Valerie Bell offers women of all ages a refreshing, unabashedly feminine look at how to grow wiser, stronger, and more vibrant through the years. In this warm and witty book, Bell reveals how readers can have well cared for souls and joyful, confident attitudes about the future. With gentle humor, she invites women to strengthen their spirits and fit their souls for heaven. Formerly titled She Can Laugh at the Days to Come.
You can go to a mirror to find our how your body is doing, but how can you get a picture of your soul? A Well-Tended Soul holds a mirror up to your life for a refreshing, unabashedly feminine look at spiritual formation. Valerie Bell shows how to start building a life of incredible richness as you become more internally focused, forming your soul to God's own heart. A well-tended soul is a woman's beautifier. Soul-care weeds out what is malignant and false and builds in what is lovely, worthy, and redemptive. With refreshing candor, empathy, and earthiness, Bell uses her own experiences to help you - Live a deeper, more genuinely connected life - Pursue your truest dreams - Shape the world around you with an authentic spirituality - Discover the power of thankfulness to uproot envy and loss - Build confidence, joy, and beauty into your life - Transcend the fears and losses of aging . . . and much more.
Valerie Bell is a conference speaker and the author of Getting Out of Your Kids' Faces and Into Their Hearts, and Reaching Out to Lonely Kids, and Made to Be Loved. She and her husband, Steve, live in Wheaton, Illinois. They have two grown sons.