Book Review: “A Perfect Word for Every Occasion”

This week, myself and some friends had heavy hearts for the loss of young lives, fathers, husbands, friends. It’s not easy to find the words to say in times like these, is it?

Liz Duckworth wrote A Perfect Word for Every Occasion, a great resource for words to say, regardless of the occasion. If you are into writing cards, calling friends, or interacting via social media, there are ideas in this book that will help with finding words to say.

For instance, if you are writing a birthday card and want something a bit deeper than “Happy Birthday”, Duckworth suggests that you can start with something like “No family is complete without someone like you!” and going from there. Looking for something to say when you need to make an apology? There are suggestions for that.

I appreciate the scriptures and quotes that Duckworth suggests, too. These are always nice additions (and as someone who makes cards, great for designs!). Also, I love that there are suggestions of what not to say in various situations. You don’t want to be sticking your foot in your mouth!

If you are interested in using this book to help you say the right words, you can find it on (retail price is $12.99).

Disclaimer: I received a copy of this book from Bethany House to read and review. All opinions are 100% my own.