Healing the Wounded Heart: The Heartache of Sexual Abuse and the Hope of Transformation

Healing the Wounded Heart: The Heartache of Sexual

First published in 1989, Dan Allender's The Wounded Heart has helped hundreds of thousands of people come to terms with sexual abuse in their past. Now, more than twenty-five years later, Allender has written a brand-new book on the subject that takes into account recent discoveries about the lasting physical, emotional, relational, and spiritual ramifications of sexual abuse.With great compassion Allender offers hope for victims of rape, date rape, incest, molestation, sexting, sexual bullying, unwanted advances, pornography, and more, exposing the raw wounds that are left behind and clearing the path toward wholeness and healing. Never minimizing victims' pain or offering pat spiritual answers that don't truly address the problem, he instead calls evil evil and lights the way to renewed joy.Counselors, pastors, and friends of those who have suffered sexual harm will find in this book the deep spiritual guidance they need to effectively minister to the sexually broken around them. Victims themselves will find here a sympathetic friend to walk alongside them on the road to healing.

  • Brand: Baker Pub Group/Baker Books
  • ASIN: 0801015685

Healing Hearts (Proper Romance)

Healing Hearts (Proper

Wyoming Territory, 1876As the only doctor in the frontier town of Savage Wells, Gideon MacNamara knows his prospects for a bride are limited. The womenfolk in town are either too young, too old, or already spoken for. So, being a practical man, he decides to take advantage of the matchmaking service of the day—mail-order brides—and sends away for a woman with nursing experience.When Miriam steps off the stagecoach in Savage Wells, she sees a bright future in front of her. But when the town—and Gideon—meets her, ready for a wedding, her excitement quickly turns to horror. Somehow Dr. MacNamara's message had gotten turned around. He didn't want a nurse, he wanted a wife. When she refuses to marry him, she finds herself stranded in Savage Wells with some very unhappy townspeople.But Gideon is not like the other men Miriam has met. Embarrassed by the misunderstanding, he offers her a job, and the two begin an awkward—and often humorous—dance of gettting to know each other as they work to care for the people of their town. Romance blossoms between the two, but when a former medical associate of Miriam's arrives in town, Gideon and the other townsfolk must rally to protect Miriam from a dangerous fate. Gideon and Miriam must decide if they are willing to risk their hearts f...

  • ASIN: B07L8N812F

Healing Your Heart: Rewrite Your Story with Awareness and Intention

Healing Your Heart: Rewrite Your Story with Awareness

The past does not have to determine your present—if you choose to heal it. As human beings, we’re born with a complex mental/emotional system. Yet we’re not necessarily taught how to use that system to create the lives we desire. As a result, many of us feel stuck in the pain of the past and the uncertainty of how to move forward. Not knowing how to process our negative emotions, they fester, poisoning our current relationships and experiences. Our emotions create color and texture. What kind of life would it be if we didn’t experience love, joy, awe and excitement? Even our negative feelings are important to guide us, help us survive, even give us the added push we need to stretch beyond ourselves. Yet, when we don’t know how to handle what’s going on in our lives, our emotions can sabotage our efforts, destroy our relationships and drive us to make poor choices. “I’ve experienced first hand what it’s like to be plagued by past wounds. My personal journey to healing has not always been easy. But because of the healing work I’m sharing with you in this book, today I experience the peace, love, happiness and success I once thought was impossible for me.” —Tris Thorp In Healing Your Heart, Tris Thorp uses her personal experience and expertise as well as ste...

  • ASIN: B07CT8ZZ2Z

Healing Heart (Downing Family Book 9)

Healing Heart (Downing Family Book

All secrets are out – all bets are off. Sean has a plan for revenge but who will pay the ultimate price for justice? Marcos, deceptive and untouchable, has evaded the legal system in the past forcing Sean to consider taking matters into his own hands. Love, justice, and family hang in the balance. The question is, how far are Sean and Tish willing to go to get Marcos?Don’t miss the exciting conclusion to Sean and Tish’s story.

  • ASIN: B07NMM5HG9

The Healing Heart: Mercy (The Baggington Sisters Book 3)

The Healing Heart: Mercy (The Baggington Sisters Book

Everything can be ruined in an instant… Mercy will never be the same. Abused by her late father, Mercy Baggington does not believe she will ever be free of the horrors of her past.She had no desire to meet new people, and she certainly wasn’t planning to go along with her brother’s matchmaking plans. But when she is introduced to General Edmund Bradley, a veteran, injured in the Napoleonic War, Mercy is struck with compassion. General Bradley’s scars are visible; hers are not.Can love heal two wounded hearts? Will General Bradley accept her once he learns the truth? Or will Mercy be forced to marry the horrid Lord Vardemere, a man even more terrible than her own father?An uplifting tale of overcoming adversity and learning to love. *dark themes*Content alert: This is a sweet and clean romance. There is no swearing or sex. However, there is some vaguely described abuse that could be a trigger for real life survivors. Don’t Miss the Excitement and Passion of Regency Romance by Isabella ThorneFollow Isabella Thorne on BookBub and Facebook

