Book Review, Inspirational, Life

Book Review – Enough of Me

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Enough of Me by Priscilla Peters

my thoughts 

Quote: “Does the people-pleasing, comparison game ever trip you up? Maybe you’re like me, and the desire to be liked, adored, and praised by others overwhelms you to the core.”

So…this book caught my attention almost from the first page. Yes, I’m sad to say, but way more than I’d like to admit to it, I give in to that whole people-pleasing game. When I was given the chance to read and review this book, I jumped for it.

There are hard questions asked. Things that made me stop and think.

I am desperately wanting to know how to let go and let God! Forget about pleasing others, and worry only about Him. And yet, there is a fine line, a balance, to be found….I do want to be the wife, the mother He is calling me to be, and be of service, like He desires, to the ones I love the most. Where is that line? I am hoping to find a few answers to my questions, and maybe even answers to questions I haven’t let myself think of…in the pages of this book.

Disclaimer: I receive complimentary books from various sources, including, publishers, publicists, authors, and/or NetGalley. I am not required to write a positive review, and have not received any compensation. The opinions shared here are my own entirely.  I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255

about the book

Enough of Me: Winning the Tug-of-War Between Our Flesh and Our Mission, an 8-Week Bible Study

I’m living the dream in my fancy-pants world, and I’ve got the Instagram feed to prove it.
Who am I kidding? I’m literally holding it together with one more cup of coffee, yesterday’s dry shampoo, and a prayer.
So I finally said enough. Enough of me. I’m bidding farewell to chasing emptiness and exchanging it for more of Jesus.

If we agree with Paul in Acts 20:24 that our lives are worth nothing unless we use them for finishing the work of telling others the Good News – where are we in our quest to get busy for Jesus? In our world of hashtags, hair color, and having it all together, chances are we aren’t accomplishing much.
Enough of Me is an 8-week Bible study for women focused on what God’s Word has to say about the tug-of-war between our flesh and our mission. The study explores the barriers that stand between where we are today and where God wants to use us to finish His work.
Do you have a nagging in your heart for more purpose? Are you right smack dab in the middle of a tug-of-war between your flesh and your mission?
Often we want to live out the purpose and mission God has for us, but we’re too distracted, exhausted, and empty. Maybe it’s time to say enough to the excuses, anxiety, and interruptions that get in our way. Could it be we’re so busy chasing emptiness and playing the people-pleasing game, that we can’t find time to live on mission?
It’s time to take a deep breath and do some inventory. Let’s dig in and see what God’s Word has to say about this tug-of-war between our flesh and our mission. Let’s figure out ways to quit chasing emptiness and take bold steps of obedience. Let’s discover how we can glorify God and steer people to Jesus in our cubicles, at our dinner tables, in our mom-groups, and with people we encounter every day.
What would happen if we said Enough of Me . . . more Jesus.

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