Wholeheartedness: Busyness, Exhaustion, and Healing the Divided Self

Wholeheartedness: Busyness, Exhaustion, and Healing the Divided Self

by Chuck DeGroat


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780802872708
Publisher: Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
Publication date: 03/02/2016
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 423,321
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Chuck DeGroat is an experienced Christian counselor, a pastor, and associate professor of pastoral care and counseling at Western Theological Seminary in Holland, Michigan. He’s also the author of Toughest People to Love: How to Understand, Lead, and Love the Difficult People in Your Life — Including Yourself.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vi

Permissions viii

Introduction 1

Part 1 Diagnosing Our Un Wholeness

1 Feeling Pulled in a Thousand Different Directions 13

2 Perfecting Ourselves to Death - and Learning to Embrace Imperfection 33

3 Using Our Brains: The Neurobiology of Wholeness 51

Part 2 Awakening to Wholeness

4 Awakening to Our Lives: A Poetic Invitation 71

5 Becoming Holy without Becoming Exhausted 87

6 Understanding Our Whole Story 107

Part 3 Experiencing Wholeness 123

7 Returning to Our Core, Recovering Our True Self 125

8 Cultivating Wholeness amid Our Scattered Selves 145

9 Embracing Sweet Communion 165

Notes 194

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