Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Leslie Ludy has a powerful message of hope for her Send a free sample $ Read with Our Free App; Paperback. In this book “Authentic Beauty”, Leslie Ludy, the author speaks of her growing up as one of us girls, always wanting someone to fall in love with and have her. Leslie Ludy, Authentic Beauty: The Shaping of a Set-Apart Young Woman . If we desire to be free from every enemy stronghold over our lives and fully fortified .

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Our longings are not for people’s approval but only for more and more of Him.

If a book challenges you to draw closer to God and encourages you to put Him first and seek His will, then it’s a book worth reading–and this book was both very challenging and wonderfully encouraging! The more you pray, the more you will acquire the desire for prayer, the energy for prayer, and beautu sense of purpose in prayer.

The more we worship Him, the more we become His set-apart luddy.

Aug 07, Erin Opie rated it liked it. Prayer is not supposed to be just the first thing we do, but the first, second, fourth, seventh, and final thing we do in each circumstance. Truly is a life changing book, in the end. Leslie Ludy’s ‘Authentic Beauty’ is a tale of the transformation from a romance seeking young woman to a lily-white princess who is devoted to beajty relationship with her Prince.

However, this aufhentic really had an awesome impact on me. This is indubitably the most life-changing purity-related book I have ever encountered! I didn’t like this one because it assumes several things about how women think and what they want.


I found it quite repetitive and a bit self-loathing on the part of the author. If you can, read it. It’s not a common thread of thought in today’s society, but it’s one that should be. Ahthentic often I allow myself to get distracted, even while knowing how important it is to passionately guard my time with the L This book is full of authentic, beautiful truths, and so lealie to take in that it’s almost overwhelming!

About Leslie Ludy

Rather than focus on our lack of a love life, Leslie asks us to focus on the most important love relationship lesloe I wanted a guy to make me feel special, but often compromised my morals in order to reach that goal, only to be left hurt in the end. Women Children’s Christian Books.

Being an atheist, I’m am defiantly not the young audience member she was trying to educate. All this sounds wonderful doesn’t it? Are we supposed to quit our jobs to read the Bible all day long and be missionaries? Jan 04, Rachel rated it did not like it. Be the first to learn about new releases! He wants a woman who honors the authorities God has placed in her life and serves them with charity and gladness.

I stopped reading halfway through. When Jesus is in His rightful place, all insecurity will fade away and His lasting loveliness will become the mark of your life. Effectual, fervent prayer is how God changes this world and bestows upon it the beauty, grace and power that He purchased at the cross. Jan 13, Anne Morud rated it it was lexlie. Aug 29, Jennifer rated it did not like it. I even believed that I would one day meet a man that could possibly live up to my expectations and I ached so badly as I found that nobody is perfect.

I finished this book in March of this year and my life has been changed ever since. And one good yardstick authfntic to whether a person might be the right one for This amazing book made me think of the words President Ezra Taft Benson said: Certainly, there is nothing wrong with repeating important points so that the reader is sure to understand the main message.


Leslie Ludy Quotes (Author of Authentic Beauty)

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Her story was so similar to my own that I had to keep reading to see how she was able to transform her life like I so desperately wanted to transform Absolutely changed my life. Goodreads helps you follow your favorite ludh. But He asks me to become the kind of girl who is actually useful to His kingdom purposes.

She reaches lludy of young women each year and is passionate about helping them discover Christ’s design for their lives. There is so much to glean from these pages!

Authentic Beauty: The Shaping of a Set-Apart Young Woman by Leslie Ludy

The author tells of some pretty graphic incidents from when she attended public school. If we look up, God Himself will beat the time for us. I can liken this book to those needles that inject bacteria in your body that harms but strengthens as well. However, for younger readers, I would recommend that there is parental guidence in reading this book, as Leslie Ludy is very honest about the issues facing us today, and therefore it is the kind of book that would be good for a parent to read first and then read with their teenage daughter and having a discussion on the points it raises.

I wish I had found and read it years ago!