About the Book
Kara Tippetts’s story was not a story of disease, although she lost her battle with terminal cancer.
It was not a story of saying goodbye, although she was intentional in her time with her husband and four children. Kara’s story was one of seeing God in the hard and in the good. It was one of finding grace in the everyday. And it was one of knowing “God with us” through fierce and beautiful friendship.
In Just Show Up, Kara and her close friend, Jill Lynn Buteyn, write about what friendship looks like in the midst of changing life seasons, loads of laundry, and even cancer. Whether you are eager to be present to someone going through a difficult time or simply want inspiration for pursuing friends in a new way, this eloquent and practical book explores the gift of silence, the art of receiving, and what it means to just show up.
About the Authors
Kara Tippetts & Jill Lynn Buteyn
The late Kara Tippetts was the author of "The Hardest Peace" and blogged faithfully at mundanefaithfulness.com. Cancer was only a part of Kara's story. Her real fight was to truly live while facing a crushing reality. Since her death in March 2015, her husband, Jason, is parenting their four children and leading the church they founded in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Jill Lynn Buteyn is the author of "Falling for Texas," an inspirational novel, and a recipient of the ACFW Genesis Award for her fiction work. She has a bachelor's degree in communications from Bethel University. Jill lives near the beautiful Rocky Mountains with her husband and two children.
In this inspiring story of two friends, Kara Tippetts and Jill Buteyn, Just Show Up teaches readers about the trials of life and the true meaning of friendship. It teaches of the hope of becoming a better friend, of always being there, in fact to “Just Show Up.” This delightful, quick-read will leave readers thinking about their personal friend relationships and how to make them better. I would recommend this non-fiction, inspirational, women’s fiction to anyone that has a friend and wants to learn how to be a person and a better friend.
Genre: non-fiction; women’s; inspirational; Christian
Publisher: David C. Cook
Publication date: October 1, 2015
Number of pages: 192
Enter today by clicking the icon below. But hurry, the giveaway ends on October 23rd. The winner will be announced October 26th on Jill’s blog.
Is one of your friends going through a tough time—maybe you need some encouragement? Stop by Kara and Jill’s author page, click on the reviews bar, and read through some bloggers’ stories of how their friends got them through suffering.
A copy of this book was provided by LitFuse.
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