May 24, 2024



BOOK CLUB: Restore Her

3 min read

By Cheryl Lacey Donovan

In “Restore Her,” Cheryl Lacey Donovan tackles the modern-day epidemic of burnout and neglect that many women face in our fast-paced society. The book delves into the relentless cycle of daily life, where individuals, particularly women, find themselves engulfed in a whirlwind of responsibilities, from managing careers and parenting to caring for aging parents. Donovan astutely observes how societal expectations have evolved, with busyness now regarded as a status symbol, and the pursuit of an unattainable perfection pushing individuals to work longer hours to stay ahead.

The author skillfully paints a picture of the hectic lives we lead, emphasizing the constant juggling act between professional and personal responsibilities. Donovan suggests that, in the midst of this chaos, individuals often neglect their own well-being and personal needs. As a society, we have become addicted to speed, leaving little room for self-reflection and self-care. The book argues that the consequence of this neglect is not only a depletion of physical and mental health but also a loss of connection with oneself.

“Restore Her” doesn’t just highlight the problem; it offers a roadmap for reclaiming one’s life. Donovan advocates for a shift in mindset, encouraging readers to prioritize self-care without guilt. The book provides practical strategies and insights, urging individuals to carve out moments for themselves amidst the chaos. Whether it’s finding small pockets of time for relaxation, adopting healthier lifestyle choices, or reevaluating societal expectations, Donovan offers a holistic approach to restoring balance.

One of the strengths of “Restore Her” lies in Donovan’s empathetic and relatable writing style. She shares personal anecdotes and testimonials, creating a sense of camaraderie with readers who may be experiencing similar struggles. The book resonates with authenticity, making it a compelling and accessible guide for those seeking to break free from the cycle of constant busyness.

While some may argue that the book primarily addresses women, its message is universal, touching upon the broader issues of societal pressure and the importance of self-care for everyone. “Restore Her” serves as a timely reminder to slow down, reassess priorities, and prioritize one’s well-being in a world that often demands more than it gives.

Cheryl Lacey Donovan’s “Restore Her” is a poignant exploration of the challenges modern individuals face in a fast-paced world. With a compassionate and practical approach, the book offers valuable insights and actionable steps for reclaiming a sense of balance and self-worth in the midst of life’s relentless demands. A must-read for anyone feeling overwhelmed and yearning for restoration in their lives.

5 stars: Intellectual Ink Editor Pick

Motivational Speaker, Talk Show Host, Transformation Expert, National Best Selling Author

As an advocate, Cheryl is a servant leader to women working for the greater good, pushing social change with purpose, and causing shifts that empower the powerless. Cheryl helps women open up as they become renewed and rejuvenated, in body, mind, and soul. She is more teacher than leader, more mentor than boss. Cheryl is an Award-winning Best-Selling Author, Inspirational Speaker, Mentor, Entrepreneur, and Media Personality.

Cheryl Lacey Donovan now lives an authentic life as a multi-talented preacher, teacher, mentor, motivational speaker, entrepreneur and author. She is a woman of integrity with a keen level of wisdom and humor that is nothing short of refreshing.

An award winning bestselling author Cheryl has influenced the lives of thousands in the U.S. and abroad through her powerful life changing messages. Desiring to see the saints efficiently armed with the knowledge of God, Cheryl’s passion is assisting those in the kingdom, especially women, in discovering their authentic purpose and destiny.

Cheryl hosts the weekly radio broadcast Real Life Real Faith from Houston, Texas. She is also Editor in Chief of a magazine with the same name. She has written numerous articles addressing issues affecting the community and women at large.

As an Evangelist, her outreach ministry allows opportunities to share the gospel at women’s conferences, youth retreats, marriage conferences, and to congregations across the country. With Cheryl Lacey Donovan Ministries, she has delivered a series of messages, workshops and seminars based on the word of God that has transformed the lives of many.

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