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Book Review: Putting an X through Anxiety Author: Louie Giglio

It might be the weight on your shoulders, the constant sense of worry by your side, or the cloud of dread hanging over your life. For many, anxiety is a powerful giant wanting to trap you in darkness and defeat.

But there is freedom to be found from its grip.

Knowing firsthand the realities of anxiety, Pastor Louie Giglio shares both practical and spiritual ways to live in victory. With encouragement and hope, this book will equip you with the cross of Jesus as your strongest weapon against anxiety by:

  • Understanding the root of your anxiety

  • Quickly recognizing and addressing anxious thoughts

  • Replacing fear and stress with hope and peace

Anxiety can be debilitating, but Jesus has already defeated its stronghold. Find true rest in the Prince of Peace and break free from anxiety.

Reviewed by:

Katlego Nakedi

Tell us a bit about yourself:

I am 26 years old, a creative entrepreneur who mostly deals in content creation. I am a child of God who loves to collaborate with women in ministry. I love Disney movies, books, fashion, art. If I were to do one thing for the rest of my life, I would travel and take beautiful pictures.

Name of Book:

Putting an X through anxiety. Breaking free from the Grip of fear and stress


Louie Giglio

What drew you to read this book?:

I have struggled with anxiety as a young adult and wanted to understand what are the ways to treat it. My heart was to learn what does God say about anxiety and how I can manage it.

What impact did this book have on your life?:

I never knew or fully comprehended what people meant when they said "you should tell God everything". This book emphasized the importance of telling God about my anxiety and not only that but also encouraged me to bring what was hidden to the light. Be open about the anxiety.

In a paragraph, what is the main point of this book?:

It shows believers ways on how to manage their anxiety and how God can help you with that. It validates your thought process and reassures you that your thinking or feelings are ok. The author shares his testimony on how God works when you are anxious, and it reminds you to focus on His Word.

Who would benefit from reading this book?:

Believers who struggle with anxiety, especially young adults (in their 20s). Those who think they need to have their lives figured out and have anxiety when things don't work out. This book reminds you that you are where you need to be, just trust God.

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