I Can't Do It All: Breaking Free from the Lies That Control Us

I Can't Do It All: Breaking Free from the Lies That Control Us


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ISBN-13: 9780764200663
Publisher: Bethany House Publishers
Publication date: 02/28/2006
Pages: 206
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1"I deserve to have it all, and to have it all right now"13
Chapter 2"I need a man/baby/career/money to be happy and fulfilled"25
Chapter 3"I can do it all"39
Chapter 4"I can't trust anybody"53
Chapter 5"I can make my own truth"65
Chapter 6"If I am unhappy, I don't have to stay"81
Chapter 7"I don't have time to be healthy"97
Chapter 8"I must be thin to be happy-for the media tells me so"107
Chapter 9"True love is like a romance novel"121
Chapter 10"I can be young forever"133
Chapter 11"It's my choice"147
Chapter 12"The more I do, the more God likes me"165
Chapter 13"I don't need to forgive-and I don't deserve forgiveness"177
Chapter 14"I don't need God"191

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I Can't Do It All 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
We try to do it all, be all things to all people, be all places at all times.We are women, we are capable and we are tired. Tracie Peterson, Allison Bottke and Dianne O'Brien tackle the statement 'I can do it all' with truth and grace in this book. With candor and vulnerability they share stories from their own journeys and guide us on ours. Fourteen chapters, fourteen lies we try to live and always fail. For it is the truth of the Bible that will break the lies. Then we learn it is only through Christ who strengthens us that we can do all things. This book is an excellent resource for women's Bible studies, retreats and individual growth and reflection. Woven through the pages is truth, beauty and the grace of the God who CAN do it all. Read the book. You will see yourself on the pages. You will also find mercy and freedom on every page.
MichelleSutton More than 1 year ago
This non-fiction book was so deep that I could only eat it in morsals. What an ideal resource for a women's group! I dare say I enjoyed it even more than Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World, and I thought that Bible study was awesome. Whether read individually or with a group, I Can't Do It All is so rich, and has such fantastic questions, that it smoothly facilitates transitioning into the deeper issues. I am going to strongly suggest this book for my women's group at church after we finish the current book we're working through. I learned a lot and gathered insights into my own spiritual walk. Talk about convicting! These ladies made a great team! I loved the 'My Turn' section at the end of most chapters. I feel like I know the author's hearts. Their candidness and testimonies are refreshingly real. It's as if I joined hearts with them as sisters in Christ. I even read a few sections out loud to my husband. He was wondering why it's only a women's book. Seemed to him like much of it applied to men as well. :) Highly recommended.