'I was privileged to grow up in a home full of love, support, and encouragement. I can't remember a day that went by when I didn't see my parents, John and Dodie Osteen, sitting in our family room, drinking coffee, and reading the Bible and praying. They knew that the Word of God was their source of strength and wisdom.'
So says Joel Osteen in the introduction to his mother's devotional Choosing Life: One Day at a Time. In this daily devotional for men and women, find the truths on which Dodie based her life as a wife and mother. A 44-year marriage and five children who are all involved in full-time ministry show the fruits of Dodie Osteen's trust in God. Along with her Choose Life: One Day at a Time.