Honesty Over Silence Paperback

It's OK Not To Be OK

by Liza Hoeksma Patrick Regan


I can personally recommend this as a great book. 


  • Want to be able to talk about difficult issues?
  • Patrick Regan explores depression, anxiety, and creating space to simply talk
  • You'll find a first-hand account of depression that offers tips for keeping afloat


Honestly Over Silence seeks to open up conversations around topics that many find difficult such as trusting in God through life's ups and downs, dealing with anxiety and depression, the challenges of parenting a child with special needs, living in community, learning to look after ourselves, developing our character, and living with thankful hearts even in tough seasons.

It will examine the strength in letting go of our need to be in control as well as looking at how we can stop comparing ourselves to others and instead live authentically and honestly as we grow into the people God has created us to be.

Lessons are often learned through hard times and mistakes made; Honestly Over Silence seeks to share some of the things I have learnt being a husband, dad and a leader as I try to live out my faith with integrity.

Some of the themes covered include:

  • Letting go of need to be in control
  • Trusting God in times of uncertainty
  • Anxiety, depression
  • Identity
  • Importance of self-care/rest
  • Thankfulness


'The Bible is way more honest than most churches about the actual levels of pain and confusion in life. That's why we need this book. It's going to provoke ten thousand honest conversations, helping to bring healing, hope and understanding to many who currently suffer in silence.' – Pete Greig

Honesty Over Silence. Patrick Regan.  Liza Hoeksma


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