John F. Westfall leads readers beyond their hurts and into a life of confidence, freedom, and secure joy. Sharing stories with wisdom, humor, and vulnerability, he shows how to move forward beyond fear, regret, guilt, anger, and bitterness into a life worth living.
|Publisher:||Baker Publishing Group|
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About the Author
John F. Westfall is founding pastor of Harbor Church, a creative new congregation in the Pacific Northwest, and has pastored churches in Washington, California, and Minnesota. A former radio show host, an ordained pastor, an adjunct professor at Fuller Theological Seminary, and a popular retreat and conference speaker, John is the author of Getting Past What You'll Never Get Over. He lives in the Seattle area with his wife, Eileen.
Table of Contents
1 The "Get Over It" Fallacy 11
2 Baby Steps to a New Reality 23
3 The Myth of Normal 33
4 The Joy of Depression 55
5 It Can't Happen Here! 69
6 Fear: The Tie That Binds 83
7 Regret: The Heart's Bungee Cord 99
8 Guilt: The Great Immobilizer 111
9 Anger: Getting Mad without Going Mad 129
10 Bitterness: Drinking Poison and Waiting for Others to Die 147
11 Life's Unfair-What Will We Do about It? 167
12 Walking in the Light while Living in the Shadows 177
13 Glancing Back while Moving Forward 197
Steps for the Journey: The ABCs of Self-Care 211
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I enjoyed the read and found it helpful. Very honest and pragmatic approach to moving forward with life while dealing with wounds that never quite seem to go away.