Unsinkable Faith: God-Filled Strategies to Transform the Way You Think, Feel, and Live (David C. Cook, April 2017)
For many people, remaining optimistic and feeling positive about themselves and their lives is a constant battle — especially when circumstances are difficult and life is hard.
For others, negativity is something that only sneaks up from time to time, yet still wreaks havoc in their hearts. Regardless of the root causes, once pessimistic thoughts permeate our minds, our feelings and emotions begin to control us instead of us controlling them. Eventually it doesn’t seem possible to stay positive, happy, and full of joy, and negative thought patterns shake our faith, causing us to sink emotionally, mentally, and spiritually over time. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Despite what storms roll in, hearts anchored in God don’t sink. When we change the way we think, we can change the way we feel and live, even if our circumstances remain the same. Intentionally embracing the opportunity to experience a transformed heart and a renewed mind opens the door for a changed life, because a positive mind will always lead to a more positive life.
In Unsinkable Faith, author and Proverbs 31 Ministries speaker Tracie Miles offers hope for women who struggle with negativity. Each chapter explores Tracie’s and other women’s personal stories, showing how they rose above their circumstances by transforming and renewing their minds. Unsinkable Faith is a breath of fresh air for anyone longing for a heart full of joy, an unbreakable smile, and a new, more optimistic perspective on life. This book will equip you to:
—Replace pessimism with positive thinking by becoming the captain of your thoughts; —Learn how true joy and happiness are based on choice, not circumstances; —Overcome unhealthy habits of negative thinking by intentionally implementing three easy mind-renewing steps; —Stop feeling hopeless and pitiful, and start feeling hope-filled and powerful instead; and —Discover that when you change the way you think, you change the way feel, and in turn you can change your life completely.
Tracie Miles is a national speaker with Proverbs 31 Ministries and a bestselling author who’s spent the last twelve years inspiring women to become who God called them to be. She’s the author of “Your Life Still Counts” and “Stressed-Less Living,” and a contributor to Proverbs 31 Ministries daily devotions.
My Take: This was a very good book for me in my personal life right now as I am currently dealing with a disability that is still fairly new to me and struggling with a disease that is constantly changing from day to day. This book helps us to remember that no matter what we are going through everyone else is dealing with something also. How we deal with life is a choice and you can deal with it either with negative thoughts or positive thoughts. Because of my situation I have been dealing with mild depression also so this book has helped with that situation also. This book helps you focus on scripture
and gives you a challenge for each of the chapters.
I received a review copy of this book in exchange for my honest review from Litfuse.