About the Book
Book: Breath of Joy! Winter Whispers
Author: Kathy Joy
Genre: Non-fiction, Gift Book, Picture Book
Release Date: October 1, 2019
The final book in the series, Breath of Joy, Winter Whispers speaks of the deep quiet earth movements that echo human proving grounds and transitions during rest. Photo Art and Prose. Three everyday celebrations on every page spread are not commercially Christmas but rather interrelational and spiritually poised. This is simply, because in Winter when the earth’s axis is the farthest away from the sun, people warm themselves and grow in the wonder of darkness, where God still sees us, breathing life.
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I thought Winter Whispers was really unique with a beautiful combination of words that really is mentally and visually stimulating. This book would be great for those who enjoy writing that makes them think, enjoys poetry, or perhaps as a gift or coffee table book for reading and aesthetics. Each page is a few sentences and lots of winter scenery. I would definitely take your time to read it and absorb it, as the words have comfort and joy wrapped up in them from a Christian standpoint especially all tied in to the surroundings of winter. If I had any criticisms, it would be that some of the photo art was blurry, some of it was a little too cluttered, and the book wasn't the highest quality it could be. Overall, however, the pictures and words together make a visual, mental, and spiritual adventure to enjoy.
I received a complimentary copy of this book, and all opinions given are entirely my own.
About the Author
Kathy Joy enjoyed being a popular Christian radio D.J. in Colorado for many years. When her husband wanted to move to Pennsylvania to take over the family farm, Kathy Joy accompanied him with their two young daughters. Four years later, Kathy Joy found herself a widow raising two teenagers. To stave off despair, she began writing three every day celebrations in a journal. Friends on Facebook began prompting her to write a book, and so the beginning of the Breath of Joy series began. Kathy Joy now works in human services, speaking wonder on the weekends to grief therapy groups, motivational corporate meetings, and women’s retreats. Some of her topics include Vision Board workshops, Being a Harbor Pilot, Mirroring the Savior, The Fifth Season, and A Christmas Tea.
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”Just downloaded your file/book. Absolutely beautiful. I thought you wrote prose/poetry. Forgive me for putting you off. I loved perusing the pages. I went through it too fast. I need to sip it. I will peruse it again tomorrow. Totally different from what I thought it’d be. Hmmm. It’s more than a coffee table book. Gift book. Calming book. Nice, very nice. Let me sit with it and ponder it. Lovely creation.
These kinds of receptions make my day. They let me know that God still has adventures for me to take and purposes for me to speak wonder into other people’s lives.
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To celebrate her tour, Kathy is giving away the grand prize of a copy of the book in reader’s choice of format!!
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