Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Planned Purity for Parents Review and GIVEAWAY!

I've heard many people say that teaching abstinence doesn't work.

I'd have to agree ---- in the context of the way abstinence is usually presented.

Instead of a message of "Don't do *it* until you're married", parents (and NOT educators) should be focused on the heart of their child.

"The pursuit of sexual abstinence for a season and honorable purpose is viable and even vital, but must be precluded by instruction and the development of a good (others' centered) heart."

In her newest book, Planned Purity for Parents, author Jennie Bishop instructs and encourages the parent to take responsibility with God in training up their children's hearts.

"I believe a good heart is the critical foundation for sexual abstinence outside marriage, and that any parent can train their children to guard their hearts and bodies."

Planned Purity for ParentsStarting from the ground and working up, Jennie helps you in each level of building a pure heart.

* Foundation
* First Floor (eyes, ears, breath, mouth, skin)
* Second Floor (focus, vocabulary, modesty, education, Boy/Girl interaction,       friends and technology)
* Roof (parents and community)

And completed with a white picket fence symbolizing "security in grace."

"Purity is about the condition of the heart or inner person and applies to every person at every age."

Each chapter is packed with practical applications and information.  Plus, at the end of each chapter are lists of 'building materials' which include books and websites, object lessons and much more.  This is an incredible amount of information and practical helps right at your finger tips!!!

Thinking back over my lifetime, how many pitfalls would I have avoided if I had been equipped with this kind of education?

"Just as hidden electrical problems can destroy a house, so hidden thought problems can destroy our lives from the inside out."

This is one book that parents with kids of all ages should have in their home!  It's easy to navigate with the ability to jump right to the age or issue appropriate section.

If you enjoyed Princess & the Kiss or  Squire & the Scroll, you will definitely want to add Planned Purity for Parents to your collection.  And, if you haven't started teaching your children about purity, it's never too late to start!

Enter to win a free Kindle download of this book!

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Disclaimer:
I received a download of Planned Purity for Parents free of charge in exchange for an honest review.


20 comments:

  1. I have not read any of her books. This looks like a good book to have.

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  2. No I haven't but I'd like to make this my first.

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  3. I have heard of her but have never read any of her books. Thank you for the giveaway!

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  4. No, I haven't read any of her books-but this sounds like just what I'm looking for. Thanks for the giveway!

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  5. I haven't had the pleasure of reading any of Jennie Bishops books, but this looks like a good one to start with.

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  6. Yes, we have Jennie's books - The Princess and the Kiss, and The Squire and the Scroll. First I've heard of this one though.

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  7. I have not read any of her books, but I will be!

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  8. I haven't read any of Jennie's books. I saw the facebook post about this book and I definitely am interested in getting this. I will be saving this site in my favorites. Thank you!!

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  9. Lisa, thanks so much for your wonderful review. I'm excited to see so many new moms pursuing purity posting. I hope they'll all check out the whole Planned Purity Training package. Anything I can do to help outfit them for purity training I certainly will! :)

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  10. What a great giveaway~ I look forward to perusing your blog and gleaning some more wisdom in this area. God bless and thank u!

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  11. I have not read any of her books, but I would love to read this one.

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  12. I haven't read any, but this one looks good.

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  13. I've never read any but this one looks fantastic!

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  14. We have read the Princess & the Kiss.

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  15. I have never read any of them yet, but it looks like I will be soon. I will definitely be checking her books out.

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  16. I haven't read her books, but 3 days ago, I ordered the Princess and the Kiss and the Squire and the scroll as Christmas gifts for our kiddos. This looks great, too!

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  17. I haven't read any of her books yet.

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  18. I am hoping to soon read my first book by this author!

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  19. I have the Squire and the Scroll, would LOVE this one!! :)

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  20. I've heard about this book from a MOPS meeting and would love to have this book. I have two young boys and want to teach them about sexual purity. Thanks for this opportunity!

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