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Simply Salsa
Dancing Without Fear at God’s Fiesta

With a bit of sassiness, a touch of humor, and an amiga-to-amiga style, Simply Salsa encourages women to accept God’s call to dance! What keeps women from dancing to the freedom God offers? With passion and boldness, Simply Salsa exposes the lies and misconceptions that imprison women with unfounded insecurities and feelings of inadequacy. No matter the degree of adversity or pain, Janet Eckles has discovered an alternative to gloom—through the security that is only found in God’s love. When women in the Bible faced tribulations and trials, they sought God’s grace. Simply Salsa illustrates how that same grace offers today’s women the opportunity to:

  • Leave the ugly past behind and look to a fresh tomorrow
  • Find peace and increased faith as you wait for answers to prayer
  • Embrace God’s comfort to conquer sorrow and disappointment

With her own life experiences as testimony, Eckles will have you dancing!

That’s right, we have forgotten to celebrate life. The reason is because we were misled in thinking that life is to be enjoyed only when troubles go away. But that’s incorrect. In Simply Salsa, I’ll show you how you can begin now to live that life that sings with joy, smiles with contentment, and dances with triumph. I’ll show you the secret. They say I should be the last one to dance—blind, endured marital infidelity, financial devastation, and the murder of my youngest son.I should be sobbing inside the well of pity. The reason I’m not is because of God’s grace. That’s the secret—His grace that showed me a better way, a simpler path and a deeper joy. But what explodes inside me is the passion to show you the same success, the same rich life and the same gift of freedom from fear, stress and worry.

List Price: $13.99 (US)
Language: English
Paperback: 160 pages
ISBN-13: 978-0817017019

Available from the Publisher Judson Press

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Readers’ favorite quotes from Simply Salsa

“Amigas, joy has nothing to do with a trouble-free life. Joy has everything to do with the absence of fear.”

“In all areas of life, unfairness abounds. And justice may be blind. But injustice allows us to discover the beauty of forgiveness.”

“No amount of fear can increase our bank accounts, and no amount of losses can decrease God’s provision.” 

“Those bumps aren’t all bad. If they jostle us, that means we’re moving ahead. And we’re not broken down on the side of the road of grief.”

“And with the same strength we use to remove the cheese stuck at the bottom of the tamale casserole, we must scrape away the “loves” that give us a false sense of purpose and satisfaction.”


What others are saying about Simply Salsa

One Reviewer Said
“Janet Eckles’ Simply Salsa pulsates to the beat of God’s heart. With wit and in beautiful Latino metaphors, Janet shows how God leads us to him step by step until dramatic changes take place…”
— Cathy Messecar, Author of a Still and Quiet Soul: Embracing Contentment


Simply Salsa is More Than a Book, It’s an Experience
“Picture yourself seated in a comfortable chair. A luscious Latin melody dances in the background as you spend a few hours with a dear friend. Her smile embraces you like a warm hug. Her openness encourages you to share your heart. And her words of wisdom challenge you to follow the God of boundless love.This golden afternoon mirrors the experience of reading Janet Perez Eckles’ Simply Salsa: Dancing Without Fear at God’s Fiesta. The book takes a refreshing look at the Christ-life—with a unique Latina flair. Gentle humor and transparency allows readers to learn and laugh without finger-pointing or lectures.”
— Marti Pieper, Book Doctor, Writer, Editor


Life Changing
”If you’ve ever wondered how God turns our sorrows into triumph, Simply Salsa is a must read. If you’re looking for a closer walk with God, Simply Salsa shows you the pathway. Deep truths are uncovered through the storytelling process of Janet Perez Eckles. Novel Journey and I give it our highest recommendation. This is a life changing book.”
— Ane Mulligan, Editor, Novel Journey


Teaches You to Reclaim Your Joy
“Few women have experienced a seemingly endless string of tragedies like those that shattered the life of Janet Perez Eckles. But in a lively tone that reflects her vivacious personality, Janet teaches us how to reclaim our joy through biblical principles and real life examples. In reading Simply Salsa and applying the scriptural lessons, every woman whose heart has been broken or whose body has been afflicted by devastating illness will find herself dancing to the music of our Heavenly Father.”
— Louise M. Gouge, Author of At the Captain’s Command


A Vision of God’s Redemptive Love
“Are you someone who longs for a deeper relationship with God? Are you reeling from the bruises of broken dreams, shattered goals, financial ruin, or strained family relationships?

Are you on the road of dead ends, confusion, and personal mistakes? Simply Salsa: Dancing Without Fear at God’s Fiesta will help you learn the power of forgiveness and the secret to being made whole. Janet Eckles, through her physical blindness, has given those of us who see an uncanny spiritual vision into God’s redemptive love in a fallen world.”
— Lorilyn Roberts, Author, Founder of the John 316 Marketing Network


Will Set You Free from Lies
“In an engaging, refreshingly creative style, Simply Salsa addresses the issue of how fear can paralyze women. Each insight unravels the lies behind our fears. With the author’s own life journey and the experiences of other women, Simply Salsa is a guide to finding hope to overcome any fear. Like talking to a close friend about deep issues, Simply Salsa is delightfully powerful!”
— Nancy Wilson, Author, Speaker, Global Ambassador for Campus Crusade for Christ/Story Runners


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