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Title:
Big girls don't whine : getting on with the great life God intends
Author:
Silvious, Jan, 1944-
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Publication Information:
Nashville, Tenn. : W Pub. Group, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
xi, 177 pages ; 21 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
God's heart for his girls : He is crazy about you and has really big plans -- Are you a big girl or a little girl? : the things that separate the adults from the kids -- How a big girl speaks, how a big girl thinks : learning to put away childish ways -- Passion and purpose for big girl singles : loving life as a single-and any stage beyond -- Stability and wisdom for big girl wives : how to be a good wife who has a life -- Savvy and perspective for big girl moms : being a mom is not about you -- Only big girl friends are forever : learning and loving through thick or thin -- Help for big girls facing conflict : skills for women who respect the pain and power of conflict -- With peace on her fingers and hope on her toes : the beauty big girls bring to crisis, even if it's their own -- Passing on the big girl mantle : being intentional about leaving a legacy for big girls in process.
ISBN:
9780849944413
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

No one wants to be labeled a whiner, but many of us go through life with a "poor me," victim mentality that sounds a whole lot like whining. God never intended for us to act like "little girls," says Jan Silvious. His goal is for each of us to live as "big girls"-mature Christian women-who are capable of enjoying the richness of life He has planned.

In Big Girls Don't Whine, Jan helps women:

Move beyond the past and on to healthy relationships, Choose to be proactive rather than let life just "happen," Discover their full potential, And become everything He made them to be.

So how can we tell if we're living life as an immature 'little girl" or a confident "big girl?"

A little girl...

Is insecure Becomes the victim of circumstances Says "I can't" Manipulates

A big girl...

Is secure Rests in God's sovereignty Says, "I can" Communicates

In Big Girls Don't Whine, Jan Silvious calls us to be real women in a real world, free to experience a life of full of potential and vision. This book is the how-to manual for making it happen.