Learning to Thrive through Loss, Tragedy, and Heartache
This painful season is not the end--it's the beginning of a brighter season to come.
When we get knocked down by life, we have two choices: we can give in to our difficult circumstances by embracing our feelings of resentment, disappointment, indecisiveness, and self-pity--or we can learn how to bounce back stronger, wiser, and happier than before.
Drawing on some of his own painful experiences, Aaron Früh shares biblical insights and practical strategies for building your resilience so you can experience loss not as a monster that comes to steal your joy but as a mentor that comes to form your character.
"Aaron Früh has delivered life-transforming truths birthed out of overcoming the trials he has encountered. Because of this he is a voice I trust. Practical, insightful, and applicable, the principles he shares will renew your mind-set and transform your life."--Michelle McKinney Hammond, author of Get Over It and On with It
"In Bounce, Aaron Früh gives you a clear strategy for coming back from defeat. If you are in the valley of disappointment, this book is a must-read."--Crane Durham, president and host of Nothing but Truth, American Family Radio Network
Aaron Früh is the author of The Decree of Esther and The Forgotten Blessing and a weekly guest on the nationally syndicated radio program Nothing but Truth with Crane Durham, which airs on the American Family Radio Network. He and his wife, Sharon, have four children and three grandchildren and live in Point Clear, Alabama. Learn more at www.aaronfruh.com.
"They say that experience is the best teacher. And teachers who have experienced what they write about are even better than that. Aaron Früh has delivered life-transforming truths birthed out of overcoming the trials he has encountered. Because of this he is a voice I trust. Practical, insightful, and applicable, the principles he shares will renew your mind-set and transform your life."
Michelle McKinney Hammond, author of Get Over It and On with It
"In Bounce, Aaron Früh gives you a clear strategy for coming back from defeat. If you are in the valley of disappointment, this book is a must-read. Aaron will help you discover that returning to the land of the living is not as long of a journey as you might think."
Crane Durham, president and host of Nothing but Truth, a nationally syndicated radio program on American Family Radio Network
"Aaron Früh shines a bright light of truth on the crippling effects of loss and discouragement. His insight reminded me of one of my favorite songs that says 'A saint is just a sinner who fell down and got up.'"
Jackie Patillo, president and executive director of The Gospel Music Association
"This book will help you bounce back from the pain of loss and disappointment. It is full of hope and encouragement, and Aaron Früh will help you navigate through your challenges so you can make a real comeback. If you have experienced pain, loss, and disappointment, then this book is a must-read."
Michael Coleman, president and CEO of Israel Team; cofounder and former CEO of Integrity Media
"Who among us doesn't need encouragement? In his most recent book, Bounce, Aaron Früh takes us through the steps of how God's Word provides the roadmap in overcoming and thriving during adversity. Aaron shares that the daunting task of facing loss can be turned into an opportunity to create life-changing resiliency and equip us with tools to handle the changing seasons of our lives."
Stuart J. Roth practices constitutional and international law in Washington, DC
"There are nearly eight billion people on earth, and all of us will face some form of adversity. All experiences will do something for you or something to you. I have learned that every setback can make you bitter or better, and it is your choice. Adversity will only visit the strong but will stay forever with the weak. In this book, Aaron Früh challenges you to meet adversity head-on and press on regardless of your heartaches and losses. I believe that if you always try to do your best and never give up, eventually God will take care of everything else."
Coach Dale Brown, LSU basketball coach 1972-1997; college basketball hall of fame member
"Very few people want to discuss loss, and fewer still are able discuss it in a productive, purposeful way--but that is exactly what Aaron Früh has done in this book. Bounce is a remarkably pleasant read, skillfully weaving together historical accounts, personal anecdotes, solid theological understanding, and pragmatic wisdom. But more importantly, Bounce is a valuable field guide that equips readers to grow through, not merely get through, experiences that are remarkably unpleasant."
Thomas Arington, chairman of Prasco Laboratories, Cincinnati, Ohio
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