The Wall Around Your Heart: How Jesus Heals You When

The Wall Around Your Heart: How Jesus Heals You When Others Hurt You Family members hurt us Friends betray us Fellow Christians deceive us But Jesus provides a path through the pain the Lord s PrayerIn The Wall Around Your Heart, Mary DeMuth shows you that you can reach wholeness and healing in the aftermath of painful relationships by following the road map of the Lord s Prayer You ll walk through story after story of hurt people who are led through biblical truth into amazing, life sustaining, joyful growthLife is hard People can be mean and petty and awful But they can also be amazing and beautiful and sacrificial God is good He is faithful You can trust him with your relationships He ll send people to call out what is hard in your heart, Mary shares And that s a gift to youAllow God to access the wall around your heart Dare to say, Tear down the bricks, Lord, whatever it takes Pray first Ask for bravery for yourself and for others Risk engaging despite your hurt Seek the shelter of Jesus You don t have to resign yourself to your wounds You can rise above the pain You ll usher in a new life an openhearted way of relating to others that expands the kingdom of God In the process, you ll draw closer to Jesus, be healed, and become an agent of healing to others


About the Author: Mary E. DeMuth

Mary E DeMuth loves to help readers turn their trials into triumphs Her books include Ordinary Mom, Extraordinary God Harvest House, 2005 , Building the Christian Family You Never Had WaterBrook, 2006 , Watching the Tree Limbs, Wishing on Dandelions NavPress, 2006 , and Authentic Parenting in a Postmodern Culture Harvest House 2007 A mother of three, Mary lives with her husband Patrick and their three children in Texas She ll have three novels and one memoir releasing through Harper Collins in the next two years Look for Daisy Chain in December 2008 and Thin Places summer of 2009 You can learnat www.marydemuth.com



10 thoughts on “The Wall Around Your Heart: How Jesus Heals You When Others Hurt You

  1. says:

    This book spoke right into my heart I ve been hurt by others and have struggled to move past it, but didn t understand the whys Mary s honesty in her struggles connected with mine and helped point me to God, the only One who can truly heal If you have felt the sting of a relationship gone bad, this book is for you


  2. says:

    I ve been hurt by other people.Have you I thought so I am a peacemaker at heart I despise conflict and I don t relish arguing or fighting I have tried to live by Romans 12 18 my entire adult life If possible, so far as it depends on you, be at peace with all men NASB.It doesn t always work out that way, though, because we re human beings in a fallen world Emotions arise, and conflicts occur And as much as I try to be likeable, not everyone likes


  3. says:

    I have had the pleasure of seeing this book changing lives, and I am also amazed at how being open to the message of this book is changing my own life Being truly open to living in community, even when it is messy and it hurts, is a beautiful thing Mary uses the Lord s Prayer to show us how to drop the walls that we hide behind and experience the community that God created us for.The book was written in such a way that it was easy to read, although at t


  4. says:

    This book was really a good read I loved the path through the Lord s Prayer she pulled out in order to help us heal from hurts and pains It allowed me to see some walls I was not aware of, and gave me the opportunity to learn how to take them down as well.


  5. says:

    Mary writes from her deeply personal struggles and gently invites her readers to travel to a place of healing with her Poignant, grace filled, and restorative, this book is a healing balm to the wounded heart.


  6. says:

    Touching book Mary wrote from her heart If there s someone who s been deeply hurt, pick up this book and get some help.


  7. says:

    Wonderful


  8. says:

    This book talks about the external wall that hurt people built around their hearts, and how Jesus can help take down the walls through inner healing Using the Lord s Prayer as the path that can help us draw closer to God, and in the process, restore any broken relationships with people Calling the prayer a treasure map, the bestselling author of Everything invites readers to journey with her and to learn to see life through the eyes of God instead of our sinfulness.The very first chapter is T


  9. says:

    THE WALL AROUND YOUR HEART How Jesus Heals You When Others Hurt You By Mary DeMuthPeople hurt us, people betray us, but Jesus provides a path through the pain with the Lord s Prayer This is what the author offers in this book Mary takes you through each verse of the Lord s Prayer and shows how each will help you when you are hurt and betrayed Mary covers many situations from her own life and situations from others Abuse, bullying, painful relationships, these are different hurts that may hap THE WALL


  10. says:

    We all have experienced some type of hurt from others, especially from people who we trusted or loved In The Wall Around Your Heart, Mary DeMuth uses the Lord s Prayer as a template for achieving personal healing from heart wounds This is the first book that I read from this author The BookThe Wall Around Your Heart is an intimate book, written with a genuine sense of candor, and a slow pace I could not read this book hastily, since the style and content automatically slowed me down to ref We all have experi


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