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Why Can't I Make People Understand?: Discovering the Validation Those with Chrinic Illness Seek and Why

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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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Kayla Schneider
Aug 07, 2011 rated it it was amazing
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
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Apr 30, 2011 rated it it was amazing
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Anyone with a chronic illness or anyone living with someone with a chronic illness should read this book! Great resource!
Cheryl  Rehaume Togashi
Sep 21, 2008 rated it it was amazing
I learned that I can educate others, but I cannot make them understand what they have been taught.
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