Grace for the Good Girl: Letting Go of the Try-Hard Life (Paperback)

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    Emily Freeman is a writer who loves to read and a speaker who would rather listen. She writes for DaySpring (a division of Hallmark) and has also traveled as a writer with Compassion International to raise awareness for the needs of children in poverty around the world. She attended Columbia International University to study the Bible and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro where she earned a degree in Educational Interpreting for the Deaf. She is married to John, a student ministries pastor, and together they live in North Carolina with their three children. Emily extends a daily invitation on her blog for women to create space for their souls to breathe. Come join the community of grace dwellers at www.ChattingAtTheSky.com.
    Many of us believe that we are saved by grace--but for too many, that's the last time grace defines our life. 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, we focus on the things we can handle, our disciplined lives, and our unshakable good moods. 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.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. 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.

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    ISBN 9780800719845
    Genre RELIGION / Christian Life / Women's Issues
    Format Paperback
    Pages 257
    Publisher Date 2011-09-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Fleming H Revell Co
    Copyright Year 2011
    Height 8.75 in
    Wdth 5.75 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 0.65 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle Letting Go of the Try-Hard Life
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Freeman, Emily P.

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