Events in our lives, both good and bad, form rings in us like the rings in a tree. Each ring records memories that affect our feelings, our relationships, and our thoughts about God. In this classic work, David Seamands encourages us to live compassionately with ourselves as we allow the Holy Spirit to heal our past. As he helps us name hurdles in our lives—such as guilt, poor self-worth, and perfectionism—he shows us how we can find freedom from our pain and enjoy the abundant life God wants for us.
Ideal for both personal or small-group use, this workbook combines the entire text of Healing for Damaged Emotions, as well as small-group study guide material, Scriptural meditations and journaling exercises.
Every experience we have forms a ring of memory in us. Each ring affects our feelings, our relationships, and our understanding of God. But those memories don’t have to control us. In this workbook edition of the beloved classic Healing for Damaged Emotions, David Seamands helps you move beyond the perfectionism, poor self-esteem, and shame that comes from unresolved pain. Here you’ll find: • The entire text of Healing for Damaged Emotions • Suggestions for Scripture reflection • Prayer exercises and journaling prompts • Discussion questions and a guide to group study Through Seamands’s encouraging and practical words, you’ll discover that your past doesn’t have to hurt your present.
Memories - sometimes they're sweet, sometimes they're unbearably painful. Hurting memories that cause believers to struggle with crippling emotions and behaviors need a special kind of healing. Pastoral counselor David Seamands provides it in this powerful four-in-one guide. Writing with compassion and understanding, Seamands (the pioneer in memory-healing therapy) shows readers how God's power can free seekers from the tyranny of painful memories, childhood traumas, and the driving need to achieve. Only the liberating power of true grace can repair damaged emotions. Readers are gently guided step by step through the process, from healing inner hurts and changing old behavior patterns to discovering how to grow in spiritual and emotional maturity. WIth a blend of clear biblical theology, solid psychology, and practical common sense, Healing Your Heart of Painful Emotions helps readers find the peace and permanent freedom that so many are searching for.
God Gave You Emotions on Purpose! Our emotions play a vital role in living happy, healthy, successful lives. All emotions, from love and joy to anger and fear, have an important part to play in understanding ourselves and others. They help us discover the wonders of this life as well as warn us when we are in danger. But this diversity of feelings is meant to complement our life, not determine it! In this life-transforming book, Joyce Meyer reveals powerful truths from God's Word that will help you learn to manage all of your emotions in the right direction. Through hilarious illustrations and real-life applications, Joyce delivers the keys to keeping your emotions in the proper place while allowing the Spirit of God to lead and direct you. Dynamic scriptural insights are included on topics such as: * How not to be led by feelings * Codependency * Forgiveness * Mood swings * Healing for damaged emotions * Depression * And much more! Don't allow your feelings to determine your destiny! Instead, manage your emotions to complement and enhance your attitude for a joyful, victorious life!
Breaking Through to the Life God Wants You to Live
Author: David Clarke
Pubpsher: Barbour Pub Incorporated
Everyone, according to psychologist David Clarke, has an emotional problem-some personal issue that disrupts relationships, steals joy, and stunts spiritual growth. It's inevitable considering our sin natures, personal needs, and the pain we experience in life. But emotional problems need not be permanent. In The Six Steps to Emotional Freedom, Clarke provides a clear, practical plan to break the chains of the past, by building a support team, exposing and weakening our problems, facing our unresolved pain, forgiving, changing our minds, and creating a new life. This Bible-based plan requires work on the reader's part-but the benefits are truly life-changing.