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Title:
Arise from darkness : when life doesn't make sense
Author:
Groeschel, Benedict J.
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Publication Information:
San Francisco : Ignatius Press, [1995]

©1995
Physical Description:
184 pages ; 21 cm
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780898705256
Format :
Book

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Central Library BV4905.2 .G76 1995 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

Summary

Well-known author, psychologist and priest Fr. Benedict Groeschel draws on his own years of personal experiences in dealing with people's problems, tragedies and darkness as he offers help and guidance for any Christian troubled or burdened by life. If you are struggling with fear, anxiety, grief, loss of loved ones, hurt, anger or anything that makes life difficult or the road through it dark, then this book was written for you. Fr. Benedict offers practical suggestions on how to keep going and even grow with the help of God's grace, even when this help seems remote. The Christian response to the problem of evil and suffering began with the cross of Christ. Our answer is inseparable from the cross-from Jesus' own encounter with evil and his triumph over it. In this light, Fr. Benedict recalls some of our most frequently encountered sorrows and griefs: the failure of friends, financial and personal insecurity, the failure of some in the Church, our own inconsistent behaviors and weaknesses, and the death of loved ones. As we examine these painful experiences, he shows that we can find solutions in the Gospel and in the lives of saints, heroes, and very brave ordinary people.


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