Review of Amy Grant’s Mosaic

October 13, 2007 Uncategorized 11

Grammy Award-winning artist Amy Grant has lived in the spotlight since bursting onto he Christian music scene as a teenager thirty years ago. In that time her work, marriage, and spiritual life has been subject to varying degrees of adulation and criticism.

Now, in her first autobiographical book, Grant bares her heart and soul, giving readers an intimate glimpse into her everyday life and the lessons she’s learning along the way. From lighthearted reminiscences of her Tennessee childhood to painfully honest reflections on the journey of faith, her vivid writing draws readers into her world while simultaneously creating space for them to rethink their own perspectives on life.

With honesty and depth, Grant offers poignant and often startling insights on motherhood, marriage, friendship, faith, loss, forgiveness, and redemption. Never-before-shared stories about her husband, country music star Vince Gill, provide a look into her life as a celebrity, while intimate portraits of her mother and musings on the past reveal the various pieces of a life blessed with jagged edges as well as vivid colors. Readers will find their preconceived notions of this music icon stripped away as they settle in f or a warmly satisfying conversation with a gracious and wise friend.

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“This is trust: doing what you believe you are called to do and trusting that God will provide.” p.120

Amy Grant could not have said it better that that statement above. Faith is having a trust in God that if you take a leap out into the unknown that he will provide for you, it doesn’t matter whether it is music, writing, or evangilzing.

I grew up listening to Amy Grant and so to me it was very interesting reading bits and pieces of her life in her book Mosaic. It is always interesting with a celebrity gives you a glimpse of what there life as been like and how they had come to accomplish all the things that they have done. Amy Grant shares her laughter, her tears, and her heart and it is a must read for anyone who loves Amy Grant or just reading about other peoples lives.

I am giving away three copies of Amy Grant’s Mosaic. If you would like to be entered into the drawing please leave a comment and a way to contact you. If you don’t want to leave your information on my blog feel free to email me at ladystorm282001@yahoo.com. Contest will run from the 15-26th of October. You can also go to amazon.com to buy the book.

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11 Responses to “Review of Amy Grant’s Mosaic”

  1. becca

    Oh, pick me, pick me! Love Amy’s music and her spirit.

    becca
    becca[dot]dowling[at]yahoo[dot]com

  2. Lilo's Mom

    I am looking forward to reading her book. I love her music, and I’d like to hear about the ‘behind the scenes’ stories of an artist’s life. Please enter me in the drawing.

    likes_to_stamp(at)sbcglobal(dot)net

  3. Sarah/Robert

    I’d like to be in the drawing for Amy Grant’s book. She’s been an authentic person, and I’d love to read her own account of her journey in God.

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