Acceptance Therapy

Acceptance Therapy

by Lisa O Engelhardt, R. W. Alley

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Overview

For those who have trouble letting go, for those who struggle to reconcile themselves to life’s brokeness, here is a delightful, inspiring, liberating guide to spiritual and psychological wellness and serenity!



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781497688261
Publisher: Abbey Press
Publication date: 09/09/2014
Series: Elf-help
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 80
Sales rank: 993,301
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Lisa O. Engelhardt is the editorial director for Abbey Press and a freelance greeting card and giftware writer. The author of 13 children’s and gift books, she specializes in inspirational and religious writing. She loves reading novels, taking walks, and being in water. She is endlessly inspired by children and nature.
 
R. W. Alley is the illustrator for the popular Abbey Press adult series of Elf-help books, as well as an illustrator and writer of children’s books. He lives in Barrington, Rhode Island, with his wife, daughter, and son. See a wide variety of his works at: www.rwalley.com.

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Acceptance Therapy


By Lisa O. Engelhardt, R. W. Alley

Abbey Press

Copyright © 1992 Lisa O. Engelhardt
All rights reserved.
ISBN: 978-1-4976-8826-1


CHAPTER 1

1.

Acceptance doesn't mean giving in or giving up; it means giving all—your hopes, sorrows, worries—God.


2.

Stop living in a past that is gone and a tomorrow that is yet to come. Life is only this place, this time, this breath—right now.


3.

An attitude of acceptance is a constant prayer. Turn your life over to God with every beat of your heart.


4.

Acceptance is the only real source of serenity. You can live with your brokenness and in spite of it.


5.

You may not be able to do anything about a problem today. When that happens, accept it and forget it.


6.

When you have done the best you can, let go. Leave the rest to the One whose love and wisdom envelop everything you do.


7.

Accept yourself. Your Maker took delight in the mere idea of you before you even existed.


8.

You are constantly becoming. Honor all that you have been, all that you are, all that you will be.


(Continues...)

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