She is contagious! Her smile, her personality, and her testimony are all uplifting and speak volumes for this young woman. Shawn Johnson is a spitfire of a role model for our young women. In her book Winning Balance, she discusses what it means to really win in our modern world. She talks about what she has learned about faith, her own personal struggles with image, and temptations that come with a life of fame and glamour.
Shawn Johnson lived a kind of Cinderella dream in winning the gold under circumstances that were less favorable to do so than many of her peers. She endured successes and failures, as well as reaching some dreams and having some dreams just out of her reach.
I can honestly say that I enjoyed reading and reviewing this book and I would recommend this to other young women. I say younger, because even though I enjoyed it, I still felt like her mom reading it. I know that if she were my daughter I would be very proud of her character and the shadow that she is casting to other s her age.
*Tyndale Publishers provided me with a free copy of this book in exchange for my honest review.