Just Rest: A 90 Day Devotional Journal available April 26, 2022.
About the book…
For your soul.
According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, anxiety and depression affect 40 million adults in the US age 18 and above. This is 18% of the total population.
I also read about a group of college counseling directors that were surveyed. 95% said, “the number of students with significant psychological problems is a growing concern in their center or on campus.”
In fact, this same article suggested that the biggest problem impacting college students today is anxiety; depression was a close second.
It’s possible that you are one of those who really do struggle with worry, fear, anxiety, or depression.
Possibly, you deal with all of these challenges. Or, you may have picked up this book because you would like to experience more rest, more peace, and calmness deep within the depths of your soul. You are weary.
There is also a chance that your mom, grandmother, teacher, coach, or one of your mentors gave you this book. You are reading it to be nice to them. That’s okay too!
No matter your reason for reading, the goal is the same. We are going to learn how to find deep rest for your soul.
Peace in all aspects of life:
- Over worry
- Over anxiety
- When depressed or sad
- When bullied
- Or, when your friends leave you out or don’t understand you
- In your addictions
- In your health and finances
- When you feel stressed
- In your appearance
- As you choose your major
- As you decide your career
- For your future
- As you are dating or not dating
- When you feel alone
- When you lack inspiration
- As you feel homesick
- When there is FOMO
- When you feel competition
- As you deal with all the pressures of your life, there can be peace.
Quiet and peaceful no matter how loud the storms get.
That’s what we are going for in this new devotional book!
About the Author…
Melanie Redd is a woman who loves to encourage, equip, train, and motivate other women.
With her easy smile, warm personality, and positive outlook, she enjoys offering hope in all that she does.
One of her favorite Bible verses is 1 Thessalonians 5:11, “So encourage each other and build each other up, just as you are already doing.”
Melanie wrote Sunday school curriculum and magazine articles for Lifeway Resources before launching her own speaking, blogging, and writing ministry.
As a speaker and as a writer, she inspires others using the Bible, practical applications, a little wit, and a whole lot of common sense. She’s known for taking complicated biblical and relational concepts and making them simple to understand and put to use.
Her days are filled with ministry both online and offline.
You’ll find Melanie encouraging a friend at a local coffee shop, cheering on a group of MOPS, writing an article for her blog, working on her latest book, and spending time in prayer with friends – all on the same day.
She’s an energetic woman who loves to share the love of Christ with everyone around her.
Above all, Melanie is a wife and a mom, who greatly enjoys spending time with her family. She’s a pastor’s wife and the mother of two young adults. Melanie and her family live in the suburbs outside of Memphis, Tennessee.
Recently, she has joined forces with Love Worth Finding to offer a brand new virtual Women’s Ministry.
You can find out more about this ministry–called Women Living Courageously–HERE!
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