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Last Addiction Own Your Desire, Live Beyond Recovery, Find Lasting Freedom

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ISBN-10: 0877882037

ISBN-13: 9780877882039

Edition: 2008

Authors: Sharon Hersh

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In an age of tell-all addiction memoirs and reality television programs, we gulp down the stories of others in the hope that we, too, can be overcomers-even as we continue to love a person, substance, activity, or ideology too much. As Sharon Hersh writes, "We all suffer from the same condition." In "The Last Addiction, "she explores "why "we are prone to addiction-to make one thing in our lives more central than it should be-and how we can break free of our compulsions. This is not a book of "self-help" answers or "how-to" steps. It is a book about falling down and getting up again, about realizing that we need more than ourselves to be saved. The truth is, we're not as bad as we think…    
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: The Crown Publishing Group
Publication date: 2/19/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Jean E. Syswerda is a former editor and associate publisher for Zondervan Bibles. She helped produce such bestselling Bibles as the NIV Women's Devotional Bible. General editor of the Women of Faith Study Bible and A Mom's Ordinary Day Bible Study Series, she is the author of the Women's Devotional Guide to the Bible and coauthor of the bestselling Read With Me Bible. Jean and her husband, John, have three children and six grandchildren. They live in Allendale, Michigan.Sharon A. Hersh M.A., LPC is a licensed professional counselor, speaker, and author. She has written several books, including the popular Bravehearts: Unlocking the Courage to Love with Abandon. She has written four books in…    

Introduction: The Gifts of Addiction
The Lies We Tell About Addiction
The Evidence of Addiction: A Million Little Pieces
The Gift of Getting Caught
The Energy and Experience of Addiction
The Gift of Surrender
True Stories of Redemption
My Story: Wine and Other Spirits
David's Story: Sex Appeal
Anita's Story: Nourished by Cotton Candy
Jim's Story: Sex, Drugs, and Rock'n'Roll
The Truth About Redemption
The Promised Land: Loving an Addict
The Deepest Story
The Healing Path
All Things New
Notes
Acknowledgments