Hope When It Hurts

Hope When It Hurts Author Kristen Wetherell
ISBN-10 1784980730
Year 2017-04
Pages
Language en
Publisher Good Book Company
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Suffering is real. But so is hope. Kristen and Sarah have walked through, and are walking in, difficult times. So these thirty biblical reflections are full of realism about the hurts of lifeyet overwhelmingly full of hope about the God who gives life. This book will gently encourage and greatly help any woman who is struggling with sufferingwhether physical, emotional or psychological, and whether for a season or for longer. It is a book to buy for yourself, or to buy for a member of your church or friend. For anyone who is hurting, this book will give hope, not just for life beyond the suffering, but for life in the suffering. Each chapter contains a biblical reflection, with questions and prayers, and a space for journaling.

The Pain Book

The Pain Book Author Philip Siddall
ISBN-10 0987189271
Year 2013
Pages 182
Language en
Publisher
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Pain is described as the hidden epidemic, the gift that no one wants, and yet one in five Australians experience chronic pain and this rises to one in three for over 65s.That means that you or someone you know almost certainly lives with the effects of pain that won’t go away. The Pain Book is a definitive response to this huge but often unseen need.It helps people face pain by using plain language to explain the source and types of pain, how the body and mind respond and the kinds of treatments available.It also helps people find hope by giving practical physical, psychological and spiritual steps to managing and reducing pain – complete with illustrations, techniques and exercises. About the AuthorsAuthors of The Pain Book have devoted much of their lives to help people in finding hope when it hurts.Professor Philip Siddall is a specialist pain medicine physician, active researcher and is a sought-after speaker and writer on pain. Rebecca McCabe is a senior physiotherapist, president of Bethany Health Care Centre, member of the Sisters of Mercy and former Australian swimmer.Dr Robin Murray is a clinical psychologist and neuropsychologist and is an international trainer in the Psychology of Happiness and Management of Chronic PainTogether they run the Pain Management Service at Greenwich Hospital, spending time every day with people in pain – to whom they dedicate The Pain Book.

The Upside of Down

The Upside of Down Author Joseph M. Stowell
ISBN-10 9781572939011
Year 2013-07-10
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher Discovery House
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Like a roller coaster ride, life is filled with stomach-wrenching drops, dips, and sudden curves. But there is an upside to being down: God, who works in and through our troubles and never abandons us to disaster, provides a well-engineered superstructure and a carefully planned set of tracks and guardrails. Even when the ride is too hectic, unsettling, and twisted for us to sense His support and guidance, He is still there. This book is about learning to trust in God's work and provisions as the divine superstructure underneath every trial. When we understand the ultimate purpose behind our suffering, we will be willing to stay on board.

Tell Me Where It Hurts

Tell Me Where It Hurts Author Nick Trout
ISBN-10 9781405511834
Year 2011-11-17
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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It's 2:47am when Dr Nick Trout, a British vet working in Boston, USA, is abruptly woken and called in to the Angell Memorial Animal Hospital to see if he can save the life of Sage, a ten year-old German Shephard with a critical stomach condition. The case is severe, the outlook bleak, and Dr Trout is her only chance. So begins an intimate and exhilarating journey into a typical day in a far from typical job. TELL ME WHERE IT HURTS takes the reader to the heart of the trials and tribulations of life as a veterinary surgeon, a life filled with heartbreak, triumph, anxiety, and of course, cuddly pets and their variously crazy, desperate, and demanding owners. The day's events come alive with Trout's breezy and companionable narration, and while he illustrates many of the issues pertinent to 21st century pet medicine, at its heart, the book reminds us that while the technology may have moved on from James Herriot's day, the essential characters, humour, and humanity remain the same as ever.

Hopelifter

Hopelifter Author Kathe Wunnenberg
ISBN-10 9780310324362
Year 2013-08-06
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Zondervan
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“I wish there were something I could do to ease the pain.” How often do women see a friend in distress or crisis, but feel helpless to really make a difference? Hopelifter: Creative Ways to Spread Hope When Life Hurts takes the mystery out of how to be the hands and feet of Jesus to anyone in need of hope, comfort and care. Kathe Wunnenberg, whose hope-lifting ministry has impacted the lives of thousands, demonstrates simple, practical ways that acts of creative compassion can transform lives. Whether it’s encouraging a jobless friend, lifting the spirits of someone trapped in depression, leaving an anonymous gift for a grieving mother, hosting a starting-over shower for a divorced friend, or playing one small part in long-term support for a family in deep crisis, daily opportunities to make a difference in hurting lives are limitless for a Hopelifter. The perfect book for women who want to spread hope in their friendships, workplace, neighborhoods, and homes, and ideal for those in caring roles in churches and ministries.

