Every life includes sorrow...but we also have opportunities for joy! Without dismissing or diminishing difficult realities, Newbell challenges us to enjoy the daily gifts that God provides---from human relationships and spiritual joy to the taste of a simple chocolate cake. Learn to freely appreciate God's abundance amidst a fallen world!
Unabridged audio CD; approximately 7.3 hours; 6 CDs; read by Lisa Renee Pitts.
Is It Okay to Enjoy This Life?
Watching a gorgeous sunset. Sharing a laugh with a friend. Tasting a sun-ripened strawberry. Each day is full of opportunities for you to savor the countless gifts the Creator has given.
But do you feel free to delight in Gods abundant gifts, or is your joy sometimes distorted by guilt, fear of idolatry, or simply an overwhelming awareness of sins effects on this world?
Trillia Newbell explains how we often miss opportunities to participate in Gods divine delight because were discouraged, fixated on selfish fulfillment, or paralyzed by guilt. Enjoy serves as an encouraging reminder of Gods gracious gifts and also challenges women to view all of these giftsfrom relationships and careers to food and sexas reasons to rejoice in the Lord and grow in our understanding and appreciation of who He is.
This thought-provoking book invites you to explore the truth of Gods Word and discover how to nurture daily a spirit of gratitude and deep satisfaction.
Enjoy will open your eyes and your heart to the freedom of fully enjoying all God has given us!
Trillia J. Newbell is the author of two previous books, Fear and Faith and United. Her writings on issues of faith, family, and diversity have been published in the Knoxville News-Sentinel and Relevant Magazine, as well as on numerous websites, such as Desiring God, Christianity Today, and The Gospel Coalition. She is the director of community outreach for the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the SBC. Trillia lives with her husband, Thern, and their two children near Nashville.