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THE HIGH CALLING OF MOTHERHOOD BLOG TOUR!
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 by Patti Shene

FEATURED BOOK:  The High Calling of Motherhood

AUTHOR:  Chimene Shipley Dupler

PUBLISHER:  Ambassador International

GENRE: Non-fiction

SERIES OR STAND ALONE: Stand Alone

TARGET AGE: Moms of all ages!

 

I AM HONORED TO BE A PARTICIPANT IN THE BLOG TOUR FOR THE HIGH CALLING OF MOTHERHOOD BY CHIMENE SHIPLEY DUPLER.  BELOW IS MY REVIEW OF THIS INSPIRATIONAL AND INFORMATIVE BOOK THAT SUPPLIES TOOLS EVERY MOM SHOULD POSSESS AND INSTRUCTS HOW TO USE THEM WITH PROFICIENCY AND PURPOSE.

 

CHIMENE IS OFFERING A GIVEAWAY! THE WINNER WILL GET TO CHOOSE BETWEEN A CUSTOM MADE “WORLD CHANGER” NECKLACE BY THE GIVING KEYS  {THAT IS BEING UNVEILED AT THE PASSION4MOMS CONFERENCE} OR TWO TICKETS TO ATTEND THE PASSION4MOMS CONFERENCE BEING HELD IN WASHINGTON, D.C. MAY 5-6, 2017. CHECK BELOW TO LEARN HOW TO ENTER!

 

Review of The High Calling of Motherhood

by

Patti Shene

 

I was blessed to receive an advanced PDF copy of Chimene Shipley Dupler’s book, The High Calling of Motherhood. When I read the bio about Chimene at the beginning of the book, describing her as a “well-respected speaker and professional on marriage and parenting”, and then learned that she is the founder of a national organization entitled Passion4Moms, I expected some heavy psychological reading.

 

Boy, was I wrong! Chimene has a delightful way of speaking to the heart of moms in a straight forward, compassionate, and inspirational manner. She touches on the deepest fears, frustrations, and fables that accompany motherhood.  I zipped through the book, delighting in every word, in the space of one day.

 

Mind you, I read the book as a mother to two adult children and grandmother to one teenaged granddaughter. My years of wrestling with all the daily struggles of motherhood are far behind me. Suffice it to say, I wish this book had been available to me back then!

 

This insightful author shows moms their right to claim their place in God’s kingdom as esteemed by the Creator to raise the children entrusted to us. Biblical principles are employed throughout The High Calling of Motherhood. The book speaks to SAHMS (stay at home moms), working moms, single moms, moms of one child or many. We can’t do it all, and Chimene explains how to prioritize what is most important, whatever our motherhood circumstances.

 

Chimene talks about the spiritual battle we are engaged in as we fight against the standards of the world. Social media, the drive to compare our parenting skills and our children to everyone else, the demands on our time are some of the weapons we face. Chimene provides the tools to empower our children to be “world changers” through servant hood to Jesus.

 

 

I highly recommend this book to moms, whatever stage of the motherhood journey they are on,  to use for an informative and inspirational reference. If you’re a grandmother, as I am, give it to your children who are raising their own kids. It would even make a great baby shower gift!

 

I was honored to host Chimene on my Blog Talk Radio show, Step Into the Light on February 28th, the day before this blog tour started. Although I have not met her in person, the interview assured me that this author has a heart for moms, a desire to encourage and support moms, and a knowledge of the Bible to teach moms. She has packed all of that useful information into The High Calling of Motherhood to guide moms as they embark on their child-rearing journey.

 

Here is an excerpt from the interview:

“Women are very emotional beings that God created, and with those emotions come a lot of insecurities. One of the things that I have found, working with moms, is we become very inward focused when we sit at home behind our computer screen or on our mobile devices in the carpool line. It shifts our perspective from embracing the family that is right in front of our eyes that God has given us to comparisons with what everyone else is doing.”

“It is an emotional struggle daily to navigate how to balance a career, how to balance a relationship with a husband, and how to balance being intentional and proactively involved with their kids’ lives. I think the first thing to recognize is to admit that it’s hard and while many women choose that path, I will never be one to condemn a choice that is between them and God and their husbands and what’s right for their family.”

 

I invite you to listen to the entire interview here.

 

 

Even if you don’t get to listen, buy Chimene’s book! It is now available for pre-order at the following locations:

Amazon

Barnes and Noble

Ambassador's online retail store {use code “HighCalling” entered at time of purchase for a 10% pre-order discount}

 

DON’T FORGET TO ENTER THE GIVEAWAY! CLICK HERE (https://gleam.io/iAlu8/the-high-of-calling-of-motherhood-blog-tour-giveaway) FOR A CHANCE TO WIN ONE GIVING KEYS NECKLACE OR TWO TICKETS TO THE PASSION4MOMS CONFERENCE!

 

Click here to follow The High Calling of Motherhood blog tour throughout the month of March!

