The Best Yes: Making Wise Decisions in the Midst of Endless Demands

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Thomas Nelson, Aug 19, 2014 - Religion - 272 pages

Are you living with the stress of an overwhelmed schedule and aching with the sadness of an underwhelmed soul?

Lysa TerKeurst is learning that there is a big difference between saying yes to everyone and saying yes to God. In The Best Yes she will help you:

  • Cure the disease to please with a biblical understanding of the command to love.
  • Escape the guilt of disappointing others by learning the secret of the small no.
  • Overcome the agony of hard choices by embracing a wisdom based decision-making process.
  • Rise above the rush of endless demands and discover your best yes today.

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I don't know Lysa Terkeurst in real life, but I find her very readable. She is a Christian author and teacher whose books are targeted to women, particularly moms. Terkeurst has a way of coming across ... Read full review

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I've listened to a large chunk of this at this point. I'm not sure what else there is to say and I think it could have been a lot shorter. Some valid points have been made but I'm not finding this material challenging to my current mindset. Maybe I'll have to revisit at a later time. Read full review

Contents

A Best Yes Is Seen By Those Who Choose to See
168
The Thrill of an Unrushed Yes
179
The Panic That Keeps You from Your Best Yes
190
The Very Best Yes
204
When My Best Yes Doesnt Yield What I Expect
217
We Make Choices Then Our Choices Make Us
226
Acknowledgments
233
Things I Dont Want You to Forget
235

Show Up to Practice
101
Managing Demands Means Understanding Expectations
114
The Power of the Small No
125
The Awkward Disappointment of Saying No
142
But What If I Say No and They Stop Liking Me?
154
Chase Down That Decision Tool
250
Notes
255
Scripture Index
258
About the Author
260
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Lysa TerKeurst is president of Proverbs 31 Ministries and the #1 New York Times bestselling author of It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way and Uninvited. She writes from her gray farm table and lives with her family in North Carolina. Connect with her at www.LysaTerKeurst.com or on social media @LysaTerKeurst.

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