Seizing the Good Life: Discover Peace and Joy Through the Study of John's Gospel

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Salem Books
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5.43 X 8.11 X 0.87 inches | 0.52 pounds

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About the Author
Shellie Rushing Tomlinson is an award-winning author and humorist, a popular blogger and speaker, host of the The Story Table podcast and co-host of Rocking it Grand. Her titles include Suck Your Stomach In and Put Some Color On, and Finding Deep and Wide. She and her husband Phil live and farm in Lake Providence, Louisiana. They hae two children and six grandchildren.
"Nothing the world has to offer can fill us with true joy or lasting peace, but Jesus offers us both in abundance. Shellie Rushing Tomlinson passionately encourages us to pursue Him with abandon so we can fully experience all He wants to give us. With a refreshing blend of scriptural depth and humor, Shellie guides us through the Gospel of John, highlighting pertinent spiritual truths for our journey. Part book and part Bible study, Seizing the Good Life is unique, engaging, and well worth your time!" --Kathy Howard, Bible teacher and award-winning author of Heirloom and the Deep Rooted devotional series
"Shellie has hit a home run and is running the bases with her hands in the air and her heart on the line. Seizing the Good Life is real, relatable, and stone-cold honest. From wrangling ugly feelings to jumping for joy, this book has it all. It teaches us to live life fearlessly and faithfully. The message of the book of John is so clearly understood and brought to life in this unique style. What a priceless gem this book is to every person who reads it. A treasure awaits. Dig in!" --Tammy Whitehurst, speaker, humorist, and author of High Heels and Hallelujahs
"For those who are willing to sit and savor, to read the familiar in a new way, Shellie Rushing Tomlinson will be your guide. Her study of the book of John unfolds from two refreshing angles that lend creativity and personal experience to each passage. The book of John is an intimate window into Jesus's life--and this is a new way to immerse yourself in it." --Laurie Polich Short, author of Faith, Doubt, and God's Mysterious Timing and 40 Verses to Ignite Your Faith
"Shellie Rushing Tomlinson combines storytelling and Bible teaching in her extraordinary new book Seizing the Good Life. It makes me want to go deeper into God's Word. I absolutely love this study and plan to do it with friends!" --Jenn Gotzon, actress, producer, and creator of The Farmer and The Belle
"Wow--Seizing the Good Life is my new favorite Bible study! I love the way Shellie Rushing Tomlinson dissects the Word of God in her endearingly conversational style, exploring biblical meanings we never knew, and helping us understand the apostle behind the divinely anointed words of his gospel. Shellie paints a fresh portrait of Christ--the man, the God, and the long-awaited Messiah. And as always, her personal stories and comments are spot-on and entertaining as well as encouraging. I hope you'll join me in this exciting journey of discovery of the book of John: listen, learn, and live the Truth as you seize the good life." --Debora M. Coty, event speaker and bestselling author of the Too Blessed to Be Stressed series
"There's a confidence in Shellie Rushing Tomlinson's warmly candid writer's voice that grants both depth and excitement to her journey through John's gospel to rediscover joy and peace as we abide in the living Christ. An original, modern, timely Bible study, Seizing the Good Life is a bold invitation to hear in fresh ways all that John records about the One Who gives His all for our most and best." --Patricia Raybon, award-winning author of I Told the Mountain to Move: Learning to Pray So Things Change and the One Year God's Great Blessings Devotional
"With an abundance of wit and wisdom, Shellie gives fresh insight into the life-changing power contained in the Gospel of John." --Lynne Gentry, USA Today bestselling author
"In Seizing the Good Life, Shellie Rushing Tomlinson offers a refreshingly creative deep dive into the book of John. In these pages, seasoned Bible readers will discover fresh inspiration, and new students of the Bible will find the book of John to be delightfully approachable. Reading like one part Bible study, one part peek into a warm correspondence between friends, each chapter of this book will leave you excited to start the next as you learn from John what it means to have 'life in the power of Jesus's name.'"
--Monica Swanson, author of Boy Mom and Raising Amazing, and host of the Monica Swanson podcast
"I love everything about this Bible study, from hearing Shellie's sweet personal discussions with John, to sharing the Word of God, to her moving prayers--all of which had me in tears throughout the book. It is a reminder that even when we're so busy in life, we must cling to the Truth, the Gospel of Jesus Christ. No matter what comes our way, He is dwelling in us, He will never leave us, and we can find peace in that truth. Several ladies are asking me to host a Bible study, and Seizing the Good Life will be in our future."
--Jessica Robertson, television personality and author of several books, including The Women of Duck Commander and The Good, the Bad, and the Grace of God