Rachel Swanson is a dental hygienist turned author and speaker. Her book, Big and Little Coloring Devotional (released in LifeWay stores, April 2017), was birthed by her own struggle to keep it together as a busy mama of three children under two years old. A rising inspirational speaker, Rachel shares personal and spiritual growth insights related to encouraging moms in motherhood, helping women discover their unique purpose in Christ, understanding God’s design for healthy sexuality, and overcoming stress and anxiety in their lives. Rachel has been married ten years to her husband who loves her despite her love for coffee and often impulsive nature. They rear their tribe of identical twin boys, their baby girl, and a Weimaraner who thinks she's a human.
Rachel tells the about the dreams she didn’t see coming in a season of feeling anxious and overwhelmed as a mom of three little kids. She shares what inspired her to create the Big and Little Coloring Devotional and how it’s helped her find time to be in God’s word and engage her kids with scripture.
She is honest about the insecurities she has struggled with on this journey and the lies that the enemy has used to try to defeat her progress—and how daily submitting those to God has helped her continue to walk forward. I loved hearing her share about letting go of control and allowing God to lead us in taking the next steps toward our dream.
Stay tuned to the end of the show where I share how you can win a copy of Rachel’s book, Big and Little Coloring Devotional, on Instagram when you enter before midnight Pacific Time on May 11th.
You’ll find links to resources mentioned and ways to connect with Rachel in the show notes.
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