Julie Barbera: Gold Medal Book Award for Christian Living!

Cracked Mirror, Clear Reflection

Shatter an Illusion of Perfection
Julie Barbera

2020 Gold Medal  
264 Pages 
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Christian – Living 

2020 Gold Medal

Reviewed By K.C. Finn for Readers’ Favorite

Cracked Mirror, Clear Reflection is a work of self help and empowerment writing in the theme of Christian living, penned by author Julie Barbera. With the subtitle urging readers to ‘Shatter an Illusion of Perfection’, the author takes a deep look at confidence and the concept of perfection itself. With so many people living their lives with certain expectations of what they, or society, think that they should be, Julie turns the subject around and pleads for freedom and relaxation, with the core belief that God’s plans for each one of us will manifest, and that God loves us even when we don’t feel good enough ourselves.

At the cross-section where inspirational fiction meets religious themes, author Julie Barbera has found a way to preach without being preachy and to personalize her gentle narrative style to instill both confidence and God’s love into every encouraging sentence. This is a well-organized volume of considerations, advice and personal storytelling that showcases how the self-inflicted pressures of modern life make us all see ourselves differently than who we truly are. The mirror analogy works time and again in Barbera’s confident but subtle prose, held up at different angles to illustrate our own self-sabotage strategies, and how a renewed sense of faith can allow us to look past those distortions to a clearer view. Overall, Cracked Mirror, Clear Reflection takes imperfection and confidence into a beautifully motivating overhaul and is a highly recommended read for anyone seeking comfort and inspiration through issues of self-esteem.

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40 Comments Add yours

  1. Anonymous says:

    Congratulations!!! absolutely wonderful!!! 👏👏👏😍♥️♥️♥️😘😘😘

    Liked by 5 people

    1. Halbarbera says:

      👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼Julie will get back to you for sure!

      Liked by 4 people

      1. Yleniaely says:

        🥰❤️😘

        Liked by 3 people

      2. Halbarbera says:

        🙌🏽❤️👍🏼

        Liked by 3 people

      3. Yleniaely says:

        The previous comment is mine I don’t know why it says anonymous … WordPress quirks !!! 😆😆😆😆😃

        Liked by 3 people

    2. JulieBarbera says:

      Thank you, Yleniaely! I appreciate the words of encouragement! 🙂

      Liked by 3 people

      1. Yleniaely says:

        😘🥰♥️♥️♥️

        Liked by 1 person

  2. !!!! Wow !!! Congratulations !!!! BRAVO ❤

    Liked by 4 people

    1. JulieBarbera says:

      Thank you! 🙂

      Liked by 2 people

  3. JulieBarbera says:

    Hello Dad, Thank you so much for sharing my award information! I appreciate your support and encouragement! 🙂

    Liked by 2 people

    1. Halbarbera says:

      Heureux de le faire.

      Liked by 1 person

      1. JulieBarbera says:

        🤗👍

        Liked by 1 person

    2. judybarbera says:

      Wonderful book and gold medal

      Liked by 2 people

      1. JulieBarbera says:

        Thank you, Mom! 🙂

        Liked by 2 people

  4. Amy Barbera says:

    Julie we are so proud of you!!!!!! Congrats on your Big Gold Medal Win!!!!!! 🙂

    Liked by 3 people

    1. Halbarbera says:

      🎊…🥇…🎉

      Liked by 1 person

      1. JulieBarbera says:

        🙌🏅

        Like

    2. JulieBarbera says:

      Thank you, Amy!!! 🙂

      Liked by 1 person

    3. JulieBarbera says:

      🤗🙏

      Liked by 1 person

  5. judybarbera says:

    WONDERFUL Book Jul! Love from Mom! ❤️

    Liked by 2 people

    1. JulieBarbera says:

      🙏💛

      Liked by 2 people

      1. judybarbera says:

        Thank you Julie- Glad you liked it!

        Liked by 2 people

  6. 𝑹𝒐𝑩𝑰𝑵 🌋 says:

    Appropriate naming, she looks so much like Judy, haha.

    Liked by 2 people

    1. Halbarbera says:

      Thank God for that!

      Liked by 2 people

  7. Sukanya says:

    Congrats Julie on you medal 🏅🏅🎊🎊❣️❣️

    Liked by 3 people

    1. JulieBarbera says:

      Thank you, Sukanya!

      Liked by 2 people

      1. Sukanya says:

        My pleasure ❣️❣️

        Liked by 2 people

      2. JulieBarbera says:

        😀👍

        Liked by 2 people

  8. juliejuarezbyington says:

    This is so good

    Liked by 2 people

    1. Halbarbera says:

      Julie will get back to you on that. Thanks.

      Like

  9. @Halbarbera Thank you for liking i’m new at this so i’m gonna follow you

    Liked by 2 people

    1. Halbarbera says:

      Go to Reader;
      pick and/or create a Tag
      for bloggers that may be of interest
      read posts and comment as applicable
      and your followers will increase significantly

      Liked by 1 person

  10. Okay are you her assistant or something

    Liked by 1 person

  11. @Halbarbera Thank you sorry for the mistake.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Halbarbera says:

      No mistake! Everybody including doctors always mistake my wife for my mother cause she’s in a wheel chair.

      Like

  12. Oh I see either way I didn’t want to be rude so anyway sorry you don’t have to apologize.

    Liked by 1 person

  13. @Halbarbera Again SO sorry no need to apologize

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Halbarbera says:

      Julie and I thank you!

      Like

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