Thank you NetGalley for the ARC #MyJesus #NetGalley

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This one's okay there's something significant about it that stands out, but there's also nothing about it that makes me angry. It's a pretty average rate overall

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Wow, what an emotional read! I mean, y’all. Seriously. The faith of this girl!

As someone who has experienced sudden tragedy involving close family, this book is spoke straight to my heart, even though it’s been almost 14 years for me.

Anne tells the story of her own heartache and loss and reminds us readers that it’s okay to not always be okay. It’s in admitting our struggles that we can get help and find healing. Our help is in the Lord, yes, but He also uses others to help us in our journeys.

Anne does an excellent job telling the heart wrenching tale of her loss and how her faith has gotten her through, but without trying to act perfectly put together. This memoir is raw. It’s sometimes beautiful, sometimes ugly. It’s real, y’all. And if y’all haven’t read it, you definitely should.

I received a complimentary copy of this book. Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own.

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I devoured this book in a day. I felt like I was sitting next to Anne listening to her story. While I have not experienced the loss like Anne, I have experienced a loss of my expectations for my life and my families life. God spoke to me through Anne and her words.

I was so grateful to be an ARC reader for this book. Thank you Anne Wilson, Net Galley and Nelson Books. I received a complimentary copy of this book. Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own.

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My Jesus by Anne Wilson is an awesome testimony of the Author's life. I love getting a glimpse of Ms. Wilson's life and could feel God's Hand on her life while reading. I love how Ms. Wilson's story is saturated in God's Truth and Promises, despite heartache and grief. I love the Spiritual thoughts and Bible verses sprinkled throughout. I highly recommend My Jesus by Anne Wilson! Thank you to NetGalley and the Publisher for the opportunity to read this book. My review is also on Goodreads.

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I love love love Anne Wilson. So I was very excited to read this book! And I’m so glad I did. I will be ordering this book today so I can have it to read again or pass to a friend.

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My Jesus is a well written book. I throughly enjoyed this author’s account of her life and finding Jesus. I received an advance ebook from the publisher and Netgalley. This is my unbiased review.

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Such a good memoir. I enjoy memoirs so much. I can never get in to nor understand how a person on a reality show for one season can feel the need to write a memoir about themselves. I like whole hearted, relatable ones. I love all of Anne's songs. The cover is beautiful. And I love the title's name!!!

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Interesting read on how she found a true relationship with God. My family was wondering why she did not go into Country music because she has the voice for it and she would be a big hit. This book explains some of that.
I received a complimentary copy of this book. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with guidelines.

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Wonderful story of how Anne Wilson’s tragedy of losing her brother turns into her Christian music career. I was holding back tears most of the book

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All I knew about Anne Wilson before reading this book was from hearing her songs on the radio. Anne has a powerful story of coming to know Jesus as "My Jesus" after the untimely death of her brother. Then she traces how she became a recording artist at such a young age. A must read for any fan of Christian music!

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I had only known of Anne Wilson from her song, “My Jesus”. Reading her story was inspiring and truly a testament of how good our God is. She is not the best writer as far as books go, but I do enjoy her song writing and will be listening to more of her music in the future!

Thank you to Nelson Books and Netgalley for the free ebook in exchange for an honest review!!

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I loved this book! I was first introduced to Anne Wilson at a Winter Jam concert, and hearing her story was heartbreaking. Reading her book was as well. She certainly laid it all out. She spared no emotion writing about her loss and I loved how each chapter had a tidbit from Anne and some more personal thoughts from her. Her music is amazing and I loved reading how her career came about and seeing God’s hand move in every aspect. Encouraging and heartfelt. This book was a great read!

*I received a complimentary copy of this book. Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own.

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My Jesus is the moving story of Anne Wilson whom after the death of her brother turned to Worship music to escape the hurt and where she felt God’s peace. The life story of Anne tells of brokenness and the redeeming love of Jesus.
This is a fabulous book that I highly recommend.
Thank you NetGalley and Nelson Books for my ARC.

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My Jesus From Heartache to Hope by Anne Wilson is a beautiful story. It is an amazing testimony how God turns beauty to ashes. We are never ready to lose a loved but even through death, God never leaves us, comforts us, and brings us closer to Him. When tragedy and grief enter our lives, we have to decide who will we will trust, and Anne trusted Jesus! From this point forward, we see how God uses Anne through singing to touch so many lives and turn something bad to good for a higher purpose, all while spreading the love of Jesus.

I love the Wilson family and their example of what a family should strive to be like. Without their strong faith and a love for one another, surviving the tragic loss of a son and devoted brother, would have been inconceivable. Anne is so blessed to grow up in a family that teaches the importance of the love of God and His word.

Some of my favorites:

“In the ashes of our lives, God meets us”.

“When your pain and sorrow go deeper, God’s love goes deeper. He will also work it for your good.”

“God sees the end from the beginning, but we see only the moment.”

“God doesn’t call us to a life of comfort; that comes after this life. He calls us to a life of following Him over high mountain and deep valleys.”

Thank you to Nelson Books and NetGalley for the opportunity to read and review this book.

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What a sweet, heartbreaking and faith building testimony. I do not know Anne’s music, though I have seen her picture and advertisements, so I was completely unfamiliar with her story. I love how deeply her trust in the Lord helped her through such a trying time. While the story was written in a simple and straightforward style, it was also very fitting of the young girl the story began with and followed. I believe her testimony will continue to touch many lives.

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I only recently discovered (and loved!) Anne Wilson's music, so seeing that she had written a book about her life so far and her song 'My Jesus' both intrigued me and added another layer of understanding. She's been through so much already, but shares her story with honesty and vulnerability, continually pointing back to God and glorifying Him in every season. This was just beautiful to read. Highly recommend.
Thank you to Nelson Books, and to NetGalley for an ARC of this book in return for my honest review.

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What a powerfully emotional moving book. Anne has been though so much in her life already & to hear her beautiful story of tragedy and how she turned towards Jesus again & again in the darkest moments was just beautiful. Really enjoyed this one & definitely made me tear up - also, fun she's a musician so you can listen to her songs while you read the book. Highly recommended.

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I thouroughly enjoyed this book. The story was filled with sadness and hope, grief and comfort, fear and guidance. This book showed how God is always there with us regardless of the bad things we may go through in this life if you have a relationship with him He will help you. This book was very well written. I loved that this was more a story not a list of how to follow God or some other self help ish style writing. Loved this so much

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