Reviewed by Melanie Lott, Staff Writer

Saying It Like It Is by Sheri Dew. Published by Deseret Book.

Saying It Like It Is by Sheri Dew is a real gem of a book to have on hand. It is filled with favorite quotes by Sister Dew, who is always so full of wisdom and love. Each quote is beautifully accompanied by a photograph which Sister Dew took herself. Some of them are of gorgeous scenery, others of beautiful smiling women from across the world. I am thrilled to have these quotes on hand whenever I need to teach a lesson, give a talk, or give a quote of uplift to a friend.

There are so many wonderful quotes from Sheri Dew that I could not choose a favorite. However, I will share with you just one of the many inspiring messages from this book. "On those days when we're not ready to stop being offended, not ready to forgive, still determined to dish out the silent treatment, what we're actually saying is, 'Thanks, but I don't want to become more like the Savior today. Maybe tomorrow, but not today.' Perhaps those are the times when we need to pray the hardest, the times it becomes clear that a change in behavior is not enough -- that we must have a change in nature." ~ Sheri Dew