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Shaken: Discovering Your True Identity in the Midst of Life’s Storms by Tim Tebow Book Review

In Shaken, Tim Tebow shared his journey and his football career in the NFL. He played for the Denver Broncos and in 2012 he was traded to the New York Jets. They let him go a year later. He felt insecure and he questioned if he was good enough and what he could have done differently. He shared how disappointed he was and how his world was shaken and how he leaned on his Faith that God still had a great plan and purpose for his life. He had a dream of being a quarterback and he received a few offers to play other positions after he was cut. Tim Tebow had to reply on his true identity in Christ and he reminded readers that we can’t base our identity in our job, marriage, health, money, material things, and anything else apart from Christ. Tim has won two national championships and a Heisman Trophy but his football career isn’t his true identity. Throughout the book, Tim Tebow shared with readers on how to discover their true identity and how to live out their purpose and how to survive whatever storms you may have to encounter.

I liked how Tim Tebow shared the story of Mark Stuart, the former lead singer of the Christian group, Audio Adrenaline. He sold three million copies and released eight albums. He had 17 #1 radio hits and won two Grammys and Dove awards. In 2004, he began to lose his voice and was diagnosed with spasmodic dysphonia and he was unable to perform heavily again. He admitted to being torn on what to do next with his life. He eventually decided to live out their hit song, “Hands and Feet” and his organization is trying to build a medical clinic and a children’s home that is committed to helping kids with special needs to be adopted. He was able to find his new purpose and a plan for his life.

I would recommend this life changing book to anyone who enjoys football and they love reading about the walk of another Christian on and off the field. I have always enjoyed watching Tim Tebow and his career. He is mostly known for kneeling and praying on the field. I love how Tim Tebow was real and transparent in sharing how he rediscovered his identity and purpose after being traded and then cut from a team. I also loved how he explained how he deals with his critics and how we need to not be our own worst enemy. I also liked how he shared personal stories of people he met through his own foundation and how the people changed his perceptive and outlook on life. If you’re looking for a wonderful book to read, then get this one! 

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