I Blame Eve: Freedom from Perfectionism, Control Issues, and the Tendency to Listen to Talking Snakes

I Blame Eve: Freedom from Perfectionism, Control Issues, and the Tendency to Listen to Talking Snakes

by Susanna Foth Aughtmon

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781441236074
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 04/01/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 1,142,697
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Susanna Foth Aughtmon is the author of All I Need Is Jesus and a Good Pair of Jeans and My Bangs Look Good and Other Lies I Tell Myself. After pursuing various careers, including her own interior decorating business, she decided to stay home as a full-time mom. A pastor's wife and mother of three, Susanna assists her husband, Scott, in various ministries at the church they planted in California.
Susanna Foth Aughtmon is the author of All I Need Is Jesus and a Good Pair of Jeans, My Bangs Look Good and Other Lies I Tell Myself, and I Blame Eve. She coauthored A Trip around the Sun with New York Times bestselling author Mark Batterson and Richard Foth. A pastor's wife and mother of three, Susanna assists her husband, Scott, in various ministries at the church they planted in Redwood City, California, and blogs about life's adventures at www.tiredsupergirl.com.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 9

Adam and Eve's Story 13

Introduction: I Want a Perfect Life 17

1 I Wish Eve Hadn't Eaten the Apple 23

2 I Would Listen to a Talking Snake 31

3 I Think God Is Holding Out on Me 37

4 I Crave Apples and Other Things That Don't Satisfy Me 43

5 I Think I Need Some Fig Leaves to Cover Up My Shame 49

6 I Want to Hide from God 55

7 I Would Rather Not Take Responsibility for My Actions 61

8 I Have at Least One Enemy 67

9 I Feel Really Sad That There Is Pain in Childbirth 73

10 I Have the Eden Gene 79

11 I Am Exactly like Eve 85

12 I Am a Perfectionist 91

13 I Get Discouraged 97

14 I Have Control Issues … Big Ones 103

15 I Don't Like Waiting 109

16 I Can Get a Little Bitter 115

17 I Am a Little Self-Centered 123

18 I Am a Rule Follower 129

19 I Am a Wreck 135

20 I Am in Denial 141

21 I Need a New Idea of What Perfect Looks Like 147

22 I Am Not in Control 153

23 I Need a Paradigm Shift 161

24 I Am Ready for a New Out-of-Control Me 167

Conclusion: The New Perfect 175

Study Guide 179

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