Resources for Personal Growth
Recommended Reading for Personal Growth:
Daring Greatly by Brene’ Brown, Ph.D., LMSW
The author challenges everything we think we know about vulnerability and offers a new vision encouraging us to dare greatly, embrace vulnerability and imperfection, live wholeheartedly and engage courageously.
The Dream Giver by Bruce Wilkinson
The authors share seven secrets for parents in guiding your children to discover and pursue their dreams.
You’re Already Amazing: Embracing Who You Are, Becoming All God Created You to Be by Holley Gerth
The author invites you to embrace this important truth: you are already amazing. Forget the lies and worldly expectations. Believe that God loves you. His plans for your life are bigger than you’ve ever imagined.
Compared to Who?: A Proven Path to Improve Your Body Image by Heather Creekmore
In her first book titled “Compared to Who? A Proven Path to Improve Your Body Image,” Heather Creekmore helps people find new freedom from comparison struggles. She’s fought the body image battle and won. Her goal is to help you do the same (be ready to laugh.) Chapter questions can be used by an individual or a small group to help you transform your body image. In the process, you’ll find new freedom and confidence to live out your God-given purpose.
The Burden of Better: How a Comparison-Free Life Leads to Joy, Peace, & Rest by Heather Creekmore
It’s easy to compare ourselves to others but difficult to stop. In The Burden of Better, Heather Creekmore shares the true joy of living a comparison-free life. Only a deep understanding of God’s grace can cure the comparison epidemic. This guide will help you kick the comparison habit.
Sacred Rest: Recover Your Life, Renew Your Energy, Restore Your Sanity by Dr. Saundra Dalton Smith
ow can we thrive with the never-ending demands of our busy lives? Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith shares why rest is no longer optional. In Sacred Rest, she uses scientific research along with personal stories, spiritual insight and practical next steps to give weary souls the permission to embrace rest.
Mythical Me: Finding Freedom from Constant Comparison by Richella Parham
After finding herself stuck in the comparison trap, Richella Parham began to study comparison in earnest. She identified myths she believed about herself, God and other people. In Mythical me, she shares about those myths and the eternal truths she used as a map for the journey out of the comparison trap.
It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way by Lysa TerKeurst
What happens when life doesn’t turn out like you expected? New York Times bestselling author Lysa TerKeurst shares her heart amid shattering circumstances and shows readers how to live assured in the midst of difficult times.
Crossing Over: Living Your Purpose on Purpose by Brenda Harkins
Crossing Over affirms your unique destiny, specific calling and important purpose and provides an important roadmap out of slavery, through the wilderness and into your promised land.
Girl Perfect: Confessions of a Former Runway Model: An Imperfect Girl’s Journey to True Perfection by Jennifer Strickland
Jennifer Strickland, a former professional model, shares the story of her journey from fashion to faith. She seemed to have it all but she quickly discovered that this world is not all glitter and gold.