Lessons in Becoming Myself

Author: Ellen Burstyn

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 464

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By the time Ellen Burstyn arrived in New York to study acting, she'd already worked as a Texas fashion model, a Montreal chorus girl, suffered numerous toxic relationships, and just as many name changes and spiritual paths. Theater legend Moss Hart called her "a natural" but Ellen Burstyn was still trying discover who she was. This is the graceful story of a personal and professional quest, a life-long journey-by turns triumphant and terrifying, tragic and funny, thoughtful and illuminating.

Becoming Myself

Embracing God's Dream of You

Author: Stasi Eldredge

Publisher: David C Cook

ISBN:

Category: Religion

Page: 240

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God has dreams—just for you Becoming Myself is a hope-filled book for anyone who wonders if her life will ever change—if she will ever change.In Stasi Eldredge’s most intimate book yet, she shares her own struggles with self-worth, weight, and her past as she shows readers how God is faithfully unveiling who we truly are. Stasi urges you to lay down your past thoughts about yourself and receive God’s incredible dreams for you instead. We cannot heal ourselves. We cannot become ourselves by ourselves. But we are not by ourselves. The King of love wants to help us become. God desires to restore us—the real us. As he heals our inner life, he calls us to rise to the occasion of our lives. The most important journey any woman can take is the journey into becoming her true self through the love of God. It's a beautiful paradox. The more of God’s you become, the more yourself you become—the “self” he had in mind when he thought of you before the creation of the world. Discover your truest self—the woman God created you to be—in Becoming Myself.

Becoming Myself:

An 87-Year Journey

Author: Margot S. Biestman

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 358

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When author Margot S. Biestman was born in 1931, her grandmother told her she came into the world beautiful because she’d been kissed by an angel. The proof: her two dimples, one on each blessed cheek. In Becoming Myself, Biestman offers an extensive and insightful commentary on how personal and professional experiences lead to self-examination and growth. Along with examples of her poems and other creative expressions, she reflects on a youth living among a family of artists, growing up in San Francisco, and becoming a teacher. Biestman’s artistic nature has informed her life’s journey as a maverick who chose not to be boxed in by the social environment she was born into. Becoming Myself: An Eighty-Seven-Year Journey of Engaging the Senses through Breath and Creative Expression resonates with the courage to stay true to oneself and to forge a different and inspiring path.

Becoming MySelf

A Soul Journey with Chronic Illness and Disability

Author: Darrell Lynn Jones

Publisher: Balboa Press

ISBN:

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 220

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Disability rights advocate Darrell Lynn Jones worked for the civil rights and empowerment of people with disabilities. But she didn’t recognize her professional skills could be used to live effectively with her own chronic illness until she connected the dots between her physical journey and her spiritual journey.

The author came to see her illness as a soul journey—meaning her human traits, including chronic illness, are simply Spirit immersed in a physical experience, using time and space as a playground for creation and discovery. Becoming MySelf offers a fresh look at the new-age idea of creating your own reality and suggests the reality one already has is brimming with gifts and opportunities. This perspective helps you end the discontentment you may have concerning illness, disability, aging, and dying—and the belief that we are victims if we’re sick.

“An empowering memoir/self-help book for anyone contending with a hidden disability or chronic illness.” (Kirkus Indie Review)

Becoming Myself

A Passage of Grace

Author: Sara F. Munday

Publisher: Dorrance Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 334

View: 691

Becoming Myself, Becoming His

Living the Life God Designed for You

Author: Kay Watson

Publisher: Tate Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Religion

Page: 224

View: 374

-'Now with God's help, I shall become myself.'Spiritual growth is a pursuit. It does not happen naturally or without effort. Just like the athlete who trains for a competition, we too must train our hearts and minds to be like Jesus. Our spiritual muscles, like our physical ones, become weak and ineffective when they are not stretched and exercised regularly. Often, Christians may find they are caught up in the 'generality' of living a religious lifestyle, but to truly become the Lord's, we must give him time to work with us. Our days may be so filled with activity and service that we seldom take the time to ask ourselves who it is that God created us to be. If you long for the discipline, order, and focus that Christ speaks of in the Word, then you are longing to discover who God created you to be. See yourself through God's eyes in Becoming Myself, Becoming His.Author Kay Watson lives in Pensacola, Florida, with Scott, her husband of twenty-eight years, and two sons. She has taught in church for over twenty-five years, written curriculum for women and children, and has served as the Women's Ministry Coordinator for the Gateway Church of Christ.

Becoming Myself 8-Session Study Guide

Embracing God's Dream of You

Author: Stasi Eldredge

Publisher: David C Cook

ISBN:

Category: Religion

Page: 96

View: 904

Discover a Life of Freedom and Transformation In Becoming Myself, Stasi Eldredge explores why the most important journey you can take is the journey into becoming your true self through the love of God. This eight-session companion guide invites you to participate more fully in the process of becoming who God created you to be. Designed for individuals or groups, the Becoming Myself Study Guide explores topics such as -Is it possible to change when I’ve been stuck for so long?-How do I move beyond my fears?-Can I thank God for my body when I don’t like it?-What beauty can come through suffering?-How does God really see me?-Is there a way to speed up the process of God’s transformation of me?-How has my mother shaped me?-What are God’s dreams for me?-How can I let go of negative thoughts about myself?-What does it look like to become a woman of faith and worship?-How much healing, freedom and transformation can I enjoy? Each chapter in this guide helps you explore your own story with grace as you discover your truest self.

Being a Rockefeller, Becoming Myself

A Memoir

Author: Eileen Rockefeller

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 336

View: 480

A pioneering philanthropist and daughter of American royalty reveals what it was like to grow up in one of the world’s most famous families. The great-granddaughter of John D. Rockefeller, Eileen Rockefeller learned in childhood that while wealth and fame could open any door, they could not buy a feeling of personal worth. The privileges of having servants and lavish summer homes were offset by her parents’ thoughtful yet firm lessons in social obligation, at times by her mother’s dark depressions and mercurial moods, and the competition for attention among her siblings. In adulthood, Rockefeller has yearned to be seen not as an icon but as a woman and mother with a normal life, and like all of us, she had to learn to find her own way. Being a Rockefeller, Becoming Myself is an affirmation of how family shapes our identity and the ways we contribute to the larger family of life, regardless of our origins.

Becoming Myself

a psychiatrist’s memoir

Author: Irvin D. Yalom

Publisher: Scribe Publications

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 352

View: 285

The must-read new memoir from one of psychiatry’s most important figures. Irvin D. Yalom has made a career of investigating the lives of others. In this profound memoir, he turns his writing and his therapeutic eye upon himself. He opens his story with a nightmare: He is twelve, and is riding his bike past the home of an acne-scarred girl. Like every morning, he calls out, hoping to befriend her, ‘Hello, Measles!’ But in his dream, the girl’s father makes Yalom understand that his daily greeting has hurt her. For Yalom, this was the birth of empathy; he would not forget the lesson. As Becoming Myself unfolds, we see the development of the compassionate and insightful thinker whose books have been a beacon to so many. This is not simply one man's life story — Yalom’s reflections on his life and growth are an invitation for us to reflect on the origins of our own selves and the meanings of our lives.