God Hears Her | From Self Care to Holy Care (with Laura Smith)

From Self Care to Holy Care (with Laura Smith)

Guest Bio: Laura L. Smith is a popular speaker, best-selling author, and Bible teacher leading women to tear down lies so they can live in truth. Holy Care for the Whole Self is her thirteenth book. Most recently she is known for Restore My Soul: The Power and Promise of 30 Psalms and How Sweet the Sound: The Power and Promise of 30 Beloved Hymns. Laura is a fan of Jesus, her prince charming of a husband, their four kids, almond milk mochas, dark chocolate, music, books, and travel. Smith lives in the picturesque college town of Oxford, Ohio. There you’ll find her running the wooded trails, strolling the brick streets, teaching a local Bible study, shopping at the Saturday morning farmer’s market, or going on a sunset walk with her family. 


Show Summary: What do you think about self-care? Do you practice it or feel strongly against it? Today, hosts, Elisa Morgan and Eryn Adkins, are talking with author Laura L. Smith about how the Bible talks about self-care. Laura shares how Jesus wants to take care of us and how He tells us to take care of ourselves. Learn how self-care is holy during this God Hears Her conversation. 


Notes and Quotes: 

  • “We are created in the image of God, He calls us His most prized possession, and a masterpiece. And those are His words for us, so we need to take care of ourselves.” —Laura L. Smith

  • “We need community.” —Laura L. Smith

  • “Jesus loves us so much better than we can love each other.” —Laura L. Smith

  • “The brain is another organ that we need to steward for.” —Elisa Morgan