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Life Lines : Holding On (and Letting Go) - Forrest Church

Life Lines

Holding On (and Letting Go)

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Published: 17th September 1997
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In this eloquent, personal, hopeful book, popular writer and minister Forrest Church explores the lifelines that can sustain us in times of trouble: deeper connections to neighbor and stranger, a better understanding of human limits, a larger view of our place in the universe.
"Excellent, truly excellent "
--M. Scott Peck "Wise and wonderful. With great courage and compassion, Forrest Church helps us face the core issues of human existence: being alive and having to die."
--Sylvia Ann Hewlett, author of When the Bough Breaks: The Cost of Neglecting Our Childr en "With wisdom from Ecclesiastes guiding the contemporary wisdom of one of our nation's leading pastors, Life Lines offers good counsel, comfort, and insight for today's dilemmas. Forrest Church takes on the toughest issues--love, death, guilt, and forgiveness--and comes up with practical, usable advice."
--Dan Wakefield, author of Expect a Miracle "At once insightful, provocative and comforting."
--Rabbi Michael Lerner, author of The Politics of Meaning

Excellent, truly excellent! -M. Scott Peck "The minister of a famous Unitarian church, himself the son of a notable patriot and lawmaker, demonstrates, with frequent and grateful reference to Scripture, spiritual strength based on experience and reason, and especially in times of sorrow." -Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

"With wisdom from Ecclesiastes guiding the contemporary wisdom of one of our nation's leading pastors, Life Lines offers good counsel, comfort, and insight for today's dilemmas. Forrest Church takes on the toughest issues-love, death, guilt, and forgiveness-and comes up with practical, usable advice." -Dan Wakefield, author of Creating from the Spirit

"A wise and wonderful book. With great courage and compassion, Forrest Church helps us face the core issues of human existence: being alive and having to die." -Sylvia Ann Hewlett, author of When the Bough Breaks: The Cost of Neglecting Our Children

'Wise and wonderful. With great courage and compassion, Forrest Church helps us face the core issues of human existence: being alive and having to die.' --Sylvia Ann Hewlett, author of When the Bough Breaks: The Cost of Neglecting Our Childr en

'With wisdom from Ecclesiastes guiding the contemporary wisdom of one of our nation's leading pastors, Life Lines offers good counsel, comfort, and insight for today's dilemmas. Forrest Church takes on the toughest issues--love, death, guilt, and forgiveness--and comes up with practical, usable advice.' --Dan Wakefield, author of Expect a Miracle

'At once insightful, provocative and comforting.' --Rabbi Michael Lerner, author of The Politics of Meaning

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Love and Death: Lifelines to the Heartp. 1
Original Guilt: Lifelines to Self-Acceptance and Forgivenessp. 55
Compassion and Humility: Lifelines to God and Our Neighborsp. 103
In the Middle of the Story: Lifelines to Hopep. 147
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ISBN: 9780807027233
ISBN-10: 0807027235
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 190
Published: 17th September 1997
Publisher: Beacon Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 19.68 x 14.61  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.2
Edition Type: New edition