 

?Chimene Shipley Dupler, Founder and President/CEO of Pink Polka Dot Productions and the Passion4Moms ministry, is a well-respected speaker and professional on marriage and parenting. Chimene loves the opportunity to help others achieve their goals and work through struggles to make their marriages, parenting, and life experiences fabulous. Passion4Moms continues to bless, encourage, and inspire mothers through conferences, speaking engagements, and other events.

Previously, Chimene worked on Capitol Hill in the United States Senate and with foster homes and residential treatment centers as a social worker. Chimene graduated from Baylor University with a B.S. in Child and Family Studies. Chimene is most proud to be living out her passion for marriage and parenting daily, endeavoring to bring God glory as a wife and mother and living life to the fullest. Chimene and her husband currently reside in Washington, DC, with their three princesses. Chimene’s greatest passion in life—being a mother

Connect with Chimene online:

Facebook (Passion4Moms)

Facebook (Chimene’s page)

Twitter

Instagram (Passion4Moms) 

Instagram (Chimene’s page)

 


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8/22/2015

INTRODUCING A NEW BLOGGING COMMUNITY
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8/9/2015

WELCOME AUTHOR SUSAN ANNE MASON
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7/24/2015

WHY WE WAIT
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7/11/2015

WELCOME AUTHOR MISTY BELLER
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6/27/2015

WELCOME AUTHOR ELIZABETH MADDREY
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6/13/2015

WELCOME AUTHOR DONNA DOUGLAS
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5/22/2015

WELCOME AUTHOR JO HUDDLESTON
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5/9/2015

WELCOME AUTHOR LEE CARVER
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4/10/2015

WELCOME AUTHOR VALERIE COMER
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3/27/2015

WELCOME AUTHOR MARIAN MERRITT
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3/14/2015

WELCOME AUTHOR AMBER STOCKTON
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2/27/2015

WELCOME AUTHOR CONNIE ALMONY
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2/14/2015

WELCOME AUTHOR JAMES CALLAN
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1/24/2015

A MODERN DAY MIRACLE
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1/16/2015

WELCOME AUTHOR CONNIE PEASE
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1/10/2015

PRAYER CHANGES THINGS - PART SEVEN
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12/27/2014

AUTHOR GINA WELBORN RETURNS
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12/20/2014

WELCOME AUTHOR SUSAN ANNE MASON
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12/18/2014

WHAT DOES ADVENT MEAN TO YOU?
Patti Shene
12/14/2014

WELCOME AUTHOR PEG PHIFER
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12/8/2014

WELCOME AUTHOR JANET K. BROWN
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12/6/2014

AUTHOR H. L. WEGLEY WRAPS UP PURE GENIUS SERIES
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11/29/2014

PRAYER CHANGES THINGS - PART SIX
Patti Shene
11/22/2014

WELCOME AUTHOR BILL GARRISON
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11/14/2014

WHAT DO YOU MISS?
Patti Shene
11/8/2014

WELCOME AUTHOR CAMILLE EIDE
Patti Shene
11/1/2014

PRAYER CHANGES THINGS - PART FIVE
Patti Shene
10/25/2014

DINOSAURS AND THE BIBLE
Patti Shene
10/19/2014

WELCOME AUTHOR GINA WELBORN
Patti Shene
10/10/2014

POINT TO POINT TO POINT
Patti Shene
10/5/2014

PRAYER CHANGES THINGS - PART FOUR
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9/27/2014

WELCOME AUTHOR ANE MULLIGAN
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9/19/2014

BY THE NUMBERS
Patti Shene
9/15/2014

WELCOME AUTHOR ADA BROWNELL
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9/5/2014

