Move Over, Victoria--I Know the Real Secret
Surrendering the Lies That Bind You to the God Who Frees You
Sep 26, 2000 | 224 Pages
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About Move Over, Victoria--I Know the Real Secret
FOOD. BUSYNESS. IMAGE. POSSESSIONS. ACHIEVEMENT. APPROVAL. CONTROL. PERFECTIONISM. ATTENTION. HAPPINESS. BEING RIGHT. "PERFECT" RELATIONSHIPS. INDEPENDENCE. REVENGE. SELF-PITY. LOVE. SELF-RIGHTEOUSNESS.
Like most women, you probably have a life filled with modern-day "idols" that attempt to steal your attention and affection from God. Innocent-seeming idols like chocolate, thighs of iron, and a home that rivals Martha Stewart's. Things you turn to first, before turning to God, when you long for comfort, affirmation, self-worth, or love.
You know that God is the answer to all your needs. But then you have a fight with your husband, and that cheesecake in the fridge starts calling your name. You stay home from a women's retreat because your wardrobe is (literally) from the last century. You desperately wish that your house or hair or kids were as nice as your friend's (or anybody else's).
"Move over, Victoria--I Know the Real Secret! moved me! It moved me to laughter, insight, and ownership. Identification (and I certainly i.d. with Nancy) is a safe way to 'fess up to our humanity, allowing us to draw closer to God's divinity. Move over, girlfriends, because here comes Nancy Kennedy, a wacky and winsome woman!"
-- Patsy Clairmont, author of Stardust on my Pillow: Stories to Sleep On (and lots of others!)
About Nancy KennedyNancy Kennedy has found contentment and peace even after being in a spiritually unequal marriage for more than twenty-five years. She is the author of five books and is published frequently in numerous Christian publications. Nancy and her husband Barry make their home in Inverness, Florida, and are the parents of two daughters.
224 pages | Published by WaterBrook
On Sale Date: Sep 26, 2000
Trim Size: 6 x 9
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