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Fresh Elastic for Stretched Out Moms

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Intended for those moms whose hearts have been broken by their children, this book helps readers to learn to trust God for victory over depression and despair.
Paperback, 205 pages
Published April 1st 2007 by Fleming H. Revell Company (first published 1985)
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Deb (Readerbuzz) Nance
Sometimes, you just really, really, really need a laugh.
Cheryl
Sep 28, 2013 Cheryl rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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This book helped me deal with the various bumps in life. Some of the stories I especially loved were:


The ship captain that saw another light in the distance and a collision was inevitable. He sends out an emergency signal that tells the other ship to change course 10 degrees to the south. The response he receives is "Change your course 10 degrees to the north! He responds "I am a captain!" only to be told again to change his course 10 degrees to the north and that the sender is a third class se

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Michael
As with all of Barbara's contributions, full of humour (some black, mostly white)...but heartfelt and yet never appearing anywhere near corny.. Her natural gift of humour and creative optomism (as opposed to just positive thinking), addresses huge issues in life in a surprising and unpredictable way. Proud to say I "knew her when". When she came alongside me and my family in very significant times and before the books were written, she walked the talk! Sorely missed. Most other people of her ilk ...more
Andrea
May 08, 2015 Andrea rated it it was amazing
My kid is only 5 and hasn't "broke" me yet, but this book takes things one month at a time to give the stretched mom a chance to focus on both the forest and the trees during her trial. Thumbs up!
Judy
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Although I don't have children who have turned their backs on me, there was still a lot of truths in there that can just apply to life in general.
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