Beholding and Becoming



Beholding and Becoming Become What You Behold You are in the process ofbecoming Every day is an opportunity to be shaped and formed by what moves your heart drives your thoughts captures your gaze Is it any wonder that where you direct your eyes and your heart matter in your day to day We become what we behold when we set our hearts and minds on Christ and His redemption story here in the details of our daily lives Not just on Sunday, not just on holidays, not just when extraordinarily hard or wonderful things happen but todayBestselling author and artist Ruth Chou Simons invites you on a new journey to Beholding and BecomingWiththan 850 pieces of intricate, original artwork, Ruth encourages you to elevate your gaze to the One who created all things Today is an opportunity for God to demonstrate His love and His faithfulness in the midst of your mundane No circumstance is too ordinary or too forgotten for Him to meet you there in worship His transforming grace turns your everyday ordinary into a holy place of becoming. Best Read Beholding and Becoming by Ruth Chou Simons For Kindle ePUB or eBook – heartforum.co.uk

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  • Hardcover
  • 224 pages
  • Beholding and Becoming
  • Ruth Chou Simons
  • English
  • 07 May 2017
  • 073697492X

14 thoughts on “Beholding and Becoming

  1. Krista Mc says:

    This is a beautiful, multi layered book It s primary purpose is to encourage the reader to worship the Lord The text is the kind of text to savor it can be read and re read for the truths in it to nourish the heart The artwork is beautiful there is a glossary at the beginning of the book that explains the meaning behind the images the author artist chose What a joy it is I will be reading this again to study the art and to annotate the text This book would make a wonderful gift to a spec This is a beautiful, multi layered book It s primary purpose is to encourage the reader to worship th...

  2. Terri Conlin says:

    Beholding and Becoming is filled with some of my favorite things bees, blackberries, thistles and peonies, and love for our God who made them all in delightful detail Ruth paints the page with words and watercolors illustrating in living color how touchable worship can be in everyday life When you read this book, you ll remember our world is a cathedral As soon as I reached the last praising page, I began again, this timeslowly in awe of my ordinary and wonderful life and your s, too Beholding and Becoming is filled with some of my favorite things bees, blackberries, thistles and peonies, and love for our God who made them all in delightful detail Ruth paints the page with words and watercolors illustrating in living color how touchable worship can be in everyday life When you read this book, you ll remember our world is a cathedral As soon as I reached the last praising page, I began again, this timeslowly in awe of my ordinary and wonderful life and your s, t...

  3. Bailey T. Hurley says:

    ARC this book is exactly the message our world needs right now Beholding and Becoming are two themes interwoven amongst Ruth s art The central idea is that what we behold, worship at our core, is what we become Ruth s insightful and truth filled words convict and...

  4. Sarah says:

    What does it mean to practice every day worship It doesn t take long inside the pages of this stunning book to realize that Ruth is telling the beautiful story of sanctification our becoming like God showing the reader what a joy it is to behold Christ in what we may perceive as the mundane the million tiny moments that make up most of our lives The form of the book complements its purpose Over 16 chapters, Ruth explores different areas of beholding God from creation to the kitchen table an What does it mean to practice every day worship It doesn t take long inside the pages of this stunning book to realize that Ruth is telling the beautiful story of sanctification our becoming like God showing the reader what a joy it is to behold Christ in what we may perceive as the mundane the million tiny moments that make up most of our lives The form of the book complements its purpose Over 16 chapters, Ruth explores different areas of beholding God from creation to the kitchen table and how in that exact place, God can transform you into becoming l...

  5. Amy says:

    I have been a fan of Ruth Chou Simons for years and have been anxiously awaiting this new release and it does not disappoint I love how Ruth ties in each beautiful watercolor illustration to her words The imagery is symbolic of messages within the written text So, the two go hand in hand to really get Ruth s message across I knew this book was going to speak to me right away when it began with a commentary on our modern day fixation on social media and the digital world I often feel disconn I have been a fan of Ruth Chou Simons for years and have been anxiously awaiting this new release and it does not disappoint I love how Ruth ties in each beautiful watercolor illustration to her words The imagery is symbolic of messages within the written text So, the two go hand in hand to really get Ruth s message across I knew this book was going to speak to me right away when it began with a commentary on our modern day fixation on social media and the digital world I often feel disconnected from my faith life by all the noise in my life And I appreciate how Ruth reminds us all to turn away from all of that noise and reconnect with God in each chapter.As with her other books, I found that I enjoyed reading one sho...

