The Sacrament of Happy Paperback
What a Smiling God Brings to a Wounded World
by Lisa Harper;
In Stock - Usually dispatched within 24 hours
Price and PurchaseOffer price: £14.26 Free UK Delivery Go to Basket
If you're buying for a church, school or business, why not Buy Now Pay Later?Find Out More
The Sacrament of Happy
Full Product Description
In her new book, The Sacrament of Happy: What a Smiling God Brings to a Wounded World, Lisa Harper unveils a similarly extravagant, unexpected surprise, declaring that happiness is a gift from God that we can unashamedly enjoy.
Wearing the twin hats of both seminarian and belly-laughing adoptive mom, Harper builds upon solid theological scaffolding for happiness in a warm, vignette style. She dismantles the old-school idea that joy, not happiness, is the truly spiritual emotion of the Christian family and asserts that Christ-followers are actually called to happiness . . . to such a deep conviction in the unmitigated goodness of our Creator-Redeemer that we are free to feel and express genuine joy, fulfillment and contentment, regardless of personal and global tumult.
Harper's personal story includes such happiness killers as sexual abuse, the death of loved ones, heartbreaking failed adoptions. Yet she writes on themes like:
- "The lost sacrament of laughter"
- "Happiness is not the absence of sadness"
- "Tuning out the Pharisees who try to mute your happiness in the context of spiritual maturity"
This book goes well beneath most people's surface understanding of happiness, gently guiding readers closer to the heart of God . . . with naturally a few genuine guffaws to enjoy along the way.
The Sacrament of Happy by Lisa Harper was published by B&H Books in June 2017 and is our 51593rd best seller. The ISBN for The Sacrament of Happy is 9781433691935.
Reviews of The Sacrament of Happy
Customer reviews and testimonials Write a review
Got a question? No problem! Just click here to ask us about The Sacrament of Happy.
Details for The Sacrament of Happy
|Page last updated||5th July 2017|
|Author / Artist||Lisa Harper|
|Publisher||B&H Books (June 2017)|
|Number of Pages||208|