. You know her--the good girl. She's the reliable one who shows up every week at youth group wearing a purity ring and a smile. She gets good grades, makes the team, and doesn't need to be told to come home on time. Through an honest look at the roles girls play, she helps them learn to stop trying and start trusting that the Jesus who came to save them also comes to live with them, right here and now.
Grace for the Good Girl: Letting Go of the Try-Hard LifeRevell #ad - Instead of clinging to grace, we strive for good and believe that the Christian life means hard work and a sweet disposition. As good girls, our disciplined lives, we focus on the things we can handle, and our unshakable good moods. Many of us believe that we are saved by grace--but for too many, that's the last time grace defines our life.
With an open hand and a whimsical style, emily uncovers the truth about the hiding, encouraging women to move from hiding behind girl-made masks and do-good performances to a life hidden with Christ in God. When we fail to measure up to our own impossible standards, we hide behind our good girl masks, determined to keep our weakness a secret.
Grace for the Good Girl: Letting Go of the Try-Hard Life #ad - In grace for the good girl, emily freeman invites women to let go of the try-hard life and realize that in Christ we are free to receive from him rather than constantly try to achieve for him.
A Million Little Ways: Uncover the Art You Were Made to LiveRevell #ad - The truth? We need not look around so much. It invites the discouraged parent, the exhausted executive to look at their lives differently by approaching their critics, bravery, the bored Christian, and the kids around their table the same way an artist approaches the canvas--with wonder, their jobs, and hope.
Readers will discover the art in a quiet word, creating, and a million other ways of showing God to the world through the simple human acts of listening, a grace-filled glance, waiting, a hot dinner, a made bed, and showing up. The majority of us would not necessarily define ourselves as artists. God is within us and he wants to shine through us in a million little ways.
A Million Little Ways: Uncover the Art You Were Made to Live #ad - A million little ways uncovers the creative, personal imprint of God on every individual. We're parents, businesspeople, students, friends. She invites regular people to see the artistic potential in words, attitudes, gestures, and relationships. In her gentle, compelling style, emily Freeman encourages readers to turn down the volume on their inner critic and move into the world with the courage to be who they most deeply are.
We're working hard, and often longing for a little more--more time, trying to make ends meet, more security, more love, more of a sense that there is more out there.
Simply Tuesday: Small-Moment Living in a Fast-Moving WorldRevell #ad - In simply Tuesday, Emily P. Freeman is the author of a million Little Ways, Graceful, and Grace for the Good Girl. She writes online at chatting at the Sky and Hope*ologie, and contributes to DaySpring's incourage. Twitter and instagram: @emilypfreemanJoin others on the journey at #itssimplytuesday. Tuesday holds secrets we can't see in a hurry--secrets not just for our schedules but for our souls.
Real life happens in the small moments we find on the most ordinary day of the week. Freeman shows you how to· embrace today's work· find contentment in the now· replace competition with connection· learn to breathe in a breathless worldIt's time to release our obsession with building a life, and believe in the life Christ is building within us--one simple Tuesday at a time.
Simply Tuesday: Small-Moment Living in a Fast-Moving World #ad - Emily P. Is your soul being held hostage by hustle? If you've grown weary of do more and dream bigger, small-moment living is just what you need.
The Next Right Thing: A Simple, Soulful Practice for Making Life DecisionsRevell #ad - If you have trouble making decisions, because of either chronic hesitation you've always lived with or a more recent onset of decision fatigue, Emily P. With this simple, soulful practice, quiet the fear of choosing wrong, it is possible to clear the decision-making chaos, and find the courage to finally decide without regret or second-guessing.
Whether you're in the midst of a major life transition or are weary of the low-grade anxiety that daily life can bring, Emily helps create space for your soul to breathe so you can live life with God at a gentle pace and discern your next right thing in love. Freeman offers a fresh way of practicing familiar but often forgotten advice: simply do the next right thing.
The Next Right Thing: A Simple, Soulful Practice for Making Life Decisions #ad - Nothing gets our attention like an unmade decision: should i accept the new position? Which schooling choice is best for my kids? How can I support my aging parents? When we have a decision to make and the answer isn't clear, what we want more than anything is peace, clarity, and a nudge in the right direction.
Heart Cries of Every TeenStraight Street Books #ad - You will learn to recognize how these desires reflect the best and worst behaviors in teens and how to respond compassionately. Look beyond the confusing Or Chaotic Behaviors Of Your Teens. In heart cries of every teen, a seasoned counselor, emotional, social, and educator helps you understand how the many physical, cognitive, Jackie Perry, writer, speaker, and psychological changes occurring during adolescence actually provoke eight heart core desires to emerge with force.
These relentless longings compel adolescents to look for ways to satisfy and soothe the aches that arise when these go unsatisfied. Could a relentless longing be hiding behind the Outward Actions?Like many parents or caring adults working with adolescents, concerned, you may feel confused, and challenged by some of their actions or emotional displays.
While you may be tempted to either discipline, feelings, these behaviors often offer you the greatest opportunities to interact with your child’s deepest aspect—the heart! The thoughts, disregard or disconnect from them, will, and moral compass of human beings lies within the heart. If you do not connect with this center place, you will sorely limit your ability to lead, impact, or nourish the innermost parts of a teen’s soul.
