Item description for How Can I Help? by Lynda D. Elliott...
Our instinct is to rally to the aid of someone in need, but we are often stopped by the reality of our own inabilities and fears. We may back away because of two important questions: Will I know what to say or do? and How can I actually help? Lynda Elliott teaches readers how to help others when the inevitable flashpoints explode in their lives-and how to do it without catching the emotional shrapnel. How can we help people through the crises of life without getting hurt ourselves? From her years as a social worker, Elliott teaches two absolutes: First, what readers need to know about helping people who are angry, depressed, fearful, grieving, betrayed, tempted, guilty, abused, bitter, sick, discouraged, or simply stuck somehow in life; and second, how readers can take care of themselves while helping others through some of life's toughest times. How Can I Help? encourages counselors, church leaders, and anyone with a hurting neighbor or friend. Its thought-provoking questions and recommended Scriptures for additional study make it an ideal resource for individuals and small groups.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 5.56" Height: 0.58" Weight: 0.66 lbs.
Release Date Feb 28, 2003
ISBN 0800793153 ISBN13 9780800793159
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More About Lynda D. Elliott
Lynda D. Elliott, a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors, has been helping people for more than twenty-five years. The author of several books, including An Invitation to Healing, she has been an adjunct professor for Trinity College and Seminary and teaches nationally and internationally. A personal life coach living in Little Rock, Arkansas, Lynda is a frequent conference speaker who also provides seminars for lay counselors and church leaders.
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Stumbled onto a gold mine Jul 3, 2008
I found this book in a discount store, and now am ordering copies to give to friends. I have not found a more practical, usable, encouraging book of this type. The material is presented very clearly and leaves you feeling that you CAN help. Easy to read, well-written, easy to use as a reference. The product review of content is accurate--it is as good as it sounds.