[[ Reading ]] ➾ A Walking Disaster Author Jamie Aten – Terrapin-info.co.uk

A Walking Disaster Is There A Meaning To Our Suffering Is Hope Realistic When Tragedy Befalls Us Is A Return To Normalcy Possible After Our Life Is Uprooted By Catastrophe These Are The Questions That Disaster Psychologist Dr Jamie Aten Wrestled With When He Was Diagnosed With Stage IV Colon Cancer In This Gripping Memoir, Aten Shares The Life Affirming And Faith Renewing Insights That He Discovered During His Tumultuous Struggle Against The Disease Aten S Journey Began In 2005 When Hur Ricane Katrina Struck His Community After Witnessing The Devastation Wrought By The Storm, He Dedicated His Career To Investigat Ing How People Respond To And Recover From All Manner Of Disasters He Studied Disaster Zones Around The Globe And Founded The Humanitarian Disaster Institute At Wheaton College His Expertise, However, Was Little Comfort When A Fateful Visit With His Oncolo Gist Revealed Advanced And Aggressive Cancer You Re In For Your Own Personal Disaster Was His Doctor S Prognosis Thrust Into A Battle For His Life, With Cancer Cells And Chemotherapy Ravaging His Body, Aten Found His Professional Interest Taking On New Meaning His Ordeal Taught Him Firsthand How We Can Sustain Ourselves When Burdened With Seemingly Unbear Able Suffering Some Of His Counterintuitive Insights Include To Find Hope, Be Cautious Of Optimism When You Want Help The Least Is When You Need It Most And Spiritual Surren Der, Rather Than A Passive Act, Is Instead An Act Of Profound Courage This Last Point Speaks To The Element Of Grace In Dr Aten S Story As He Struggled To Understand The Significance Of His Suffering, He Found Himself Examining His Christian Faith Down To Its Bedrock And Learned To Experience The Redeeming Presence Of God In His Life Dr Aten Has A Natural Exuberance That Shines Through His Writing Infused With His Compassionate Voice And Humanitarian Concern, A Walking Disaster Is Ultimately An Inspirational Story About The Power Of The Human Spirit To Endure Trauma With Cour Age.

  • Hardcover
  • 240 pages
  • A Walking Disaster
  • Jamie Aten
  • 09 September 2018
  • 9781599475448

About the Author: Jamie Aten

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10 thoughts on “A Walking Disaster

  1. says:

    This book is a treasure Not only is it packed with spiritual and psychological insight, it is filled with truth to help us better help others in their life disasters That being said, the real treasure is Jamie s transparency throughout the book Constantly the reader is reminded that knowing something intellectually does not equate to knowing it emotionally Jamie is an incredible storyteller painting word pictures that bring the reader into the room mentally, emotionally, and spiritually It is no exaggeration to say that reading A Walki...

  2. says:

    If you ve been through a serious health crisis and or a natural disaster, you will appreciate Jamie Aten s story and how he connects the story to the experiences of everyone who goes through such crises If you have not been through such a crisis, his book will help you understand and care well for survivors of all sorts of trauma I especially appreciated his naming of spiritual fortitude as a quality that helps people in the midst of crisis He also offers crucial insights about offering pres...

  3. says:

    As someone who has also walked through cancer and come out the other side, I could relate well to this life story His insights from disaster studies and his faith journey resonate with me Very good read.

  4. says:

    No complaints but just did not grab me I wanted to feel engaged with either the author s situation or his disaster related work The writing was factual than story telling Well, he s an academic, bless his heart.

  5. says:

    Jamie Aten has given us a gift an honest look at the personal reflections of one who has suffered and survived His humiliyt, and genuine writing talent made reading easy, and gleening wisdom abundant I am better because I engaged A Walking Disaster.

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