I am.... Does anyone have a hard time finishing that sentence? I mean I can easy say I am a mom, I am a woman, I am a wife, but these are my titles.
Who am I really? When you peel back the layers who am I? I cannot give you those answers, I cant even answer them about myself most days. There is a book though that can help and it is
The day I figured out that I cannot know who I Am until I learn to see myself in the eyes of God things became clearer. As a mom I spent a lot of time wondering can I do be doing better, am I doing a good enough job raising my boys? Could I work more hours, could I do more activities with them? Do we live in a nice enough house. As a wife I wonder very similar things. At work I worry if I am pulling my weight with the work load, at Church I worry I don't give enough of my time to help out. I worry that I don't call my family often enough.
I worry constantly am I good enough?
The pressure to do more, be more has never been more intense. Online marketing. Self-help books. Movies, magazines and gym memberships. Even church attendance and social media streams have become a means of comparing ourselves to impossible standards. Am I pretty enough? Hip enough? Spiritual enough?
We fear the answer is “No.”
When a brutal bout with cancer changed how she looked, talked, and lived, Michele Cushatt embarked on a soul-deep journey to rediscover herself. The typical self-esteem strategies and positivity plans weren’t enough. Instead, she needed a new foundation, one that wouldn’t prove flimsy when faced with the onslaught of day-to-day life.
With raw personal stories, rock-solid biblical teaching, and radical truths on which to rebuild your life, I Am will help you:
• End the barrage of negative self-talk with an empowering new narrative.
• Refuse to ride the rollercoaster of others’ opinions and start believing what God’s says about you.
• Stop agonizing over past regrets and failures and make peace with God’s sovereign plan for your life.
• Leave insecurity behind as you exchange temporary fixes for an identity established on God’s unchanging affection.
I Am reminds us that our value isn’t found in our talents, achievements, relationships, or appearance. It is instead found in a God who chose us, sent us, and promised to be with us—forever.
I adore this book! It is so powerful and is filled with Biblical Truths and relate-able stories. I spend so much time trying to figure out who I am by people standards. I worry about stuff that doesn't need to be worried about. This book took me on a self discovery process that really helped me! It is like a 60day devotional, but as I go through life I can see myself picking it up again. 10 years from now I will be in a much different place and may need to do more self examination. If ever you need to be reminded of who you are in Christ this is the book for you! The author was very real and raw in this book. I can tell she put her heart and soul into the words and I feel anyone who picks up this book with benefit dearly from it