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Do You Feel Pressured to Be a Proverbs 31 Woman? – 132

Christian women often aspire to live that Proverbs 31 life, or what we perceive it to be. But sometimes the expectations are unrealistic, the pressure gets to be too great, and the doubts set it. Are you doing the right things and avoiding the wrong things? Do you feel the need to be better, sweeter, and to live a more godly life? Are you living up to the biblical example found in that text. Is it even realistic?
These questions and more are discussed by co-hosts Darlene Brock and Julie Graham as they willingly admit their failures and tendencies to compare. While becoming like Christ is their desire, they realize too often we are judging ourselves and others by impossible standards. In this episode, they freely embrace the grace God extends to every strong woman (and those who want to be)—encouraging you to remember that it is not because of what you do or how good you are that you are loved. A perfect God loves you exactly as you are, and it is his joy to help you become who he knows you can be.

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This is a replay of a previous popular episode (092) with a few new thoughts added in from your co-hosts that relate to today.

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Quote of the episode:

“Yes, I am a Christian. Yes, I make mistakes. I fall. I struggle. I am a mess. But I’m God’s mess.”

Check out these episodes we mentioned: How to Feel Your Emotions in a Healthy Way With Dr. Zoe Shaw – 075, Get It Girl! How Self-Respect Can Change Your Life – 097, Step Into Your Confidence Now – 108, The Benefits of Optimism in the Grit and Grace Life – 025, and Grit and Grace, but What About God? – 105Grit and Grace, but What About God? – 105

Don’t miss this advice from Dr. Zoe! Ask Dr. Zoe – In Love with a Narcissist, Ask Dr. Zoe – How Do I Leave the Past Behind?

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This Grit and Grace Life hosts, Darlene Brock and Julie Graham cross generational lines and draw from life experience to discuss all things life—from the boardroom to the bedroom, car-lines to college, being single, married or single again. Combining the two traits found in all women, grit and grace, they laugh, share insights and explore the road taken to find strength every day.

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