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Holley Gerth is a Wall Street Journal bestselling author, counselor, and life coach. Her newest release is The Powerful Purpose of Introverts: Why the World Needs You to Be You. She's also wife to Mark, Mom to Lovelle, and Nana to Eula and Clem.

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  1. Holly! I have just have to tell you, ever since I read your devotional earlier this year “God’s Heart for You”, and now currently reading ” You’re Already Amazing”, my life has truly been changed in such an amazing way, I couldn’t even begin to go into every detail. But I just have to tell you that it gave me the courage and the realization to accept a tiny God sized dream of my own. Thank you for the bottom of my heart for being obedient and allowing the Lord to speak through you in such a way. I think I have told every person I’ve come across about you! Very excited about this little series, and I will be downloading the plan now! Thank you again ~Bre

  2. Yep. You got it. Scared silly to make a plan. That’s me!
    Even the chapter in “You’re Already Amazing”, even when I led the study with a group of great women, all ages and stages; not ONE of us put down goals!
    Not even in college, when we were supposed to spell them out, business plan style, financial portfolio, did I put anything down. Not me. I failed that assignment.
    So at 52, why can I plan a meal, plan a garden, plan a speech, plan a retreat, but not put a personal goal on paper? I can even write my will!
    I’m befuddled!

  3. Holly: Reading your post I realized that I have a dream but didn’t really see it as that. I have a desire this year to be consumed less and less by the world and become more and more aware of God’s presence in my life. I know that sounds so churchy but I have thought long and hard about what that would look like and what it would take. I have even written out some guidelines (which is a stretch for me) to help me since I know where I will be the weakest. It is scary because if I am serious it will hurt at times – it will take what I think to be sacrifice. I am afraid of failing but the end result would be so worth the cost. I look forward to following next week with you. Than you for your encouragement.

  4. This new year is my year to find and like myself again. My marriage has ended not by my choice and I need to remember God has made me just the way I am supposed to be. I need to remember the person I was…not the creation of other’s opinions and gossip. This is my year to become grounded in God and allow Him to reveal my new path. Thank you for your encouraging words and I believe to be a good starting point with the God-sized Dreams series. Happy & Blessed 2013.

  5. I would love to participate in this, and thank you for being SO generous as to offer the ebook for free! I only wish it was on the Nook because I don’t have a Kindle 🙁

    • Hi Carrie,

      Just in case you aren’t aware, you can download a free kindle for pc app on amazon. I don’t have a kindle either, so this is how I read e-books.


  6. This is a wonderful offer – I wish I could obtain it as I am in Canada and do not have access, hopefully at some point this can be available in Canada.
    Thank you for all the wonderful posts through out the year.
    Blessings to you all!

  7. My God-size dream….writing a novel including a screen play. My man size fear, making sense of these pictures and words flowing through my head and having enough time to put them all down. Making a plan, I have an autistic adult with hyperactivity for a son, being able to make a plan I could actually followthrough in a day would be my first God-Size dream. Wow, putting it all down just opened up a window with an idea. How cool! So needing this. Oh yeah, thanks for the ebook. Looking forward to cracking it open today.


  8. Thank you Holley! Looking forward to checking out this book. My dream is definitely one I am scared silly to even have. Glad to journey with others who are in process with their dreams and plans and conversations with God about what he has for us today and tomorrow and this year.

  9. Holley,

    Your writing is very inspiring!

    Everyone has dreams-we only neeed to pray about them and see where God leads us! I have had a dream for several years now and God keeps closing doors and having me stay where I am. I must pray and follow His lead!

    Can’t wait to see what dreams these venturous women with God’s help can come up with!

  10. Thanks, Holley, I downloaded it for myself, and sent your post/links about it to my daughters. What a great gift to all of us for a brand new year when it does seem like anything is possible! With God!