Glorious Weakness: Discovering God in All We Lack (Alia Joy) PAPERBACK

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The vulnerability and beauty found in these pages will leave you breathless, as Alia wisely leads the weary on journey into God's goodness and grace, even in the midst of our deepest weakness, heartbreak, and loss.
Anyone who has struggled with feeling inadequate, disillusioned, or just too broken will find hope. This message is an antidote to despair, helping readers reclaim the ways God is good, even when life is anything but.

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The vulnerability and beauty found in these pages will leave you breathless, as Alia wisely leads the weary on journey into God's goodness and grace, even in the midst of our deepest weakness, heartbreak, and loss. Her exquisite words are a tender touch that resurrect us in our brokenness to the knowledge that we are deeply seen -- and even in our weakness, there can be life-giving glory and reviving grace. These are healing pages for hurting hearts, and ones I will return to again and again. "

As a girl, Alia Joy came face to face with weakness, poverty, and loss in ways that made her doubt God was good. There were times when it felt as if God had abandoned her. What she didn't realize then was that God was always there, calling her to abandon herself.

In this deeply personal exploration of what it means to be "poor in spirit," Joy challenges our cultural proclivity to "pull ourselves up by our own bootstraps." She calls on readers to embrace true vulnerability and authenticity with God and with one another, showing how weakness does not disqualify us from inclusion in the kingdom of God--instead, it is our very invitation to enter in.

Anyone who has struggled with feeling inadequate, disillusioned, or just too broken will find hope. This message is an antidote to despair, helping readers reclaim the ways God is good, even when life is anything but.
 
Part 1: Weakness
1. The Nakedness of Need: The Glorious Weakness of Poverty
2. The Ransom of Words: The Glorious Weakness of Longing
3. A Secondhand God and a Place to Call Home: The Glorious Weakness of Lack

Part 2: Hope
4. I Am Not Labeled, I Am Named: the Hope of Identity
5. Uncomfortable Love: The Hope of Community
6. I Walk With a Limp: the Hope of Brokenness
7. Where Home Is: The Hope of Ordinary

Part 3: Strength
8. Let Us Rejoice and Be Sad: The Strength of Lament
9. Starving to the Feast: The Strength of Dependence
10. The God of the Lost: The Strength of Being Found
 
Part 4: Glory
11. And If Not, He Is Still Good: The Glory of the Beloved
 

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Glorious Weakness: Discovering God in All We Lack (Alia Joy) PAPERBACK

The vulnerability and beauty found in these pages will leave you breathless, as Alia wisely leads the weary on journey into God's goodness and grace, even in the midst of our deepest weakness, heartbreak, and loss.
Anyone who has struggled with feeling inadequate, disillusioned, or just too broken will find hope. This message is an antidote to despair, helping readers reclaim the ways God is good, even when life is anything but.

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