Praise for Exhale

Freedom. That is what I am beginning to grasp. Through the reading of Exhale, I found myself sensing new freedom in my life as I began to put in place the principles Amy and Cheri lay out so clearly. I’m taking new steps toward losing who I’m not, loving who I am, and loving who I am thanks to this book. I’m so grateful for it!

Lynn Cowell, Proverbs 31 speaker; author Make Your Move

In a culture saturated with pressure to always do more and be more, Amy Carroll and Cheri Gregory offer a different way. Like fresh air to women who can’t catch a breath, Exhale lifts th eburdens you were never meant to bear and then infuses your day with compassion, wisdom, and practical steps to live your one life well. This book isn’t one moe to-do; it’s premission to do less.

Michele Cushatt

author, I Am: A 60-Day Journey to Knowing Who You Are Because of Who He Is

With hard-won wisdom, authenticity, and hearts for the truth of Scripture, Amy Carroll and Cheri Gregory deliver an approachable empowerment to spiritual and emotional growth. In these pages discover that you’re not alone, change is possible, and hope cna infuse your present and future life. A well-written, practical book.

Mary DeMuth

author, We Too: How the Church Can Respond Redemptively to the Sexual Abuse Crisis

Exhale feels like a good friend who just walked through the door and invited you to rest. The friend knows how tired you are, how exhausted you are from trying to be all, do all. I love how gentle and funny and wise this book is, and I highly recommend it to any woman needing a deep, refreshing breath of clarity.

Suzanne Eller

international speaker; bestselling author; cohost, More Than Small Talk podcast

Amy and Cheri are the wise friends who have been there and who will take you by the hand, fix you a cup of ta, and share just what you need to hear to begin a journey of empowerment to finding your fullest life in Christ. You are created for less—less worry, less self-judging, less second-guessing. You are also created for more—more joy, more happiness, more fulfillment. Exhale is a beautiful guide, full of wisdom and grace, to better you. I can’t wait to read it again!

Susy Flory

New York Times bestselling author; director, West Coast Christian Writers Conference

Take a deep breath. You officially have permission to stop being “Super Woman,” doing all the things, and instead bask in exactly who God has made you to be. In Exhale, Amy and Cheri have given us a precious gift. It’s the gift of Bible stories showing us what pieces of ourselves we can ditch, pracrtical advice on how to ditch them, and the beautiful hope that emergest in us when we allow God to transform us. You do not want to miss this bok. Every page is like a breath of fresh air.

Maria Furlough

speaker; author, Breaking the Fear Cycle and Confident Moms, Confident Daughters

Have you ever suddenly realized you’re holding your breath? Your stomach is tight, your shoulders tense, your smile forced. Then, woosh, you breathe and everything changes. This book is like that for a stressed-out woman’s heart. You read and everything changes.

Holley Gerth, bestselling author, You're Already Amazing

This book is the breath of fresh air we’ve all been longing and looking for. If you’re feeling burned out or overwhelmed, Exhale will show hyou how to leave your frazzled ways behind to embrace a life of fulfillment and freedom.

Lauren Gaskill

founder and president, She Found Joy; author, Into the Deep

Amy and Cheri shine here. Their conversational style makes this a breaze to read, yet the impact is life-changing. How many women do you know who truly celebrate—and steward—how God made them? Want to become that woman? Then Exhale is a must-read.

Lisa T. Grimes

coauthor, Remember Who You Are; managing director, Habergeon

I know what it’s like to be so exhausted from trying to meet everyone’s expectations, so stressed by circumstances, and so beaten down by problems and people that simply breathing feels like a challenge. Exhale is a book I so could have benefited from during those trying seasons. Amy and Cheri’s tips and encouragement help us all learn to brathe again as we discover how to rest in who we are and whose we are, so we can fully embrace and enjoy the life God has given us.

Tracie Miles

author and Proverbs 31 speaker; director, COMPEL Training

Maybe you long to lay down heavy burdens or embrace the future with hope and optimism. Exhale will serve as your friendly and practical guide. It’s time to step out and into the life you were meant to live.

Arlene Pellicane

speaker and podcaster; author, 31 Days to Becoming a Happy Wife

Hey you. The one gripping your list, making your plan. Worrying, stressing, and wondering how you’ll ever please everyone and get it right. Aren’t you tired of holding your breath? Aren’t you ready to exhale? With humor, kindness, vulnerability, and joy, Amy and Cheri pack each chapter of this book with precious and powerful insights from God’s Word, along with tender guidance on how we can exhale, move forward, and breathe.

Shannon Popkin

speaker and blogger; author, Control Girl

Carroll and Gregory pour out hard-won wisdom like a balm for dependable women. Through candid stories, pivotal observations, and aha moments, Exhale delivers clarity and assurance. Breathe deeply of God’s love and walk confidently, with purpose, as you interact with this goldmine of goodness.

Katie M. Reid

Bible teacher; author, Made Like Martha

Amy and Cheri are the friends I wish I had in my real life—the kind who love you enough not to leave you in the pit and who offer a huge as they help you navitgate your way forward with practical tools, simple swaps, and honest encouragement.

Crystal Stine

speaker and blogger; author; Holy Hustle

Amy Carroll and Cheri Gregory use their personal experiences to expose the common potholes that trip too many of us on our journey to becoming and appreciating who we are. Their understanding and helpful guidance will add chuckles and insights to improve your trek and keep you on track.

Debbie W. Wilson

cofounder, Lighthouse Ministries; author, Little Women, Big God

Through Exhale authors Cheri Gregory and Amy Carroll offer women a respite, giving them permission to take the packs off their backs, sit for a spell, and breathe deep with God. An excellent resource written by two gifted communicators.

Ginny L. Yttrup

Author of Words and Invisible