Synopses & Reviews
Improved size, covers and features make this new Message Numbered Edition the contemporary translation of choice. The new compact size, combined with the everyday language of The Message, create a Bible that can go wherever you go.
Verse Numbers, an exclusively designed numbering system that's distinct to The Message
New Compact Size
Satin Ribbon Marker, to more easily keep your place.
The Translator & His Friends
Eugene H. Peterson is a pastor, scholar, writer, and poet. After teaching at a seminary and then giving nearly thirty years to church ministry in the Baltimore area, he created The Message: a vibrant Bible contemporary translation that connects with today's readers like no other. It took Peterson a full ten years to complete. He worked from the original Greek and Hebrew texts to guarantee authenticity. At the same time, his ear was always turned to the cadence and energy of contemporary English.
Peterson's work has been thoroughly reviewed by a team of recognized Old and New Testament scholars, who ensured that it is accurate as well as faithful to the original language.
Compassionate advice and scientific answers for those who have ADHD and struggle with all forms of addiction.
This insightful book takes a thorough look at the link between AD/HD and addiction and offers tips on how to combat its devastating effects. Discover how the latest research underscores the importance of treating both the AD/HD and the addiction in order to ensure a full recovery.
Don't let AD/HD ruin your life. Ever feel out of control--like you just can't get enough food, gambling, sex, or alcohol? Have you ever been diagnosed with or suspected that you might suffer from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder? If so, AD/HD could be fueling your addiction. Even more serious, undiagnosed or untreated AD/HD might be undermining your recovery efforts. Family therapist and addiction specialist Wendy Richardson has been there too. Someone with AD/HD herself, Wendy explains the explosive link between AD/HD and addiction and offers tips on how to combat its devastating effects. She reveals how the latest research underscores the importance of treating both the AD/HD and the addiction in order to ensure a full recovery. If you or a loved one can't seem to overcome your addiction, you owe it to yourself to read this book. There might be scientific reasons why it's harder for you to recover. Don't let AD/HD rule your world. Take back control and begin a new chapter in life.
There's a proven connection between ADD and substance addictions. Learn what you can do about it.
As many as 50% of people with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) use drugs, alcohol, and other addictive behaviors to self-medicate their ADD symptoms. Here's what you need to know to get help or help others in this situation.
? self tests
? checklists of symptoms
? practical solutions
GET THE HELP YOU DESERVE. It has been estimated that 15 million American suffer from Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), and that as many as 50 percent of them use alcohol and other drugs to medicate their ADD symptoms. Alcohol and drugs can reduce the symptoms of ADD-short attention span, difficulty in relationships, chaotic energy-allowing those with ADD to focus on tasks and calm their restless bodies and minds. But drugs, alcohol, food, and other addictive behaviors-like spending, working, or gambling-cause numerous problems of their own. The Link Between ADD & Addiction offers both hope and help for those with ADD who find themselves involved in addictive behaviors. Complete with self-tests and checklists to help identify ADD symptoms and addictive behavior, The Link Between ADD & Addiction sensitively addresses the problems and offers insight and practical solutions readers can use to take action to solve their problems and be successful in recovery.
This attractive compact-sized Bible from The Message is perfect for going anywhere you go.
This edition of The Message is perfect for today’s busy Christian. Its convenient size allows it to easily fit in your briefcase, backpack or purse. The attractive pink cover makes it a great gift for the women in your life.
Make the most of your time by reading this convenient compact-size version of The Message, Eugene Peterson’s best-selling translation of the Bible.
• leather-look cover
• ribbon marker
• single-column format
About the Author
Wendy Richardson MA MFT CAS author of The Link Between ADD and Addiction and Getting the Help You Deserve is a licensed marriage family therapist and a certified addiction specialist who has worked in addiction treatment since 1974. She is a nationally recognized expert on ADHD and co-occurring addictions eating disorders and criminal behavior. Wendy also has a private counseling practice in Soquel California. EUGENE H. PETERSON is a writer poet and retired pastor. He has authored more than thirty-four books (not including The Message). He is Professor Emeritus of Spiritual Theology at Regent College in Vancouver British Columbia. Eugene also founded Christ Our King Presbyterian Church in Bel Air Maryland where he ministered for twenty-nine years. After teaching at a seminary he created The Message a vibrant Bible paraphrase that connects with today's readers like no other.
It took Peterson ten years to complete. He worked not from any English text but from the original Hebrew and Greek texts to guarantee authenticity. At the same time his ear was always tuned to the cadence and energy of the English spoken every day on the streets. He lives with his wife Jan in Montana.