Every Piece of Me
Shattering Toxic Beliefs and Discovering the Real You
"Jerusha Clark's words and wisdom will lead you on the path to living more fully and beautifully. You will be left challenged and inspired to walk with Jesus in a whole new way."--Jill Savage, founder, Hearts at Home; author, No More Perfect Marriages
Throughout Scripture, God reveals himself as the Great I AM. He does not define himself with reference to any thing, person, or trait. He is, and that is enough. When women introduce ourselves, we typically describe ourselves in terms of our relationships (the wife, mother, daughter, sister, or friend of someone else) or our accomplishments (our title, position, education, or accolades). When our identity is wrapped up in these external things, we inevitably--and exhaustingly!--strive to prove ourselves worthy of love, attention, or affirmation.
But God never meant for us to focus on whether we are "enough," whether we measure up. He made us--every piece of us--to be just as he is. Jerusha Clark discovered this while exploring the seven powerful "I am" statements of Jesus recorded in the Gospel of John. Now she invites you to join her in embracing the life and truth of these words, relishing the freedom of an identity fixed on Christ alone while leaving behind fear, bitterness, busyness, and toxic thoughts that steal our joy and limit our power.
"If you have ever doubted your worth, struggled with fear, or longed for a dynamic, satisfying faith, read this book!"--Carol Kent, speaker; author, Unquenchable: Grow a Wildfire Faith That Will Endure Anything
"Thank you, Jerusha, for sharing God's truth in such a practical way to bring freedom and balance to so many who need it."--Constance Rhodes, founder and CEO, FINDINGbalance, Inc.; author, Life Inside the "Thin" Cage
Jerusha Clark is the author or coauthor of several books, including the bestselling Every Thought Captive, and Your Teenager Is Not Crazy (coauthored with her husband, Dr. Jeramy Clark). She also enjoys teaching at churches, retreats, schools, and conferences. She lives near San Diego, California.
"For every woman who's ever believed something false, for every one of us who longs to be known and loved, Jerusha Clark's words and wisdom will lead you on the path to living more fully and beautifully. You will be left challenged and inspired to walk with Jesus in a whole new way."
Jill Savage, founder, Hearts at Home; author, No More Perfect Marriages
"If you have ever doubted your worth, struggled with fear, or longed for a dynamic, satisfying faith, read this book! Every Piece of Me will help you to identity wrong thinking and lead you to a better understanding of who you really are as a follower of Jesus Christ. Jerusha Clark honestly shares her own toxic beliefs and vulnerably points her readers to transformed thinking based on a biblical belief system. I highly recommend this book for personal study and for small group use. An added bonus is an outstanding list of recommended books for going deeper on the subjects covered in each chapter. Don't miss this remarkable resource!"
Carol Kent, speaker; author, Unquenchable: Grow a Wildfire Faith that Will Endure Anything
"Jerusha's chapter on 'satisfying your true hunger' is so relevant--I can use this right away with the women we serve! Thank you, Jerusha, for sharing God's truth in such a practical way to bring freedom and balance to so many who need it."
Constance Rhodes, founder and CEO, FINDINGbalance, Inc.; author, Life Inside the "Thin" Cage
"If you've ever wanted to have a wise counselor or big sister walking with you through the challenges of life, this book may be the answer. Jerusha writes like a friend who is beside you and who has been there, tackling the tough questions that plague every woman. There is true spiritual food and encouragement to be found in Every Piece of Me."
Dr. Juli Slattery, psychologist; cofounder, Authentic Intimacy
"In Every Piece of Me, Jerusha invites us into a deeply honest, refreshing story that speaks to every woman in search of her true identity, worth, and purpose. This book reads like a dear friend, getting real next to me on the couch, curled up in a blanket, with a cup of hot tea or coffee, and a box of tissues between us. As a reader, I exhaled as I discovered that Jerusha's journey, like mine, has been rugged at times, and yet it has led her to the same place the Lord has led me: to look at God, the 'Great I AM,' for all that I am and all that I am meant to be. Thank you, Jerusha, for this poignant, beautiful book. It will no doubt help women everywhere discover the peace of knowing what they look like in God's heavenly eyes."
Jennifer Strickland, founder, URMore.org; speaker; author, 21 Myths (Even Good) Girls Believe About Sex, Beautiful Lies, and More Beautiful Than You Know