"Occasionally she saw ahead, often I felt her behind me, but through it all she was beside me."
—T. D. Jakes
Loving Myself While Standing by Him
"I believe if most of us are honest, we know the men in our lives have had a profound impact on how we view ourselves and our relationships," says Serita Ann Jakes, founder of the women's ministry at The Potter's House and wife of Bishop T. D. Jakes. Now, in a wise and revealing book, she takes women on a journey into their souls, revealing their choice and their place in God's plan…
BESIDE EVERY GOOD MAN
A child adoring her daddy...a teen with her first boyfriend...a single woman embracing who she is...a bride entering a relationship...a mom juggling love and work...a widow facing a season of solitude.…In this moving, interactive guide, Serita Jakes helps you take an eye-opening look at your past and present, heal the broken places, strengthen your faith, and reach for happiness. With prayers, Scripture, and thoughtful reflections, Serita leads you through this book's four powerful sections:
• I Stand Without Him: Explore your memories of growing up female, finding an identity, and interacting with fathers, brothers, and male peers-as you face secrets and take a fresh look at your past.
• I Stand Before Him: Learn how God can guide you to a fulfilled life, both spiritually and physically, whether as a single woman or with an intimate partner.
• I Stand Beside Him: Discover how you can retain your sense of self in a supportive marriage and encourage your husband's dreams while you find your own.
• I Stand Beyond Him: Gain insights on how you can heal after death or divorce and stand tall as a whole person.
Bringing together her own life experiences as well as insights gained during her ministry, Serita believes every woman can see her beauty and strength through the Creator's eyes and build a rich, full future…BESIDE EVERY GOOD MAN in her life.