She Writes for Him by author Cynthia Cavanaugh is a book on women and their issues. It is a book on resilient faith in God. This book was written to inspire and encourage women in all circumstances.
The chapters are written about various woman. Each heart wrenching story contains a topic many woman know all too well. After the story is a Resilient Truth section, Resilient Prayer section, Resilient Action section, and it closes with a short biography on the woman.
Divided into five parts: Shame, Loss, Abortion, Depression and Anxiety, Betrayal are the issues. Each category can be read in any order, but the stories within each should be read in order. The author has written a well thought and organized book.
When thinking about this book, powerful comes to mind. The topics discussed are ones that are not often talked about or at least out in the open. This brings them to light showing women they are not alone in such harrowing times.
I was moved by the stories and the women that wrote them. Tears blurred some pages and I nodded in some sections. Yes, we are not alone in our struggles. Books like this offer counsel and encouragement in a biblical fashion. I loved that it was scripturally based and God glorifying.
I highly recommend this book. It would be a necessary addition to a church library. So many woman will benefit from reading this book. A small group of woman will benefit from reading this. I received a copy from Celebrate Lit but these are my honest words.
About the Book
Book: She Writes for Him
Author: Cynthia Cavanaugh
Genre: Women’s Issues
Release Date: May 12, 2020
It’s not often we speak about abortion, shame, betrayal, depression, anxiety, and loss in our circles of faith. It can be uncomfortable as we try to reconcile why a good God allows suffering and pain. Life is messy, and yet we need not silence these stories.
She Writes For Him: Stories of Resilient Faith is written by brave women who have boldly ventured out to tell their hard stories. These resilient women have found that God can be trusted in the midst of difficult and tragic circumstances. They have found God’s redemption in their pain and their willingness to look doubts in the face and claim God’s steadfast love over their trials.
This book is Redemption Press’s debut in a series meant to infuse hope and courage to others who have experienced a similar journey, that they might know they are not alone and can find healing.
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About the Managing Editor
Managing Editor Cynthia Cavanaugh is a speaker, life coach, and award-winning author of Anchored: Leading through the Storms and Live Bold: A Devotional Journal to Strengthen Your Soul. She is the strategic marketing coach for Redemption Press, and you can find her at http://www.cynthiacavanaugh.com, Facebook, and Instagram, and her new podcast, Soul Anchor.
More from Athena
In May 2019, while driving home from the Northwest Christian Writers Renewal with the sun out and the mountain in view, God gave me a vision of a movement. He gave me the name “She Writes for Him,” and I knew it would start as a book compilation, then a podcast, and finally a conference.
Here we are a year later, and She Writes for Him: Stories of Resilient Faith launched on May 12, 2020. Featuring Carol Kent, Tammy Trent, and Dr. Saundra Dalton Smith, 27 brave women share their hard stories of abortion, depression and anxiety, betrayal, loss, and shame.
The second edition is already taking submissions, and best-selling author Liz Curtis Higgs leads the lineup of contributors sharing on suffering, cancer, mental health, addictions, and abuse for She Writes for Him: Stories of Living Hope.
My hope in this book series is to address topics that have long been a struggle for the church to be the safe place it needs to be for those still hurting from wounds of the past. Those of us who love the Lord but have trauma in our pasts and are still on our healing journey need to be encouraged by others who have walked in our shoes. Perhaps we haven’t even started our healing journey yet, convinced we are the only one struggling the way we do or are too ashamed to admit our failures of the past. Wherever you fall on the spectrum, this compilation of brave women will encourage you to process your pain and experience the redemption in your areas of struggle.
Athena Dean Holtz, publisher and creator of the She Writes for Him compilation series.
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Inklings and notions, September 28
Locks, Hooks and Books, September 29
CarpeDiem, September 29
Abba’s Prayer Warrior Princess, September 30
Artistic Nobody, October 1 (Guest Review from Joni Truex)
Ashley’s Bookshelf, October 3
Beauty in the Binding, October 3
A Reader’s Brain, October 4
Sara Jane Jacobs, October 5
Spoken from the Heart, October 6
Splashes of Joy, October 7
To celebrate her tour, Cynthia is giving away the grand prize package of a $25 Amazon gift card & a copy of the book signed by herself as the managing editor!!
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