Catholic author and self-described "recovering worrier" Gary Zimak combines practical spirituality, daily scripture readings, and simple action steps to help you kick the worry habit as part of your Lenten renewal. He shows you how to let go of the anxiety-producing areas of life in order to find the lasting peace that comes from trusting God.
During the season of Lent, Catholics and other Christians frequently give up something they enjoy as a measure of penance or self-discipline-and often fall back into old habits at the first "Alleluia!" In Give Up Worry for Lent!, Zimak offers fellow worriers practical, scripture-centered advice on how to relinquish the need to control the uncontrollable - not just for Lent but for good - and how to find peace in Christ.
From Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday, Zimak guides you to ponder a scripture passage and to apply it to your own life by following four simple steps:
As you continue to mediate on scripture and practice the simple action steps at the end of each reflection, you will find it easier to replace old worries with new messages of hope and to change your life forever.
About the Author: Gary Zimak is the bestselling author of several books, including Give Up Worry for Lent!, Stop Worrying and Start Living, From Fear to Faith, A Worrier's Guide to the Bible, Listen to Your Blessed Mother, Find a Real Friend in Jesus, and Faith, Hope, and Clarity.
He is the host of the The Gary Zimak Show and previously served as director of parish services at Mary, Mother of Redeemer Catholic Church in North Wales, Pennsylvania, and as the host of Spirit in the Morning on Holy Spirit Radio in Philadelphia. He is a frequent speaker and retreat leader at Catholic Parishes and conferences across the country.
His work has appeared in Catholic Digest, the National Catholic Register, Catholic Exchange, Catholic Philly, and Catholic AnswersMagazine. Zimak has appeared on numerous television and radio programs, including EWTN's Bookmark and Women of Grace, The Jennifer Fulwiler Show, Catholic Connection, Morning Air, and the Son Rise Morning Show.
Zimak earned a bachelor of science degree in business administration from Drexel University. He lives in Mount Laurel, New Jersey, with his wife and two kids.
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