Unwrapping Rest with Dawn Tolbert

Encouraging frazzled women to break free from striving & unwrap God’s gift of rest.

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Friday Mar 08, 2024

When life's battles rage around us, we can trust God's promise to be our Shield.

Sunday Jan 28, 2024

A moment from the morning of the book launch for "I'd Rather Die Than Obey" signaled the faithfulness of God. Listen as Dawn shares this story and the encouragement it offered on her faith journey.

Offering My Loaves & Fishes

Monday Nov 13, 2023

Monday Nov 13, 2023

"I'd placed the loaves and fishes into Jesus' powerful hands to use however he saw fit. Then I realized I was metaphorically browsing recipes for fish sandwiches."

Surrendering My Splashy Mess

Tuesday Sep 19, 2023

Tuesday Sep 19, 2023

Reflecting on the dance of the dehumidifier and what it teaches me about soul care.
If I don’t tackle the chore of emptying the water on a regular basis, it can grow stagnant, and my office may become unbearably oppressive. That’s not unlike my heart when I don’t pour out my feelings to God and ask Him to dry up the mirky, boggy spots that have appeared.

Monday Jan 02, 2023

Broken resolutions. Shattered new year's dreams. This doesn't have to be our story in 2023. The answer is about taking the next important step on our journey toward rest.

Thursday Dec 22, 2022

Are you wrapped up in a to-do list longer than a CVS receipt? Are you feeling more harried and hurried than holly and jolly?
I have good news. God wants to give you the gift of rest, and He has something so much better than the holiday warm and fuzzies to offer.

Wednesday Nov 23, 2022

Episode 001: An unplanned text started a spiral of anxious thoughts. In today's episode, Dawn Tolbert shares how this Thanksgiving hiccup was the perfect object lesson for Step 1 of Unwrapping God's Gift of Rest. 
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Isolation isn’t our friend.

When we find ourselves hurting and broken or stressed and striving, it helps so much to know others understand.

That’s why I’m committed to building this community.

I need a continual reminder to unwrap the gift of rest and want to encourage you, too.

Join the Unwrapping Rest Community at www.DawnTolbertWrites.com.

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