Aug 4, 2021 | Podcast, The Living Room

065: Best of TLR with Rebekah Lyons

“Is the life you lead the life that longs to live in you?”

Today’s Best of The Living Room Summer Series features Rebekah Lyons and her book Rhythms of Renewal: Trading Stress and Anxiety for a Life of Peace and Purpose.

Rebekah’s story of embracing the unexpected curveballs in her life rather than allowing them to steal her peace has resonated with so many women. Having special needs children has greatly shaped her sense of purpose and trust in God. She shares ways we can all function within the rhythms God established for us, and through doing so, discover our God-given purpose and the rest He offers for our souls.

BONUS – Don’t miss your opportunity to win Rebekah’s book bundled with books from all of the authors featured in The Best of the Living Room Summer Series plus a $75 Amazon Gift card! Find out how below. Also, stay tuned for another interview with Rebekah Lyons, on her upcoming devotional, A Surrendered Yes: 52 Devotions to Let Go and Live Free, releasing this September!

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Important Takeaways from Show

  • Your environment doesn’t have to determine your peace
  • Relapses remind us of our frailty and our need for God every day
  • Rest and Restore are input rhythms that God pours into our lives when we partner with Him
  • Connect and Create are output rhythms that God designed us to experience for our good and His purposes
  • You cannot give what you have not received
  • The effectiveness of our creativity is dependent upon our ability to rest
  • We are invited to pour out our hearts to God rather than stuff everything in
  • God is a holistic God who dwells in every area of our lives and wants to help us become whole
  • When we offer our worst to God, He offers His best in return – His righteousness, grace and love that covers it all
  • Our diet greatly influences our mental health and God wants to partner with us in our health journey
  • God’s boundaries are a part of His offer for intimacy with us
  • “Your spouse and your children are irritants. They refine you and show you who you really are.” – Dr. Emerson Eggerichs
  •  As we say “yes” to Jesus, His grace is released to enable us to do what we could never do on our own
  • God wants to meet you in the midst of your pain and He never withholds the daily portion that you need

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Links from Show

Rhythms of Renewal: Trading Stress and Anxiety for a Life of Peace and Purpose

Healthy Rhythms Quiz

Love & Respect by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs

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Episodes You Might Enjoy

TLR 001: Living Fully Alive with Susie Larson

TLR 018: The Relentless Presence of God with Michele Cushatt

TLR 023: Four Ways to Move Forward


Connect with Rebekah Lyons

Website |Instagram | Facebook | Twitter 

Connect with Joanna

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Giant Summer Giveaway

TLR Summer Giveaway 2021

You could win copies of all the books featured this summer – PLUS a $75 AMAZON GIFT CARD!!

Here’s how you do it…

  1. Listen to every episode – TLR 061 to TLR 066 
  2. Write down the secret hashtag mentioned at the end of the show – for example: #TLRgiveaway
  3. Share the episode on social media using its individual hashtag – get bonus points if you share ALL six episodes!!
  4. Each time you use the hashtag, you’ll get another entry
  5. On September 1st, we’ll search the hashtags and randomly draw a winner!

Thanks for helping us spread the news!!

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