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Healing of a Violated Spirit Shelley G. Jones

Healing of a Violated Spirit

Shelley G. Jones

Published May 1st 2008
ISBN : 9781604776676
Paperback
452 pages
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In Healing of a Violated Spirit, Shelley G. Jones writes of severed relationships, sexual violation, and the devastating affects of spiritual abuse. Through the uniqueness of the authors writing style, the reader is brought into her once emotionallyMoreIn Healing of a Violated Spirit, Shelley G. Jones writes of severed relationships, sexual violation, and the devastating affects of spiritual abuse. Through the uniqueness of the authors writing style, the reader is brought into her once emotionally and spiritually confused existence - then journeys with Shelley and her family through the recovery process. From her experiences as an abuse survivor, and their experiences as husband and wife marriage survivors, she shares a wealth of insights, understanding, and learning. Shelley freely speaks out - offering hope and encouragement that emotional and spiritual wholeness is possible after ones spirit has been violated - that marriages can survive - and for those who see God through wounded eyes, that reconciliation is possible. Family members, counselors, and ministers - anyone desiring to understand and help a survivor of undeserved victimization will benefit from reading Healing of a Violated Spirit. http: //www.healthewoundedspirit.com Shelley G. Jones is a wife, mother, and grandmother. Shelley is also a survivor of childhood sexual and spiritual abuse. After fourteen years of marriage, Shelley found herself on the brink of an emotional breakdown. Hidden beneath her anger, depression, and exhaustion were long forgotten moments of sexual abuse and spiritual unworthiness. Her husband, William, was the man in the house, the man in the bed - the undeserving target of her rage in the present. Throughout the recovery process, Shelley desperately wanted William to see beneath her anger, to understand what she struggled to comprehend, and to love her when she felt her life held little value. William longed to see her emotionally and sexuallyhealthy. But his efforts triggered just the opposite - her emotional fury. Tensions, misunderstandings, and resentments created an ever-widening barrier between them. Yet their marriage not only survived, it thrives.