Wednesday, December 03, 2014

That huge self-help section in the bookstore

And because we’re all too aware that our self needs help, we jump on this misery merry-go-round and buy book after book, hoping for better results. We know something is wrong. We even know what we want to change. Our diagnosis is spot-on, but no medication seems to do the trick.

So if you picked up this book because you are trying to help yourself make some significant changes, I want to tell you up front that this isn’t the book for you. If self could help, then we would all have been fixed a long time ago.

Let me be clear: AHA is not a self-help process. This is the antithesis of a self-help book. What Bizarro is to Superman, this book is to the self-help genre. This journey begins by rejecting self’s offer to help.—AHA Student Edition electronic edition

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Refreshing, isn't it? We all want to change ourselves, but we end up falling short. This book realigns our focus—putting it on Christ, where it should be in the first place! Let's see how this develops...
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