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The Practice of the Presence of God by Brother Lawrence

Have you ever wondered if it was possible to experience God’s tangible presence right now? Well, you can! When I first read this book, it was such an eye opener! God has used this humble monk to reveal to us a hidden treasure that we can all experience God intimately right now, in this fallen state, which will radically transform how we live and most importantly, how we can go through hardships and still be joyful. It is a must read book!


Passion and Purity: Learning to Bring Your Love Life Under Christ’s Control by Elisabeth Elliot 

I read it when I was in college and it helped to solidify my desire to embrace sexual purity as a young Christian woman. If you feel all alone or even doubting if it is possible to live a life characterised by sexual purity, then this is the book for you. Also, you can check the follow up book for real life stories of men and women like yourself. It is called, “Quest for Love: True Stories of Passion and Purity” by the same author.

Sex and the Soul of a Woman: How God Restores the Beauty of Relationship from the Pain of Regret by Paula Rinehart

We have become so flippant about sex before marriage and its impact on our lives. This book was an absolute eye-opener and it also showed me how God uses sex within marriage to restore.

Lies Women Believe: And the Truth that Sets Them Free by Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth and Elisabeth Elliot

Talk about going against our cultural norms! This book will challenge your views on many issues. It’s a good read for certain.


Love and Respect: The Love She Most Desires; The Respect He Desperately Needs by Emerson Eggerichs PhD  

This book has profoundly changed the way I relate to men. God has made men and women differently and this book really gives you good insight. Learn to respect a man and it will radically transform your relationship with him.


Disciplines of the Beautiful Woman Paperback by Anne Ortlund

When I read this book, I remember that it challenged me with regards to my wardrobe and living an uncluttered life. It’s a must-read to bring order and simplicity to our busy lives as women.