Heart Sisters: Be the Friend You Want to Have (Book Review and Giveaway!)

From time to time I find myself envious of young children.

Have you ever watched a group of kids at a park? They naturally gravitate to each other and play; many times names are never even exchanged! Every time I witness this phenomenon, I find myself wishing adults were more like kids. It’s hard to make friends as adults.

I’ve been thinking about friendships lately. I work from home and spend a lot of time in the car in the afternoons driving the “kid taxi”. My life is pretty isolated and it’s not as easy to meet people as it once was. Throw in baggage of past hurts and I find developing new friendships to be even more complicated. It’s tempting to throw in the towel and settle in to a life of a hermit.

Enter “Heart Sisters: Be the Friend You Want to Have” by Natalie Snapp. This book should be in read in every church women’s ministry and in every book club. Snapp covers every aspect of female relationships: our need for friendship, finding the courage to put yourself out there, investing in friendships, frenemies, how to recognize both healthy and unhealthy relationships and most importantly, how to be a true friend or “heart sister” to someone else.

Heart Sisters cover

Snapp’s book is personally encouraging to me as I wade back into the social waters. She shares her own past mistakes, hurts and lessons she’s learned in the friendship arena. By sharing her personal experiences, a reader can connect more readily with what Snapp has to say. Written in a friendly, conversational tone, Heart Sisters is a definite must read for any woman wanting to develop inner heart friendships.

I’m pleased to announce I have a copy of Heart Sisters to give to one lucky reader. To enter, leave a comment and tell me about your closest friend or “heart sister”. I’ll choose a winner on May 16th.

I received Heart Sisters for free in exchange for a book review. I was not required to write a positive review. 

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4 thoughts on “Heart Sisters: Be the Friend You Want to Have (Book Review and Giveaway!)

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  2. This book sounds amazing. My “heart sister” was a “buddy” I was partnered with through a cancer patient/angel program. When I was matched with her for her cancer journey, we immediately felt like we were, as we said many times, “sisters that God forgot to give each other”. There was nothing we couldn’t and didn’t talk about. She even shared her feelings associated with the cancer she was dealing with, that she couldn’t (and didn’t) share with her own family. When she was told her cancer went into remission, the first person she called was me…even before sharing the news with her family. We had such a special heart connection – it seemed that when one of us was having a bad day, the other seemed to know and called the other. God definitely put us together for a reason. He even connected us with the same bible verse. When she passed away, she I knew even before I was called with the news, because she stopped by my house as a rainbow over my back yard. She still lets me know she’s around with different signs and messages. My life is so much better because she was part of it – she made me a better person by having known her.

  3. Pingback: And The Winner of Heart Sisters is… | Vikki Huisman

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