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Unsupermommy: Embracing Imperfection and Connecting to God's Superpower (Hardback)
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Unsupermommy: Embracing Imperfection and Connecting to God's Superpower (Hardback)

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Hardback 144 Pages / Published: 01/05/2017
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No mum can live up to Supermommy expectations! Thankfully, God isn't looking for perfection. God is calling on imperfect mums to be faithfully plugged into his superpowers. It's not your circumstances that make surviving (we won't even talk about thriving!) with a baby so hard, it's your heart. In Unsupermommy, Maggie delves into the nitty-gritty hard work of being a new mum in a practical and personal approach. Through her own experience of having three babies in three years, she shares how God used the trenches of motherhood to transform her life by releasing her from the pressure of perfection. Her desire is to see moms released from the discouragement of motherhood dreams that didn't come true and freed from expectations prevalent in our society, social media, blogs, and even our own hearts. Maggie's candid motherhood story will inspire you to embrace your own imperfection as a means to receiving God's grace. You don't need to be a SuperMum when you rely on the grace of a super-powered God.

Publisher: BroadStreet Publishing
ISBN: 9781424554119
Number of pages: 144
Weight: 230 g
Dimensions: 165 x 114 x 8 mm


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It's time for moms to step away from the self-help books, the comparison traps, and the lies that flood our minds and hearts. When we begin intertwining the gospel into parenting, it is life-changing for everyone involved. Unsupermommy shows just that, and it's a must-read for all new moms navigating the road to motherhood. The pages of this book are overflowing with grace and the abundant love that Jesus offers! Maggie offers honest advice and God's truth as you start on this incredible journey of being a parent. Drink an extra cup of coffee today, tired Mama. You do not want to miss this!
--Kara-Kae James, founder and executive director of Thrive Moms

Perfectionism crushes and suffocates. Unsupermommy is more than laser-honest confessions of a young mother's angst. It's an invitation to breathe and thrive. These pages are packed with wisdom and counsel that will set you free. Learn to breathe the gospel hope for motherhood.
--Joanne Thompson, author of Table Life: Savoring the Hospitality of Jesus in Your Home, speaker at Family Life Marriage Conferences
After battling infertility for three years, we were blessed to birth our sweet son. I knew the newborn stage would be an adjustment, but no one could have prepared me for the most challenging and debilitating fifteen months of my life to follow. From waking close to every thirty minutes for over thirteen months straight, to feeding challenges, to anxiety, to deprivation on every level, I often found myself on the floor, rocking myself and asking, God why? What did we do wrong? Why was it so hard just for me, while others were flourishing? How was this connected to your plan, Jesus? Unsupermommy answers the questions I so deeply wrestled with then and still do today. Maggie Combs shares her whole heart and brings you back to the truth on every single page. She helps us remember that we aren't self-sufficient and shouldn't want to be, that we have a Father who first loves us intensely and is using this season to grow an irreplaceable reliance on a fountain that never stops giving. Momma, if you have questioned the Lord in this season of motherhood, please pick up this book and be encouraged, challenged, and blessed.
--Gina Zeidler, blogger, educator, coach, and lifestyle photographer
What mother doesn't want to be the best mother she possibly can? I'm not a mother, but I've watched this up close for almost thirty years now as my sweet wife has poured her life into our five children, so I can honestly say it is an amazing thing to see the sacrificial love of a mother. But along with the joys of motherhood, Maggie Combs honestly identifies one of the dangers that accompanies this great joy: the temptation to be the perfect, supermommy who falls into the comparison trap that leaves her deflated and battling despair over everything that falls short of the perfect ideal she had in mind. My hope is that God will use Combs' honest insights to rescue mothers from the pitfalls and free them to experience more of the joys of motherhood, to the glory of God!
--Brad Bigney, senior pastor, Grace Fellowship Evangelical Free Church in Florence, Kentucky, and author of Gospel Treason: Betraying the Gospel with Hidden Idols

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