About the Book
Book: Will the Real Person Please Stand Up?
Author: Gail Porter
Genre: Non-Fiction/Personal Growth
Release Date: Oct 1, 2018
Does fear of rejection hold you back from letting people see the real you? Are you tired of hiding?
Gail Porter lived with this kind of fear during her childhood and most of her adult life. When God revealed her bondage to the power of fear, she was set free to come out of hiding and become who He’d created her to be. What she learned grew into a passion to help others experience the same freedom.
Will the Real Person Please Stand Up? offers much-needed hope to those who long to be set free from the fear of rejection and become their authentic selves. In this life-changing book you will read Gail’s own experiences, stories of real people, and input from those in the medical field. Gail walks you through the process of identifying and acknowledging what holds you captive so you can live in freedom rather than in fear.
With God’s help, you can walk out of your self-made prison, break strongholds, and taste the freedom that will allow you to become who God made you to be. Get ready to stand up and say, “This is the real me.”
“Gail teaches her readers how to embrace the present without encumbrances of the past. With practical, action-based steps, we learn to climb mountains with new determination and anticipate our futures with joy.” Jeanne LeMay, author of Dear God I’m Desperate: Women Have Issues, God Has Answers.
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About the Author
Gail Porter graduated from Oregon State University and spent fifty years serving with Cru/Campus Crusade for Christ. She is the author of Life through Loss: Facing Your Pain, Finding Your Purpose and two co-written books. Gail lives in Orlando, Florida, where she enjoys ballroom dancing and her favorite role of aunt to her nieces and nephews.
More from Gail
- Do you hide from others because you’re afraid they won’t like what they discover about you?
- Are you holding back from walking through God’s open doors because you don’t think you’ll perform well enough?
- Have you allowed past experiences or personal fears to keep you from becoming the person God intended you to be?
I spent many years in bondage, subconsciously building walls, designing masks, creating a false identity, and striving for perfection—all attempts to fill my longing for love and acceptance. Through my experience of coming out of hiding, breaking barriers with the help of God, and tasting true freedom, I discovered a passion to help set others free.
You will learn about my journey to freedom in my book, Will the Real Person Please Stand Up? Rising Above the Fear of Rejection. I’ll walk you through the process of identifying and acknowledging what holds you captive, breaking barriers, and taking that first step to freedom.
As you read my personal story, as well as the stories of many others, you will discover how much God wants you to step on the path to freedom. Say yes to God, and let’s travel this road of freedom together! Then we can all stand up and say, “This is the real me!”
Thank you for being part of this blog tour! I’m excited about the way God will change your life as you allow Him to lead you to His path of freedom where you can let go of your fear of rejection, become your authentic self, and experience life fully.
Which author has most influenced your own writing?
Leigh McLeroy – The Beautiful Ache, The Sacred Ordinary
Describe your book in five words.
Escape from captivity, experience freedom.
Do you have a favorite or special place to write?
Sitting at my dining room table, which overlooks my inviting screened-in porch and the green grass, towering trees, and beautiful flowers of my backyard, inspires me, revives me, and relaxes me as I write.
What are your hobbies?
Reading and ballroom dancing! Reading a good book gives me a mental break from my own writing. Dancing energizes my body and chases away the daily cares of life.
What advice would you give to aspiring writers?
Attend writing conferences and workshops where you will receive input to help you make progress on your writing journey. You can’t expect to know it all; let experienced writers show you what works and what doesn’t. After you return home, focus on implementing only one or two suggestions so you don’t become overwhelmed.
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