Where Is God When It Hurts

Where Is God When It Hurts Author Philip Yancey
ISBN-10 9780310864714
Year 2010-02-23
Pages 288
Language en
Publisher Zondervan
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If there is a loving God, then why is it that ... ? You’ve heard that question, perhaps asked it yourself. No matter how you complete it, at its root lies the issue of pain. Does God order our suffering? Does he decree an abusive childhood, orchestrate a jet crash, steer a tornado through a community? Or did he simply wind up the world’s mainspring and now is watching from a distance? In this Gold Medallion Award–winning book, Philip Yancey reveals a God who is neither capricious nor unconcerned. Using examples from the Bible and from his own experiences, Yancey looks at pain—physical, emotional, and spiritual—and helps us understand why we suffer. Where Is God When It Hurts? will speak to those for whom life sometimes just doesn’t make sense. And it will help equip anyone who wants to reach out to someone in pain but just doesn’t know what to say.

Trusting God When It Hurts

Trusting God When It Hurts Author Jill Briscoe
ISBN-10 1517039967
Year 2015-08-24
Pages 50
Language en
Publisher
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The pain brought on by trials is often paralyzing. Fear, bitterness, anger, and doubt can cause us to forget that within our places of struggle and suffering--GOD is there, providing hope and grace. Asking us to trust in Him, He is there to remind us that we are not alone. In these ten inspiring chapters, women share their journeys of pain and faith, sharing God's provision and care during times of darkness--revealing the treasures that God can bring into our lives during these difficult seasons. Real life. Real stories. No matter what you're going through, you can find Just Between Us authors who care. Who've been there. Who are willing to share their own, real-life journeys so you can be encouraged in your own spiritual growth and faith walk. They say good friends are hard to find. Written by women for women, this Best of Just Between Us book series, presented by author Jill Briscoe, will be those trusted friends. Each booklet, taken from the best of Just Between Us over the years, is packed with relevant topics, practical help, and biblical guidance to refresh your relationship with God and encourage you on your faith journey.

Wounded Women of the Bible

Wounded Women of the Bible Author Dena Dyer
ISBN-10 9780825479977
Year 2013-09-13
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Kregel Publications
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Imploding relationships, incapacitating losses, injurious personal mistakes, or spiritual failures—whatever the issue, the wounds are the same. Whether it’s a lapse in judgment by Bathsheba or the moral failure of the women’s ministry leader in your local church; the spiritual insensitivity of Martha or the compulsive obsessions of your church’s care circle chairwoman; the terror of an abandoned single mother like Hagar or the struggling single mother in your prayer group—the time and circumstances are different, but the wounds are equally deep and spiritually devastating. Dena Dyer and Tina Samples get it. They have their own stories of pain before healing—along with similar experiences of their families and friends. Offering more than pat affirmations or vicarious shoulders to cry on, Dena and Tina delve deep into the shared emotions and injuries that women of all ages have in common—and move readers toward the recovery and healing that only God can provide. No matter what hurts you’ve experienced, Wounded Women of the Bible proves that God understands and that healing is not only His intention but His delight! This is a book not to be missed!

When Life Hurts

When Life Hurts Author Jimmy Evans
ISBN-10 9781441244574
Year 2013-10-01
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Baker Books
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We all experience emotional pain--and even devastation--in our lives, but few of us know how to deal with it properly. Our unresolved pain accumulates deep within the recesses of our hearts, in a place Jimmy Evans calls the "hurt pocket." The more pain we accumulate, the more we are mentally, emotionally, and relationally crippled. But what if we could reach into that hurt pocket, confront our pain, and experience release and freedom? Jimmy Evans shows readers how to completely remove and resolve every negative event from their past that is compromising their present and keeping them from their God-given destiny. He helps readers forgive others and themselves and discover true inner peace. Perfect for individuals, as well as small groups and entire churches, When Life Hurts will help set people free from the pain of the past so they can live fully in the present and look forward to the future.

Choose Joy

Choose Joy Author Sara Frankl
ISBN-10 9781455562794
Year 2016-01-05
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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"Sara's story only grew louder, braver, bolder with her death. It's a story that we all need to keep hearing." --Lisa-Jo Baker, bestselling author of Surprised by Motherhood Sara Frankl knew she had a terminal disease, but she didn't let it stop her from living. In the face of immeasurable pain, Sara chose joy--again and again. Her unforgettable message of hope and purpose lives on, even after her death, in her words.CHOOSE JOY is a compilation of the lessons Sara learned while she was dying, written in her own words and sewn together by her close friend Mary Carver. It is a reminder to see the beauty in life, even when it looks nothing like you hoped or planned.In a world full of tragedy, choosing joy is no small task--but, as Sara knew, the importance lies in the choosing. Once you learn to make that choice, every day, no matter what happens, joy will come.