  6. Jamie says:

    I am honored to share my review of Beholding and Becoming by Ruth Chou Simons Beholding and Becoming is an exquisite book nourishing, thought provoking content that engages the heart but also gorgeous artwork by Ruth Chou Simons that draws readers in as they ponder this book s message Beholding and Becoming guides readers to carefully examine their own hearts, looking deeply at their own hearts and examine their actions in light of the faith they profess I found my own heart challenged as I I am honored to share my review of Beholding and Becoming by Ruth Chou Simons Beholding and Becoming is an exquisite book nourishing, thought provoking content that engages the heart but also gorgeous artwork by Ruth Chou Simons that draws readers in as they ponder this book s message Beholding and Becoming guides readers to carefully examine their own hearts, looking deeply at their own heart...

  7. Sandi Greene says:

    As I was reading Beholding and Becoming I felt like Ruth had looked into my heart and written this book just for me I m sure that I won t be the only one who feels this way as they read her words and and lingers over her artwork This book is so full of encouragement to find and worship God in all areas of our lives When we believe the Giver of every ordinary moment in our every day is the faithful God who is trustworthy for each next step we take in our daily lives, we have reason to rejoice As I was reading Beholding and Becoming I felt like Ruth had looked into my heart and written this book just for me I m sure that I won t be the only one who feels this way as they read her words and and lingers over her artwork This book is so full of encouragement to find and worship God in all areas of our lives When we believe the Giver of every ordinary moment in our every day is the faithful God who is trus...

  8. Kelly Bialk says:

    I enjoyed Ruth s first book, so I was excited she was writing a second one But this book went beyond all my expectations The gospel truths in this book are so relatable to every day life and struggles we all go through Ruth shares truth about control, success, family, money, and purpose, among others Ruth shows you how to set your heart on what is truly worthy of worship in your everyday circumstances It s amazing how much encouragement and truth she can share in such a concise way The a I enjoyed Ruth s first book, so I was excited she was writing a second one But this book went beyond all my expectations The gospel truths in this book are so relatable to every day life and struggles we all go through Ruth shares truth about control, success, family, money, and purpose, among others Ruth shows you how to set your heart on what is truly worthy of worship in your everyday circumstances It s amazing how much enc...

  9. Kellie says:

    I ll start by saying what may already be obvious, this book, Beholding and Becoming The Art of Everyday Worship by Ruth Chou Simons, is beautiful The artwork throughout is entirely comprised of watercolors by Ruth I have been familiar with and loved her work so much over the years, and even so, the beauty in this book exceeded my expectations One of my favorite things is the glossary where she gives the meanings of the recurring things she painted and invites you to sit awhile to experienc I ll start by saying what may already be obvious, this book, Beholding and Becoming The Art of Everyday Worship by Ruth Chou Simons, is beautiful The artwork throughout is entirely comprised of watercolors by Ruth I have been familiar with and loved her work so much over the years, and even so, the beauty in this book exceeded my expectations One of my favorite things is the glossary where she gives the meanings of the recurring things she painted and invites you to sit awhile to experience the words and the art together and be encourag...

  10. Natasha says:

    Have you gotten distracted from your First Love Are your days spent striving and chasing after all the things or just surviving Then Ruth Chou Simon s latest book, Becoming and Beholding The Art of Everyday Worship is for you it also makes a terrific gift for a friend, btw If you read and enjoyed Ruth s first book, you re going to love this one If you haven t, it will still meet you in the place you re at but trust me, you ll want to run out and buy Gracelaced too The combination Have you gotten distracted from your First Love Are your days spent striving and chasing after all the things or just surviving Then Ruth Chou Simon s latest book, Becoming and Beholding The Art of Everyday Worship is for you it also makes a terrific gift for a friend, btw If you read and enjoyed Ruth s first book, you re going to love this one If you haven t, it will still meet you in the place you re at but trust me, you ll want to run out and buy Gracelaced too The combination of her words and detailed artwork is not only gorgeous would look lovely on any coffee table, begging to be picked up , but also powerful I personally appreciated the glossary at the beginning of the book, explaining the meaning behind the images the artist choose to use, knowing that it had been thought out, not just there to look good In addition to fruits and flowers, you re also going to see bees, beetles and other creatures but they re so beautiful, you won t be squirmish one bit All these thi...

