Saturday, July 28, 2012

Blog Tour~ Review of "A Glimpse of Heaven" by JoAnna Lynn Oblander

A Glimpse of Heaven: One Woman's Life-Altering Visit with GodA Glimpse of Heaven: One Woman's Life-Altering Visit with God by JoAnna Lynn Oblander
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Source: Received from Publisher to review
Genre: Non Fiction inspirational

Book Description: Through both personal and spiritual experiences, JoAnna Lynn Oblander guides us to a deeper understanding of our heavenly home. Shared within the covers of this book are experiences and insights that will remind you of God's great love for each of His children, His desire to be a daily part of our lives, and that each of us has come to earth to fulfill a unique and important purpose.

My thoughts: JoAnna Lynn Oblander shares with us a very personal journey. The journey is her life. She lives a life that is very religiously inspired and by living such a life is able to help give some ways that we can conquer the challenges that we have through our relationship with deity.

I was able to incorporate some of her experiences and see the similarities with my life. We have many of the same core values. She helped me to reflect on my life and ways that I can improve in different aspects.

I need to try her MSG experience with headaches. My husband suffers from chronic 24/7 headaches just as she did. It is never if he is in pain, it's always the degree of pain. We haven't tried that one yet.

She writes her experiences in a non-judgemental way. She tells of her trials and successes. I liked that in the book. It is a recounting of her experiences.

Thanks JoAnna for giving me something to think about.

About JoAnna: JoAnna Oblander is happily married to her husband of over thirty years, Dr. Greg Oblander. She is the mother of six children, two of whom were adopted from Russia. Though her two most important jobs have been wife and mother, she has also been involved in a variety of businesses, church leadership responsibilities, and youth organizations, and she has been the lead organizer of a large biennial women’s event. As a benefactor of many varied life and spiritual experiences, she has gained a strong conviction of the importance of knowing God and His true character. The knowledge and insights she has gained as a result of her experiences have taught her of the importance of gratefully recognizing, acknowledging, and developing our God-given capacities. Those experiences have instilled in her a strong desire to create an eternally meaningful life guided by God and has led her to seek a life that is in harmony emotionally, physically, and spiritually. Her greatest joys are being with her husband, children, and grandchildren and bringing health to others as she works with her husband in his chiropractic office.
You can find more about Joanna at

Follow the Tour: 

My Devotional Thoughts/Utah Deal Diva/Bookworm Lisa/
Chocolate on my Cranium/LDS Women’s Book Review/ AUGUST
LDS and Lovin’ It/L.C. Lewis/Getting Your Read On/
Fire & Ice/Diony George/

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