WHEN STRIVINGS CEASE by Ruth Chou Simons on tour October 2021

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About When Strivings Cease: Replacing the Gospel of Self-Improvement with the Gospel of Life-Transforming Grace

Publisher: Thomas Nelson (October 12, 2021)

Hardcover: 224 pages

Grace Secures What Striving Cannot

In this hustling, image-forward age of opportunity, we feel more anxious than ever. Despite all the affirming memes and self-reflections that dominate social media feeds, approval and worth often seem assigned to what we do rather than who we are. And we end up constantly feeling like we’re behind, lacking, and failing—at home, at work, with friends, with God.

Ruth Chou Simons knows something about feeling measured by achievement, performance, and the approval of others. As a Taiwanese immigrant growing up between two cultures, Ruth was always on a mission to prove her worth, until she came to truly understand the one thing that changes everything: the extravagant, undeserved gift of grace from a merciful God. In When Strivings Cease, Ruth guides you on a journey to find freedom from the never-ending quest for self-improvement. She shows you how to

confront the ways you look to superficial means of acceptance and belonging;
find relief in realizing self-help isn’t the answer because you can’t be so amazing that you won’t need grace;
stop seeing God as someone to perform for and start finding delight in responding to his welcome; and
let go of trying to rely on your own strength, your own abilities, and your own savvy by truly understanding the freedom Jesus purchased for you.

With personal stories, biblical insights, practical applications, and touches of original artwork by Ruth, this transformational book helps you see the beautiful truth that God’s favor is the only currency you need—because in Christ you are enough.

Purchase Links

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About Ruth Chou Simons

Ruth Chou Simons is a Wall Street Journal bestselling and award-winning author of several books, including GraceLacedBeholding and Becoming, and Foundations. Her first Bible study curriculum, TruthFilled, released in 2020. She is an artist, entrepreneur, and speaker who uses each of these platforms to spiritually sow the Word of God into people’s hearts. Through her online shoppe at GraceLaced.com and her social media community, Simons shares her journey of God’s grace intersecting daily life with word and art. Ruth and her husband, Troy, are grateful parents to six boys–their greatest adventure.

Connect with Ruth

Website | Facebook | Instagram

Tour stops:

Monday, October 11th: @elena.luo

Tuesday, October 12th: @nurse_bookie

Wednesday, October 13th: @bookshelfmomma

Thursday, October 14th: @jenniaahava

Friday, October 15th: @literannie

Friday, October 15th: @wellreadtraveler

Saturday, October 16th: @fashionablyfifty

Monday, October 18th: @govictoria

Monday, October 18th: @musingsofasassybookishmama

Tuesday, October 19th: @createexploreread

Wednesday, October 20th: @karen_runwright

Thursday, October 21st: @rozierreadsandwine

Friday, October 22nd: @travelerswife4life

Saturday, October 23rd: @books_with_bethany

Monday, October 25th: @books.n.blossoms

Tuesday, October 26th: @irishgirliereads

Wednesday, October 27th: @kristens.reading.nook

Thursday, October 28th: @lovemybooks2020

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