Moving from Brokenness to Blessedness contains a message for everyone. As evidenced by the different scenarios of brokenness portrayed within the pages, we also experience brokenness in different ways; but despite the plight of brokenness that might encumber us at any given point in time, we are reminded that God is sovereign over every life situation and has a unique prescription for what ails us.
In finding this book, the reader has found a precious gem that will inspire them to recalibrate their perspective on life and look out on the world with new eyes of faith as they recognize the divine within themselves. Despite the forces that that conspire to deny us our divine birthright of abundant life, we could avail ourselves to a transcendent power that could transformation of our circumstances and move us from a place of brokenness to a place of blessedness.
Leary E. Bonnett is an ordained minister. He earned a bachelor of arts degree in economics from Queens College of the City University of New York; a master’s degree in human resources from Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri; a master’s degree in divinity from New York Theological Seminary; and a doctor of ministry degree from United Theological Seminary, Dayton, Ohio. He completed studies in clinical pastoral education (CPE) with the Catholic Archdiocese of New York. Dr. Bonnett taught as an adjunct professor at New York Theological Seminary in the school’s certificate program. He is an honorably discharged veteran of the United Sates Army, serving two years as a medical corpsman and nine years as a commissioned officer in the US Army Medical Service Corps. He separated from the armed services with the rank of major. Dr. Bonnett is a possibility person that inspires people to live at the highest level of their God-given potential. He loves the great outdoors and completed a seven-day climb to the 19,431-foot summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, East Africa, on August 12, 2015.
Why do bad things happen if God is so good? The answer is within these pages.
Even When Bad Things Happen, God Is Good addresses the age-old philosophical question: Why is there tribulation in the world if God is good?
Along with other classics addressing this perplexing question such as The Problem of Pain by C.S. Lewis and The Wounded Healer by Henri Nouwen, Dr. Leary E. Bonnett sensitively explores this very common question with the skill and spiritual experience of a person deeply committed to helping you learn to trust God in every circumstance.
Reshaping the way you think, act, and react to problems impacting your life empowers you to be in control—under God’s grace and mercy. Everyone experiences adversity at some time along life’s journey, but when you have concrete steps showing you how to partner with God, you can unshackle yourself from the throes of troubles.
You will be inspired to live a more meaningful life, in thought and deed, and make God a personal reality in your life—starting today!
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