Whispers Of Rest

Whispers Of Rest

Listen to my new podcast: Stress Less & Take Care of You + Book Giveaway!

By May 14, 2020 5 Comments

To encourage you in these uber stressful times, I’m launching a NEW Soul Care series for my podcast Coffee Break For Soul to help you stress less + take small steps to live a more peaceful and beautiful life as God’s beloved! I’m thrilled to share this with you!

The purpose is to help you take small steps to stress less and lead a more peaceful and beautiful life as God’s beloved. Each podcast will help encourage you on a soul care topic and renew your faith.

What is it about? I’m inviting women of faith on the show to explore a different topic of stress each week & share simple tips to spark joy, rest & refresh, and help you feel God’s peace and love. I’ll share an inspiring story, a soul care tip, prayer, and faith-renewing conversation to encourage you!

Special Thanks goes to the Beloved Members in the Whispers of Rest Online Book Club Community, whose support makes this possible, helping fund technology & resources to produce this podcast to bless over 25K women through this ministry.

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Ep1. Stress Less & Take Care of You

Listen to my new podcast! Stress Less & Take Care of You

This Episode: I share how + why your body reacts to stress, and how you can use moments of stress to let God love you and do something loving/nurturing for yourself, instead being hard on yourself.

Podcast Guest: Kathi Lipp, author of Ready for Anything shares how to trust God one step a time to be prepared for times of crisis big or small.

Scripture: “I run in the path of your commands for you have set my heart free.” Psalm 119:32

Soul Care Tip & Scientific Research: I’ll share the benefits of journaling 10 minutes a day and how it can restore calm to your soul.

Click here to listen now!

Links + Resources From This Episode

  • Research journaling for just 10 minutes increases happiness. For more about the study + soul care tips , sign up for Bonnie’s Newsletter here
  • PreOrder Free Resources: Cooking in Crisis Meal Plan, 5-day Family Curriculum, Kickstart to Clutter Free-eCourse. Go here for free resources.  
  • Grab a copy of Bonnie’s book Whispers of Rest for more encouragement.
  • Join the Whispers of Rest Online Book Club Community here for support, encouragement, & live videos where I soul care mentor.
  • Find Bonnie on Instagram, Facebook and at thebonniegray.com.

Book Giveaway

We are giving away two of Kathi Lipp’s book, Ready for Anything: Preparing Your Heart and Home for Any Crisis Big or Small.

To Enter: Tell me what encouraged you in today’s podcast? Leave your answer in the comments below to be eligible to win!

Enter by Wed midnite, May 20, 2020. U.S. only.

Let’s Stay Connected

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Join the Book Club

Now more than ever before in coronavirus times, we need to draw closer to God and encourage each other!  As a soul care and spiritual life mentor with 20+ years of ministry experience guiding thousands of women in community, I will help you do just that! Sign up here.

To join the private online book club membership community, where I do Weekly Live Videos and Q&A + give personal, interactive encouragement and soul care mentoring with Beloved Patrons in the Private Online Book Club Community, sign up here.

If you are with me in this journey, it would be a gift to have your presence & support on Patreon. I love serving you! Partner with me as I nurture you with soul care! Learn more here.

As a Beloved Member, you will get personal encouragement from me as we read the book together, like a latte and croissant for your soul.

Who is a friend you can encourage today? Share this post on Facebook or forward this email to them.

Who can you encourage with today’s newsletter? Invite them to sign up for my newsletter here. Let’s encourage each other.

If you’re new reading this Soul Refreshment Newsletter passed on by a friend, get my encouragement fresh. Subscribe here. 

Meet Our Guest

Kathi Lipp is the author of 20 books including Clutter Free and her new book. She is the host of Clutter Free Academy the Podcast! with Kathi Lipp and speaks at conferences across the US. Visit Kathi at kathilipp.com as she inspires women in living a Clutter Free life.

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