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A Woman of Strength and Purpose

Directing Your Strong Will to Improve Relationships, Expand Influence, and Honor God

Cynthia Tobias

About A Woman of Strength and Purpose

Your Strong Will Is God’s Will!
 
As a strong-willed woman, you meet the world head-on, undeterred by those who say something can’t be done. When applied in the right ways, your God-given passion produces clear-eyed purpose, deep compassion, and a bold spirit that can change the world. But sometimes your determination leads to misunderstandings and fractured relationships.
 
Cynthia Tobias knows firsthand the positive potential of a strong will channeled appropriately. In A Woman of Strength and Purpose, she offers practical strategies for applying your confidence and drive to enrich your friendships, career, ministry, marriage, and parenting. You’ll also hear from hundreds of other women who share your strong will and the desire to use it for God. 
 
You don’t need to silence your strengths. Instead, let God use them to impact your world for good.

Praise

“Wow! Cynthia Tobias has cracked the code for directing your passion and defining your purpose. Every strong-willed woman (not to mention the men who love them) needs to read this incredibly practical and insightful book.”
—Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott, New York Times best-selling authors of Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts

“I thoroughly enjoyed A Woman of Strength and Purpose. I consider myself an SWW (strong-willed woman) and deeply appreciate Cynthia’s take on how we can use our ambition and strength for God! The book provides real-life and modern-day stories of other strong women of faith that encouraged me and inspired me! It is a book that will motivate women of any age!”
—Megan Alexander, reporter for Inside Edition and author of Faith in the Spotlight

“Strong-willed women often struggle to know how their dynamic personalities fit with God’s call. In this wise and insightful work, Cynthia Tobias has demonstrated that those two realities can work together beautifully! Indeed, strong-willed women can have a lasting and powerful impact on the world around them.”
—Jim Daly, president of Focus on the Family

“Thank you, Cynthia Tobias, for helping godly women understand that it’s not only okay to be a confident woman with inner strength and purpose; it’s God’s design. This book is a great tool for women who desire to find the gentle balance between learning, leading, and loving others while following Christ.”
—Babbie Mason, award-winning recording artist, author, and songwriter

“Finally! A book that speaks to the many strong-willed Christian women in the world today. Along with real-life stories, Cynthia Tobias shares her expert and practical advice on how to celebrate, embrace, and use your God-given gift to honor Him. You’ll be encouraged and uplifted as you learn how to be the best you can be in your relationships, work, and spiritual life.”
—Martha Hadley, Christian radio personality for the nationally syndicated Martha Hadley Show

“Strong, determined men tend to be celebrated in our Western culture. But that same culture often marginalizes, criticizes, and stigmatizes these same characteristics when they happen to be in a woman. Cynthia Tobias knows all about being a strong and determined woman. She also knows how to help you rise above the cultural pushback and purposefully leverage your strength for the greater good of the people you love and for the glory of the God who gave it to you.”
—Dr. Tim Kimmel, best-selling author of Grace-Based Parenting and Grace-Filled Marriage

“I’m so glad Cynthia has written a book for us stronger-willed women. It took me a long time to accept the fact that God liked me. I knew He loved me because He says so, but like me? He also says He likes women of a quiet, gentle nature, and that just does not describe me. So this book touches a chord in me.”
—Gigi Graham, author and conference speaker

“Cynthia Tobias is the quintessential strong-willed woman. In her latest book, A Woman of Strength and Purpose, she gives her extraordinarily valuable insights into the personal challenges of women who have strong wills and those who love and/or work with them. It’s rich information and great inspiration!”
—Jan Silvious, author of Fool-Proofing Your Life and Big Girls Don’t Whine

“Have you ever been called a strong-willed woman? Maybe it was meant as a compliment—or maybe it wasn’t. I can relate! For all of us strong women, Cynthia’s message encourages us to embrace our strength—but to always direct that energy toward healthy goals and in a careful, godly way. Get ready: this book will excite, encourage, and challenge you.”
—Shaunti Feldhahn, social researcher and best-selling author of For Women Only

“Cynthia Tobias’s keen insights and stories will free your strong-willed mind, heart, and life. You’ll discover how to live for Christ as you surrender your strong will to the One who rules the world and secures your place in it. This book will strengthen you to be the change-maker He designed you to be.”
—Phyllis Wallace, family counselor and former radio host of Woman to Woman

