Reviews

“A thoughtful and compassionate book, filled with wisdom and kindness.”
John Eldredge, Author of Wild at Heart and numerous books
“A must-read for anyone who feels overwhelmed by stress…Empowers readers to both reframe and befriend stress…A go-to guide for fostering hope and healing in a stressed-out world.”
Rev. Dr. Andrea Mueller, Canon for Prayer and Healing ministries, Anglican Diocese in New England
“With creativity and compassion…show(s)us how to embrace the opportunity that stress provides for transformation and spiritual renewal.”
Fr. Richard Rohr, OFM, Center for Action and Contemplation
“I didn’t know reading a book on stress could be so much fun and so informative…A totally fresh approach for turning distress into life-giving connection.”
Dr. Sue Johnson, Psychologist; Researcher; Best-Selling author, Hold Me Tight and Love Sens
“Shows us there is more than one way, and a better way, to win the battle with stress. Equips us with the tools to change defeat into victory. A great resource for everyone.”
Admiral Vern Clark, U.S. Navy (retired): former Chief of Navy Operations
“A thoughtful, accessible and readable guide…I consider this a valuable resource both personally and professionally. Extremely readable, informative and helpful.”
Dr. Dale Atkins, Psychologist; Coauthor, Sanity Savers: Tips for Women to Live a Balanced Life
“George Faller and Heather Wright’s wise counsel offers a whole new path to hope and healing for readers courageous enough to receive the gift of sacred stress.”
Ian Morgan Cron, Author, Chasing Francis: A Pilgrim's Tale
“Helpful illustrations, theory and practical stories offer a hopeful and life-giving understanding of stress..I will recommend this book to many of my parishioners.”
Rev. Anita L. Bradshaw, PhD, Author, Change and Conflict in Your Congregation (Even If You Hate Both)
“Personally inspiring and deeply insightful, (will) touch your heart and guide your steps toward embracing opportunities for courageous growth and freedom…Compelling personal examples and psychological insight.”
James L. Furrow, PhD, Evelyn Frank Freed Professor of Marital and Family Therapy, Fuller Theological Seminary
“A new voice and a fresh perspective on our most challenging moments. Read it with care and share it often; we would all do well to reconsider our response to adversity.”
Elana Katz, LCSW, Senior Faculty, Ackerman Institute for the Family
“Use(s) vivid stories to advocate a transformative and very helpful paradigm shift…many readers living fast-paced, pressured days will greatly benefit from their ideas, as I did.”
Rev. Lynne M. Baab, PhD, Author, Sabbath Keeping and The Power of Listening
“A great book for stressful times. Written from the authors’ heart and the heart of God.”
Kenny Sanderfer, LMFT, certified EFT Therapist, Supervisor & Trainer
“Stress, motivating and challenging, is simply part of our lives. These two colleagues and authors approach its dynamics with great experience, sensitivity, and honesty.”
Rev. Dr. James B. Lemler, Rector, Christ Church Greenwich
“A gift of a book – with solid science to back it up, Sacred Stress will help you, uplift you, educate you and engage you…You will walk away with a lot of new tools for relieving stress in your life.”
Diana Fosha, Director and Founder, AEDP Institute; Developer of AEDP (Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy)
“Uplifting and evocative.”
Jim Sharon, Director and Founder, AEDP Institute; Developer of AEDP (Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy)
“Highly recommend(ed)…Will help transform stress in your life from a limiting to an enabling force.”
Michael lee Stallard, Author, Connection Culture: The Competitive Advantage of Shared Identity
“Inspiring…deep wisdom about adversity and resilience.”
Froma Walsh, PhD, Firestone Professor Emerita, University of Chicago; Author, Strengthening Family Resilience
“A highly effective roadmap…A wonderful resource.”
Rabbi Mitchell M. Hurvitz, Coauthor, Encyclopedia of judaism; Cofounder, Sholom Center for Interfaith Learning and Fellowship
“(An) Indispensable, compassionate and accessible handbook…for every minister and caregiver.”
Rev. Drew Williams, Senior Pastor, Trinity Church
“Poignant vignettes, scattered with pearls of wisdom…Take(s) us on a journey of transformation and growth.”
Richard Agar, Dean of Tulane School of Social Work
“It was so refreshing just to think of the possibility that stress could help me and build a better sense of relationships and approach to living in a more joyful and celebratory life. There was such Hope being offered with good sense not mumbo jumbo. THANK YOU for the book- it has become part of my daily readings to set the day in a right way”.
Darby Cartun, Radio Host for Darby and Friends