My Favorite Encouraging Books
Finding Peace by Charles Stanley – if you struggle with not having peace or being fearful, this is an excellent book.
New Morning Mercies: A Daily Gospel Devotional by Paul David Tripp-My mom and dad, and brother and sister and I are all reading this awesome devotional, so it’s encouraging and challenging to talk about together.
Loving God With All Your Mind by Elizabeth George – I can’t tell you how many times I have read this book. It is so helpful for training your mind to think differently when you are struggling with anxiety or depression.
Shepherding a Child’s Heart by Tedd Tripp
Pearls of Great Price: 366 Daily Devotional Readings by Joni Eareckson Tada- A wonderful daily devotional that will encourage you to grow in your Christian life.
The Excellent Wife: A Biblical Perspective by Martha Peace – This book has been helpful in my life not only in marriage counsel, but also with wisdom in Godly living, and how to deal with the fears and emotions we sometimes feel.
The Joyful Journey by Women of Faith – Sometimes you just need to laugh. Life is hard, and the women that write this book have certainly had their share of trials, but they keep getting back up, and find ways to laugh, find joy, and encourage us all in our walk through this life with Christ.
Have you read any of Barbara Johnson’s books? She’s in heaven now, but even though in her lifetime she endured much pain, she remained an amazingly positive person, who was always reaching out to help others. If you find yourself in need of a “pick me up,” I highly recommend looking up any of her books. Even the titles of her books are enticing, and these are just a few:
Choosing to See: A Journey of Struggle and Hope by Mary Beth Chapman