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@Download Kindle À Path to Sanity: Lessons from Ancient Holy Counselors on How to Have A Sound Mind Û Path to Sanity presents the classic Orthodox path to mental and emotional healing in Christ Frederica Mathewes Green This is a great read on the Orthodox church and psychology An easy read, Pennock speaks of the passions we are all faced with and how the Church fathers teach us to pray and recognize and overcome them This is a great read for Lent, or whenever. The author s main point Using variations of the Jesus Prayer, believers can ask God to manifest their sins, so they can repent These Jesus Prayer variations are based on the teachings of a wide variety of Church Fathers on overcoming sin.The result is regaining the sanity God originally gave humanity.It s a practical book on overcoming sin, but the road laid out by the author is a long one There are no quick fixes, but there are practical steps that readers can begin right away. Best most helpful and TRUTHFUL self help book I ve ever read I have benefitted immeasurably from this solid approach. I was given a diagnosis of Bipolar 17 years ago Converting to Orthodoxy was what the doctors would call a trigger for my mania I had a failed attempt to convert in 1999 and I avoided my triggers orthodoxy and most forms of Christianity for 10 years Instead I focused on keeping the basic precepts of Buddhism mindfulness, right speech, avoidance of sexual immorality etc I was medication free, stable, generally happy.After 10 years, the longing for orthodoxy arises again I tell I was given a diagnosis of Bipolar 17 years ago Converting to Orthodoxy was what the doctors would call a trigger for my mania I had a failed attempt to convert in 1999 and I avoided my triggers orthodoxy and most forms of Christianity for 10 years Instead I focused on keeping the basic precepts of Buddhism mindfulness, right speech, avoidance of sexual immorality etc I was medication free, stable, generally happy.After 10 years, the longing for orthodoxy arises again I tell my husband let s try this again He says OK The trigger theory appeared to be true again I ended up in to the mental hospital BUT here is the difference I had this book Major shifting occurred and is continuing to occur internally.Thanks be to G D for His servant, Dee Pennock and for the counsel of the holy fathers and mothers Thanks be to G D for the holy orthodox Christian faith May all people of every tongue, tribe and nation come to know the fullness of His Truth AMEN VENI DOMINE JESU