About Shawanda

Shawanda Williams is a poet, writer, and author of the new devotional, Rest for the Soul.

She is redefining what it means to rest in the modern world. Her writings are inspired from reflections from her personal journey and devotional time spent with God. From battling divorce, insecurities, low self-esteem, and anxiety, she has discovered through her relationship with God rest for her soul. Her passion and purpose is to utilize her experiences and insight to help other souls heal and find rest!

Shawanda is a Minister at Every Walk of Life Ministries and serves on the worship team and teen girls ministry. She is a proud Mommy to Shamari, Maurice, and Marcus.

Shawanda Williams | Author, Poet

How My Life Led Me to Writing

  • My Divorce

    My divorce after 10 years of marriage helped shift my focus to discovering who God was intimately and in turn, I discovered myself and my passion for writing.

  • My relationship with God

    His promptings, his words and guidance that first led me to teach Rest for the Soul as a bible study at my church and then His instruction to put into a book

  • Souls Need Rest

    Seeing souls that need this message of healing and rest so that they can live an abundant life.

Shawanda's Latest Book:

Rest for the Soul

Rest is not just for the body, but for the soul.
  • Poems / Prayers / Devotionals
  • A selected scripture reading
  • Journal space for your thoughts
  • A song for worship