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Mending Broken Branches - by Elizabeth Oates (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 240

Genre: Religion + Beliefs

Sub-Genre: Christian Life

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Kregel Publications

Age Range: Adult

Author: Elizabeth Oates

Language: English

Street Date: January 9, 2018
TCIN: 78492981
UPC: 9780825444265
Item Number (DPCI): 247-03-7500
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

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Book Synopsis



How to invite God to step in and break the cycle of dysfunction

Elizabeth Oates is no stranger to a dysfunctional family. She may look like the quintessential soccer mom now, but her childhood was full of uncertainty, abandonment, and many very dark days. Without a positive role model, an emotionally stable family member, or a consistent community, she had to forge her way ahead just to survive day to day. It wasn't until she was preparing for a family of her own that she began to learn the lessons that would lead to a more hopeful future for herself, her husband, and her children.

Now she shares those lessons with other women struggling to create healthy families despite their own unhealthy family foundations. Through introspective and probing questions, Mending Broken Branches guides the reader to accept her past, understand her present, and find a vision for her future. The interactive design includes space to work through the journaling prompts provided, as well as extra-wide margins for notes of reflection while reading.

With the gentle voice of a trusted mentor, Elizabeth encourages and equips women to cultivate strong, flourishing, God-honoring lives, and to break the cycle of dysfunction.



Review Quotes




"Elizabeth has written an engaging, practical book that connects us to the grace and power of God and walks us through the journey of personal restoration and mending our family tree."-- (11/16/2017)

"I love how honest and raw Elizabeth is in Mending Broken Branches. She writes like she lives - focused and intentional. Elizabeth has done an amazing job of looking back over her shoulder to deal with the brokenness of her past yet fixating on what lies ahead. In her challenging words she offers great hope for rooting deeply in Christ--the only one who mends the soul."-- (11/19/2017)

"Laced with pearls of wisdom born of experience and with practical tools to help others overcome, Mending Broken Branches is a timely gift to those longing for wholeness. Elizabeth Oates mines God's Word to bring hope, help, and healing to both individuals and families. Thank you, Elizabeth, for sharing your story and your passion for redemption."-- (11/19/2017)
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