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Highly Sensitive: Understanding Your Gift of Spiritual Sensitivity

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· Speaks to five areas of difficulty for highly sensitive people:

1. Difficulties with the design

2. Difficulty hearing God and being confident in that hearing

3. Trust

4. Boundaries

5. Sense of worth and belonging

· Gives practical guidelines to sort through a jumble of sensory data—helps you sort “me from thee!”

· Gives strategies to build or repair inner structures

· Provides h
Paperback, 280 pages
Published September 1st 2010 by Destiny Image
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Anne Hamilton
A superb book that examines the problems (oops! my boss would correct me immediately for that word - 'opportunities') that beset the lives of people who have a high level of spiritual sensitivity. Some might call it 'empathy', others 'burden-bearing'. I once heard a pyschologist say about it: about one in seven people have it and they think they're crazy - the other six-sevenths know they are. It raised a laugh but unredeemed burden-bearing is no laughing matter.

As Carol says, our central nervo
Helped me understand a lot good to know I'm not crazy.
Shelley Hitz
A Practical and Insightful Book

Carol Brown's bok, "Highly Sensitive: Understanding Your Gift of Spiritual Sensitivity" is both practical as well as insightful. She addresses this book to those who are highly sensitive - both emotionally and spiritually - but I think any Christian can benefit from reading it.

Within the pages, she describes how often we can become burden bearers for others in both healthy and unhealthy ways. Sometimes we bear the burdens and take them to Christ through prayer and
I normally can zip right through a lot of books, but because of how in depth the author covers the subject of being highly sensitive I found myself reading slowly to digest all the insights provided.

It was refreshing to realize that my being sensitive to those around me is not a curse but a gift. My sensitivity when understood and properly processed can be a blessing as the author points out.

Have you ever wondered why others around you seem oblivious to the condition of someone whose need you
Shoshana Rhodes
Have you ever wondered why you seem so different from everyone else around you? If so, this book just might be for you! I’ve been a “different-from-the-rest-of-the-pack” intercessor for 30 years, and all I can say is this book puts into concise, easy to understand words the things I’ve had to process all these years without really understanding why! If this sounds like you, too, then I highly recommend this book. Highly Sensitive has the “real stuff” to keep you out of trouble and on the right t ...more
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