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In Moving Forward Everett L Worthington offers wisdom imbued with God s grace Worthington explores the tragedy of his mother s murder and brother s subsequent suicide with the aching beauty of one who has faced suffering, doubt, pain, and self loathing in the midst of the unquenchable grace of God Through the tragedies of both of these events, Worthington developed a sense of guilt due to the fact that he was not there for his brother He discovered a need to forgive himself for his felt re In Moving Forward Everett L Worthington offers wisdom imbued with God s grace Worthington explores the tragedy of his mother s murder and brother s subsequent suicide with the aching beauty of one who has faced suffering, doubt, pain, and self loathing in the midst of the unquenchable grace of God Through the tragedies of both of these events, Worthington developed a sense of guilt due to the fact that he was not there for his brother He discovered a need to forgive himself for his felt responsibility in his brother s suicide In exploring this, Worthington develops six steps toward self forgivness 1 Receive God s forgiveness 2 Repair Relationships 3 Rethink the Message You Send Yourself 4 REACH Emotional Self Forgiveness 5 Rebuild Self Acceptance and 6 Resolve to Live Virtuously In exploring these six steps, Worthington takes the reader through a necessary component of life Many of us have left over guilt from one event or another in our lives Many of us sit and dwell on past wrongs we have caused to others, these six steps can be very helpful in delivering us and guiding us toward being the people of grace that God has created us to be From a pastoral perspective, I find many aspects of this book applicable to ministry and how I not only forgive myself, but assist others in this daunting task The concluding step Resolve to Live Virtuously is particularly important as Christians seek to reach the life toward which we are called While we are not saved or forgiven by our own actions, we are brought closer to holiness as we seek to live virtuously in reflection of our Lord This is a great place to conclude whenever we approach the topic of forgiveness and the need to be Christlike in our attitudes and actions I received this book as part of the Blogging for Books program from Multonomah Publishers Not a bad guide to dealing with self forgiveness The book relies heavily on references to the Bible so it is not for thesecular reader. Guilt stifles and imprisons it s victims Guilt stops individuals from reaching their goals as they wade in self loathing Guilt destroys all self worth and can even lead to deep depression, a nervous breakdown, addictions and even suicide For myself, guilt was the most debilitating force I experienced in my life which attributed to my becoming a housebound agoraphobic Clinical Psychologist Everett L Worthington Jr describes the beauty of the Gospel and Christ s death on the cross which fre Guilt stifles and imprisons it s victims Guilt stops individuals from reaching their goals as they wade in self loathing Guilt destroys all self worth and can even lead to deep depression, a nervous breakdown, addictions and even suicide For myself, guilt was the most debilitating force I experienced in my life which attributed to my becoming a housebound agoraphobic Clinical Psychologist Everett L Worthington Jr describes the beauty of the Gospel and Christ s death on the cross which frees us of the bondage of guilt His book is a God Send for all those afflicted with doubts about forgiveness Moving Forward Six Steps to Forgiving Yourself and Breaking Free from the Past examines the difference between real and unwarranted guilt those things we have no control over but blame ourselves He presents the reader with a path to stop beating themselves up over the past Using Scripture as his basis, he sites examples of other individuals who have benefited by his tools Although this excellent book was not available when I was younger, I was able to obtain a stellar psychologist who helped me through my dark period and I successfully overcame my depression and agoraphobia It s important for the reader to realize we all make mistakes and none of us are worthy of redemption but because of God s love, we are saved through his Son Guilt was meant to remind us to remain humble and if we fall that we ask for forgiveness and to go on and not repeat the same mistakes Dr Washington skillfully guides the reader to reach self forgiveness and once this door is open, you will be able to accept the loving forgiveness of God Your burdens will be lifted and finally you will be able to lovefreely with your new self acceptance It s time to move on and enjoy life as God wants you to This book is essential for a healthy self esteem I am grateful for Waterbrook Multnomah for the opportunity of reading this in advance I highly recommend This is a thought provoking book A nice mix between story and self help There are many great points to help you in your journey to self forgiveness His 5 steps are not unachievable but it it s a process Two points that really hit me and are different from many other self help books are 1 Give yourself the same altruistic gift you would give other people understanding and forgiveness.2 Commit to the emotional self forgiveness that you experience in order toHold on to self forgiveness of This is a thought provoking book A nice mix between story and self help There are many great points to help you in your journey to self forgiveness His 5 steps are not unachievable but it it s a process