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Path of Loneliness, The: Finding Your Way Through the Wilderness to God

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Whether through the death of a loved one, divorce or estrangement in a marriage, or by being a single person in a world of couples and families, loneliness eventually comes to us all. Elisabeth Elliot lost her first husband to murder in the South American jungle and her second to the ravages of cancer. She has felt the deep pain of loss. In The Path of Loneliness, Elliot gives hope to the lonely through tender reflections on God's love for us and his plans to bless us. She tackles this difficult topic with grace ...
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Overview

Whether through the death of a loved one, divorce or estrangement in a marriage, or by being a single person in a world of couples and families, loneliness eventually comes to us all. Elisabeth Elliot lost her first husband to murder in the South American jungle and her second to the ravages of cancer. She has felt the deep pain of loss. In The Path of Loneliness, Elliot gives hope to the lonely through tender reflections on God's love for us and his plans to bless us. She tackles this difficult topic with grace and faith, showing readers how to make peace with loneliness and grow through it.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780800732066
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 5/1/2007
  • Edition description: Repackaged
  • Pages: 200
  • Sales rank: 198,093
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.46 (d)

Meet the Author

Elisabeth Elliot, one of the outstanding women of present-day Christianity, is the author of more than twenty books, including Passion and Purity, The Journals of Jim Elliot, and These Strange Ashes. She and her husband, Lars Gren, live in Magnolia, Massachusetts.
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Table of Contents

Preface 9
Acknowledgments 10
1 The Sudden Tide 11
2 Fierceness and Tenderness 17
3 Loneliness Is a Wilderness 23
4 The Pain of Rejection 29
5 All My Desire Is Before Thee 35
6 The Gift of Widowhood 41
7 Under the Same Auspices 47
8 Divorce: The Ultimate Humiliation 53
9 A Love Strong Enough to Hurt 59
10 Death Is a New Beginning 65
11 The Price Is Outrageous 73
12 The Intolerable Compliment 83
13 Married but Alone 89
14 Love Means Acceptance 99
15 A Field With a Treasure in It 105
16 Make Me a Cake 113
17 The Glory of Sacrifice 121
18 A Share in Christ's Sufferings 127
19 A Strange Peace 135
20 Help Me Not to Want So Much 143
21 Turn Your Solitude Into Prayer 153
22 How Do I Do This Waiting Stuff? 161
23 A Pathway to Holiness 171
24 Spiritual Maturity Means Spiritual Parenthood 177
25 An Exchanged Life 185
26 A Gate of Hope 191
Notes 193
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    Posted March 24, 2009

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    Comforting and inspiring

    In a world that screams acceptance only by "having someone" in your life, this book gives a lovely alternative to the norm. Life doesn't seem so frightening anymore.

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