Finding Rest in a Busy World (Women Of Faith Study Guide Series)
: Each and every day, we are confronted with all kinds of opportunities that vie for our attention and threaten to sap our energy and time. Many of these opportunities are good in and of themselves, such as serving at...
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Each and every day, we are confronted with all kinds of opportunities that vie for our attention and threaten to sap our energy and time. Many of these opportunities are good in and of themselves, such as serving at our kids' school, or helping at our church, or leading a Bible study, or even taking on extra work to help support our families financially. However, if we are not careful with our time, we can soon find ourselves taking on so many obligations that our lives become blur of rushing from one event to another. What our souls really crave is rest-and yet that is one of those treasures we often ignore or fail to prioritize. In this study, readers will examine what the Bible says about the benefits of rest and how it is a gift that God wants them to have. They will also look at how to get through stressful times, apply the brakes and set boundaries, and give their worries to God so they can find true peace and rest in his provision.
After retiring from 30 years as an executive with Mobil Oil Corporation and vice president of Public Relations for the radio ministry, Insight for Living, LUCI SWINDOLL is enjoying partial retirement in Palm Desert, California. Still active in her personal speaking ministry, she travels to conferences and retreats throughout the United States some forty weekends a year
Patsy Clairmont comes from an uncommon background. Her years of suffering as a prisoner in her own home, a victim of agoraphobia, have given her a deep appreciation of God's healing power. God has pulled together the emotionally fragmented pieces of her life. From her emotionally troubled background God has combined her humor and her knowledge of His word to remind you that imperfect, "cracked" Christians are God's specialty.Patsy now travels throughout the U.S. providing humor for the heart and hope for the healing. Currently, she is a speaker with the Women of Faith conferences, speaking to tens of thousands of women each month. In her eleven years with Women of Faith she has reached over 3 million women. She has written best selling books cooperatively with the other Women of Faith speakers. The latest is Contagious Joy!Patsy is also the author of the best-selling books God Uses Cracked Pots, Normal is Just a Setting on Your Dryer, Under His Wings, Sportin' a 'Tude, Tea with Patsy Clairmont and Pillow Prayers. She also has written her first book of fiction, Stardust on My Pillow; Stories to Sleep on. Patsy is excited to now be a children's author! The Tales from the Pantry series contains five children's books Meatball, Soccer, Stinky, Spud and Basil and Parsley.