Answers in the Heart

Author: Anonymous
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1592859178
Format: PDF
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These meditations guide us to the strength and courage within ourselves that is necessary to face the lingering shadows of sex addiction. These meditations guide us to the strength and courage within ourselves that is necessary to face the lingering shadows of sex addiction. With the inspiration and support unique to Hazelden meditation books, Answers in the Heart provides solace for the pain and inspiration for lasting recovery.

Answers in the Heart

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Publisher: Harpercollins
ISBN: 9780062554178
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Daily meditations based on the Twelve-Step program offer support and guidance in finding new ways of expressing love for those addicted to sex

Say Yes to Your Sexual Healing

Author: Leo Booth
Publisher: Health Communications, Inc.
ISBN: 0757395996
Format: PDF, ePub
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A spiritual companion for regaining intimacy, overcoming shame, and achieving lasting peace, Say Yes to Your Sexual Healing offers self-affirming meditations and pearls of wisdom to encourage you on your journey toward healing. Nationally known addiction and recovery specialist Leo Booth guides you through 365 powerful affirmations to help you turn inward to your spirit for strength, comfort, and acceptance and ultimately emerge from the shadows of shame and back into a fulfilling, peaceful life.

Today s Gift

Author: Anonymous
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1592859038
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Intended to nurture self-esteem and strengthen family relationships, these meditations help families explore harmony, sharing, individuality, trust, privacy, and tolerance. Each family member is both an individual and a part of a larger unit. The tensions and joys that can help a family care for all its members are explored in these 366 meditations that nurture family esteem and strengthen family bonds. These meditations help us consider topics like harmony, sharing, individuality, trust, privacy, and tolerance.The readings in Today's Gift nurture self-esteem by encouraging discussion, self-expression, and respect. Insightful, challenging, and caring quotations--from ancient proverbs, nursery rhymes and cartoon characters, and from figures such as William Blake, Anne Frank, Tillie Olsen, Albert Einstein, Erma Bombeck, M. Scott Peck, and many more--are accompanied by a thoughtful reflection and an inspiring affirmation.This is the book from which thousands enjoy a Thought for the Day each day on Hazelden's homepage.

Touchstones

Author: Anonymous
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1592857949
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Speaking straight to men who are striving for serenity or trying to maintain emotionally and spiritually balanced lives, these daily touchstones offer affirmations for intimacy, integrity, and spirituality. "Don't let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was."--R.L. Evans"One cannot always be a hero, but one can always be a man" Johann Wolfgang von Goethe tells us, but sometimes simply being a man can be a mighty struggle. Take heart from this companionable book of daily meditations, a year's worth of friendly words to cheer you on your way.Speaking straight to men who are striving for serenity or trying to maintain emotionally and spiritually balanced lives, these daily touchstones begin with quotations from sources as varied as William Shakespeare, Wendell Berry, Michael Spinks, and Woody Allen and conclude with affirmations that underscore the lessons of intimacy, integrity and spirituality. They explore the masculine role of lover or spouse, father or friend and, like a helping hand extended, ease the daily strain of making a man's way.

Spirituality and Chemical Dependency

Author: Robert J Kus
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317991796
Format: PDF, ePub
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Spirituality and Chemical Dependency shares current thinking on how spirituality is used in recovery from alcoholism and other forms of chemical dependency. The 12-Step programs have been the most successful form of treatment thus far; you will find the insight in this book to be revealing as to why. Each of the contributors has devoted a significant part of his or her life to help those suffering from chemical addiction. In each chapter, the author gives ideas on specific aspects of spirituality in the 12-Step context and answers the ever-important question “So what?!” to provide guidelines for healthy spirituality in the addicted person.

The Recovering Heart

Author: Beverly Conyers
Publisher: Hazelden Publishing
ISBN: 1616494379
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Your old, destructive lifestyle is fading into the past and now you are a woman in recovery. What an amazing gift you’ve given yourself. So why aren’t you happier? As sobriety takes hold and your head starts to clear, a wide range of emotions can begin to emerge—feelings that until now you’ve “medicated” with chemicals. Yet to stay sober, and to grow and flourish as a person, you must engage in healing and take responsibility for these long-neglected emotions. Beverly Conyers, a prominent voice in recovery, uses personal stories and informed insight to guide you in achieving emotional sobriety by addressing behaviors and feelings unique to the female experience. Learn how to develop the inner resiliency to face and process difficult, buried emotions—such as shame, grief, fear, and anger—while freeing the positive feelings of self- worth, independence, and integrity. Discover how to heal your “damaged self” by improving your communication skills, expanding your capacity for intimacy and trust, and reawakening a spiritual life. As you heal your wounded heart, you can free yourself to a life of self-acceptance and lay the foundation for a rewarding and relapse-free second stage of recovery.