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How to Find Selfless Joy in a Me-First World

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Do You Need Greater Self-Esteem–Or Something Else Entirely?

Western culture increasingly emphasizes the importance of self-love and self-esteem. Many of us believe we must “find” ourselves–and feel good about what we see–before we can experience significant spiritual growth. Focusing so much on ourselves, however, distracts us from pursuing the only source of true fulfillment. Do we, as God’s people, really need to love ourselves more? Or is there a wiser, biblical path that can lead us to joy that is not self-centered and fleeting, but God-focused and lasting?

Challenging the current fascination with self esteem, Leslie Vernick answers these questions and others that trip up Christians today. Offering surprising insights and practical helps that can make a real difference in your life, she shows how you can experience greater personal, relational, and spiritual growth while humbly adoring and glorifying your God.

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About the Author

Leslie Vernick, dcsw, acsw, lcsw, is a licensed clinical social worker who has her own private counseling practice and more than twenty years of experience counseling individuals and families from a biblical world view. She is a popular speaker for women’s groups, couple’s retreats, and professional seminars, and the author of How to Act Right When Your Spouse Acts Wrong and How to Live Right When Your Life Goes Wrong. Leslie and her husband live in Pennsylvania.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780307796837
Publisher:
The Doubleday Religious Publishing Group
Publication Date:
20110525
Author:
Vernick, Leslie
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
224

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