“If you’ve ever struggled with whether God can make kingdom use of your strong-willed personality, A Woman of Strength and Purpose is your next read! Cynthia Tobias makes it crystal clear: a surrendered and consecrated strong will is an arrow in God’s hand.”
—Allison Allen, speaker, author, and actor

About Cynthia Tobias

Cynthia Ulrich Tobias is the founder, manager, and CEO of Apple St. L.L.C. (Applied Learning Styles) and president of Learning Styles Unlimited, Inc. She coordinates the Apple St. education and commerce programs and administers various learning styles projects throughout North America and internationally. Cynthia is a popular speaker at workshops, classes, and seminars for businesses, government agencies, churches, and school districts. And she's the best-selling author of The Way They Learn, They Way We Work, Every Child Can Succeed, Bringing Out the Best in Your Child, and Do You Know What I Like About You? Cynthia, her husband, and their twin boys live in the Seattle, Washington area.

Featured Videos

VIDEO: Cynthia Tobias talks about Controlling the Urge to Win at Any Cost

VIDEO: Cynthia Tobias talks about Strong-Willed Women in Marriage

VIDEO: Cynthia Tobias talks about a Women's Ministry Event that Values Strong-Willed Women

VIDEO: Cynthia Tobias talks about how God designed strong-willed women.

VIDEO: Cynthia Ulrich Tobias talks about Parenting

Product Details

208 pages | Published by WaterBrook

On Sale Date: Aug 16, 2016

Trim Size: 5-3/16 x 8

Carton Quantity: 24

Sneak Peek

Click Here to download the first chapter of A Woman of Strength and Purpose by Cynthia Tobias About A Woman of Strength and Purpose by Cynthia Tobias Your Strong Will Is God’s Will! As a strong-willed woman, you meet the world head-on, undeterred by those who say something can’t be done. When applied in the right ways, your God-given passion produces clear-eyed purpose, deep compassion, and a bold spirit that can change the world. But sometimes your determination leads to misunderstandings and fractured relationships. Cynthia Tobias knows firsthand the positive potential of a strong will channeled appropriately. In A Woman of Strength and Purpose, she offers practical strategies for applying your confidence and drive to enrich your friendships, career, ministry, marriage, and parenting. You’ll also hear from hundreds of other women who share your strong will and the desire to use it for God. You don’t need to silence your strengths. Instead, let God use them to impact your world for good.

By Dani Seilhamer

Do you consider yourself to be strong-willed? I definitely am. That's why the title of this book appealed to me. Without knowing anything about the author, I decided to give this book a chance. I mean, I can use any advice I can get when it comes to properly restraining and utilizing my strong will. I was pleasantly surprised at how helpful this book was for me.A Woman of Strength and Purpose by Cynthia Tobias is written for strong-willed...

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By Skyler Dy

Cynthia Tobias is a popular author, a mother, and a speaker. She is also well known for making great strides in her commitment toward positive changes in the community. I just wrapped up reading a book by Cynthia Ulrich Tobias http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/authors/31179/cynthia-tobias Cynthia made this book so easy to read.  I love how I can relate my experiences with most of...

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By Katherine Shorter

I learned quite a few things about myself while reading this book. I'm definitely a woman of strength or, as the author calls us, a Strong Willed Woman {SWW.} I own my stubbornness. I just have to learn about how to use my powers for the good of the Kingdom. I learned about the great responsibility that I have as a SWW. I'm a leader, which means there are people, women, who will follow me. No matter what others think of it, my strong-will is...

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By Calandra R

This book really hit home.  As a very very strong willed woman this book showed me some areas about myself that could be enhanced and that I do not have to always be that way. It also showed me that I neee to trust in my faith more to handle some of these situations. Overall an amazing quick very important read. 

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By Jennifer Weiss

Sometimes people view a strong-willed or determined woman to be overwhelming, competitive, even intimidating. Cynthia Tobias take that strong will and shows woman how we can turn it into something positive, something that draws people towards us rather than away.  She stresses the idea that when you add God to a strong willed woman she will be able to move mountains to so to speak.  She will be able to walk bravely and accomplish...

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