Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Weekly Wednesday Review - Perfect Lies
Perfect Lies: Overcoming Nine Hidden Beliefs That Stand between You and a Healthy, Joy-Filled Life is a book written by Jennifer Crow. To the outside world, Jennifer seemed to have a perfect life but she began having health problems and became depressed. Jennifer realized that she had been accepting the devil's "perfect lies" and it was affecting her mind and body. Some of the lies she believed: I am unlovable, I am worthless, and I am unacceptable. She eventually found a (non-Christian) counselor that helped her to combine meditative prayer with the truths she knew about God. As Jennifer got her health back, she wanted to share the practical techniques she learned with others so they could lead a healthy and joy-filled life. Each chapter of the book identifies each lie, then takes the reader through something called a picture prayer exercise. The end of each chapter also provides statements and scriptures to ponder. I'm not sure how effective the picture prayer exercises are (I didn't try them), but I would recommend this book to anyone that wants to try a different technique to stop feeling unworthy and start feeling joy in their life.
I received this book from Tyndale House Publishers in exchange for an honest review. All opinions expressed are my own.