When Life Hurts

When Life Hurts Author Wayne D. Dosick
ISBN-10 0062515276
Year 1998
Pages 191
Language en
Publisher Harper San Francisco
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Drawing on his own loss of everything he owned in a wildfire, a rabbi reflects on the challenge of coping with tragedy, exploring the spiritual questions tragedy provokes and the lessons of caring, joy, and meaning it can teach us.

In Every Pew Sits a Broken Heart

In Every Pew Sits a Broken Heart Author Ruth Graham
ISBN-10 9781458758934
Year 2010-05-21
Pages 356
Language en
Publisher ReadHowYouWant.com
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WHEN LIFE'S ROSY DREAMS DISSOLVE INTO DIFFICULT REALITIES THAT BREAK OUR HEARTS, GOD SHOWS THAT HE SPECIALIZES IN RESTORATION'' ''If in these pages you see your own life's experience mirrored in our daughter's, may you, too, find a personal relationship with the same heavenly Father who continues to be her strength, comfort, and joy.'' - From the foreword by Billy Graham ''Warning: This book should only be read by imperfect, flawed people in serious need of God's amazing grace. Thank you, Ruth Graham, for having the courage to bare your soul and then lead others back toward God's welcoming arms.'' - - Philip Yancey, author of Where Is God When It Hurts? ''For any who have experienced the tragedy of infidelity and wrong choices. Ruth unfolds her life, showing that the grace of God is sufficient. - - Elisabeth Elliot Gren, author of Through Gates of Splendor ''You hold in your hand a tool that will help you whether you are hurting or seeking to minister to one who is hurting. By sharing openly from her own experiences of heartache and by offering practical insights founded on biblical truth, Ruth Graham has provided a resource that both equips us to pursue wholeness and leads us into the arms of the only One who can make us whole. - - Dr. Gary Smalley, The author of DNA of Relationships ''This book is a must-read for those who are hurting or for those who would like to be a healing agent for someone else.'' - - Dr. Charles Stanley, author of The Blessings of Brokenness.

Where It Hurts

Where It Hurts Author Reed Farrel Coleman
ISBN-10 9780698184091
Year 2016-01-26
Pages 368
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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Nominated for the 2017 Edgar Award for Best Novel From the critically acclaimed and award-winning author comes a gritty, atmospheric new series about the other side of Long Island, far from the wealth of the Hamptons, where real people live—and die. Gus Murphy thought he had the world all figured out. A retired Suffolk County cop, Gus had everything a man could want: a great marriage, two kids, a nice house, and the rest of his life ahead of him. But when tragedy strikes, his life is thrown into complete disarray. In the course of a single deadly moment, his family is blown apart and he is transformed from a man who believes he understands everything into a man who understands nothing. Divorced and working as a courtesy van driver for the run-down hotel in which he has a room, Gus has settled into a mindless, soulless routine that barely keeps his grief at arm’s length. But Gus’s comfortable waking trance comes to an end when ex-con Tommy Delcamino asks him for help. Four months earlier, Tommy’s son T.J.’s battered body was discovered in a wooded lot, yet the Suffolk County PD doesn’t seem interested in pursuing the killers. In desperation, Tommy seeks out the only cop he ever trusted—Gus Murphy. Gus reluctantly agrees to see what he can uncover. As he begins to sweep away the layers of dust that have collected over the case during the intervening months, Gus finds that Tommy was telling the truth. It seems that everyone involved with the late T.J Delcamino—from his best friend, to a gang enforcer, to a mafia capo, and even the police—has something to hide, and all are willing to go to extreme lengths to keep it hidden. It’s a dangerous favor Gus has taken on as he claws his way back to take a place among the living, while searching through the sewers for a killer.

When It Hurts Too Much To Cry

When It Hurts Too Much To Cry Author Jerry Falwell
ISBN-10 9781939348456
Year 2014-02-06
Pages 123
Language en
Publisher Tyndale House
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We know the what of suffering, but we don’t always understand the why. Regardless of our age, ability, or attitude, we wonder what purpose it accomplishes. Is pain a part of some immutable law of the universe as is the law of gravity? Has it always existed? Will it continue to hound our steps as long as we live? Does it serve any good purpose? Some partial answers to these very basic questions will be attempted in the pages to follow—partial, I say, because the full reason for pain and suffering remains a dark, undeclared secret, locked in the bosom of God, to be revealed only on the other side of eternity. This book deals with the suffering experienced by the child of God. Such horrors as the Nazi holocaust, the starvation of millions of innocent children in the world, the horrors of war, or other tragedies demand their own explanations. Right now, let us limit ourselves to a discussion of pain and sorrow in the lives of believers

Hope When It Hurts

Hope When It Hurts Author Larry Burkett
ISBN-10 0802482430
Year 1998
Pages 255
Language en
Publisher Moody Pub
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When Larry Burkett got cancer, all his financial expertise couldn't help him. But his faith in God could. In this book, Burkett reveals how he and his family weathered this crisis and shares what any family can do when confronted by devastating news.