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Running in Circles: How False Spirituality Traps Us in Unhealthy Relationships

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Are you stuck in a hamster wheel? Hamster-wheel relationships keep us running in circles . . . and going nowhere. An alcoholic spouse. An emotionally abusive parent. A child that gambles. These are the kinds of relationships that can trap us in cycles of dysfunctional behavior. Sometimes our beliefs about God are part of what keeps us stuck. There are times that God calls ...more
Paperback, 136 pages
Published May 31st 2007 by IVP Books
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Jan 27, 2013 Scott rated it 3 of 5 stars
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As far as self-help books go, this wasn't bad and in fact I was able to take away some unexpected helpful advice.

The author's premise is that there are two wheels in life, hamster wheels & a potter's wheel. The hamster wheel spins round and round without actually going anywhere or doing anything, and when we find ourselves in this posture we become driven not rested, looking down and not up.

In contrast is the potter's wheel which spins round and round too but the difference is our posture a
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