For Today: A Prayer When Life Gets Messy

For Today: A Prayer When Life Gets Messy

by Patrick Allen


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781532631979
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 07/23/2018
Pages: 206
Sales rank: 888,880
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.41(d)

About the Author

In his speaking and writing, Patrick Allen is known for his humor, quick wit, and storytelling. He holds a PhD from the University of Oklahoma and is retired from George Fox University. He is the author of Morning Resolve: To Live a Simple, Sincere, and Serene Life, published by Cascade Books (2015), and co-author of two academic books with Ken Badley. Patrick and his wife, Lori, reside in Newberg, Oregon.

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Introduction: O God! xi

Part I In the Ditch

1 Finding Strength for Today 3

2 Losing Courage before Difficulties 20

3 Proving Recreant to Duties 36

4 Losing Faith in Other People 51

5 Enduring Ingratitude, Treachery, and Meanness 68

6 Minding and Giving Little Stings 84

Part II On Down the Road

7 Keeping a Clean Heart 103

8 Facing Failure with Honesty and Courage 119

9 Seeing Good in All Things 134

10 Receiving a New Vision 150

11 Regaining the Spirit of Joy and Gladness 163

12 Being the Cup of Strength to Suffering Souls 174

Closing Comments 185

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