Kick the Boring Out – shortlisted with The Word Guild – Word Awards for Canadian authors 2015.
“An excellent read! Professional, personal and poignant. The anecdotes woven throughout give you a sense of Donna’s compelling life. She uses personal experiences and stories of women she knows to effectively illustrate God-given truth. Her book is encouraging, humourous, thought provoking, and definitely an excellent choice for a women’s group study, large or small.” – The Word Guild-Word Awards judge’s comments.
“You can tell the writer is a speaker/storytelling. The words flowed smoothly and it was a pleasure to read. Some lovely, poignant moments when writing about her sister. All in all this is a solid book that will help kickstart many women move from a stagnant life with the Lord into one full of of life. The book kept to a general theme but covered a variety of life areas in which it can be applied. Scripture references were chosen well and an overall tone of love, grace and encouragement was felt while reading.” The Word Guild – Word Awards judge’s comments.
“In order for women to thrive and to be who God created them to be, they need to surround themselves with healthy, God honouring friendships on their journey of faith. Without them, we can gravitate to the extremes of isolation, or meander into shallow /toxic relationships without realizing our path of dysfunction. Donna Carter understands this cry of a woman’s heart to be restored and the instrumental role beautiful sister friendships play in leading us into our destiny! After reading this book, you will view your relationships from a new lens of redemption.” – Jodi Kozan – Founder/ President Women’s Journey of Faith
“Donna is an amazing communicator with a great sense of humor. We laughed with her and also shed tears. She is a great speaker whom God has used to touch, challenge and change our lives. We are better people because of her ministry to us.” – Corrine Yuzek – Director of Realife, First Alliance Church Calgary
“If you are looking for a speaker who clearly shares Jesus in a relational way, then I recommend Donna to you. God has used her in powerful ways in our outreach ministry and we trust her to share Jesus.” – Marnie Rilling – Director, Women’s Ministries
“Donna is a great communicator, humorous, fun-loving, and I highly recommend her.” – Laura Dueck – Women’s Ministry Director
“Donna speaks with clarity, humour, insight, and passion. She has done her homework on issues facing Canadian women. She wants to see women’s lives changed through the message of Jesus Christ.” – Glendyne Gerrard – National Director of Women’s Ministries of the Christian and Missionary Alliance in Canada
“She has the rapt attention of her audience… Never once did we check our watches… I can assure you that the experience of Donna’s ministry is one that you should not pass up.” – Val Hill – Chair Person, Fort McMurray Women Alive Conference