Grace for the Wounded

A Daily Devotional for those in Recovery

by Eddie Olivas III



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 9/25/2014

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 80
ISBN : 9781490833118
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 80
ISBN : 9781490833125

About the Book

Grace for the Wounded is a daily devotional and summary of the disease of addiction. The devotions are comprised of a collection of writings from Project Soul Care. Project Soul Care is a daily inspirational that is e-mailed to hundreds daily. Each devotional has three paramount themes: trusting in God, the importance of perseverance, and the power of God’s word to transform both the mind and confounding circumstances. Because the author is both a chaplain and a clinician he is mindful of the importance of one’s spiritual interior and was able to integrate this perspective throughout the book. The devotional was mined from a heart that has experienced years of suffering that comes from providing direct care to innumerable individuals from all walks of life. He refers to this care as, “prolonged psychological CPR.” He especially aspires that this book will edify and encourage those in the field who continue to work in places that may be very challenging and void of hope…

About the Author

Eddie Olivas III is an experienced substance abuse professional and a Registered Marriage Family Therapist Intern. He has over 25 years of clinical experience. He has devoted his time and energy to helping individuals who have struggled with mental illnesses and addictions. He received his education in the field of psychology and addiction studies at Azusa Pacific University, UCLA, and Graceland University in Missouri. He graduated with a master’s degree in clinical psychology and in organizational management from APU. He received further training at some of Los Angeles’s most prestigious treatment centers and psychiatric hospitals. He is certified as a substance abuse counselor through CAADAC and the Briening Institute. Lastly, he is a hospital Chaplain and an Oblate who received training from The Prince of Peace Abby, Oceanside, California.