Two points that really hit me and are different from many other self help books are 1 Give yourself the same altruistic gift you would give other people understanding and forgiveness.2 Commit to the emotional self forgiveness that you experience in order toHold on to self forgiveness of you ever soft that you have forgiven yourself.Forgiveness and self forgiveness are not one time actions You have to constantly re forgive because Satan likes to mess with our mind God gives us the power to cast him away In Moving Forward Everett L Worthington Jr has published a compelling book of forgiveness the first chapter opened with the story of his brother witnessing the aftermath of his mother s murder His brother committed suicide after a long bout with depression, and Everett wrote about the impact those actions made on his psyche Since he is a Christian psychiatrist, he struggled for years with guilt over not being able to help his brother.Everett uses many Biblical principles, but he admits In Moving Forward Everett L Worthington Jr has published a compelling book of forgiveness the first chapter opened with the story of his brother witnessing the aftermath of his mother s murder His brother committed suicide after a long bout with depression, and Everett wrote about the impact those actions made on his psyche Since he is a Christian psychiatrist, he struggled for years with guilt over not being able to help his brother.Everett uses many Biblical principles, but he admits that self love, self acceptance, and self forgiveness are never mentioned in the Bible He also uses research by other psychiatrists to emphasize his points Everett has six steps to self forgiveness Receive God s forgiveness Repair Relationships Rethink ruminations REACH emotional self forgiveness Rebuild self acceptance Resolve to live virtuouslyThis is a very easy to read, practical book I do recommend reading it for someone who is struggling with overcoming negative thoughts Inner thoughts become attitudes and actions My only reservation is the extra Biblical ideas that sound good but may be in error Everett has a nice writing style other information and resources can be found at www.forgiveself.com reviewed by M.Reynolds DISCLOSURE A complimentary copy was provided by Blogging for Books on behalf of the publisher and author for the purpose of our honest review No compensation was received for this review Opinions expressed are solely those of the reviewer It s a basic self help book It is not written for atheists. A great read for anyone who suffers from the crippling shame and guilt of their faults and mistakes that prevents them from moving forward The author specializes in psychological research on self forgiveness and self acceptance which he includes in the book He also includes his testimony on dealing with shame after the death of his brother There is a lot of heavy and complex ideas discussed in this book but he makes his 6 steps to self forgiveness very simple and understandable to anyone Thi A great read for anyone who suffers from the crippling shame and guilt of their faults and mistakes that prevents them from moving forward The author specializes in psychological research on self forgiveness and self acceptance which he includes in the book He also includes his testimony on dealing with shame after the death of his brother There is a lot of heavy and complex ideas discussed in this book but he makes his 6 steps to self forgiveness very simple and understandable to anyone This book has a spiritual aspect but since I am a Christian I find that it makes it an evencomplete approach to self forgiveness It s hard to find good self help books within the Christian market because they only use the Bible as the guide I don t have a problem with the Bible it s just that when discussing psychological issues it s best to have a psychologist or research included in these conversations I have been looking for practical steps to forgive others and forgive myself This book was an answer to my prayers after I randomly picked it up at my local library I recommend you read it if you have been struggling with guilt, shame, self forgiveness and self acceptance ^FREE DOWNLOAD ⇶ Moving Forward: Six Steps to Forgiving Yourself and Breaking Free from the Past ⇷ I can never forgive myself, she said Every time I think about it, I get sick to my stomach I knew that feeling I had felt it due to my own failures and shortcomings I also knew I could help her, because I know that sometimes the hardest person to forgive is yourself The partial truth about us is hard to accept We hurt those we love We fail to step in when others need us most We do wrong and we need forgiveness From others and from God, but also from ourselves But the full truth about us is liberating and freeing while we are deeply flawed than we can imagine, we also are far valuable and cherished than we can comprehend To reach the place of self forgiveness, we must embrace this truth The gift of God s acceptance frees us from self blame, guilt, and shame In this practical, inspiring book, Dr Everett Worthington identifies six steps to forgiving yourself Receive God s forgiveness Repair relationships Rethink ruminations REACH emotional self forgiveness Rebuild self acceptance Resolve to live virtuously Weaving his own story of struggling with his brother s suicide and his overwhelming feelings of regret, together with psychological insight, scientific research, and biblical truth, Dr Worthington opens a clear path to freedom from self condemnation to self acceptance and most importantly, to the full life that Christ promises