Hello, you . . . The one looking for more purpose and listening for God’s plan. Here’s what that restlessness is really all about: there’s a God-sized dream knocking on the door of your heart. Before you think that sounds too big, let me assure you, God-sized dreams aren’t really about size at all. They’re about the desires God places within you that perfectly fit your heart. God-sized dreams are an essential part of who you’re created to be and what you’re called to do. They lead to more meaning, joy, and connection with the One who gave them to you. In the busyness of life, it’s easy to ignore them or let fear shut them out. But this is your moment. Now is your time. The “more” your heart is longing for has been there all along. Let’s open the door to all God has for you together.
With this life-changing message, Holley Gerth invites you to discover the dreams God has given you—and then dare to pursue them. She takes you by the heart and says, “Yes! You can do this!” and guides you forward with a loving hand. Along the way, she provides insightful questions and offers action plans that will help you take the next steps toward making the deepest desires of your heart a reality.
“Holley held my hand as I helped launch one of the biggest, scariest, most beautiful God-sized dreams I’ve ever been a part of. This book is the blueprint that helped me make it through.”—Lisa-Jo Baker,strategic relationships manager for DaySpring and community manager for (in)courage
“I can’t remember the last time I turned the pages of a book so eagerly. Holley’s words have revolutionized my way of thinking with such a simple concept: that my dreams can’t be bigger than God.”—Tsh Oxenreider, author of Notes from a Blue Bike, founder of theartofsimple.net, and host of The Simple Show podcast
Holley Gerth is a Wall Street Journal bestselling author, certified life coach, and speaker. She loves connecting with the hearts of women through her popular blog and books like You’re Already Amazing. She’s also cofounder of (in)courage and a partner with DaySpring. Holley lives with her husband, Mark, in the South. Hang out with her at www.holleygerth.com.
Ready for more? This book is the perfect companion to Holley’s ebook The “Do What You Can” Plan.
"Holley held my hand as I helped launch one of the biggest, scariest, most beautiful God-sized dreams I've ever been a part of. It impacted thousands of women from over twenty countries. This book is the blueprint that helped me make it through. I lived Holley's words throughout all the speed bumps, pitfalls, and loud voices of fear pummeling the inside of my head and the pit of my stomach. Holley's encouragement is practical, grounded in experience, and laced with grace, gospel, grit, and enough experience to convince you not to quit when the fear gets the loudest but to press on and into the God who gave you the dream in the first place. Everyone needs a guide when they're on a God-sized journey. With a sense of humor and a side of cheerleading, Holley is the one I'd recommend with two thumbs up."
Lisa-Jo Baker, social media manager for DaySpring, community manager for the website (in)courage, and visionary for the (in)RL conference
"God has a dream for you. Yes, you have a God-sized dream, even if you don't know what it is yet. Holley will show you how to tap into your dream and thrive in it. You'll feel like you have a personal guide to help you overcome your fears, define your dream, and understand how to pursue it with confidence. Holley is the encouraging friend you'll need for the exciting adventure into your God-sized dream."
Stephanie S. Bryant, cofounder of (in)courage and creative mastermind at S. Bryant Social Marketing
"I can't remember the last time I turned the pages of a book so eagerly. Holley's words have revolutionized my way of thinking with such a simple concept: that my dreams can't be bigger than God. If he's in my soul-planted dreams--and I think he is--then why wouldn't he also craft my life to fulfill those very same dreams? Holley is remarkably gifted at explaining universal heart truths to those of us in different seasons of life and then equipping each of us with the motivation to make those truths a reality. I thank God for my friend, this gifted writer Holley."
Tsh Oxenreider, author of Organized Simplicity, blogger behind SimpleMom.net, and creative director of SimpleLivingMedia.com
"Reading this book is like having your own personal cheerleader by your side as you pursue your God-sized dream. Holley will challenge you to overcome your fear and stop sabotaging yourself, all the while reminding you that you're amazing and perfectly designed for turning your dream into reality."
Mary Carver, author of the blog Giving Up on Perfect and monthly columnist at (in)courage
"Reading You're Made for a God-Sized Dream isn't like reading at all; it's more like a visit with a trusted friend, the one who speaks truth and wisdom into your life and helps you to see yourself the way God sees you. I have no idea how Holley accomplishes this (does every reader feel like they've found a new best friend?), but she does! God used this dream of Holley's to help me believe in the dreams he's seeded in my soul--those urgings that won't go away, the things that hide in secret places but are clawing for escape. Sifting through Holley's insights, it's almost like I have permission to dream now; I didn't realize how much I swept those hopes to the corners of my heart."
Robin Dance, author of the blog Pensieve
"Holley Gerth is a cheerleader for women with God-sized dreams of all shapes and sizes. She'll encourage and equip you to pursue the dream God planted in your heart."
Dawn Camp, writer, photographer, and author of the blog My Home Sweet Home Online
"Holley is every woman's sister and a profound writer whose words touch the farthest corners of a woman's heart. Relational and personal, You're Made for a God-Sized Dream will show you how to give wings to your dreams as you fly straight to the heart of God."
Kristen Strong, writer and author of the blog Chasing Blue Skies
"I used to think God-sized dreams were only for people with perfect faith, powerhouse social media platforms, or personalities that thrive in a high-stakes environment. Then I met Holley Gerth, and little by little she helped me realize that God-sized dreams are for everyone, including me. Including you. Combining her rock-solid wisdom as a certified life coach with her sincerely encouraging heart, Holley invites you to take a peek at the God-sized dreams designed specifically for you."
Deidra Riggs, owner and writer of Jumping Tandem, managing editor for TheHighCalling.org, and contributing writer for (in)courage