The Dream of You

Let Go of Broken Identities and Live the Life You Were Made For
Di: Jo Saxton
Letto da: Jo Saxton
Durata: 6 ore e 28 min
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Sintesi dell'editore

Let's be honest: the life you're leading isn't the one you've always dreamt of. And maybe the person you've become isn't who you imagined you'd be. Sure, you can work longer, love harder, and eat better. You can scrub the surface of your life until it gleams. But that won't address the fact that you've somehow lost sight of who you really are.

Working from the core message of Ephesians 1:11, Jo Saxton implores women to reject mistaken identities. Relying on personal stories from her own life, she identifies key scenarios where identities develop that are not true to God's vision, demonstrating the importance of knowing one's name, embracing the gifts you've been given, confronting body issues, managing seasons of depression and grief, and letting go of perfectionism.

Through Biblical examination of texts where identities are in question or being developed, she invites listeners to accept being seen and known by a loving God - and to allow their broken stories to become redemptive ones.

©2018 Jo Saxton (P)2018 Dreamscape Media, LLC

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  • 01/10/2018

Timely

I’m using this book for a women’s group and it has change our way of thinking about oneself and how God’s view of us and the importance of it. Not the traditional ten step but a journey that’s helping and broadening our understanding. It’s never to late to learn about oneself and to remain teachable Many thanks to Mrs Saxton

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  • Michelle R. Acker
  • 28/06/2018

absolutely loved it!

absolutely loved it it's a must listen. I will be reading this again for sure

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  • 12/06/2018

Just awesome

The book was first of all captivating. The stories and her way of communicating them was just amazing. They come alive !! Best of all, The message was transformative. What a powerful truth of who God made us to be. So unlike what the world and our own ideS y’all us we are. This book is an oasis in the middle of a dry desert. I needed it and I’m sure many more will too. Thank you Jo!!!!

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  • Autumn Siegel
  • 05/06/2018

Must Read

I am so thankful. I am looming forward to reading this book again because I have uncovered the name life has given me.

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  • DMich
  • 23/05/2018

Dream Big!

I loved this book! It will be one of my references through different seasons to encourage me to dream big and to embrace my purpose and my God-given Identity. I identified with Joe's personal stories. I love the way she also used Bible stories to help explain various topics related to broken identities.

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  • Kristi Velasquez
  • 21/05/2018

Encouraging and solid worldview

Jo does a great job of both encouraging us and grounding us in biblical truth. I especially appreciated her perspective and found a ton of common thinking ground with her, despite the fact that we had such different life experiences. She is smart, funny and approachable as a female leader. Thanks for writing from your heart in a way that is strong and wily, but also truthful. It inspires me to use my voice to create change in my life rather than simply dressing slipping on my Wonder Woman boots, redlipstick, and winging it.

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  • Susan K Barney
  • 31/08/2020

Such encouragement

Hi spoke the story of my life up to today which was what I thought would be the last chapter, the end. Her honesty, encouragement, hope, love gave me strength to continue my story. Thank you, Jo

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  • Cheryl L. and H. Randolph Caines
  • 02/02/2020

Remember Whose You Are

I am fearfully and wonderfully made...somewhere along my life, I forgot that. Jo Saxton reminds me that I am who God says I am and THAT is what I need to remember. #sayinggoodbyetobrokenidentities

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  • 18/10/2019

to dream again

I really took this book to heart as it was the topic of our small group for Fall 2019. I didn't get to participate in a lot of the discussion because I have been unwell and in a different season of life. however, Jo was encouraging and informative. I wish there were a few more seconds between chapters and subheadings. Otherwise, it was great!

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  • 23/04/2019

I Couldn't Stop Listening!

Wow! What a blessing you are Jo to the Body of Christ. Thank You for your transparency & boldness. You are helping many women, find the dream of us. God bless you!