Finding Selah: The Simple Practice of Peace When You Need It Most

Finding Selah: The Simple Practice of Peace When You Need It Most

by Kristen Kill

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Overview

That something you’ve been looking for in the empty stress of your mad-dash days? It has a name.

The Psalms call it selah—the pause, rest, or interlude between the notes in a song. More than merely an empty space, selah is a chance to stop and resync with the story and song of God. For all the ways life keeps you running, this word and practice offers a way to re-center yourself on the One who holds all things together and makes all things beautiful.

Stretched beyond her capacity in caring for a large family in the middle of Manhattan, Kristen Kill was exhausted, depressed, and desperate for a change. Then something sparked within her when she read the Psalms, and found that often all that stood between the psalmist’s cries for help and celebrations of praise was this simple word, selah.

Join Kristen in Finding Selah for a journey that will transform the way you think about work, rest, and the little spaces in between that make all the difference. This book will show you how to tune your ear to the song God is singing over you, embrace the “selah moments” able to transform your daily rhythms, and most of all, encounter the ultimate Selah in Christ, who stands in the gap between heaven and your most hectic of days. There is hope for the dissonance you feel. Finding Selah will show you not only how to sing a new song, but to live a new way.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781543638431
Publisher: Zondervan
Publication date: 01/09/2018
Edition description: Unabridged
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 6.75(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Kristen Kill is a woman transformed by the delight of God. A contributing editor at The Better Mom, and co-host of At Home With Sally and Friends, a popular podcast with Sally Clarkson, Kristen is passionate about encouraging women who feel stretched thin with the truth that, even in the tension, God is singing over them with love. After spending the last seven years in the hustle of New York City, Kristen and her husband, Josh, are learning to go slow as they raise their five kids in the Pacific Northwest. Her days are filled with homeschooling, walking her slightly anxious hound dog, and putting off the cleaning for one more day. Find Kristen writing at kristenkill.com and follow her on Instagram @kristenkill.

Table of Contents

Foreword 11

Chapter 1 From Silence to Symphony 13

Chapter 2 The Hardest Part 27

Chapter 3 To Leave Between 41

Chapter 4 City Sojourners 51

Chapter 5 A Curve in the Road 61

Chapter 6 The Color of Peace 75

Chapter 7 How His Music Heals 85

Chapter 8 Practicing Selah 99

Chapter 9 When We Miss Eden 107

Chapter 10 Eyes to See 121

Chapter 11 When We Fear Scarcity 131

Chapter 12 Trusting the Source 145

Chapter 13 Where Peace Fills 157

Acknowledgments 167

Notes 171

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