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Monday, July 20, 2015

A Still and Quiet Soul: Embracing Contentment by Cathy Messecar

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About the Book:

"“But I have stilled and quieted my soul; like a weaned child with its mother, like a weaned child is my soul within me.” Psalm 131:2
"Life is chaotic. Schedules, stress and strife can quickly spiral out of control leaving you frustrated, exhausted and angry. But God wants more for you. He wants you to be content.
In A Still & Quiet Soul: Embracing Contentment by  author Cathy Messecar shows you how to adorn your life with contentment and anchor your days with joy. In the midst of the mess, you can journey towards a life of worship through being content wherever you are.
You will see how God grants contentment to ordinary people in scripture as He shows us extraordinary things. Each chapter ends with a personal story of how God granted contentment to people like your next door neighbor, co-worker, grandfather, aunt and sister.
With her easy-to-read style and biblically founded truths, Cathy helps you discern contentment in your life even in the midst of the chaos, helping you cultivate A Still and Quiet Soul"" (Amazon)

About the Author:

""Cathy Turner Messecar, born in Nashville, Arkansas, has lived in Texas most of her life. Married to David, they live in Montgomery, Texas, birthplace of the Texas flag. From their rural farm, Leaning Tree Acres, they own and operate a trucking company offering rock and alfalfa. Their family includes two children and their spouses, and five grandchildren who live on the farm or nearby. Cathy says, “Just call us the Waltons.”
She has taught women’s Bible classes for over 25 years. She also speaks at retreats and organizations such as garden clubs, Retired Teachers, MOPS (mothers of preschoolers), and writing guilds. She does occasional radio interviews.
For 11 years, she wrote an inspirational column for Houston Community NewspapersThe Courier, Conroe, Texas, and has received a Roaring Lambs award from the Amy Foundation. Cathy also received the award of Competent Toastmaster from Toastmasters International (speakers’ club).
A freelance writer, she has written for the Houston Chronicle, Christian Woman, SisterhoodPower for Today, Christian Mirror Webzine and the Pen & Sword Newsletter for the Amy Foundation. She writes for Heartlight.org Magazine and CBN.com and others. Her inspirational writings also appear in devotional compilation books.
Cathy’s interests are family and friends, snooping around antique fairs, collecting old linens, serving tea from her teapots and cups and of course, writing."" (Amazon)