Hey, there. I’m really glad you’re here – in fact, I’ve been waiting for you because I like you. “But you don’t even know me?” you might say. But I think I do.
You’re probably over-scheduled and under-rested. You sometimes wonder if you really can do it all. There are days when you fantasize about hopping in a fancy sports car and running away to the beach for a week – alone. Or perhaps you pin millions of pins on Pinterest then feel inadequate when yours doesn’t turn out quite like theirs.
And I’m guessing you’ve been in conversations with other women who make you feel as though you’re doing it all wrong. Here’s the thing: you’re not.
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Last night, I had a conversation with one of my babies (he's nine but whatever. He's still my baby. He'll still be my baby when he's 40). It was disheartening, friends. This particular child of mine is happy-go-lucky. He's hilarious - the comedian who performs Billy...read more
The other day, I overheard a conversation between two people I don't know. Yeah, I was eavesdropping. Sometimes I do this. It's the story-seeker in me. "She will never change," one woman was saying to another. "She says she will but she won't. I know she won't." The...
I am about to be 44 years old in less than two weeks. This past year . . . wow. That's really all I can say. Just . . . wow. The election. The disintegration of unity. The arguing. The finger-pointing. The refusal to hear anyone with a different opinion. Christians,...
Friendships with other women are as important to our mental, physical, and spiritual health as rest, exercise, and prayer. We don’t just want friends—we need friends. Yet sometimes they can be as difficult as singing a song without the lyrics.
Natalie uses her own and others’ stories of successes and failures to illustrate what she has learned about girlfriend relationships. Healthy boundaries, honesty, tact, sharing, and agape love all play a part in being and maintaining a circle of close confidants. She also deals with the inevitable challenges that face many relationships including how to handle conflict; life changes like a new baby, move or divorce; and when it is right to “break-up” with your friend.
After reading this book, your heart will long to be this kind of God-honoring friend.Lysa TerKeurst