Many of us are bent on producing and achieving, striving and hustling for our self-worth. Beneath this relentless drive churns a deep yearning to uncover our true selves and our purpose in this world. Gardeners familiar with the technique called "pruning open" know that the secret to healthy plants and trees lies in subtracting rather than adding. Similarly, we begin to flourish as we let go of our
false selves and allow God to prune us open.
With powerful stories and revealing research, Michelle DeRusha helps readers:
- learn how to declutter their hearts, minds, and souls through the practice of directed rest
- let go of busyness, striving, and false identities to embrace their truest selves as beloved children of God
- grow in their relationships, vocations, communities, and intimacy with God
offers those exhausted by the pervasive do-more, be-more messages of our society a path toward rest, renewal, and, ultimately, wholeness in Christ.