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Book Review - The Golden Thread By Darlene Zschech

Updated: Aug 11


Do you feel like you are barely holding on? It could be that He is weaving a brilliant new beginning in the middle of your mess. Let the golden thread of God's presence be the calm on the other side of chaos.

“I know your faith will be lifted and increased with this new treasure.” —Chris Tomlin

Join beloved worship leader and songwriter of “Shout to The Lord”, Darlene Zschech as she traces God’s goodness through her recent transitions.

Perfect for anyone who’s:

  • Battling cancer or another health scare

  • Moving to a new city

  • Starting a church or a new job

  • Struggling through a season of doubt or change

Darlene urges us to maintain joy in the middle of it all. Rather than seeing her many life changes as a zigzag of unrelated events, Darlene and her family have learned to trace God’s goodness through every crisis—even as she faced the battle for her life, cancer.

Your heart will be encouraged, and your faith will soar right along with Darlene’s.


Available from leading booksellers nationwide, such as C.U.M. Books, Exclusive Books, Bargain Books, Wordsworth Books, PNA – As well as online at C.U.M. Books, Loot and Takealot.


Reviewed by?

Tebogo Segoje


Tell us a bit about yourself:

Wife. Mother of 3. Avid reader. Loves gardening. Crazy about interior decorating. Loves the LORD, loves HIS people.


What drew you to read this book:

One goes through different seasons in life and some seasons are more difficult than others. In some seasons one tends to feel like they walking very far from GOD and that is a very lonely place to be in. The title said to me... You don't have to feel alone in those seasons, I will show you how to experience GOD even in the most difficult times in your life.


What impact did this book have:

It heightened my senses to the presence of GOD in my life. It showed my how to pick up the golden thread of HIS love throughout my life journey. I love people and I love making friends, it was beautiful to see that even in those simple enjoyable times with friends, GOD is at work in us and in those in our lives.


In a paragraph, what is the main point:

It is about being sensitive to the nudging of the HOLY SPIRIT and being obedient trusting that GOD has it all figured out. This book is a powerful illustration of not forgetting who GOD is and what HIS promises are to us. There is a need to see GOD's work in us throughout our lives, through our highs and lows. It is heart warming to see how Darlene can trace the golden thread of GOD's love and presence in her life even when she was fighting a life threatening disease. GOD helped her declutter her heart because HE wanted her to access the freedom HE had in store for her. GOD is always there with us, preparing us, guiding us, loving us and seeing us through. This HE does not do it just for our benefit but so that we can be empowered to impact the lives of those around us according to HIS purpose for us.


Who would benefit from reading:

Everyone doubting GOD's presence in their lives. Everyone who celebrates GOD's amazing love. Everyone who has overcome by GOD's grace. Everyone who loves hearing about how others have overcome and wants to join them in glorifying GOD.


Star Rating?:




Published by Thomas Nelson and distributed by Struik Christian Media.

All comments are the reviewers own.

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