Friday, August 26, 2016

Starry-Eyed By Mandy Arioto Review


Being a mom is all of it: light and dark, highs and lows, fever pitch frustration and all-consuming love. By now, you already know that with great love comes great joy . . . and great pain. It can be crazy-making! But it doesn’t have to be.

In Starry-Eyed, MOPS CEO Mandy Arioto reveals how the brightest and darkest moments of motherhood alike can become a sacred—and sanity-saving— opportunity to encounter God. There is a way to flourish in the midst of it all, and it starts with embracing the light and darkness in life with expectation and awe.

Heartening, enchanting, and always unflinchingly honest, Starry-Eyed will show you how to find the unexpected grace in your life as a woman, wife, mother, daughter, sister, and friend. Consider this your heart-to-heart sit-down with a woman who’s been there, and can help you find fresh eyes to see how beauty and pain can mingle with purpose.

Cassandra's Review-  The author seems to write openly in a tone that is honest.  I found the book to have a few moments where as a mom I could actually relate.  Getting closer or learning about God to some has a different view from everyone, but it is a really good outcome for those who seek to learn.  The book has a good connection for both. 

About the Author:

Mandy Arioto currently serves as the President and CEO of Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) International where she represents the voice of millions of mothers all over the world. She regularly speaks to national and international audiences on the topics of mothering, spirituality and cultural trends. She has been featured in national media including outlets such as,, and Arioto and her husband Joe live in Denver, Colorado and are raising three young children, Joseph, Ellie and Charlotte.

I recevied a complimentary copy.

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