The spiritual understanding of two foundational truths that will change your life are: First, the spiritual understanding of what it means to be "in Christ" (1 Corinthians 1:30) and secondly, "Christ in us" (Colossians 1:27). Paul was literally in travail over Christ being formed in the Galatians (Galatians 4:19). The Greek word for formed "EXPRESSES THE NECESSITY OF A CHANGE IN CHARACTER AND CONDUCT TO CORRESPOND WITH THE INWARD SPIRITUAL CONDITION," Vine's Expository Dictionary. No matter the damage, no matter the pain and hurt that someone has caused us or that we have caused others can prevent us from being conformed into His glorious image, 1 Cor. 15:9-10. If you are struggling to live the Christian life or have given up, this book is for you. The truths found in this book will literally transform your life through the Word, and will lead you to the Rock that is Higher than you Mary Sherman has served in the Christian community for 30 years and has been responsible for the founding of many ministries and outreaches. Her ministry has crossed International lines, having spearheaded a Hispanic church, ministered as an evangelist-missionary in Mexico City, served as a minister and bishop in the African American Community, in Los Angeles, as well as having worked with the African International churches and communities. In addition, she founded and pastored a church-mission for the homeless for six years, in Los Angeles, which provided the spores of her restoration ministry. Having studied and worked through her own personal recovery for over a period of 15 years, in the area of emotional pain, she wrote a six-part series on the restoration of the soul, resulting in her training and discipling pastors, teachers, counselors, and leaders. She is a gifted teacher and inspirational leader.