Heart Cries of Every Teen #ad - . Without this guidance many will never know that only through healthy connections with others and a relationship with Christ will these longings ever be fully satisfied. Every teen needs someone who will see into their hearts and help them learn how to care for the core desires that lie there. Using true accounts of teens and principled insights, Jackie empowers you to respond to teens in ways that care for this sacred yet often heavily protected space of the heart.
Perfectly Unique: Praising God from Head to FootZondervan #ad - Your body is an instrument. No, it's not a flute, or a guitar I hope. It is a sacred and original design by a master craftsman with a specific plan and purpose. That's a pretty big deal. From head to foot, the way you view your body is directly connected to how you serve God. Seriously. From the thoughts you think to the steps you take, every part of you is linked to the divine.
Perhaps you are struggling with your body image or are trying to make sense of why God made you as you are. Maybe you are looking for new ways to understand Scripture or to love God more fully. Either way, this book will take you on a thoughtful, funny, and spirit-filled exploration of the way you were designed and will help you better honor the Creator by learning to value his perfectly unique creation yourself!.
The Chase: Trusting God with Your Happily Ever AfterRevell #ad - In fact, if you asked them, Kyle and Kelsey would name God as the author of their story. And they're glad they trusted him to write it for them. Unfortunately, too many girls hoping for their own happily-ever-after have taken matters into their own hands, chasing after boys when they should be chasing after God.
And that inevitably leads to heartache, low self-esteem, and poor choices as girls give in to pressure from media and peers to look and act a certain way to attract guys. Kyle and kelsey want girls to know that it's never too late to trust God with their love lives, that wherever they are, there's always hope for the future.
The Chase: Trusting God with Your Happily Ever After #ad - Kyle and kelsey kupecky couldn't have dreamed a better love story for themselves had it been scripted by a bestselling novelist like Kelsey's mom, Karen Kingsbury. Through their own story and the stories of others who long for love, how to deal with loneliness and bullying, how to value and protect their purity, they show girls how to put God first, and how to see themselves as God does--a one-in-a-million girl who deserves no less than God's best.
Making it Through the MiddleDeseret Book #ad - Using examples from her personal life and from the scriptures, Emily shares six lessons that can help all of us make it through the middle moments of our lives. It isn't often that people talk about what happened in the middle of the trial. Sometimes we can't imagine there will be an end to a hard time. Have you ever noticed that when people talk about their trials in a public setting, they tend to focus on what happened at the end?" writes Emily Freeman.
But we can find hope and help even when the road seems long and dark. They talk about the miracle, the promise, the way it all worked out.
Lies Young Women Believe: And the Truth that Sets Them FreeMoody Publishers #ad - This is not the way it’s supposed to be. In this book, nancy and Dannah expose 25 of the lies most commonly believed by your generation. And here are some things they’ve heard: “i know God should be the only thing that satisfies, but if it could be Him and my friends, then I could be happy. It seems like I have been struggling with depression forever.
This book has been written by friends who will help you find the Truth. Best of all, they’ll show you how to be set free by the Truth. You have been lied to! have you been deceived? Through a nationwide survey and in-depth discussion groups, Nancy and Dannah have listened carefully to the heart of your generation.
Lies Young Women Believe: And the Truth that Sets Them Free #ad - . They share real-life accounts from some of the young women they interviewed, along with honest stories about how they’ve overcome lies they themselves believed. I always feel like I am not good enough. I tell myself that i don’t really listen to the song lyrics, but once I hear a song a few times and start thinking about what they’re saying I realize that it's too late.
It's already stuck in my head. For me, the whole wife and mom thing is overrated. It isn’t cool to want a husband and a family. Maybe you can identify.
Love Life and See Good DaysDeseret Book #ad - Have a good day" is practically a mantra in our society. Whatever our situation, these reflections will help each of us discover how to more fully Love Life, and See Good Days. Contentsintroduction: love life, and see good dayschapter 1: it's all in your perspectivechapter 2: You Have Compassed This Mountain Long EnoughChapter 3: The Breaking of the Day Has Found Me on My KneesChapter 4: Live After the Manner of HappinessChapter 5: I Knew.
. But no one reminds us to see good days. But how is it done?"in this "handbook of happy thoughts, " Emily invites us to explore some of the scriptures she found on her quest for the answers to that question. At other times, we may be doing all right but just feel the desire for something more. I believe it would lead to more happiness.
What would change if we took as our motto the scriptural phrase "Love life, and see good days" 1 Peter 3:10?"I believe it would be life changing, " writes Emily Freeman. Yet i would not knowchapter 6: the answer you needchapter 7: my heart had great experiencechapter 8: list what You LoveChapter 9: Sowing in Tears—Reaping in JoyChapter 10: Specially This DayChapter 11: In Every ParticularChapter 12:The Oil of GladnessConclusion: The Happy BookAcknowledgmentsSources Cited.
Love Life and See Good Days #ad - Each of these verses becomes a simple suggestion to help us see good days, whether that means shifting our perspective a bit, rising above some of our old frustrations, letting go of a few things, or reaching deep inside for enough faith to trust in the Savior's promises to us. Sometimes it feels as if the whole world has crashed down around us.