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Healing Is a Choice: 10 Decisions That Will Transform Your Life and 10 Lies That Can Prevent You From Making Them

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 2, 2005

    God's rules of life

    Absolutely great book. Healing is a choice like evetything else is our lives. It is Gods given right to us. The choice is forgive is awesome and can change your life. Reading the book is uplifting and should be read over and over again until you have been fulfilled and have forgiven.

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  • Posted April 30, 2012

    A Great Path to Healing

    Today, I am reviewing the book "HEALING IS A CHOICE: Ten Decisions That Will Transform Your Life & Ten Lies That Can Prevent You From Making Them" by Steve Arterburn. I first heard of him while attending the Women of Faith event in Atlanta. He was very transparent in speaking of his personal struggles and presented helpful information for me in my own struggle at the time. I was very excited to have the opportunity to read this new edition of his book.

    Everyone needs healing at some point in their lives. Be it physically, mentally, emotionally, spiritually we will need to experience healing. This book teaches us that healing is in God's hands and in order to experience that, we must make the choice of wanting to heal and then present it to God.

    This book is a blessing. It is so easy to hold on to hurt and prevent yourself from getting your healing. The book is presented by asking the reader IF they want to be healed. It then takes them through a series of ten choices they must make in order to get on the path to healing. The great thing about this book is that Arterburn realized that it's much easier to say you want to be healed than it is to work through the hurt, which is why the inclusion of the workbook was such a great idea. Though the healing will not be completed just by reading this book, it gets you on the path to healing in your life.

    Disclosure: I received this book free from the publisher through a book review bloggers program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own.

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  • Posted January 23, 2012

    An amazing resource and tool to finding yourself

    First of all this edition of Arterburn’s book is a great buy as it includes not only the main text but also has a supplemental workbook. This bonus buy alone makes it an amazing resource.

    Arterburn’s basis of his book is that there are 10 decisions that we can make that will transform our lives which are based on ten different lies about who the devil makes us think we are. The book is a thick read and when you do all of the supplemental work book items that are included it will take one time to read. Having an under graduate degree in psychology and a masters from a seminary I’d highly recommend this book to anyone that is dealing with hurt and issues in their life. It will help the reader start their journey and process to finding healing for the hurts in their lives and to make the correct decisions to get them on their way. Half of the challenge of healing is refusing to listen to the lies that are in our heads about our-self and the situations that impact us.

    Definitely a resource I’ll be keeping for myself and others to use.

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  • Posted October 14, 2011

    Very good book

    As an adult I have been constantly battling the ghosts of my childhood. Having been subjected to the confusion and mental abuse of a mentally ill parent. I have tried virtually everything; counseling self help books, abandoning religion and then finding my faith again. After all of these years I have finally managed to overcome much of the turmoil, but occasionally I do find myself fighting self doubt and depression again. For this reason I choose to review this book, since I am always on the lookout for anything that might help with the next round of depression. I was pleasantly surprised to find that most of the suggestions in this book are very helpful. I especially appreciate the fact that this book does not offer immediate solutions; after all there really is no quick fix method for dealing with these types of issues. This book is not the touchy feely type of self help book. This book is hard-hitting and inspires individual action. The addition of the workbook questions is especially helpful for self analysis and change. This book inspires hard self evaluation and analysis which will then, in turn, lead to healing. This is not always a pleasant process, but it is a necessary process. This is a book which I will reread again and again, and I look forward to utilizing the advice contained therein. I would highly recommend this book for anyone that is in need.
    Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from the publisher through the BookSneeze®.com book review bloggers program. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255 : "Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising."

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