by Christina Enevoldsen When my daughter was eight years old, she spent the night at a friend’s house. She and her friend spent hours swimming in their community pool and Bethany came home with her face, arms and legs red
"Her book explains confusing emotions in a clear and concise way that would normally take years of painful and slow therapeutic work to unravel. Her steps are like a brightly lit path out of darkness untangling confusing emotions while leading you quickly through to self discovery and healing."
"... savoring every bit of it as it reveals more and more of the feelings I've had for a long time...The questions at the end of the chapters help me to put into words the feelings I've never been able to share with anyone."
"This is an excellent book and workbook...Difficult concepts related to healing were clearly explained. The topics and questions are comprehensive and relevant...As someone who now works with others who have been abused I use this book to assist in their healing."
Some fear inhibits my life and some fear protects it. My powerlessness as a child taught me to discount the fear that was meant to protect my life, but I obeyed the fear that inhibited my life. I passed up opportunities and experiences. I missed out on adventures and replaced adventure’s excitement with the thrill of danger. Part of healing has meant that I’ve learned to discern my fear. Now, fear doesn’t mean 'stop'; it means, 'stop and evaluate.' ”