Big Girls Don't Whine: Getting On With the Great Life God Intends - eBook  -     By: Jan Silvious
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Thomas Nelson / 2003 / ePub

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Do you ever behave like a little girl - pouting, neediness, or manipulation - when you're stressed? Silvious's wisdom-filled book will help you abandon childish ways and become the confident woman God intended! Learn how to resolve conflict peacefully, embrace responsibility, endure life's storms with grace, and more. Includes questions for personal reflection and group discussion. Paperback.

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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Thomas Nelson
Publication Date: 2003
ISBN: 9781418514600
ISBN-13: 9781418514600
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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,á
  • 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 girlà

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

A big girlà

  • 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.

Author Bio

Jan Silvious has years of experience as a counselor and Bible teacher. She leads seminars for Moody’s women’s ministry, she has been a keynote speaker at Moody’s Founder’s Week, and she is a pre-conference speaker for Women of Faith. Her books include Understanding Women, The Five-Minute Devotional, Foolproofing Your Life, Moving Beyond the Myths, The Guilt Free Journal, and Look At It This Way. Jan and her husband, Charles, make their home in Chattanooga, Tennessee. They have three grown sons.

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  1. New York, NY
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    Glad to be a Big Girl!
    January 24, 2011
    GiGi Reads
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    Age: 35-44
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    This review was written for Big Girls Don't Whine.
    I recommend this book for women who find themselves facing mid-life. I often wondered why I feel they way I do. I think we have to mature alittle before we find our way home to God. He knows the right time to hlep us recover from past wounds and and handle difficulties in life. If you find yourself entering midlife have have questions about yourself and your relationships, please get this book. It has helped me so much. I'm looking forward to new books by Jan. I feel that I'm starting to answers to things I've often wondered about myself. Glad to a Big Girl.
  2. 5 Stars Out Of 5
    May 29, 2009
    Angela Paliga
    This review was written for Big Girls Don't Whine.
    This is a book that every woman should read, especially Christian women. Every woman should definitely read it before marriage so they don't whine the first 5 years like I did. It really helped me to pray more and think before I speak.
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    May 24, 2008
    Kelli Barrett
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    I really enjoyed this book. Jan accurately dipicted what I had been going through and all of the lessons God has been trying to teach me through the past years of crisis in my life. I used this book this year to give a workshop at our women's retreat. The issues of growing up are universal. I also recommend this book to men, because everyone needs to make a healthy assessment of our behavior.
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