For I have derived much joy and comfort from your love, my brother, because the hearts of the saints have been refreshed through you.Philemon 1:7
It is refreshing to have someone around who is a joy and can put a positive spin on everything. As someone once said, — Comedy is acting out optimism.~ Pastor Bob Barnett
The Cure for Soul Fatigueby Karl Haffner
Soul fatigue creates people who are always running, always behind, wishy-washy, superficial, disconnected from God, and too tired to care. We live in a world that pushes people into this way of life that does not make sense. This was never God’s design for his kids. There is better way to do life. Pastor and author Karl Haffner has found that better way. With lots of laugh therapy along the way, and mega-doses of wisdom, Pastor Karl exposes the root causes of soul fatigue and prescribes the Biblical cures to remedy them.
Friends to the Endby Bradley Trevor Greive
What makes friends so special? What does our choice of friends say about us? What sparks the best friendships and keeps them burning? In Friends to the End: The True Value of Friendship, BTG uses his trademark witty narrative illustrated with irresistible animal photos to explore the daily magic we experience through our friends. Best described as a cross between his famously successful Dear Mom and The Blue Day Book, Friends to the End examines themes such as why we can’t live without friends, how great friendships grow from humble beginnings, how to identify different types of friendship, what to do when good friends turn bad, and why it’s all so worthwhile.
When I Relax I Feel Guiltyby Tim Hansel
In our no-fun, all-work, too-intensive world of demands and deadlines, Tim Hansel’s WHEN I RELAX I FEEL GUILTY is required reading. To all who find themselves caught in a hurry-worry sin-drome. This book is recommended by Chuck Swindoll; he suggests that you take your time and read it slowly, to tell yourself the truth. Allow the words in this book to break the spell of monotonous and mediocre existence. Who knows? You may get so relaxed you’ll have to cancel your plans for a nervous breakdown!
Hope for the Troubled Heartby Billy Graham
Filled with unforgettable stories of real-life people and irrefutable lessons of biblical wisdom, Hope for the Troubled Heart inspires and encourages you with God’s healing and strengthening truths. It shows you how to cope when your heart is breaking, how to pray through your pain, how to avoid the dark pit of resentment and bitterness, and how to be a comforter to others who hurt. You’ll be reminded that “before we can grasp any meaning from suffering we must rest in God’s unfailing love.” And you’ll find the “joy to be discovered in the midst of suffering.”