Have you ever read a book that was actually a mirror into your soul? It's shocking to see yourself reflected in the words. That's what it was like to read The Emotionally Healthy Leader by Peter Scazzero. Then it gets worse, the author asks you to do surgery on yourself.
I read a book last month titled Simply Jesus. The last two chapters really had me thinking. One part was in the context of Jesus' return, and the prideful attitude we can have about it. What?Here's the excerpt (italics mine): "Jesus is the truly human being who will, in the end, take the properly human … Continue reading Jesus’ Return
I write a lot about boundaries. Looking through my archives, I have mentioned them about 18 times. Yet I'm still a work in progress with them, and the month I was off I was really working on them. Here's what I learned. Last year, my friend Kee let me borrow her book Boundaries. When we were … Continue reading The Struggle With Boundaries
I've been studying a book, The Outward Mindset: Seeing Beyond Ourselves, written by the same people who wrote Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting Out of the Box. That book led me to write Self-Deception and the Problems It Causes, and this one is no different. The Arbinger Institute seems to use Biblical principles, and in their models in chapter … Continue reading A Unexpected Explanation of Sanctification