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Healing from Despair

Choosing Wholeness in a Broken World
  • By Rabbi Elie Kaplan Spitz
  • By Erica Shapiro Taylor
  • By Abraham J., MD Twerski
Are you: Feeling anxious? Feeling depressed because of

the loss of health, a relationship or a job? Grieving the

loss of a loved one? Grieving loss by a suicide? Feeling

hopeless? Concerned about a friend who has suicidal


This wise and helpful resource explores the nature

of personal suffering and brokenness and the potential

for personal crisis as a source of strength and

renewal instead of despair and death. Examining the

personal journeys of biblical and historical figures

such as Moses, Maimonides, Abraham Lincoln and

Martin Buberas well as the author's own personal

experience with despairit looks at brokenness as an

inescapable element of the human condition. It traces

the path of suffering from despair to depression to

desperation to the turning pointhealingwhen

firsthand knowledge of suffering can be transformed

into blessing.

Whether you have encountered despair and

depression personallythrough illness, loss, trauma or

betrayalor you know someone who is struggling with

brokenness, this book will provide an informative, safe

and comforting look at the nature of despair and the

ways you can overcome it.

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  • Additional Details
    • SKU: 9781580234368
    • Manufacturer: Jewish Lights Pub
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9781580234368
    • Publication Date: 09/01/2010
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Rabbi Elie Kaplan Spitz
    • Author: Erica Shapiro Taylor
    • Page Count: 208
    • Weight: 0.52 pounds
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