All I Need Is Jesus and a Good Pair of Jeans: The Tired Supergirl's Search for Grace

All I Need Is Jesus and a Good Pair of Jeans: The Tired Supergirl's Search for Grace

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Overview

Women everywhere feel pressured to have perfect Christian lives, perfect family lives, and to look perfect in their jeans. Instead of feeling good about themselves, most of them just feel like tired supergirls, living in the gap between who they are and who they long to be.

Susanna Foth Aughtmon honestly confesses her battles with pride, worry, fatigue, beauty, jealousy, and chocolate. In every chapter she faces a nemesis—like Worry Man or Mrs. Prideful—who implies that she is not living up to her potential. She meets each enemy with the secret weapon of God's Truth. Readers will identify with her humorous examples from daily life and will gain insight from this tired supergirl on her journey of grace.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780800731724
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/01/2009
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.45(d)

About the Author

Susanna Foth Aughtmon is a pastor's wife and mother of three. She graduated from Bethany College with a BA in Social Science emphasizing psychology and early childhood education. After pursuing various careers, including her own interior decorating business, she decided to stay home as a full-time mom. She assists her husband, Scott, in various ministries at the church they planted in Palo Alto, California.

Table of Contents

Foreword 9

Acknowledgments 11

Introduction 13

1 I am oh so tired 17

2 I am not a supermodel 24

3 I have pride issues 31

4 I worry about things 38

5 I forget there is no more condemnation in Christ 45

6 I want chocolate to solve my problems 50

7 I sin a lot 57

8 I am jealous of my friends 65

9 I judge people 73

10 I have anger issues 79

11 I am undisciplined 86

12 I get too busy for God 94

13 I am selfish 103

14 I am lonely 110

15 I wish life was easy 117

16 I don't like to admit I am wrong 125

17 I am not sure of my purpose in life 132

18 I am a people pleaser 138

19 I cry a lot 144

20 I covet things ... lots of them 151

21 I am not great at sharing my faith 158

22 I don't feel lovable 165

23 I have a long way to go 172

Conclusion 179

Study Questions 183

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