Tuesday, September 5, 2023

Blog Tour and Giveaway: Return to the Garden: Discovering God's Original Design for Women by Rebecca Mann Kelly


Book Details:

​Book Title:  Return to the Garden: Discovering God's Original Design for Women by Rebecca Mann Kelly
Category:  Adult Non-Fiction (18+),  224 pages
GenreChristian Living, Spiritual Growth, Christian Women Living
Publisher:  Throne Publishing Group
Release date:  February  2023
Content Rating:  This Christian book is rated G.

“Get ready for a fascinating story to grip your heart! Rebecca Mann Kelly has written a powerful book about how God will deliver you from abuse, shame, rejection, and self-condemnation. Read it and be set free!” — Dr. Brian Simmons, Passion & Fire Ministries, lead translator of The Passion Translation

“These life-giving Words will greatly empower and awaken women from all races and status to find their design and true identity in God.” — Paul Yadao, Senior Pastor, Destiny Ministries International, Philippines

“There is no greater time in history for Rebecca Mann Kelly to tell her story, confront archaic lies, and release God’s incredible revelation than right now.” — Annie Byrne, Lead Pastor, Kingdom Culture Church

“Turning your unhealed pain into your greatest strength is the story of the author. My prayer is that this book will bring wholeness to all of his daughters as they experience the truth of God’s character and the beauty of His love.” — Dr. Leif Hetland, President and Founder of Global Mission Awareness, Author of Called to Reign and Healing the Orphan Spirit

Book Description:

God formed women in His own image, giving them joint dominion over the earth. Only when sin and the curse entered did they fall into the disastrous path of inequality that has repeated itself in every generation since the garden. Through the telling of her own story, Rebecca Mann Kelly untangles the deceptions that have kept women in places of bondage and captivity, offering a powerful invitation for every woman to Return to the Garden through the power of Jesus.

The reader will discover:
  • God’s original Biblical design for women, to have joint dominion and authority over the earth
  • How to identify places the curse has manifested in personal life, in society, and in the church
  • Jesus’ purpose in coming to earth - to free the captives, and to free women living in captivity to the curse
  • How to “open the sails” of the heart, give God hidden heart pain, and learn to feel again
  • How to identify patterns of people-pleasing, emotional abuse, and narcissism, and how to get free and remove the yoke
  • How to remove the hooks of the manipulation and control of others
  • An understanding of how the enemy uses strategies of pride and religion to keep men and women from operating in their original design
  • The role of the Holy Spirit in living a victorious life aligned to God’s plan
  • How to avoid the trap of the victim and the trap of self-justification, and the role of forgiveness in finding freedom
  • The overcoming power of the cross to Return to the Garden
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Meet the Author:

Rebecca is a follower of Jesus, a business executive, a mom of two energetic boys and was recently married to a wonderful man from Boise. In her 20-year business career, she has led business lines that generated few hundred million dollars of annual revenue, was recognized in Fortune’s 40 Under 40, and has traveled all over the world leading strategic projects. Her kingdom pursuits include a love for God’s presence (wherever it can be found) and serving on the worship team and prayer team at her home church Oceans Church in Orange County, California. Her loves include walks in the hills, any opportunity for karaoke, and when someone else cooks.

connect with the author: website twitter facebook ~ instagram goodreads

Enter the Giveaway:
RETURN TO THE GARDEN Audiobook and Book Tour Giveaway

My Review: 

Return to the Garden: Discovering God’s Original Design for Women by Rebecca Mann Kelly is a fabulous book to read. I have not had the pleasure of reading anything from this author and it definitely will not be the last. It is broken down into eleven chapters and in two parts. Each chapter begins with scripture, the author’s life experience, questions for the reader and ends with a prayer to be read out loud. Some of the experiences described within the pages, I, also, experienced in my life and was able to relate with. I found the author was so gifted to show her faith and I admire her strength and bravery in telling her story. I thought it was beautiful to read and I was inspired all throughout. It is a book that made me feel empowered and helped me see how important it is to learn about myself. 

I am giving Return to the Garden: Discovering God’s Original Design for Women a very well deserved five plus stars. I highly recommend it for readers who enjoy reading Christian Living books. I would love to read other books by Rebecca Mann Kelly to find out what other books of inspiration and faith she will offer for her fans.

I received a paperback copy of Rebecca Mann Kelly’s Return to the Garden: Discovering God’s Original Design for Women from the publisher, but was not required to write a positive review. This review is one hundred percent my own honest opinion.


  1. This sounds like a terrific book, thank you for sharing

  2. Thank you very much! More women than anyone knows have been through similar experiences described in my story. My prayer is that they find total freedom and healing in Jesus!

  3. I would really enjoy reading this book!

  4. It sounds like an interesting book. Thank you for sharing.