Your Pain is Changing You does not attempt to answer the question of why we suffer but rather how to persevere. This narrative format will grab you and lead you to a deeper understanding of your own pain. Through gripping real-life stories of others' personal journeys through suffering, you'll find empowerment to take charge of your response and experience a dramatic change in the quality of your life and the lives of those you love. Softcover.
Pain will change you more profoundly than success or good fortune. You can experience power in the midst of lifes pain. All of us suffer. Yet, this sufferingit shakes up our expectation, guts our goal, plunders our priority, devastates our dream, and votes no to what we may value the mostshifts our perspective and opens our hearts to the power to choose. How will we respond to suffering? In our response lies our opportunity to be at our most powerful, to allow our pain to change us in remarkably fruitful ways. Your Pain Is Changing You does not attempt to answer the question of why we suffer but rather provides the how to persevere. David Crosbys true-life stories lead readers deep into suffering and deeper into their own theological perspective. In reading about the suffering of others, men and women will soon find their interest in the stories has led them to empowering God-based truths. Truths that enable them to take charge of their response to pain, dramatically change their quality of life, as well as positively impact those around them. We cannot choose whether sorrow will interrupt us. We can choose our response, our character, and share that victory with others.
As interesting as his writing, compassionate pastor and former reporter David Crosby has walked with many individuals through their pain, including one of the nations most horrific natural disasters. As pastor of First Baptist Church New Orleans, he was there for the Hurricane Katrina aftermath. More recently, he endured the suffering associated with a life-threatening ordeal impacting his grandson and the roller-coaster ride the family took until he recovered. David is active in community and denominational affairs, and has received many rewards and recognition for his civic involvement. He and high school sweetheart, Janet Rose Crosby, live in Louisiana and have three children and eight grandchildren.