Jesus Calling: Enjoying Peace in His Presence by Sarah Young is a great daily devotional worth your very small treasure investment.
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Personally, I received this as a gift at the beginning of 2013. I have now read up through January 22nd. This book is kept in the kitchen so it can be read daily while cooking breakfast. Though I have not read the whole book, I can write about the strengths I have seen so far.
First, for someone busy like myself, the length of each days passage is just about right. Most days are about 150 to 200 words. It takes about 2 minutes to slowly read each day. It takes an extra minute to reflect upon the words. In total, 3 minutes each day is the right length of time for a busy morning. This would make a perfect gift for an on-the-go professional to get their day started right.
Another strength of this book is how Young writes each day by putting words in the mouth of Jesus. These passages are based on scripture and attempts to say what Jesus would say. I consider this a strength because it is done in a very inspiring way. Also, all first person pronouns like I, me, my, etc… refers to Jesus. At the end of each passage, Young gives verses that support her words.
Therefore, I was very happy to get this daily devotional as a gift. Each day is short and easy to finish. Also, the daily messages are inspiring and act like how Jesus would speak.