Whispers of Rest: 40 Days of God's Love to Revitalize Your Soul (Paperback)

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Life is noisy. But what would happen if every day - for the next 40 days - you soaked in God's love as He intimately whispered words of rest just for you?

Whispers of Rest is a 40-day devotional detox for your soul, a spiritual journey to refresh you and guide you to greater peace, while helping you discover who God truly made you to be: His beloved. Renew your spirit with powerful affirmations of God's love with uplifting words of Scripture, journaling prompts for reflection, and practical challenges to spark joy. Bonnie will lead you to places of rest, where you can deeply experience the Savior's presence in your everyday life.

This beautiful guidebook will create space for your soul to breathe:

  • Soul Care Tips & Trail Notes - Reduce stress and nurture your body and spirit.
  • Daily Beloved Challenges - Brighten your day by taking simple soul care actions.
  • A Simple Prayer Practice - Deepen your intimacy with God through easy-to-enjoy prayer prompts, inspired by classic devotional practices.

A lot can happen in 40 days. A new rhythm. A new heart. A renewed faith.

Transform your life as you take the journey to say yes to God, embrace your true identity, rediscover your dreams, and begin your healing. Dare to enjoy each day fully and celebrate your calling as the beloved.

About the Author

Bonnie Gray is author of Finding Spiritual Whitespace. An inspirational speaker and retreat leader, she has touched thousands of lives through storytelling, visual arts, nature, prayer, and meditation. Bonnie's writing is featured in Relevant Magazine, DaySpring (in)courage, and Christianity Today. She lives in California with her husband and their two sons. Visit her at TheBonnieGray.com.

Praise For…

"Women need this message. If you want to hear Jesus speak more tenderly to your soul than ever before, this book is for you."—Lysa TerKeurst, New York Times bestselling author of Unglued on Finding Spiritual Whitespace

"We live in a culture that brags and boasts about being busy. Into that reality steps Bonnie with a new idea."—Jon Acuff, New York Times bestselling author of Start and Do Over

"Bonnie's...an immensely powerful writer."—Tsh Oxenreider, author of Notes from a Blue Bike

"[Gray] offers intriguing insights into scripture and on how God views his flawed but beloved creations...this is an invitation to walk the difficult road to self discovery and healing with a fellow traveler who understands."—Publishers Weekly, starred review of Finding Spiritual Whitespace

"Bonnie Gray is the guide you've been looking for as you journey with Jesus to a new place of peace and freedom in your life."—Holley Gerth, Wall Street Journal bestselling author of You're Already Amazing

"Whitespace is soul grace."—Ann Voskamp, New York Times bestselling author of One Thousand Gifts on Finding Spiritual Whitespace

"In our noisy, nonstop life of busy, Bonnie Gray's Whispers of Rest is a balm for soul. Treasure this book, as I have."—p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Calibri}Claire Diaz-Ortiz, Author of Design Your Day and Entrepreneur, ClaireDiazOrtiz.com

"In an culture where we wear busyness like a status symbol, slowing down and resting can feel uncomfortable, like failure. In reality, we're wearing ourselves out, inviting anxiety and restlessness in. Whispers of Rest calls us to a counter-cultural way of understanding rest -- as something deeply good and deeply essential to our flourishing."—p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Calibri}Kelly Givens, editor of iBelieve.com

"Bonnie inspires us to spark joy, experience God's peace, and celebrate the beloved that we already are. This intimate book of rest will draw you to Jesus in fresh and meaningful ways."—p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 12.0px Calibri}Rebekah Lyons, author of You Are Free and Founder of Q Women

"If the Kingdom of Heaven is like a treasure hidden in a field, WHISPERS OF REST is a map to that peace uninhibited."—p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 11.0px Helvetica}Rebecca Marie Jo, former Managing Editor at RELEVANT Magazine

"Bonnie has bravely journeyed and shares her insights with us so we can learn alongside. She has spoken words of encouragement to me that have changed how I love my husband, children and friends and the way I live every day. Her heart is true and beautiful. This book will change lives."—p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 11.0px Helvetica}Lisa Leonard, Founder, Creative Director lisaleonard.com

"The thing I love most about Bonnie Gray is that she lives every word she writes. Bonnie boldly goes first, so she can guide the rest of us into sacred spaces of rest along paths she has already taken. A 40-day journey with this book with lead you through soulful and scriptural practices that remind you what it feels like to be God's beloved, and will stir things in your soul that have laid dormant, waiting for the right time to come back to life. Reading this book will help you feel like you can breathe again."

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 11.0px Helvetica}Mandy Arioto, President and CEO MOPS International

"Although we live on opposite sides of the continent, Bonnie and I have walked the same journey of finding peace with Jesus, even through anxiety. In WHISPERS OF REST, Bonnie does a masterful job of guiding readers to the quiet corners of our hearts, where we can hear the still, small voice of our Father reminding us that we are His beloved. A welcome reminder to distance ourselves from the cacophony of our daily lives, WHISPERS OF REST is like a 'reset' button for a worried, hurried heart."—p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 11.0px Helvetica}Josh Wilson, award- winning Songwriter/Recording Artist, This Was Then, This Is Now

"With soul- stirring insights, thought-provoking reflections and biblical encouragement, Bonnie Gray helps us see our deep need for spiritual rest and offers practical ways to find it in the midst of our everyday lives. WHISPERS OF REST created a place for my heart to breathe and couldn't have come at a more perfect time!"—p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 11.0px Helvetica}Renee Swope, best-selling author of A Confident Heart

"WHISPERS OF REST is a wonderful resource to detox from life's busyness or hurts while learning how to practice good soul care. It provides inspirational tips to bring deeper intimacy with God and becoming renewed daily."—p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 11.0px Helvetica}Stephen Arterburn, New York Times bestselling author of Take Back Your Life, Founder of New Life Ministries and radio talk- show host of New Life Live!

"There are so many ways that I love this book. I adore Bonnie's gentle approach to invite the one who has been walking with Jesus for decades as well as the spiritual novice. She has made room at the table for each of us to have an encounter with the Living God in a new, fresh and surprising way using the most ancient of practices. WHISPERS OF REST will be a part of my regular rotation of devotionals. Highly recommended."—p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 11.0px Helvetica}Kathi Lipp, best-selling author of Overwhelmed and Clutter Free

Product Details
ISBN: 9781455598205
ISBN-10: 1455598208
Publisher: FaithWords
Publication Date: May 23rd, 2017
Pages: 400
Language: English