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Why Can't I Make People Understand?: Discovering the Validation Those with Chrinic Illness Seek and Why
When living with a chronic illness, the feeling of No one gets it! can shift from an occasional fustration to a constant grievance, steering one's spiritual walk onto shaky ground. In Why Can't I Make People Undersatnd?, Lisa Copen, founder of rest Ministries, provides unique insight into why people crave the understanding of those around them when they are suffering with ...more
Paperback, 142 pages
Published June 1st 2007 by Rest Ministries, Inc.
(first published July 1st 2004)
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Living and Coping with Chronic Illness or Life-Threatening Illness
Books for Lupus Patients, Their Families and Friends
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This book has changed my outlook on a lot of things. If you have a chronic illness...or know someone that does...this is a MUST read. Lisa Copen is open and honest about our emotions and how we feel about people, and the situation we are in. She also gives a biblical way of trying to correct our anger and our self-pity, and how we are called to be in ministry, even with our illnesses. The struggle that people with chronic illnesses have every day is real, but it can be turned around and used for ...more