Dr. Kevin Leman learned the hard way what it means to live with wisdom. As a young man he preferred to be the class clown and just barely finished high school. And after one year at college he was not asked to come back. It was when he met the woman who was to become his wife that he decided to get his act together and make an effort. It was also at this time that he remembered Proverbs 3:1-6, the passage that his mother wrote in his Bible. Those words served as a guiding force and inspiration to help Leman use his talents and become an internationally known psychologist and humorist.
In The Way of the Wise: Simple Truths for Living Well, Dr. Leman examines these verses from Proverbs to highlight 10 lessons that we can all learn and apply to live with more wisdom. His stories and insights will help you discover the life-changing impact of these six verses from King Solomon and give you hope, courage, and perspective to face whatever challenges life brings your way.
Do not forget my teaching, but keep my commands in your heart, for they will prolong your life many years and bring you prosperity. Let love and faithfulness never leave you." These and other seemingly simple lessons were hard-won for a hardheaded young man who was more "wise guy" than "wise" early in life.
Now, internationally known psychologist and New York Times bestselling author Dr. Kevin Leman shares the biblical wisdom that has shaped him into the successful, joy-filled person he is today. With his trademark wit and humorous stories from his personal life, Dr. Leman shows readers how to jump-start or revitalize their lives both spiritually and practically with words from one of the wisest men of all time. (Hint: It's not him.) Dr. Leman offers hope, courage, and a fresh perspective on living a great life, all in a compact, readable package. This lively and inspiring book makes the perfect gift for professionals, graduates, and anyone who could benefit from simple truths for living well.
Dr. Kevin Leman is an internationally known psychologist, humorist, and New York Times bestselling author of Have a New Kid by Friday. He is the author of many books, including The Birth Order Book, Making Children Mind without Losing Yours, Have a New Husband by Friday, and Have a New Teenager by Friday. He is a former consulting psychologist for Good Morning America and is a frequent guest on national media, including Fox & Friends, The Early Show, and Focus on the Family. He and his wife, Sande, live in Tucson, Arizona. They have five children and two grandchildren.
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