Rhythms of Grace: Discovering God’s Tempo for Your Life|A Phone Book Review

About the Book: “Rhythms of Grace will help the listener find the tools to establish sacred rhythms in their everyday life so that the time slots on their schedules reflect the priorities in their hearts.

Burned out and exhausted, Kerri Weems discovered that keeping in step with the Holy Spirit, rather than with the world’s pressures, means being led, rather than driven. In Rhythms of Grace, Weems draws from her own story and Jesus’s encouragement to rest as she helps listeners ask:

– How do both work and rest lead to wholeness?
– How do I set boundaries in relationships and time?
– Is my schedule a pacesetter or a Sabbath stealer?
– How is rest connected with God’s purpose for me?
– What would a year of sacred rhythms look like?

Speaking to women who want to know God’s peace but feel caught in busyness and fatigue, Weems gives listeners the tools they need to establish sacred rhythms in their day. In the end, their schedules will reflect not worry and ambition but the true priorities of their hearts.”

Phone Tree Review: It was so interesting reading this book during the time that I engaged in the BREATHE study by Priscilla Shirer. Rhythms of Grace, much like Shirer’s study, spoke about a concept that I am very much learning to appreciate and very much aware that I have need of in my own life – rest. Actually, I think I would prefer to refer to it as breathing space.

This book did an amazing job of getting to the bare bones of things. I really liked how the author delved into the foundations of rhythm. She spoke so well on each front – Shalom, Sabbath, and Grace – that it made me consider my movement and timing and music choices of life. It made me more aware of just how busy and cluttered I have allowed my life to get. It also made me more cognizant of how important it is to include boundaries around my life, which will better enable me to hear God’s voice via His word.

With beautifully inspiring words and encouraging thoughts, Weems presented a great work that has the power to influence many. I think readers will enjoy learning about tuning into God, Christ, and the Holy Spirit. I also believe that they will respond favorably to the Scripture references, reflection questions, and reboot guide.

Rating: 4/5
Recommend: Yes
Audience: All
Status: Christian non-fiction
Publisher: Zondervan

A complimentary copy of this title was provided by Zondervan via the BOOKLOOK Bloggers program in exchange for an honest review. The words I have expressed are my own. I was not expected to write a positive review. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

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