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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

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About the Book

Title: Food for Thought
Author: Janet Lynn Mitchell
Genre: Non-Fiction, Self-Help
Release Date: December 1, 2017
Food for Thought is filled with personalized verses just for you. It’s been written to help you claim God’s Word as your own. The thoughts included within the verses are from fellow dieters. Food for Thought is not meant to be a substitute for actual Scripture, but an addition, bringing you new insight, perspective, hope and encouragement as you move toward and reach your weight-loss goal. Blank pages have been placed in the back so that you can add additional Scripture and/or words of encouragement. Recite these verses and include them when you pray. Then watch as God’s Word rejuvenates and empowers you. Experience your faith increasing, as faith comes by hearing, reading, speaking, and living the Word of God.

About the Author

Janet ProfileCandid, dynamic, friendly…and memorable are some of the words used to describe Janet Mitchell. Her fun, engaging style keeps her audiences wanting more. As a master storyteller, she shares her heart, passions and faith, relating incidents from her life that will touch you and make you laugh. Janet addresses relevant life issues and how it just takes one to make a difference in your world!
Janet has held staff positions with Youth for Christ and Forest Home Christian Conference Center and has served as the director of a Christian preschool. Janet is a CLASS Speaker (Christian Leaders, Authors, and Speakers) and is a popular speaker for women’s events, MOPS, family camps and single-parent groups.
As a senior in high school, Janet lost the use of her legs following surgery. On the night of her tenth surgery, she met Marty, who became her cheerleader and was alongside her as she learned to walk again. Eventually, he became her husband. Janet and Marty have been married for over thirty-five years and have three children. Janet’s knee problems reoccurred when she was thirty-two. She was horrified to learn she had been a victim of medical negligence, fraud and concealment. Her additional surgeries had been attempts to correct the mistakes. Janet has since become a voice for others who have suffered medical fraud. Assembly Bill 2571, borne out of her misfortunes, unanimously passed both the California Assembly and the Senate and was signed into state law on August 31, 2000. Her story, Taking a Stand, has motivated others to “take a stand” and remain firm in their faith through the good, bad, and the outrageous.
Janet has been featured on radio programs across the nation, including popular programs such as Focus on the Family and Billy Graham’s Decision Today. Janet has appeared on television programs such as, Fox, CBS and ABC News, Aspiring Women, The Harvest Show, and Chuck and Jenny. Her stories and articles have appeared in the Chicken Soup for the Soul series, Multnomah’s Stories for the Extreme Teen, and in magazines such as Woman’s World, Light and Life, and Celebrate Life. Her Testimony, “When Doctors Make Mistakes,” was published in the July/August 2005 issue of Today’s Christian Woman magazine.
Janet’s book, A Special Kind of Love, published by Broadman and Holman and Focus on the Family, has been highlighted by Rick Warren in his “Ministry Toolbox.” Her Hands on Faith: Family Nights and Hands on Faith: Family Fun books by Carson- Dellosa are now available along with Janet’s five new Praying Scripture Flip Books. Janet’s Taking a Stand was released in November of 2006. It is truly a testimony of God’s faithfulness through the good, bad and outrageous. This past year Janet’s latest book, Words Matter became available. One thing Janet has learned is:
It just takes one to change the world we live in.


When I first received this little notebook , I thought what a cute little recipe book. Well it reminded me of one anyway. After opening it, I was pleasantly surprised to find wonderful words of wisdom for topics that hit home. I love the easy flip book that you can  carry with you or place in an easy accessible place in your home , office or car. It is small enough to even carry in your purse.

There are many subjects covered in this small book which is filled with scriptures to encourage you everyday . I like that the book is set up with subjects in alphabetical order. It would be nice to have included the page number of where to find the subjects . I will touch on a couple of subjects so you get a better understanding of the book. One of the subjects is depression. I deal with depression everyday. For something e of us food is comfort for us. We tend to overeat to compensate for our emotional state. I loved this scripture “ The Lord will guide me and provide good things for me to eat when I’m in a desert . He will (restore me)make me healthy (well, fit, and physically, emotionally and spiritually strong.) Isaiah 58:1l1

Here is another one I thought was so powerful to read. “I won’t let my appetite (my desires for flavor , sips, nibbles, and bites,) destroy what God has done. Romans 14:20. I’m overwhelmed by the words that are in scripture that I have overlooked. Each scripture in the book helps you through tough times and encourages you as you deal with physical issues. Our body is the temple of the Lord and he wants us to be healthy . I hope you will get a copy of this book and use it as you journey to better health physically and emotionally.

I received a copy of this book from Celebrate Lit. The review is my own opinion.

Blog Stops

Multifarious, January 5
Splashes of JoyJanuary 6
Mary Hake, January 7
Reading is my Super Power, January 8 (Interview)
A Greater YesJanuary 8
Texas Book-aholic, January 10
Carpe Diem, January 11
Pursuing Stacie , January 13
Remembrancy, January 15
Janices book reviewsJanuary 17
margaret kazmierczak, January 17 (Interview)
Simple Harvest Reads, January 18 (Guest post from Mindy Houng)
BigreadersiteJanuary 18


To celebrate her tour, Janet is giving away a grand prize of a $50 Amazon!!
Click below to enter. Be sure to comment on this post before you enter to claim 9 extra entries!


  1. I like that this book is small enough to carry anywhere
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  2. It's helpful to have the verses organized like this.

  3. This sounds like a very helpful, inspiring book.