  11. Rachel says:

    I ve been a fan of Ruth s work for years, with the way her simple yet beautiful art work makes me draw in my breath and then release it peacefully Even , I love her heart for God s truth, and the simple yet profound ways she reminds me of what cannot be improved upon, God s words and His work in creation and redemption.I got a little tingly when I first heard about this new book, Beholding and Becoming I just knew this was meant for me in this season I m mothering a little one, often fe I ve been a fan of Ruth s work for years, with the way her simple yet beautiful art work makes me draw in my breath and then release it peacefully Even , I love her heart for God s truth, and the simple yet profound ways she reminds me of what cannot be improved upon, God s words and His work in creation and redemption.I got a little tingly when I first heard about this new book, Beholding and Becoming I just knew this was meant for me in this season I m mothering a little one, often feeling like I m failingthan thriving, investing in my marriage, trying to keep a house and a little homestead from falling apart and dying I m working full time, growing another little one in my belly, fearing changes ahead and constantly navigating the swirling opinions of others This book reminds me to slow down, to gaze upon God s truth for what it is my lifeblood, the words of a loving God for ME, the gift of my salvation, and the only thing I should depend upon I loved how...

  12. Taylor says:

    We all with unveiled face beholding the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another For this comes from the Lord who is in Spirit 2 Corinthians 3 18Art, painting, is like poetry in color.These words ring true when describing the latest masterpiece by Ruth Chou Simons, of Gracelaced She described her own work as harkening back to William Morris and Art Nouveau With repeating motifs, balanced designs, and harmonious colors, the paintings th We all with unveiled face beholding the glory of the Lord, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another For this comes from the Lord who is in Spirit 2 Corinthians 3 18Art, painting, is like poetry in color These words ring true when describing the latest masterpiece by Ruth Chou Simons, of Gracelaced She described her own work as harkening back to William Morris and Art Nouveau With repeating motifs, balanced designs, and harmonious colors, the paintings that fill the pages of this book are inspiring and delightful to meditate on Each time that I stepped away from reading, I was filled with a sense of joy and inspir...

  13. Shuana Hackworth says:

    This book is beautifully done and life changing if you allow it to be The book is filled with beautiful art and encouraging words to help us behold what we are becoming Their are parts in the book where it may sting or hit is hard but it s all in love Ruth draws the reader in with stories, scripture and art it s as if you are conversations with her This book captured me I am still going back to read quotes The book is a beautiful book that could be used as a coffee table book as well the on This book is beautifully done and life changing if you allow it to be The book is filled with beautiful art and encouraging words to help us behold what we are becoming Their are parts in the book where it may sting or hit is hard but it s all in love Ruth draws the reader in with stories, scripture and art it s as if you are conversations with her This book captured me I am still going back to read quotes The book is a beautiful book that could be used as a coffee table book as well the only thing is you will have to give a copy to everyone who picks it up I admonish you to pick up several copies Ruth says this about the book The question isn t whether we wil...

  14. Nick Williamson says:

    Beautiful, heart provoking AND theologically sound YES It is possible and it is done so well in this book The raw honesty of an Elisabeth Elliot and the ability to draw in all your senses with the gift of art Ruth Simons has done it in her new book I have been personally touched, convicted and molded through all of her books and her art but this one surpasses then all The Lord is using her in mighty ways and I am thankful to be a reader of her work I will leave you with this quote from Beautiful, heart provoking AND theologically sound YES It is possible and it is done so well in this book The raw honesty of an Elisabeth Elliot and the ability to draw in all your senses with the gift of art Ruth Simons has done it in her new book I have been personally touched, convicted and molded through all of her books and her art but this one surpasses then all The Lord is using her in mighty ways and I am thankful to be a reader of her work I will leave you with this quote from t...

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