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Worry Free Living
Trading Anxiety for Peace
Joyce Meyer
Read by Jodi Carlisle

Hachette Audio
06/07/2016/ ISBN 9781478909439
Nonfiction / Inspirational/ Self Improvement / Audiobook - Unabridged

Reviewed by Brenda Weeaks

Jodi Carlisle delivers a persuasive narration of Meyer’s current title Worry Free Living. Worry Free Living is a lesson in trading anxiety for peace.

Is there such as thing as a worry free life? It seems like we conquer one anxiety and another rises up. Worry Free Living defined anxiety for me, helped me recognize the symptoms and how to react when it happens. I listened to the audio version more than once, then I finally bought the book. I tagged passages in it, and underlined promises and teachings as reminders. Two things stuck with me in the first read: Joyce explaining “anxiety is the way we feel when we mentally check out of where we are and start thinking about the aspects of the past or future.” She tells us God wants mature Believers to be “now” people; focusing on and living in the present. Another is the section explaining the two covenants – the old covenant (of works) vs the new covenant (of Grace). She explains which one is meant for today’s Believers and how best to keep his covenant. The book is split up in five parts: Choose Peace, Lean on the Lord, Rest in God, Trust God’s plan, Cast Your Cares, and each part has 4-5 chapters. The Conclusion is full of Scriptures Believers should keep close at hand. Because it’s a small book one might think it’s a quick easy read, but it isn’t. It’s actually a powerful teaching you’ll want to return again and again.

Worry Free Living is a notable teaching on stress. I recommend pairing it with Meyer’s Overload.

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The Penny (a novel) [audio]
Any Minute (a novel) [audio]
NONFICTION TEACHINGS
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Battlefield of the Mind   
The Confident Woman
The Power of Simple Prayer   
The Love Revolution   
Never Give Up!   
Eat the Cookie, Buy the Shoes   
The Secret to True Happiness 
New Day New You  
Look Great, Feel Great  
In Pursuit of Peace  
I Dare You
100 Ways to Simplify Your Life 
[audio]
Seven Things That Steal Your Joy
How to Hear From God  
Knowing God Intimately  
Starting Your Day Right /
Ending Your Day Right Box Set  
 
Living Beyond Your Feelings
Do Yourself a Favor...Forgive
Power Thoughts
Power Thoughts Devotional
Change Your Words, Change Your Life
[audio 1 ] [audio 2]
Trusting God Day by Day
Making Good Habits Break Bad Habits
The Approval Fix
You Can Begin Again
God's Greatest Gift
Power Words
Closer to God Each Day
The Mind Connection
Me and My Big Mouth!
Let God Fight Your Battles
Living Courageously
Good Health, Good Life
The Power of Being Thankful
Get Your Hopes Up!
The Battle Belongs to the Lord
Overload
Worry-Free Living


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