Lord, I Just Want to Be Happy
Counselor and author Leslie Vernick has discovered that many people pray, "Lord, I just want to be happy!" With candor, Leslie reveals that readers don't need new circumstances but a new perspective to discover true happiness. With biblical insight,...
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Counselor and author Leslie Vernick has discovered that many people pray, "Lord, I just want to be happy!" With candor, Leslie reveals that readers don't need new circumstances but a new perspective to discover true happiness. With biblical insight, Leslie guides readers to take simple steps as they...
recognize and change habits that, day by day, keep them from experiencing happiness make good choices and learn from mistakes without beating themselves up develop the skills that enable them to let go of negative and painful emotions more quickly transform difficult circumstances so they can live with gratitude, joy, and purpose
Application questions help readers work godly thinking, as well as healthy skills and habits, into their lives and hearts. They'll discover that, even if nothing changes in their circumstances, their inner chains can be broken and they can go free...into a new path of real hope and happiness.
^^make good choices and learn from bad mistakes ^rely on God's wisdom to break unhealthy patterns and create healthy habits ^embrace godly personal attributes when building relationships ^turn hungers and wants toward a longing for hope and righteousness ^view discipline and dependence on God as ways to happiness ^Leslie provides relevant and applicable ideas to help readers explore why they are unhappy, God's plan for their wellbeing, and how to practice happiness in daily life.
Leslie Vernick is a licensed clinical social worker who has her own private counseling practice and more than twenty years of experience counseling individuals and families from a biblical world view. She is a popular speaker for women's groups, couple's retreats, and professional seminars, and the author of How to Act Right When Your Spouse Acts Wrong and How to Live Right When Your Life Goes Wrong.