A Case for Wisdom: A Son’S Story About Reconciling with His Father

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iUniverse, Oct 22, 2012 - Self-Help - 88 pages

Geoffrey Woods is just a boy when his father is diagnosed with cancera disease that not only robs his father of his health, but also changes Geoffreys family dynamics forever. Now an unpredictable man who often subjects his family to outbursts of anger and frustration, Geoffreys father instills a fear in his wife and his children that never goes away. It is not long before Geoffrey commits himself to wholeheartedly hating the man he once loved with all his heart.

In his poignant story, Geoffrey shares how his relationship with his father became laced with distance, disappointment, and betrayal, causing him to eventually isolate himself from his friends, sports, and the life he once knew. Somehow he survives and accepts God into his hearteven as the distance between Geoffrey and his father grows. As he matures into a young man who is still suffering from his fathers constant betrayal, Geoffrey begins to question everything, the crucial first step of a lengthy journey to eventual forgiveness, healing, and inner-peace.

A Case for Wisdom describes how a relationship fueled by distrust and distance is ultimately transformed into a loving bond between father and son based on truth, kindness, and, most importantly, unconditional love.


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About the author (2012)

Geoffrey Woods holds a bachelor’s degree in exercise physiology and a master’s degree in public health; he currently teaches mathematics at the high school level. He is also a certified life coach and is founder of the Institute of Wisdom and Courage. Geoffrey lives in Sierra Madre, California.

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