About the Book
Book: Courage to Thrive
Author: Robert D. Flanagan
Genre: Christian Living, Depression & Anxiety
Release Date: June 30, 2020
When wrestling with depression and anxiety, getting out of bed is a courageous move. When panic attacks and suicidal thoughts strike, finding victories in the small things of life and reframing feelings can help a person flourish even in the midst of mental health struggles. Rev. Dr. Bob Flanagan knows all about that—he’s spent two decades combatting mental illness head on.
In his first-person spiritual journal Courage to Thrive, Flanagan takes the reader with him as he traverses the dark and scary landscape of his mind and then the paths of faith that lead him to the Source of light and hope. Through a vulnerable look at the realities of a priest battling mental illness and still thriving, readers—whether dealing with similar mental health challenges or the stressors of everyday life—are left with a quiet confidence that assures them they too can thrive and enjoy the gifts God has given them.
Each of the forty reflections concludes with a heartfelt prayer that revels in God’s healing mercies. Join Flanagan on a journey to joy, peace, and hope.
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Courage to Thrive: Finding Joy and Hope in the Midst of Mental Health Struggles is a pioneering and beautiful book that will help people feel better about themselves and their mental health struggles. I smile knowing that readers will feel the love of God and God’s healing mercies by spending time journaling about their own challenges.
As a priest who struggled with suicidal ideation during seminary and anxiety and depression at various times in my live, I feel this book is a way to change the conversation about mental health within the Christian community.
I was a top athlete during college.
My favorite type of dog is the Newfoundland. While that is the best dog in the world. I only have a cat right now.
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My wife and I are avid gardeners. We have a big garden that includes sunflowers, potatoes, and many herbs that can be used as medicines. Its based on the English physic gardens that pastors grew in the 1700s.
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I believe Robert D Flanagan has a written a really helpful book with his newest release, Courage to Thrive: Finding Joy and Hope in the Midst of Mental Health Struggles. I thought this was a good devotional. It offers quite a bit of inspiration, hope and faith. It is a perfect companion for those who are struggling and are in desperate need of knowing they are not alone. It is a good start for them to begin their path to healing and finding happiness.
I give Courage to Thrive: Finding Joy and Hope in the Midst of Mental Health Struggles four stars. I recommend it for readers who are experiencing mental health struggles and are in search of faith.
I received Courage to Thrive: Finding Joy and Hope in the Midst of Mental Health Struggles from the publisher. This review is one hundred percent my own honest opinion.