Valley of Springs

Valley of Springs - Dan and Jo Acharya

Living Well With God: easy read Bible lessons for people who find reading hard: Pre-order through our crowdfunder campaign

Jo's new book Living Well With God is an 'easy read' version of Refresh and is on track to be released in June. It includes all the same devotionals on wellbeing, adapted to a 5-6 year old mainstream reading level, with a clear layout and colourful pictures to help everyone understand.

Image of Jo Acharya, author of Refresh: a wellness devotional for the whole Christian life. Jo is a woman in her 30s with long brown hair, wearing a green woollen cap, green patterned scarf and warm coat. The backdrop is colourful autumn trees.


I'm Jo. I'm a Christian writer and musician, and my husband Dan is a photographer. Our goal is to encourage and strengthen you in your Christian journey, especially when the going is tough.

Learn more about Jo and Dan >

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My first book Refresh: a wellness devotional for the whole Christian life is out now. It's a gentle, flexible weekly journal exploring God's design for a healthy and fulfilling life. If you're weary, busy, or just looking for an interactive way to meet with God, Refresh is for you!

"Beautifully presented, thoughtfully written, and scripturally rooted."
Steve Alliston, Pastor of Crawley Community Church

"Gently positive and real."
Tanya Marlow, Author of 'Those Who Wait'

Image by Dan Acharya of orange sunset sky over smooth sandy beach with rocks. Text on Image reads:
Dan has a wonderful gift for capturing the beauty of God's creation in his own unique style. A selection of his images are available to buy as photographic prints, postcards and greeting cards in our store.

Find out more about Dan's photos >

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The Easy Read part of our website is for people with learning difficulties and anyone who finds reading hard.
We make Bible study worksheets and write short blogs. We also answer questions about Christianity. We want to help you get to know God better.
We use easy words and lots of pictures. We try to make it easy for everyone to understand.
Go to Easy Read >

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Who We Are

Valley of Springs is the online home of Jo and Dan Acharya.
We write devotional blogs to help you grow in your faith and trust God in difficult times.

We also provide easy read Bible study and discipleship resources for Christians with learning difficulties, intellectual disabilities and special needs.
Jo is the author of Refresh: a wellness devotional for the whole Christian life.


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