Getting Past What You'll Never Get Over: Help for Dealing with Life's Hurts

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Baker Books, Oct 1, 2012 - Religion - 224 pages
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When hard times strike, we look forward with longing to the day when we will "get over" the event and have closure. This is a difficult--often impossible--road to travel. There are some things in life that we must learn to live with because they will never truly go away for good. Despite that truth, there is life--rewarding and abundant life--after heartache and pain.

John F. Westfall leads readers beyond their hurts and into a life of confidence, freedom, and secure joy. Sharing stories with wisdom, humor, and vulnerability, he shows how to move forward beyond fear, regret, guilt, anger, and bitterness into a life worth living.
 

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While being in an airport, I found this book and the title was amazing as I have people telling me "to get over" my tremendous hurt that I've been dealing with for the past year and a half. I tell ... Read full review

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I have read many self-help books in the last 30 years and many are excellent books to read and apply to my life but this is the best book by all that I have ever read. The author is right on target as ... Read full review

Contents

Contents
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The Joy of Depression 55
It Cant Happen Here 69
The Tie That Binds 83
The Hearts Bungee Cord 99
The Great Immobilizer
Getting Mad without Going Mad 129
Drinking Poison and Waiting for Others
Lifes UnfairWhat Will We Do about It? 167
Glancing Back while Moving Forward 197
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About the author (2012)

John F. Westfall is founding pastor of Harbor Church, a creative new congregation in the Pacific Northwest, and has pastored churches in Seattle, California, and Minnesota. A former radio show host, an ordained pastor, an adjunct professor at Fuller Theological Seminary, and a popular retreat and conference speaker, John lives in the Seattle area with his wife.

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