Why First Comes Love is Perfect Recession Reading by Deb Tiffany

debauthorpic1I guess I don’t have to tell you all that things are a little gloomy out there right now, what with the economy melting down and all. People are having a tough time. I know I’ve been awake a lot at four in the morning, staring at the ceiling, running numbers in my head.

If you’re feeling a little like this, First Comes Love is a perfect read. For one thing, it’s funny. Laugh-out-loud funny, and I think we could all use some of those right now. And, hey, if you’re awake at four AM, you might as well read instead of worry.

The biggest reason Eve’s book is so relevent for right now, though, is that it will help put things in perspective, but not in a holier-than-thou kind of way. Instead, you’ll feel empowered. “Hey,” you’ll think, “Eve was pretty resourceful in Uganda. She learned to cope with limited resources. She even learned to make yoghurt in a sleeping bag. Maybe if push comes to shove, I could handle it, too.”

So much of the world lives with so very little. We’re so lucky we have our books, and our computers, and all the little, nonsensical things that get us through our days. But in the end, the best thing about First Comes Love is that it will remind you that love is what it’s all about in this life. The world is wide, but it’s also a village. We’re all connected. Eve’s pursuit of St. John led her to a much, much bigger love story, and it’s one we’re all invited to.

Hey, why not join the party and leave a comment? You’ll be eligible to win a free copy of Eve’s book! At the end of the week, we’ll choose a winner by random! Come one, come all!

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6 thoughts on “Why First Comes Love is Perfect Recession Reading by Deb Tiffany

  1. Tiffany – I do love your perspective: The recession might actually be good for me!!! Actually, you are onto something. This economic downturn may just push many of us to simplify a bit and become much more resourceful. And the truth is, if I can do it – anyone can!

  2. Well put, Tiffany! I hope as Americans we do learn some basic skills again, instead of relying on big businesses to rescue us. Eve’s book definitely is inspirational.

  3. Yes! Exactly!! I love this: ” Eve’s pursuit of St. John led her to a much, much bigger love story, and it’s one we’re all invited to.” So true.

  4. Well, reading this book practically kept me up til 4 a.m. just because I couldn’t put it down!

    Hurray for Eve for writing a book that both cheers and enlightens at the same time. And I happened to notice in my local bookstore that the cover stands out beautifully in the non-fiction section.

    So maybe that’s your pitch, Eve… “Running short on the green? Pick up a green… BOOK!”

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