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The Cure for the Chronic Life (Library Edition)

Oasis Audio

9781609812454

The Cure for the Chronic Life (Library Edition) :  Overcoming the Hopelessness That Holds You Back

   
Author: Deanna Favre, Shane Stanford 

Are you living in crisis or in Christ? Deanna Favre, breast-cancer survivor and wife of NFL legend Brett Favre, and Shane Stanford, an HIV-positive pastor, have something in common. Both have battled life-threatening illnesses, and both have overcome chronic hopelessness to discover the transforming strength of God. Deanna and Shane understand those everyday struggles that cause us to feel our life is in a crisis, whether it’s something as simple as an ache or a bad attitude, or as complicated as a broken relationship or a debilitating disease. In The Cure for the Chronic Life, Deanna and Shane show listeners how Christ’s redeeming love will speak to the deepest of our struggles and hurts, answer the deepest of our questions, and put us on a new path toward healing and grace. Review:   

"Rebecca Gallagher gives an appealingly earnest reading of this Christian guidance manual for combating chronic stress patterns. The authors offer four 10-day “spiritual treatment plans” that are centered on compassion, understanding, responding, and encouragement—strategies based on the ideas that love, self-honesty, and community are necessary foundations for resisting stress and the temptations of modern life. With examples from the Bible and thought-provoking questions, they describe seven sources of chronic stress: meaningless relationships, the accumulation of mental and emotional garbage, misguided priorities, false idols, issues with humility, addictions, and misguided community engagements. Framing stress in these clusters will help listeners see that even pervasive stress patterns can be shaken off if they focus on God’s grace and look for His intentions when life threatens their equilibrium." 
T.W.  © AudioFile Portland, Maine

Publisher: Oasis Audio 
ISBN: 9781609812454
Publication Date: 20110115
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Subject: REL012040-RELIGION / Christian Life / Inspirational,REL012070-RELIGION / Christian Life / Personal Growth

About The Author:

Deanna Favre is an activist and the New York Times bestselling author of Don’t Bet Against Me! She is also the wife of NFL quarterback and legend Brett Favre. A breast cancer survivor, she is the president/CEO of the Favre 4 Hope Foundation, which supports disadvantaged and disabled children and under-insured or uninsured breast cancer patients.

Shane Stanford is the senior pastor of Gulf Breeze United Methodist Church and host of The United Methodist House, a weekly television ministry broadcast. He is the author of several books, including You Can’t Do Everything . . . So Do Something, The Seven Next Words of Christ, and The Eight Blessings.





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