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Dr. Smiley is the author of Runaway Lives: Overcoming Emotional Undercurrents. This powerful book is a must read for any person dealing with issues of self-worth, relationships and finding purpose in life.
Overcoming Emotional Undercurrents speaks to undercurrents which lead to emotional, evenphysical breakdowns – selfishness, worry, fear, envy, negativity,indecision, discontentment, impatience, temptation and busyness. Runaway Lives is a great small group or cell group study resource.
The topics covered by Runaway Lives will challenge your daily living and help you avoid a runaway life by identifying emotional undercurrents such as:
Chapter 1: Don’t open your umbrella until it starts raining
Worry can cause insomnia, fatigue and assorted ailments. Often, we worry unnecessarily over stuff that never happens.
Chapter7: When you are green with envy,you are ripe for trouble
Jealousy is an ugly word with overtones of selfishness, suspicion or distrust. Mistakenly called a “competitive spirit"? the Bible says it is much more harmful.
Chapter 8: The “I"? Infection
Unselfish living is a powerful tool a tour disposal. Open your hand and start giving. Open your heart and start living.
Chapter 11: Hurting on the Inside
Perhaps the most severe agony you may ever experience comes from what you cannot see – the hidden hurts caused by deep, distressing memories.Focus on the Healer, not the hurt. Allow God to settle the score. Take six steps to resolution.
Chapter 16: Nothing Jazzy about the Blues
Depression is a scourge originating in biological, psychological or genetic factors. Four simple renewals can help you lift your spirits.
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