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Lies Girls Believe

Lies Girls Believe
By Dannah Gresh

You can’t change the world, but you can prepare her for it.

Today’s girls face a number of challenges we never dealt with at their age. From skyrocketing anxiety rates to bullying on social media, the Enemy’s lies are everywhere. How do you help the girl you love walk in freedom?

Equip her with Truth. Dannah Gresh, author of Secret Keeper Girl and Lies Young Women Believe (coauthored with Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth) brings you Lies Girls Believe. This fun, easy-to-read book engages your daughter in the twenty most important truths she needs. She’ll help solve problems using fun sidebars and it’s packed with wisdom, quizzes, games, exploded quotes, and graphics to help her absorb the message. Prepare your daughter for the difficult challenges she’ll face in the world today with sections addressing:

  • Lies about God
  • Lies about Friendship
  • Lies about the Future
  • Lies about Myself
  • Lies about Boys
  • And more! 

Lies Girls Believe is designed to help your daughter fully understand the Truth so she can live the way God meant for her to live—free!

For the best results, use the accompanying AMom’s Guide to Lies Girls Believe which invites you to critically examine the lies girls believe and discover how to set your daughter free. It also helps facilitate discussion between you and your daughter.

About the Author

Dannah Gresh is the best-selling author, speaker, and founder of True Girl (formerly Secret Keeper Girl), America’s most popular Christian tween event. She has authored over 20 books that have been translated into 12 languages, including And the Bride Wore White, and Lies Girls Believe. Considered one of the leading experts on the subjects of sexual theology and parenting tweens and teens, her resources have equipped over one million moms and leaders as they seek to raise their girls in confidence and Truth.

I’d previously reviewed the guide for this book, but wanted to check out the book itself and share it with my daughter to get her opinion on it. I think this is an excellent read to share with my daughter and read together. This would even make a good discussion book for a group of girls.

The lie: I don’t have any friends.

I’d certainly felt this way in elementary through High School. I was never popular, so I didn’t have a ton of friends. Rather, I had a select handful that were very close. No superficial friendships. But when there were problems, maybe mini fights, or perhaps they’d gone on vacation, I’d feel lonely. I’d listen to the lie, believe I had no one, and would feel sorry for myself. If only I had a book like this to go to for encouragement. The author offers good advice and truths throughout.

“We all need faithful friends, and the best way to find one is to become one.”

Dannah shares the story of Zoey, a fictional character with real life problems. Through her example, we can see the struggles that we often face growing up. How to we cope or manage? What is the best way to respond in a situation? Author Dannah Gresh uses the Word of God as a guide to the truths we should listen to while ignoring the lies. Each chapter starts with Zoey’s problem, a lie she’s started to believe, the truth given to us in the Bible and finally a workbook like section for the reader to explore, take notes and discover how they’ve been listening to those same lies. I received a complimentary copy from Moody. The honest opinions in this review are my own. I’m glad I grabbed a copy of this book. With the mom’s guide as a compliment, this will make for some great discussions and allow my daughter to ask questions that might have been in the back of her mind.

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