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"I want you to take every step of your life with excitement for where you are headed. And I want you to feel beautiful and confident as you do."

But how, when the enemy whispers lies that we are not smart enough, pretty enough, or rich enough? Or are you too dumb, too loud, too quiet, too thin, too fat, too much, or not enough? What if you don't have what it takes to be who you really want to be?

In Looking for Lovely, Annie F. Downs shares personal stories, biblical truth, and examples of how others have courageously walked the paths God paved for their lives by remembering all God had done, loving what was right in front of them, and seeing God in the everyday - whether that was nature, friends, or the faces they saw in the mirror.

Intensely personal yet incredibly powerful, Looking for Lovely will spark transformative conversations and life-changing patterns. No matter who you are and what path God has you on, we all need to remember the lovely, fight to finish, and find beautiful in our everyday!

©2016 eChristian (P)2016 eChristian

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  • Celia
  • 13-07-2016

AMAZING!

I loved this book. Short but beautiful! highly recommend this to all women, no matter what your religion or beliefs are. It is a reminder that we are enough.

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  • Megan
  • 24-07-2016

Did we just become best friends?

This one of of my favorite books in a long time. Listening to Annie tell these stories makes you feel like best friends!!! If you're looking for a story to get lost in, this is perfect.

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  • sarahmichele5
  • 30-11-2018

This book is lovely

A beautifully written, relatable book. This is the first book I’ve read by Annie and I’m so glad I chose this one. I went back and forth for a couple days while deciding. Annie opens up and it makes this book easy to relate to. I’ve watched Annie’s Instagram stories for a while now and she is extremely animated and easy to listen to. Thank you for writing this book!

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  • Sunshine Reynolds
  • 30-04-2021

Thoroughly Loved Front to Back

So many sweet details that made my Heart think rice about everything Lovely. I listened to it when I went a runs, so there was much to look around and admire as she spoke about things that were Lovely.
Loved it so much, I bought it for a few Friends.

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  • KHK
  • 05-03-2021

beautiful

Thank you Annie Downs for sharing your journey through the crazy. I found a lot of lovely there.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 01-11-2020

Amazing book

Like a friend talking with you about all their life’s struggles forcing you to reflect and grow from your own. Feel like you know her within the first 5mins. Easy listen. Wonderfully written.

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  • Teacher2
  • 27-01-2020

Straight Forward Ideas over coffee

Each chapter was a visceral journey of what the author experienced and the connections made with continuing the journey of looking for the blessing with the struggle.

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  • W Rock
  • 31-12-2019

I love this book. I love Annie!

I want to be your friend, Annie! Ok, I technically already am, because I listen to your podcast, right?!? You are a good human. You write humbly and wonderfully. I relate to SOOOO much of your insecurities and doubts, even though I could probably be your mother, age-wise. Thank you for being vulnerable and witty and wonderful. Even if you don’t always think you are. I do!

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  • Jill
  • 11-11-2019

Another MUST LISTEN TO!

Annie F. Downs! You are my new bestie!! I loved listening to you share your heart and provide little thought nuggets for me to stew on throughout my day. I've already recommended to several friends!

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  • Ha'Donna Cerna
  • 13-07-2019

Blessed

I have truly enjoyed a listening to Annie I highly recommend this book to anybody who is looking for lovely and their live. A truly felt like I was sitting right there as she was a reading It's like having a conversation with one of your girlfriends telling me her story on how she found God and how God has worked in her life.

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  • Lydia Spencer
  • 28-09-2019

Love this book!

Also the fact that Annie reads it! I love this ... will listen again!
Listen to her podcast too!

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