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If Mama Goes South, We're All Going with Her

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Here's an invigorating dose of hope for overcoming demands of motherhood without feeling physically and emotionally drained.
Paperback, 240 pages
Published September 1st 2003 by Fleming H. Revell Company (first published January 1st 1900)
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Amy
Nov 09, 2010 Amy rated it really liked it
This book started out ho-hum, with an absurdly abundant and increasingly annoying usage of the Mama Going South metaphor. Then, delightfully, it progressed to a more focused, scripturally supported, useful tool in reminding us women to take care of the whole self.
Some things that will stick with me:

The power of our will, our ability to choose those things that align with God's will, lies
in exercising our faith to believe the things in God's Word. When I must do difficult things,
and I succee
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Bonnie
Oct 03, 2010 Bonnie rated it really liked it
I liked that the focus of this book was how vital it is for a mom to keep her own cup filled so that she has something to give others. No lists of all the things we should be doing to be better moms/wives/women. It starts with the assumption that God loves you and you are good enough for the family He gave you(duh), now don't forget about YOU or you'll get used up pretty quick. Who doesn't need to hear that?

I definitely got the most out of the chapter on being spiritually filled and how we reall
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Karen
Jun 17, 2008 Karen rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Any woman, especially those who may be experiencing a time of emptiness/dryness in their lives
Good book for any woman - not just moms. The book includes many good reminders, but has also expanded my way of thinking about certain things. I love the way she writes about God being a potter with an unlimited supply of clay. "In the hands of our master potter, we are wet clay that He can shape, change and INCREASE IN CAPACITY. He has an unlimited source of clay; He is always ready to reach into His endless storeroom and gift us with whatever size pot our growth requires." I also enjoyed the ...more
Slim
Aug 27, 2011 Slim rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Everything the author handed down I knew, nothing new here. I will soon get over the guilt I currently feel for not being closer to God. Maybe that will be my one take away. That I clearly suck at being a Christian.
Jahque Sweeney-Hill
Dec 12, 2014 Jahque Sweeney-Hill rated it really liked it
Funny but a whole lot of truth! Reminder for all women ESPECIALLY MOM'S take care of yourself 1st!
Chanika
Apr 03, 2013 Chanika rated it really liked it
I was looking for some comic relief about motherhood. This book ended up being very spiritual and enlightening. Short and sweet. I really enjoyed it.
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