Blue Like Play Dough: The Shape of Motherhood in the Grip of God
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Blue Like Play Dough: The Shape of Motherhood in the Grip of God


In the everyday stretch and squeeze of motherhood, Tricia Goyer often feels smooshed by the demands of life. In Blue Like Play Dough, she shares her unlikely journey from rebellious, pregnant teen to busy wife and mom with big dreams of her own. As her story unfolds, Tricia realizes that God has more in store for her than she has ever imagined possible.Sure, life is messy and beset by doubts. But God keeps showing up in the most unlikely places?in a bowl of carrot soup, the umpteenth reading of Goodnight Moon, a woe-is me teen drama, or play dough in the hands of a child.In Tricia's transparent account, you'll find understanding, laughter, and strength for your own story. And in the daily push and pull, you'll learn to recognizes the loving hands of God at work in your life? and know He has something beautiful in mind.

Title:Blue Like Play Dough: The Shape of Motherhood in the Grip of God
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:197 pages

    Blue Like Play Dough: The Shape of Motherhood in the Grip of God Reviews

  • Heather
    Nov 12, 2012

    Blue Like Play Dough by Tricia Goyer is a book about those important discoveries that occur in motherhood which shape us and mold us into something better. With a transparent and honesttone, Tricia po...

  • Jessica Stenstrom
    Jan 16, 2017

    Tricia writes in an authentic way that shares the reality of the messiness of life and motherhood while sharing the truth that if we are open to it God is constantly shaping and molding us to be who G...

  • Kelly
    Jul 02, 2009

    I was pleasantly surprised by Tricia's open and honest take on her life. To be honest, I have not known many imperfect Christians. I know myself, and I have had MANY of my own struggles, but to read a...

  • Kaylea
    Jun 02, 2010

    I’ll be honest. I’m not a mom. I don’t even play one on TV.But I am a children’s pastor for a mainline denomination. In this role, I have the opportunity to impact the lives of numerous childr...

  • Cafelilybookreviews
    Apr 27, 2010

    As I began to read Tricia Goyer’s latest book, I found myself captivated by her story. Not being familiar with her work, I wasn’t sure what to expect but found Blue Like Play Dough hard to put dow...

  • Jennifer Defoy
    Jun 30, 2009

    I'm not a parent, and I've never read Tricia Goyer before, so I wasn't sure I was going to like this one. But I ended up really liking it. The book jumps a bit, she'll make her point and then jump to ...

  • Amydeanne
    Jul 09, 2009

    I never thought I could meet God here. In my home. In my mess. In the midst of my ordinary suburban life. To me, God was someone you met at church or connected with at weekly Bible study. I knew deep ...

  • Cindy
    Sep 02, 2009

    Blue Like Play DoughThe Shape of Motherhood in the grip of GodTricia Goyer2009MultnomahNon-fiction/Christian Living/ParentingTricia Goyer has brought us her story, her story of being an unwed mother, ...

  • Virginia
    Sep 22, 2009

    Everything about this book is compelling: the title, the cover, and especially the memoir-style wisdom contained in its pages. Tricia Goyer is an awesome writer of both fiction and nonfiction, and her...

  • Christy Lockstein
    Jul 01, 2009

    Blue Like Play Dough by Tricia Goyer is a humorous down-to-earth look at the changes to a woman's soul brought about my motherhood. Goyer is one of my favorite authors for good reason; every book feel...

About Tricia Goyer

Tricia Goyer

Tricia Goyer is a busy mom of six, grandmother of two, and wife to John. Somewhere around the hustle and bustle of family life, she manages to find the time to write fictional tales delighting and entertaining readers and non-fiction titles offering encouragement and hope. A bestselling author, Tricia has published thirty-three books to date and has written more than 500 articles. She is a two tim