Why is it that some people drive you crazy and what can you do about it? Drawing on the Book of Proverbs, Silvious offers biblical wisdom that will help keep your sanity intact and bring peace to trying relationships. Discover how to confront foolish actions, adjust your own attitudes to avoid facilating difficult behavior, and more.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 240 Vendor: Random House, Inc Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 8.00 X 5.19 (inches) ISBN: 0307458482 ISBN-13: 9780307458483 Availability: In Stock
The world is filled with difficult people. It is impossible to avoid them. (You may have one, in particular, in your life right now.) In dealing with such people, we often try a number of coping strategies. Unfortunately, our best attempts at making peace often fail. This is because the difficult people in our lives are often what the Bible calls "fools." And dealing with fools requires a special kind of biblical wisdom.
You've tried everythingfrom confrontation to passivity. You've found out what doesn't work; now discover what does. Gain the tools you need to get along with others and conduct your relationships in a manner that honors Godand preserves your sanity!in Foolproofing Your Life: Wisdom for Untangling Your Most Difficult Relationships. Learn how new insights from the book of Proverbs can help you respond to those relationships that seem hard to untangle.
Jan Silvious is the co-host (with Kay Arthur) of Precept Ministries’ national radio program, “Precept Live with Kay and Jan.” She is also a counselor and popular keynote speaker at church and women’s events. Jan has authored several books, including The Five-Minute Devotional and Please Don’t Say You Need Me: Biblical Answers for Co-Dependency. She is a frequent guest host on Moody Broadcasting Network’s national programs, “Mid-Day Connection” and “Open Line.” A graduate of Radford University in Radford, Virginia, Jan today lives in TN with her husband and has three grown sons.