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Zip It: The Keep It Shut 40-Day Challenge by Karen Ehman (book review)

I didn't get a chance to read Karen Ehman's Keep It Shut (although I should), but I fell in love with her reading her "Listen Love Repeat" book about loving others. When I had the opportunity to read "Zip It," the 40-Day Challenge that goes along with Keep It Shut, I jumped! Well, I read. Ehman is so personal in this challenge/devotional. She shares her struggles, her successes; something I think we need to do more for one another. Share our struggles so none of us know we're alone but then fight the good fight together so we know we can be successful with Christ in this struggle to tame the tongue. Each day starts with a Bible verse pertaining to the tongue or words, followed by a devotional. The day ends with "Today's Takeaways" which are snippets that summarize the story's lesson. "Lesson for the Lips" is next, which is the part that makes this a challenge rather than just a devotional. There's action in these le