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Friday 11 October 2019

☀ Wait: Thoughts and Practice in Waiting on God - Rebecca Brewster Stevenson

Thank you for joining us on the Virtual Book Tour for Wait: Thoughts and Practice in Waiting on God, a Non-fiction Christian Inspirational title by (, Light Messages Publishing, 180 pages).

PREVIEW: Check out the book's synopsis and the Kindle Cloud Reader Preview below.

Author Rebecca Brewster Stevenson will be awarding a $15 Amazon/BN gift card to a randomly drawn winner via Rafflecopter during the tour.   Please do take part: comment on our post and follow the tour where you will be able to read other excerpts (☀).

|| Synopsis || Teaser: KCR Preview || About the Author || Giveaway & Tour Stops ||


What are you waiting for?

Everyone has endured the endless traffic light, the queue that goes nowhere, the elevator music piped through the phone line. But what of those periods in your life when everything seems on hold? When you can't do the next thing in your professional or personal life because you can't get to it?

Waiting—be it for health, a life partner, a child, a job—can be an agony. The persistently unrealized goal feels like an endless road. And hope's constant deferment can be exhausting. A firm answer against the thing you're hoping for—"no"—might be easier than this constant lack of closure. It might be easier to give it up.

But what if waiting means to be something else? Waiting doesn't have to mean idleness. Our prolonged state of need might teach us to look beyond the desired goal to something infinitely better. We find lessons on this throughout the Bible and, if we are paying attention, in our own lives.

Rather than fostering frustration, periods of waiting might have great truths to tell us. It might show us that hope is worthwhile. Waiting might even be a gift in and of itself.

About the Author

Rebecca Brewster Stevenson is a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She has a master's degree from Duke University and has lived in Durham, North Carolina for over 20 years with her husband and three children.

Before dedicating herself to writing full time, Rebecca worked with Trinity School of Durham and Chapel Hill to develop the curriculum for their humanities department; she also worked as an English teacher at public and private middle and high schools in Durham and Pittsburgh. Rebecca's debut novel Healing Maddie Brees was published in 2016 to literary acclaim. Her beautifully crafted personal essays on her blog "Small Hours" have earned her a strong audience of readers who enjoy her explorations of themes relating to family, marriage, faith, writing, language, literature, and film.

"Rebecca Brewster Stevenson's writing is consistently powerful, complex, honest, and hopeful" (Andy Crouch, author, Culture Making and The Tech-Wise Family). Rebecca's writing has also been called "exquisite" (Stephen Chbosky), "thought-provoking" (Barbara Claypole White), and "gorgeous" (Kirkus Reviews).

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Giveaway and Tour Stops

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3: The Avid Reader
4: Lost in a Book After a Day of Social Work
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6: Stormy Nights Reviewing and Bloggin'
7: Readeropolis

October 8:
1: Locks, Hooks and Books
2: T's Stuff
3: Independent Authors
4: It's Raining Books
5: So Many Books
6: The Pen and Muse Book Reviews
7: A Chick Who Reads

October 9:
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2: Our Town Book Reviews
3: Splashes of Joy
4: Hope. Dreams. Life... Love
5: Wake Up Your Wild Side
6: Straight From the Library
7: Candrel's Crafts, Cooks, and Characters

October 10:
1: Iron Canuck Reviews and More
2: Jazzy Book Reviews
3: Welcome to My World of Dreams
4: Musings From An Addicted Reader
5: Sapphyria's Books

October 11:
1: Joanne Guidoccio
2: Long and Short Reviews
3: Our Families Adventure
4: Sea's Nod
5: Author C.A.Milson
6: BooksChatter
7: Coffee, Dogs and Books


Goddess Fish Promotions said...

Thanks for hosting!

Rebecca said...

Thanks so much for hosting me and my book today!

Rita Wray said...

Sounds like a good book.