As we wrap up this Christmas season, we want to celebrate the blessing of encouraging words. Several (in)courage contributors released some amazing books this year, and we’re so blessed to partner with them here at (in)courage.
So we’re giving away 3 sets of all 10 of these books! Leave a comment about a book you loved this year (doesn’t have to be from this list) or a book you look forward to reading.
In need of a little peace, a little quiet, a little beauty? You’re invited to experience them all within the pages of Dawn Camp’s soul-stirring book, The Beauty of Grace. This inspiring collection includes stories of cultivating friendship, waiting on God, choosing joy, staying connected, learning to trust, and much more.
Jessica Turner ~ The Fringe Hours: Making Time for You
This liberating book empowers women to take back pockets of time they already have in their day in order to practice self-care and do the things they love. You can read along while enjoying each video segment from the Bloom Book Club. And to help you to begin a journey of self-discovery as you explore your passions and overcome obstacles, Jessica has also created this amazing journal gift book, My Fringe Hours, which is full of reflective questions with space for your own thoughts. You’ll come away refreshed, invigorated, and excited to live a more creative and fulfilled life!
In Holley’s newest book, she shares how God wants to set our hearts free by revealing the lies we believe and reminding us of the truth: His love has no limits, His love has no expectations, His love has no requirements, and His love is not dependent on us. You’re loved no matter what!
Liz Curtis Higgs ~ It’s Good to Be Queen: Becoming as Bold, Gracious, and Wise as the Queen of Sheba
Shedding new light on the biblical role model, the Queen of Sheba, Liz Curtis Higgs unveils timeless wisdom for all who aspire to please the king of Kings. Learn how to live boldly, seek after truth, ask the right questions, encourage others, receive graciously, and honor the Lord above all. Liz also released this beautiful book for children, The Parable Treasury, a timeless collection of all our favorite parables for kids.
In her book, Amber calls readers to dispense with the pretty bows we use to dress up our stories and instead trust God to take our untidy, unfinished lives and make them free, authentic, and whole.
Sarah Mae ~ Longing for Paris: One Woman’s Search for Joy, Beauty, and Adventure — Right Where She Is
For anyone who has ever daydreamed of another life, Longing for Paris is a soul-searching, light-filled journey for the woman who knows she can’t uproot her life to discover herself and her longings, but who desperately wants to uncover them so she can get unstuck and choose a life that is filled with joy, beauty, and adventure . . . right where she is.
Emily Freeman ~ Simply Tuesday: Small-Moment Living in a Fast-Moving World
Emily shows us how to embrace today’s work, find contentment in the now, replace competition with connection, and learn to breathe in a breathless world. It’s time to release our obsession with building a life and believe in the life Christ is building within us . . . one simple Tuesday at a time. You can also find all the chats and videos with Emily here at the Bloom Book Club.
Kristen Strong ~ Girls Meets Change: Truths to Carry You Through Life’s Transitions
As a friend who walks alongside you, Kristen gently ushers you toward a new view of change, one that meets you at the crossroads of your own sense of anxiety and God’s sense of purpose. She draws from her own experiences, the stories of others, and stories from Scripture to help you find contentment, purpose, and renewed strength. You’re invited to join us for the 2016 Change Challenge too!
In this encouraging and empowering book, Deidra calls you to accept God’s invitation to join Him in making a difference right where you are, right now. She shows you that you were created with a purpose and with the capacities to fulfill that purpose, and she reminds you that while it’s not up to you to fix the world, it is up to you to join God — and His people — in His redemptive work.
Melissa Michaels ~ The Inspired Room: Simple Ideas to Love the Home You Have
Melissa invites you to forget about the rules and discover inspired ways to personalize your spaces and express your style with texture, color, and your favorite treasures. The Inspired Room will help you, room by room, shape a home that is inspired by the people, beauty, and life you love. She also encourages us to see our surroundings with new eyes in her book Love the Home You Have to help us love the space we’re already in.