Through His Eyes: Rethinking What You Believe about Yourself

by Virginia H. Pearce

9781606412428

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As anyone who has ever cleaned out a closet or a basement can attest, clutter is a reality of life. And it's not just a physical reality. Our minds can become cluttered too, filled with beliefs about everything from our relationship with God to our feelings about our bodies to our housekeeping methods.

Some of these beliefs are what author Virginia H. Pearce calls "Truths with a capital T." They are eternal and will always be true, whether anyone believes them or not. The confusion in our lives comes because mixed in with those Truths are other beliefs, some of which might be useful but some of which are just plain harmful.

In this insightful new book, Sister Pearce invites us to become "inquirers after truth," to examine all of our beliefs and try our best to see them in the light of the Truths we know to be eternal. By doing so, we can discard the half-truths and lies that may be hindering our progress. Our lives can be filled with greater happiness than we ever thought possible as we learn to see them Through His Eyes.

    Contents:
    Acknowledgments
  • The Closet
  • A Useful Map
  • We All Believe - Something
  • True, true, and Not-true-at-all
  • Getting Personal
  • Finding and Starving the Half-truths and Lies
  • Finding Half-truths and Lies through Questions
  • Finding and Feeding Truth
  • Steps to Finding and Feeding Truth
  • Truth Matters
  • Sources
    Index

About the Author

Virginia H. Pearce

Virginia Hinckley Pearce is the author of the bestselling book A Heart Like His: Making Space for God's Love in Your Life, and has edited and coauthored several additional books, including Glimpses into the Life and Heart of Marjorie Pay Hinckley. She has served as a counselor in the Young Women general presidency and on the general Primary board of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. She and her husband, the late James R. Pearce, have six children and twenty-six grandchildren.

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Wow! I love this book!
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

This gentle book shows how mental awareness and divine grace can help us to clean out the destructive, underlying, hidden beliefs we may not even realize we have. Thank you, Sister Pearce. I can't wait to let my new found understanding seep into my soul! Reading this book has changed me for good and left me feeling hopeful that I may be able to flatten out some of the speed bump areas in my life. Loved it!

wonderful book!
By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

I don't usually add inspirational books to my home library but this one is a 'must have'. It's a unique inspirational book in that she tackles a specific human trait that holds us back; we believe and hold onto lies we tell ourselves. She offers ways to help recognize the truths and lies we've accumulated, and how to "clean out the closet" of our minds. Her approach is simplistic and inspiring. I know the cover looks a little 'girly', but I would recommend this book to everyone at all stages in life, male and female.

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