Shame is a lie that whispers, You're not good enough. With humor, biblical wisdom, and practical guidance, pastor Alan Wright invites you to get grounded in God's grace. It's the only way to banish your feelings of shame and start enjoying the life you struggle so hard for, but never seem to attain.
Hope for the Restless, Hurting Heart
"Shame on you." Weve all heard those words and felt the sting in our souls. We might try hard to earn love and acceptance for a while, but eventually we find ourselves exhausted, anxious, despaired. Shame can motivate us to try harder but it never sets us free. It is, in short, a lie that steals real peace and hides true joy. Now Alan D. Wright shares in a refreshing new way how to let the grace and power of Jesus Christ transform you and unlock the key to an entirely new way of living and loving. While he experienced this liberation for himself, as a pastor he has also guided countless others to the same place of freedom. Heres how to give up your tireless quest for the approval of others, find rest in Gods love, and turn the exhortation upside down: where the shame comes off you…for good!
They Say Success Is Sweet…
Too Bad You Dont Enjoy It.
You could be relishing your accomplishments. Instead, are you plagued with:
Feeling like the pressures always on?
Wishing it didnt matter so much what others think of you?
The same reoccurring sins or addictions?
Regret for criticizing those you love?
Then its time to overthrow the tyrant within. Its a lie called shame that whispers, Youre not good enough.
With a brilliant combination of humor, biblical wisdom, and practical guidance, pastor Alan Wright invites you to get grounded in Gods grace. Its the only Truth powerful enough to banish the lie. And its the only way you can receive the life you struggle so hard for, but never attain. A place of contentment and love is waiting for youif you dare accept the gift.
Dont wait. Get the shame off youfor good!
Story Behind the Book
"When I was in the fourth grade, we had a family meeting at which my dad announced that he wouldnt be living at home anymore. Thus ended my happy world. I launched into a life of superlative success. But my secret master motivation was not joy, but fear. Some years ago I began a ruthless self inventory that uncovered the various manifestations of shame in my life. I found that it was not as powerful as I once thought and that I could change by the healing grace of Jesus Christ. Over the years, I developed a passion for telling people how they could release their shame to Christ and be healed by His love and grace." Alan D. Wright
From the Trade Paperback edition.