Item description for From Faking It to Finding Grace: Discovering God Again When Your Faith Runs Dry by Connie Cavanaugh...
Overview Almost nobody ever admits to going through doubt or spiritual dryness right now. But the truth is, nearly every believer experiences this. Now-in a book endorsed by Richard Blackaby-Connie Cavanaugh, featured columnist for HomeLife magazine, breaks the silence. Because she speaks out of her own ten-year struggle, readers can trust her to lead the way on a step-by-step path out of the wilderness as she speaks honestly to them: "You may feel disconnected, but you're not alone." "Look ahead instead of back." "Get ready to listen to the Father who's always loved you." Readers will find new hope as they move from faking it to finding grace from the God who was there all along.
Almost nobody ever admits to going through doubt or spiritual dryness "right now." But the truth is, nearly every believer experiences this.
Now--in a book endorsed by Richard Blackaby--Connie Cavanaugh, featured columnist for "HomeLife" magazine, breaks the silence. Because she speaks out of her own ten-year struggle, readers can trust her to lead the way on a step-by-step path out of the wilderness as she speaks honestly to them: "You may feel disconnected, but you're not alone.""Look ahead instead of back.""Get ready to listen to the Father who's always loved you."
Readers will find new hope as they move from faking it to finding grace from the God who was there all along.
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Studio: Harvest House Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.48" Width: 5.54" Height: 0.53" Weight: 0.64 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 2005
Publisher Harvest House Publishers
ISBN 0736915281 ISBN13 9780736915281
Availability 139 units. Availability accurate as of May 25, 2017 04:23.
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More About Connie Cavanaugh
Connie Cavanaugh, the author of "From Faking It to Finding Grace, " speaks at conferences, seminars, and retreats all over North America and beyond. She lives in Alberta, Canada, with her husband, Gerry Taillon. www.conniecavanaugh.com
Reviews - What do customers think about From Faking It to Finding Grace: Discovering God Again When Your Faith Runs Dry?
What a relevant and real book Aug 25, 2006
I actually picked this book up at a trade show, hoping to make the time go by while I waited for an interview. I was drawn in from the first paragraph. Before long I had read the first few chapters.
This book shares Connie Cavanaugh's personal story of trying to fake her feelings during the dry times in her faith, only to discover that grace meant she didn't have to pretend. God's not afraid of honesty. Maybe others are. Maybe we are afraid to be real with ourselves, but finding grace means that we drop the facade and let God walk with us during the good and difficult seasons.
Very honest, helpful, and relevant resource.
T. Suzanne Eller, author and speaker
Be Encouraged! Sep 4, 2005
Everyone, at different times during their lives, will most likely experience a feeling of separation from God. But author Connie Cavanaugh believes that if we walk away from God, we'll never find the joy and peace we could have if we are honest with ourselves and listen to Him. Cavanaugh insists that if we do this, we will lose the wilderness wanderer that we've become and be filled with faith and God's grace.
Through personal stories (that we will all be able to relate to); an examination of the patterns that emerge in wanderers (people whose faith wavers); and the different ways we can reignite our faith, we learn that the journey back to God is often one where we 'fake it' until we make our way home.
Cavanaugh's discussion of surrender is an important wake-up call. Breaking the conspiracy of silence and taking off our masks is also a simple and logical way of making our way back to God.
There is only one me and one you and we are each unique beings that are loved unconditionally by God. How's that for a comforting thought that offers security for eternity. We need to move on with trust; trust in a God who will never forsake us.
Cavanaugh's book is a wonderful read for those who are experiencing the wasteland of doubt. Read it with an open heart and open mind and allow God to work his wonders with and through you.
Armchair Interviews says: Read From Faking it to Finding Grace and be encouraged.