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RISING STRONG

Brene Brown

Walking into our stories of hurt can feel dangerous. But the process of regaining our footing in the midst of struggle is where our courage is tested and our values are forged. In the rising strong process: We reckon with our emotions and get curious about what we’re feeling; we rumble with our stories until we get to a place of truth; and we live this process, every day, until it becomes a practice and creates nothing short of a revolution in our lives. Rising strong after a fall is how we cultivate wholeheartedness.

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THE GIFTS OF IMPERFECTION

Brene Brown

Brené Brown, a leading expert on shame, authenticity, and belonging, shares ten guideposts on the power of Wholehearted living—a way of engaging with the world from a place of worthiness

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BOUNDARIES

Cloud and Townsend

Having clear boundaries is essential to a healthy, balanced lifestyle. Boundaries define who we are and who we are not. Boundaries impact all areas of our lives: Physical boundaries, mental boundaries, emotional boundaries, and spiritual boundaries. Dr. Henry Cloud and Dr. John Townsend offer biblically-based ways to set healthy boundaries with our parents, spouses, children, friends, co-workers, and even ourselves.

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BOUNDARIES WITH KIDS

Cloud and Townsend

Here is the help you need for raising your kids to take responsibility for their actions, attitudes, and emotions. Drs. Henry Cloud and John Townsend take you through the ins and outs of instilling the kind of character in your children that will help them lead balanced, productive, and fulfilling adult lives.

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BOUNDARIES WITH TEENS

Townsend

Dr. John Townsend, will guide you in how to help your teens take responsibility for their actions, attitudes, and emotions and gain a deeper appreciation and respect both for you and for themselves.

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BOUNDARIES WITH MARRIAGE

Cloud and Townsend

Learn when to say yes and when to say no–to your spouse and to others–to make the most of your marriage. Learn how to apply the 10 laws of boundaries that can make a real difference in relationships. They help husbands and wives understand the friction points or serious hurts and betrayals in their marriage―and move beyond them to the mutual care, respect, affirmation, and intimacy they both long for.

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HIS NEEDS, HER NEEDS

Willard F. Harley, Jr.

Willard F. Harley, Jr., identifies the ten most vital needs of men and women and shows husbands and wives how to satisfy those needs in their spouses. He provides guidance for becoming irresistible to your spouse and for loving more creatively and sensitively, thereby eliminating the problems that often lead to extramarital affairs.

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THE FIVE LOVE LANGUAGES: THE SECRET TO LOVE THAT LAST

Gary Chapman

Whether your relationship is flourishing or failing, Dr. Gary Chapman’s proven approach to showing and receiving love will help you experience deeper and richer levels of intimacy with your partner.

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ADULT CHILDREN OF ALCOHOLICS

Janet Geringer Woititz, Ed.D.

In the 1980’s, Janet Woititz broke new ground in our understanding of what it is to be an Adult Child of an Alcoholic. In this updated edition of her bestseller she re-examines the movement and its inclusion of Adult Children from various dysfunctional family backgrounds who share the same characteristics. After decades of working with ACoAs she shares the recovery hints that she has found to work.

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SHAME AND GUILT: MASTERS OF DISGUISE

Jan Middelton-Moz

The impact of growing up in a shaming environment affects an individual’s life. Debilitating shame affects our ability to form loving relationships, honor ourselves adequately and may impact our future generations. In this book characteristics of shame-based behavior in relationships are explored and defined.

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ON GRIEF AND GRIEVING

Elisabeth Kugler-Ross and David Kessler

Ten years after the death of Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, this commemorative edition of her final book combines practical wisdom, case studies, and the authors’ own experiences and spiritual insight to explain how the process of grieving helps us live with loss.

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CODEPENDENT NO MORE

Melody Beattie

With instructive life stories, personal reflections, exercises, and self-tests, Codependent No More is a simple, straightforward, readable map of the perplexing world of codependency–charting the path to freedom and a lifetime of healing, hope, and happiness.

Informational resource for clergy having gone through or anticipating a new appointment.

Resource for faith communities looking to minister to individuals and loved ones who are fighting mental illness. Links to articles, examples, and curriculum.
Resource for speaking to teens about mental illness.

 

Report from the Clergy Health Initiative at Duke Divinity School.

 

Resource for suicide prevention in faith communities.

 

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