Grace for the Good Girl

Grace for the Good Girl

Letting Go of the Try-hard Life

eBook - 2011
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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.
Publisher: [United States] : Revell, 2011.
Made available through hoopla, 2011.
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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mmg2681 Dec 14, 2012

The first several chapters really caught my attention and had me wanting more; however, half-way through the book, I found it redundant. I got the message in the beginning of the book: We must live without our masks on. Got it.

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