My Resurrected Heart:

A Codependent's Journey to Healing

by Diane Vernitsky Jellen



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 1/10/2014

Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 208
ISBN : 9781490818542
Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 206
ISBN : 9781490818559
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 206
ISBN : 9781490818566

About the Book

The story of one woman’s life with an alcoholic spouse will resonate with anyone dealing with a loved one’s addiction. After her husband moved out, author Diane Jellen sought professional counseling and learned that she had played a leading role in the family drama. In order to achieve spiritual and emotional recovery, she had to deal with her own issues including:

• Denial • Stigma of addiction • Shame • Blame • Family secrets • Divorce • Financial loss • Inability to trust This forty-day devotional memoir details Jellen’s slow but progressive recovery from crippling codependent behavior to self-respect. Follow Diane on her healing journey and learn how you, too, can face your fears and overcome your shortcomings. Along the way, you will discover that it’s okay to love and respect the person God designed you to be.

About the Author

As a child, Diane Jellen liked feeling needed when her alcoholic dad borrowed the nickels and dimes she had saved. Diane’s cycle of codependency escalated as she enabled her husband’s alcohol cravings. In a search for answers to her compulsive care-giving, Diane attended addiction counseling classes. As her confidence and faith grew, she began to minister to others through the power of the Holy Spirit.