Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Visions of Hope by Annie Henrie, LDS Blog Tour



Blurb:

The most fundamental questions in our lives—questions about where we came from, why we are here, and where we are gonig—are answered when we have a true understanding of the plan of salvation. Now, our understanding is deepened and enlivened by this beautifully illustrated depiction of God's eternal plan for His children. In her unique, richly textured style, fine artist Annie Henrie offers a visual interpretations of the plan of salvation, including pre-earth life, the Creation, the Fall of Adam and Eve, life on earth, the spirit world, the Atonement and the Resurrection, and the kingdoms of glory. Accompanied by text from the scriptures, each exquisite image testifies of God's love for us and of His plan of happiness.


My Review:

I love the illustrations in this book!  They are beautiful and inspiring!  I tried this out as a Family Home Evening lesson.  It outlines the plan of salvation in the first few pages and then the following pages break it down step by step with correlating scripture and illustration.  I personally loved it!  The younger kids lasted about halfway through and by then their attention was lost on it.  But as an adult I loved how each page how everything was put together and that is had the scripture to explain each part of the plan.  This is an excellent resource for the plan of salvation that anyone would enjoy!


Happy Reading!!!


You can pick up your own copy via Deseret Book.


About the Author:

ANNIE HENRIE graduated with a bachelor of fine arts degree from Brigham Young University in April 2012, and since the age of sixteen she has shown her work in galleries, including Bronze Coast Gallery in Cannon Beach, Oregon; Authentique Gallery in St. George, Utah; and Deseret Book stores. Annie grew up in Bountiful, Utah, and is the daughter of Cary and Sauni Henrie. Her father, also a professional artist, has taught his daughter how to paint and draw since she was in kindergarten. Annie’s work is inspired by her experiences serving as a missionary in southern England and studying Renaissance art in Italy. She currently resides in Salt Lake City, Utah.


Source:  Publisher for review

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