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Book details
  • Genre:RELIGION
  • SubGenre:Christian Living / Devotional
  • Language:English
  • Pages:162
  • eBook ISBN:9780983789512

The 40-Day Surrender Fast

The Guide for Releasing Your Plan, Renewing Your Mind, and Restoring Your Life

by Celeste Owens

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Forty days and a surrendered heart will change your life. Skeptical? So was I. But in an act of radical obedience I gave God 40 days and He did what I hadn’t been able to do in 20 years. Let Him do the same for you. Join me on the journey of a lifetime and watch God move in just 40 days.
FORTY DAYS AND A SURRENDERED HEART WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE. Those were the words that author Celeste Owens wrote to over 100 bloggers in 2010 who decided to take her up on her claim. They gave God 40 days and their hearts, and He did the miraculous. This book is the fruit of their time with Him. Do you sense God calling you to a new season, but fearful of releasing your plan? Dr. Celeste personally understands the challenges associated with releasing control. Incidentally, the surrender fast was birthed from her desire to do and be something new in God. In this book, she will help you: release your plan for His, renew your mind through the process of surrender, be restored to right relationship with God, yourself, and others The 40-Day Surrender Fast is not only a devotional, but a unique opportunity for you to experience God in a new way. Forty days and a surrendered heart WILL change your life.
About the author
Dr. Celeste Owens is dedicated to enriching the lives of others. Her mission is to motivate and inspire every person to succeed. Because she believes that every person was created for a specific purpose and has the potential to succeed beyond measure, she gives tirelessly of her gifts and talents. Dr. Celeste has not always been so confident about her place in the world. As a child she thought she was irrelevant and often longed to be someone else or dead. Her young adulthood reflected this inner turmoil and she made many mistakes. Her wake-up call came in the form of an automobile accident. That accident began for her the journey back to the person God intended for her to be from the beginning. After several years of soul-searching, she began to believe that God intended to use her as His vessel to change the world. She then became excited not only about her life, but the lives of others. Now she is on a mission to help everyone realize their worth. Her desire is to see every person embrace their life and fulfill the destiny for which God has created them. Dr. Celeste's speaking career began in 2004 as a faculty member with the University of Maryland at Baltimore. Today, she has gained national respect and attention for her thought-provoking presentations. Her impassioned approach to life and accomplishments as a psychologist and writer has made her a popular speaker for government agencies, churches, and community organizations. An expert on personal growth and trauma, she has appeared on cable television, and featured in local and national press including the Washington Post. She is an avid writer whose columns appear in various online magazines. Her blog The Good Success Movement is receiving excellent reader and viewer reviews. Dr. Celeste's education includes a B.A. in Psychology from the State University of New York at Buffalo, a M.S. in Applied Counseling Psychology from the University of Baltimore and a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh. In her spare time, she is actively involved in her local church and various other service organizations where she volunteers her time and talents generously. Dr. Celeste resides in the surrounding Washington Metropolitan Area where her most important works are being wife to her husband of over10 years and mom to their two young children.