WELCOME AUTHOR JENNIFER SLATTERY
Patti Shene
8/30/2014

PRAYER CHANGES THINGS - PART THREE
Patti Shene
8/23/2014

WELCOME AUTHOR REBECCA DeMARINO
Patti Shene
8/16/2014

SITTING IDLE
Patti Shene
8/10/2014

It's Hot Out Here! by CHERI SWALWELL
Patti Shene
8/3/2014

PRAYER CHANGES THINGS - PART TWO
Patti Shene
7/26/2014

WELCOME AUTHOR CAROLE BROWN
Patti Shene
7/20/2014

WHY DO WE DO WHAT WE DO?
Patti Shene
7/14/2014

AUTHOR H. L. WEGLEY RETURNS
Patti Shene
7/5/2014

PRAYER CHANGES THINGS - PART ONE
Patti Shene
6/27/2014

WELCOME AUTHOR AVA PENNINGTON
Patti Shene
6/20/2014

UNEXPECTED ACTS OF KINDNESS
Patti Shene
6/16/2014

REVIEW OF THREE NON-FICTION BOOKS
Patti Shene
6/7/2014

AN INTERVIEW WITH AUTHOR RENEE BLARE
Patti Shene
5/30/2014

SEVEN WAYS TO STRETCH SPIRITUALLY BY ADA BROWNELL
Patti Shene
5/17/2014

WHEN FINE IS NOT REALLY FINE
Patti Shene
4/23/2014

MOMMY MEMOIRS BY ANN VAN DE WATER
Patti Shene
4/19/2014

PLAY BALL!
Patti Shene
4/17/2014

JOE THE DREAMER BY AUTHOR A. B. BROWNELL
Patti Shene
4/12/2014

ON THE PINEAPPLE EXPRESS BY H. L. WEGLEY
Patti Shene
4/4/2014

THE THIEF BY STEPHANIE LANDSEM
Patti Shene
3/29/2014

HUMOR AT THE HOSPITAL
Patti Shene
3/26/2014

HEAR NO EVIL BY MARY HAMILTON
Patti Shene
3/22/2014

WHEN THE ROAD GETS LONG AND LONELY
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3/19/2014

INTRODUCING RYAN'S FATHER BY JUNE FOSTER
Patti Shene
3/15/2014

WHERE ARE YOU THE MOST VULNERABLE?
Patti Shene
3/13/2014

INTERVIEW WITH WRITER BROOKE COX
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3/8/2014

Patti's Porch Welcomes Author Rebecca Carey Lyles
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3/1/2014

Flying for Jesus by Lee Carver
Patti Shene
2/22/2014

Putting Out the Fleece by Paula Mowery
Patti Shene
2/15/2014

What We Can Learn From the Olympics
Patti Shene
2/12/2014

Hush, Little Baby by Deborah M. Piccurelli
Patti Shene
2/8/2014

Baby, It's Cold Outside!
Patti Shene
2/5/2014

A Matter of Perspective
Patti Shene
2/1/2014

Introducing The Pure Genius Series by H. L. Wegley
Patti Shene
1/25/2014

Monopoly!
Patti Shene
1/21/2014

welcome author Cheri Swalwell
Patti Shene
1/17/2014

What Did You Mean By That?
Patti Shene
1/14/2014

Wildlife Video
Patti Shene
1/10/2014

My Best Reads of 2013
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1/8/2014

The Dumbest Kid in School
Patti Shene
1/3/2014

Good-bye to 2013
Patti Shene
1/1/2014

Focusing on What Christmas Really Means
Patti Shene
12/22/2013

One Spectacular Christmas Display
Patti Shene
12/19/2013

Where are You Going This Advent Season?
Patti Shene
11/29/2013

Shared Experience
Patti Shene
11/24/2013

Facing the Monster
Patti Shene
10/25/2013

Review of Reign by Ginger Garrett
Patti Shene
9/27/2013

I'll Be Happy When...
Patti Shene
5/14/2013

Sing Praises - Whether You Can Sing or Not
Patti Shene
5/5/2013

I Can't Do This!
Patti Shene
5/2/2013

BREAKING THE RULES
Patti Shene
4/28/2013

WELCOME AUTHOR TINA PINSON
Patti Shene
4/21/2013

Vulnerability to Fear
Patti Shene
4/17/2013

Faith and Fear
Patti Shene
4/15/2013

Those Temporary Interruptions
Patti Shene
2/21/2013

Grand Prize Winner at Int'l Wildlife Film Festival
Patti Shene
2/7/2013

Starsongs Giveaway Contest
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2/3/2013

Taking Stock
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1/30/2013

Welcome Author Janet K Brown
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1/26/2013

Winter - Bah Humbug!
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1/22/2013

Welcome Author Tanya Eavenson
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1/19/2013

Welcome Author Margaret Brownley
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1/16/2013

Travel Writing = Nearly Shooting Peacocks
Patti Shene
1/12/2013

Water, Water Everywhere - or Maybe Not
Patti Shene
1/9/2013

The last Day of the Christmas Season
Patti Shene
1/5/2013

Accountability in the Extreme
Patti Shene
1/2/2013

The day after Christmas
Patti Shene
12/26/2012

It's Dec 22nd - And We're Still Here!
Patti Shene
12/22/2012

The Next Big Thing - Blog Hopping
Patti Shene
12/19/2012

Vanquishing the Christmas Blues by Linda Rondeau
Patti Shene
12/15/2012

Christmas Rayne by Joi Copeland
Patti Shene
12/12/2012

The Christmas Stalking by Lillian Duncan
Patti Shene
12/8/2012

News From Nashville & Beyond
Patti Shene
12/4/2012

Author Susan Sleeman offers great advice about wor
Patti Shene
11/13/2012

Welcome Home!
Patti Shene
11/13/2012

Confessions of a first book editor
Patti Shene
11/13/2012

Going Home
Patti Shene
11/13/2012

GPCWC in Restospect
Patti Shene
11/13/2012

Vacation in the Adirondacks of New York
Patti Shene
11/13/2012

I am pleased to welcome author Staci Stallings
Patti Shene
11/13/2012

Meet Award-Winning Journalist And Author Ada Brownell
Patti Shene
11/13/2012

An Interview with Author Eddie Jones
Patti Shene
11/13/2012

Nano Day 11 - um - day 1?
Patti Shene
11/13/2012