Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Sacred Rest By Saundra Dalton-Smith

Staying busy is easy. Staying well rested-now there's a challenge.

How can you keep your energy, happiness, creativity, and relationships fresh and thriving in the midst of never-ending family demands, career pressures, and the stress of everyday life? In SACRED REST, Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith, a board-certified internal medicine doctor, reveals why rest can no longer remain optional.

Dr. Dalton-Smith shares seven types of rest she has found lacking in the lives of those she encounters in her clinical practice and research-physical, mental, spiritual, emotional, sensory, social, creative-and why a deficiency in any one of these types of rest can have unfavorable effects on your health, happiness, relationships, creativity, and productivity. SACRED REST combines the science of rest, the spirituality of rest, the gifts of rest, and the resulting fruit of rest. It shows rest as something sacred, valuable, and worthy of our respect.

By combining scientific research with personal stories, spiritual insight, and practical next steps, SACRED REST gives the weary permission to embrace rest, set boundaries, and seek sanctuary without any guilt, shame, or fear.

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Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith is a Board Certified internal medicine physician. She shares with audiences nationwide on the topics of eliminating limiting emotions, correcting work-rest imbalances, and experiencing personal renewal. Dr. Dalton-Smith is a national and international media resource on the mind, body, spirit connection and has been featured in Women's Day, Redbook, First For Women magazine, Focus on the Family, and many other publications. She is the founder of I Choose My Best Life. Her other books include award-winning Set Free to Live Free: Breaking Through the 7 Lies Women Tell Themselves and Come Empty: Pour Out Life's Hurts and Receive God's Healing Love.

My Thoughts...

Some really good insights and  tips and thoughts. I found this book easy to read and easy to understand.
It's a book that is more a reminder of what is important and what comes first.
We all need to try to rest, but it is so hard. This is a great reminder of that.
I gave this book 4 stars. Give it a try when you are overwhelmed and need to slow down and rest.
The Mary Reader received this book from the publisher for review. A favorable review was not required and all views expressed are our own.


  1. Thanks for sharing. Sounds like a good one.

  2. This sounds really good. I can't wait to read it.

  3. This Sounds like one to add to my list to get and read.

    1. Miss. Jean, You are the WINNER! I will get your book right to you!

  4. I have so many goals for 2018 and this is one of them, rest just rest in him. I will be reading this one soon.

  5. What a fresh book for the new year. One for us all.

  6. This is one that I can get from my library. I have missed your reviews, Now I have a book to go get.

  7. I need to read this book and put it in to action. I sure hope that I win a copy of it.

  8. I have no idea how to rest, this is a much needed read for me. I loved that you shared it at this time in my life.

  9. This is a book that my wife and i need to read together. Now if would can just put it in with all that is going on in our life.

  10. I seen to stay overwhelmed quite a bit so this may be the very book I need. Thank you for sharing, Mary.

  11. Great review but I think I will pass on this one.

  12. Sounds Great !!! Blessings,DanaGirl

  13. I couldn’t get into this one too much but good review!