Karen Spranger’s newly released “Be Still and Know…” carries meaningful inspirations of faith that hold encouragement and hope for many

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“Be Still and Know…” from Christian Faith Publishing author Karen Spranger is a thought-provoking collection of words that remind one of God’s unfailing love, powerful grace, and endless blessings in a journey of struggles.

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“Be Still and Know…”: a captivating experience across pages of heart-calming pieces meant to bring one closer to the arms of God. “Be Still and Know…” is the creation of published author Karen Spranger, an owner of a family insurance agency together with her family. Her love for music and other creative arts led her to singing and into writing poetry as a way of expressing the awesome nature of God and the beauty of all He has created.

Spranger shares, “Ever been on a roller coaster? The climb to the highest point and the extreme drop can be exciting and very scary, but one thing I’ve learned is never step out while it’s moving! As long as I stay inside, I will be safe. Many times, God has taken me on roller coaster rides; not all have been fun, but the lessons I’ve learned are invaluable—experiencing the highs and lows of life and wanting to share what God has taught through the mountain tops and the valleys. The feelings of great exhilaration as well as the uncomfortable let-down can be breathtaking, but also very instructive.

“There are other times God reveals Himself while listening to a sermon and a certain phrase or concept will catch my attention, needing to pursue it further. Or times when God awakens me from sleep with a thought or song that has captured my mind, and He will give me ideas and words to write.

“More often than not, however, He will just let me catch a glimpse into His power and glory as I hear the ocean’s mighty roar, see the radiant beauty of His hand-painted sunrise or sunset, or simply stand in awe of the unbearable suffering He endured for me. These things ignite a desire in me to write so others, too, might catch this same glimpse of His majesty.

“Lastly, there are times when the hurts and pains of life seem to overwhelm me and I find the need to press in closer to Him, finding the renewed strength to take another breath and move on one step at a time. As long as I stand aside and allow Him to work, He has always been faithful to take me by the hand and gently lead me that next step.

“Have you ever had these same feelings? I’m guessing you may have at some time and, if so, these short inspirational thoughts might just be your encouragement from God.”

Published by Christian Faith Publishing, Karen Spranger’s new book is a heartwarming read written to inspire thoughts and encourage everyone in their way throughout life as they get to know more of God and witness His promise, grace, and love.

View a synopsis of “Be Still and Know…” on YouTube.

Consumers can purchase “Be Still and Know…” at traditional brick & mortar bookstores, or online at Amazon.com, Apple iTunes store, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or inquiries about “Be Still and Know…,” contact the Christian Faith Publishing media department at 866-554-0919.

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