- Jim Daly, President, Focus on the Family
I was raised in a spiritually mismatched home and my own mother would have LOVED the wisdom, encouragement and practical help Lynn and Dineen offer in Not Alone. Raising children and tackling teens is hard enough in any environment but Lynn and Dineen offer help and hope so you always feel you are NOT ALONE!
Pam Farrel, Author of Becoming a Brave New Woman, Men Are Like Waffles, Women Are Like Spaghetti and 10 Best Decisions a Woman Can Make
Pick up your favorite highlighter because Not Alone is one of those rare books full of practical wisdom that you will want to read, reread, bookmark and highlight. While this book is aimed at parents in spiritually unequal marriages, Lynn and Dineen offer godly insight and encouragement for all parents. I finished this book feeling, as a sometimes worried mom, that I’m not alone, that my earnest prayers can move God to act, and that He always has my back.
Susy Flory, New York Times bestselling author and a mom of two
This dynamic duo’s use of Scripture, prayers, transparent real-life stories and personal study questions is powerful. They have truly walked through the valley that women in spiritually mismatched marriages are in and they offer a firm hope. This is a must-read for women who are seeking wisdom and guidance as they raise their children in the midst of marital challenges.
- Courtney Joseph, Author of Women Living Well and WomenLivingWell.org
- Joanne Kraft, Author of Just too BusyTaking Your Family on a Radical Sabbatical
When I think of Lynn Donovan and Dineen Miller, these are the words that come to mind: sincere, passionate, godly, humble and accessible. If you’re in a spiritually mismatched marriage and you worry about your kids, you’ve come to the right place. These girlfriends will wrap you up in a hug, they’ll tell you the truth and they’ll point you to Jesus. They were so right to title this book Not Alone because when you’re done reading, you’ll know and believe that you’re not alone on this journey; God is with you and He’s got you.
- Susie Larson, Radio Host, Speaker, and Author of Your Beautiful Purpose
I’ve walked the road of being in a spiritually mismatched marriage. When I was in my most desperate time of clinging to God, my kids’ father was running away. Oh how I wish I would’ve had Not Alone to hold in my hands to combat that feeling of desperation and isolation. With comfort, grace and been-there wisdom, Lynn and Dineen will walk you through with hopenot only for you, but for your kids as well.
- Kathi Lipp, Author of 21 Ways to Connect with Your Kids and Can I Get Some Help HerePrayers and Practical Steps When Your Kids Don’t Go According to Plan
I have high hopes for my kidsbut perhaps the greatest hope of all is that I want them to know and love Jesus in a way that’s authentic and real. Dineen Miller and Lynn Donovan clearly understand the heart’s desires of moms like me. Not Alone gives moms a resource of practical help and warm encouragement so that they can prayerfully and practically raise kids that not only know Jesus, but also love Jesus wholeheartedly.
- Erin MacPherson, Author of The Christian Mama’s Guide series
- Nicole O’Dell, Founder of Choose NOW Ministries and host of Choose NOW Radio
Passing down faith to your children is especially challenging when only one parent believes. Yet, as the title says, you are not alone! These authors and mothers know exactly what you’re going through. They can help you navigate the years ahead with hope, grace and clarity.
- Arlene Pellicane, Author of 31 Days to a Happy Husband
I love this book! Lynn and Dineen don’t just encourage women they empower them to raise faith-focused children in a secular world. Their excitement is contagioustheir wisdom runs deep. Whether you’re a single mom or in a mismatched relationship, Not Alone is chock-full of practical insight for passionate parenting.
- Darlene Schacht, Author of The Good Wife’s Guide and coauthor of the New York Times bestseller Reshaping It All
In Not Alone, Dineen Miller and Lynn Donovan weave biblical insight together with their own stories as they help mothers discover hope, faith and courage to not only leave a legacy of faith as they passionately parent their children, but also to understand they are not alone in their journey. Although written for women who are in spiritually unequal marriages, are single moms or widowed moms, Not Alone will benefit all moms who read it. This is a great resource for small groups and I’m honored to recommend it.
- Stephanie Shott, Author, speaker and founder of The M.O.M. Initiative
From the Back Cover
Now the authors of Winning Him Without Words and founders of Spiritually Unequal Marriage offer 10 faith principles you can pass on to your kids. In Not Alone, you’ll find encouragement and inspiration from Scripture and true-life stories from other spiritually mismatched moms. Plus, find practical tips for capturing teachable moments with eternity in mind, and discovery questions to help you grow as a parent.
This is a parenting book, but it’s much more. It’s a love letter to all mothersa message that changes our homes, our kids and our lives. It’s about the Father’s love that impacts those around us and changes ordinary moms into women of extraordinary grace, beauty and wisdom.
You may sometimes feel you’re on your own when it comes to godly parenting, but Jesus promised to be with you always. You’re not alone!