Beyond Loneliness Author:Wakin, Edward & Cooney, Rev. Sean K. PhG Loneliness, which is as common as the common cold, challenges all of us to look beyond its pain, and see how it affects our lives and those around us. We can learn from loneliness. We can grow from the experience of it. We can become stronger. — But first we must confront our onw loneliness and then examine the different faces of loneliness. ... more »That's what the authors do in this lively and forthright treatment of a taboo topic. They go furher. They don't examine loneliness as an isolated experience. They place it within the context of living fully as a Christian. Their approach is distinctive and rewarding, inspirational and practical.
The authors show how to face loneliness and to learn important things about ourselves, by understanding how loneliness affects us personally. They identify ways in which we can respond to loneliness positively and make it a part of feeling, responding, and growing as Christians.
The approach is vivid and original. The result is a unique guide that will help everyone deal with loneliness and assist those who want to help the lonely.
Out of this realistic treatment of a difficult topic comes a postive message: we can reach beyond loneliness to a fuller life of faith and hope. This books shows us how.« less