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We are overly busy helicopter parents, control freaks, perfectionists, intolerants, over-consumers and social media junkies--who worry, fear, laugh less and always want more. In the midst of it, we wonder what it would feel like to open our hands and turn loose of all of it.


In HOLDING ON LOOSELY: Opening My Hands, Lightening My Load, and Seeing Something Else, author Dana Knox Wright tells stories of one who is hardwired to cling. To her children when they asked for a blessing to go. To someone else's ideas, when she didn't trust her own. She held on to prejudice when she would tell you she didn't. She shut down for days while clinging to fear. She clung to youthfulness as if what would come next couldn't be her life's cherry on top.


In a particular season of her life, she recognized her bent to possess, to keep, to hold tightly, and to control was completely contrary to Jesus' example. This is one woman's history of holding on and her stories of turning loose--stories of the gentle and firm, humorous and heartbreaking ways God led her to turn loose. It is living minimally from the inside out.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781952025587
ISBN-10: 1952025583
Publisher: Carpenter's Son Publishing
Publication Date: August 24th, 2021
Pages: 208
Language: English