Perfectly Abnormal: Uncovering the Image of God in Chronic Illness

Perfectly Abnormal: Uncovering the Image of God in Chronic Illness

by Chris Morris


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Why is God silent in my illness?

Living with a chronic illness is tough enough on its own, but it can become an overwhelming burden when we believe widespread myths about chronic illness. Without a strategy to overcome these lies, we can descend into a listless existence, even as people of faith.

In Perfectly Abnormal, Chris Morris tears down the erroneous and misinformed beliefs surrounding chronic illness. From the unique standpoint of being both a parent of a special needs daughter and having a seizure disorder himself, Chris guides readers through difficult terrain as he shreds the eight most common myths the chronic illness community faces. Then he begins the conversation of developing a better theology of illness, with the intent of bringing his readers to a place of intentional excellence in spite of their conditions.

Advance Praise for Perfectly Abnormal:
"I so appreciated Chris Morris' wise theology of suffering and his keen insight into those who don't fit the straightjacket of what society calls normal. An excellent book, well written."
-- Mary DeMuth
Author of Jesus Every Day: Prayers to Awaken Your Soul

"I highly recommend this book to any person or family trying to deal with a chronic illness. In its pages you will find practical help to move forward, and hope to experience a life worth living."
-- Marty Kaiser
Senior Pastor, Reveal - A Jesus Centered Community

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781942462149
Publisher: Splickety Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/14/2017
Pages: 138
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Chris Morris writes about redefining normal and building hope in the face of chronic illnesses and special needs. His writing is founded on the belief that circumstances don't prevent thriving, but create opportunities for God to demonstrate his goodness. By day, he is the founder and managing partner of the creatively named accounting firm Chris Morris CPA, so Chris brings a unique analytic perspective to deeply emotional topics.

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