  • ASIN: B07P9NHW66

Healing Your Grieving Heart for Kids: 100 Practical Ideas (Healing Your Grieving Heart series)

Healing Your Grieving Heart for Kids: 100 Practical

With sensitivity and insight, this series offers suggestions for healing activities that can help survivors learn to express their grief and mourn naturally. Acknowledging that death is a painful, ongoing part of life, they explain how people need to slow down, turn inward, embrace their feelings of loss, and seek and accept support when a loved one dies. Each book, geared for mourning adults, teens, or children, provides ideas and action-oriented tips that teach the basic principles of grief and healing. These ideas and activities are aimed at reducing the confusion, anxiety, and huge personal void so that the living can begin their lives again. Included in the books for teens and kids are age-appropriate activities that teach younger people that their thoughts are not only normal but necessary.

  • Brand: Companion Press
  • ASIN: 1879651270

Healing the Heart of Trauma and Dissociation with EMDR and Ego State Therapy

Healing the Heart of Trauma and Dissociation with

This read truly does have something for everyone who works with trauma and dissociative processes. --American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis This volume, which takes a multi-perspective approach to the practice of EMDR and Ego State Therapy, presents a wide variety of ways to integrate these two therapies, both with each other and with other complementary methods in the treatment of trauma and dissociation. --European Association for Body Psychotherapy EMDRIA has approved this book for a Distance Learning Book Course for 8 EMDRIA credits. This book pioneers the integration of EMDR with ego state techniques. and opens new and exciting vistas for the practitioners of each. --From the foreword by John G. Watkins, PhD, founder of ego state therapy This read truly does have something for everyone who works with trauma and dissociative processes. --American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis The editors have gathered many experts in the field who explain in clear informative ways how to expand the clinician's abilities to work with this terribly injured population. This book blends concepts from neurobiology, hypnosis, family systems theory and cognitive therapy to enhance treating this population. It is a well written book that the novice as well as the seasoned clinician can benefit from...

  • Brand: Brand: Springer Publishing Company
  • ASIN: 0826146961

Healing the Cowboy's Heart (Shepherd's Crossing)

Healing the Cowboy's Heart (Shepherd's

A perfect match…or sworn enemies?Only time will tell at Shepherd’s Crossing.Horse breeder Isaiah Woods can’t believe his only ally in helping a neglected mare is the descendant of his family’s bitter enemy—veterinarian Charlotte Fitzgerald. Despite the feud, Charlotte risks everything to save the horse. But as she falls for Isaiah—and the orphaned niece and nephew in his care—the mare isn’t the only one who needs saving.

  • ASIN: B07LH2M9TF

Wicked Healing (Helping Hands, Healing Hearts Book 2)

Wicked Healing (Helping Hands, Healing Hearts Book

A wounded K9 needs care while his equally wounded Navy SEAL handler recovers. She falls in love with them both.Erin Knox has never dealt with a dog as difficult as Wicked, an injured Military War dog, but then, she’s never had a dog with the kind of experience that he’s had. Since being blown up in an IED, the dog has traveled around the world and been separated from his long-time handler, who was also wounded in the blast. It’s going to take a lot of work to foster him. The dog is broken in more ways than one.Luca Carmichael was told his best friend had died in the explosion in Afghanistan, so it’s a shock when he receives a letter from the woman fostering Wicked back to health. A desolate future suddenly takes on fresh hope and he waits impatiently for every email. As they both heal, he and Erin share more and more of themselves. Before long he’s waiting to hear from her, but not just for a report on Wicked. Would she be willing to take two wounded soldiers into her heart?

  • ASIN: B07QMZ22KR

Healing the Heart of Democracy: The Courage to Create a Politics Worthy of the Human Spirit

Healing the Heart of Democracy: The Courage to

This 2014 PAPERBACK EDITION includes TWO NEW FEATURES: (1) A chapter-length INTRODUCTION in which Palmer explores his political experience since the book first came out in 2011, including a new way to understand "the great divide" in our political life. (2) A detailed DISCUSSION GUIDE with links to online resources -- including 40 brief video interviews with the author -- to facilitate more dialogue across political lines of the sort the book has inspired since it was published.~  HOPE FOR AMERICAN DEMOCRACY IN AN ERA OF DEEP DIVISIONS  ~   In Healing the Heart of Democracy, Parker J. Palmer quickens our instinct to seek the common good and gives us the tools to do it. This timely, courageous and practical work -- intensely personal as well as political -- is not about them, "those people" in Washington D.C., or in our state capitals, on whom we blame our political problems. It's about us, "We the People," and what we can do in everyday settings like families, neighborhoods, classrooms, congregations and workplaces to resist divide-and-conquer politics and restore a government "of the people, by the people, for the people." In the same compelling, inspiring prose that has made him a bestselling author, Palmer explores five "habits of the heart" that can help us restor...

  • Brand: imusti
  • ASIN: 1118907507
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