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Letting Go of Perfect: Women, Expectations, and Authenticity Letting Go of Perfect: Women, Expectations, and Authenticity by Amy E. Spiegel
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“..."Dont marry an orange and expect him to turn into an apple." If you want an orange, great. If not, put him back in the proverbial fruit bowl for someone else to enjoy and move on.”
Amy E. Spiegel, Letting Go of Perfect: Women, Expectations, and Authenticity
“But that's just it; I can either focus on what I have lost, or what I have gained, and I choose the latter.”
Angie Smith, Letting Go of Perfect: Women, Expectations, and Authenticity
“..balancing time you spend with or without people is crucial for mental health.”
Amy E. Spiegel, Letting Go of Perfect: Women, Expectations, and Authenticity
“Grace isn't just forgiveness, it is forgiveness fueled by surrender.”
Amy E. Spiegel, Letting Go of Perfect: Women, Expectations, and Authenticity
“The next time you are heading out the door, pause at the mirror and make sure that what you see reflects your purpose and value. That doesn’t mean donning the burka, but it probably doesn’t mean having words on your butt either.”
Amy E. Spiegel, Letting Go of Perfect: Women, Expectations, and Authenticity
“Part of growing up is narrowing your life choices to a manageable size.”
Amy E. Spiegel, Letting Go of Perfect: Women, Expectations, and Authenticity
“Single life shouldn't be a diet of junk food, aiming only to please one's lower appetites. It should be a time of preparation, the veggies that earn our dessert.”
Amy E. Spiegel, Letting Go of Perfect: Women, Expectations, and Authenticity
“One of the ridiculously difficult things about raising children is that they are constantly developing and changing so that just when you think you have them figured out, they throw you a curve, a new twist you never saw coming. They are like mutating viruses - as soon as you have become immune to their latest shenanigans, they develop a new strain to which you have yet to be exposed. While this constant shape-shifting is one of the greatest challenges of parenting, it is also one of the things which makes them so fascinating and wonderful.”
Amy E. Spiegel, Letting Go of Perfect: Women, Expectations, and Authenticity
“Just having friends isn’t enough, however. Our friendships should be ones that are pleasing to God and edifying to us as well as our friends.”
Amy E. Spiegel, Letting Go of Perfect: Women, Expectations, and Authenticity
“Think about what you like to do and don’t talk yourself into something for fear of being left out. That being said, it’s important to try different things. Push yourself out of your comfort zone and you may surprise yourself.”
Amy E. Spiegel, Letting Go of Perfect: Women, Expectations, and Authenticity
“It’s funny how when you say “yes” to something (like the man of your dreams), you don’t think about the fact that you are also saying “no” to something else.”
Amy E. Spiegel, Letting Go of Perfect: Women, Expectations, and Authenticity
“You are pregnant, with child, in the family way. People, some of whom you hardly know, will begin to comment on your belly size. They might even give it a rub, like you have strapped an animal of some kind in your front side and given total strangers permission to pet you at their leisure.”
Amy E. Spiegel, Letting Go of Perfect: Women, Expectations, and Authenticity
“I know it's to hang out, talking into the wee hours, being "just friends," but ladies, ladies; we just don't work that way. We bond through words. For the female mind, these late night are like verbal make-out sessions.”
Amy E. Spiegel, Letting Go of Perfect: Women, Expectations, and Authenticity
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“If you have nothing in common with the person you are dating and his parents hate you and your friends hate him, this is not romantic; it's a bad idea.”
Amy E. Spiegel, Letting Go of Perfect: Women, Expectations, and Authenticity
“When we remember our identity in Christ, it changes the way we see these relationships because we no longer base our worth on the approval of others but the approval we have already received from our Father through the work of His son.”
Amy E. Spiegel, Letting Go of Perfect: Women, Expectations, and Authenticity
“I want my kids to enjoy romance as part of the entirety of marriage, when it has been earned with commitment and hard work.”
Amy E. Spiegel, Letting Go of Perfect: Women, Expectations, and Authenticity

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