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The world is filled with difficult people. It is impossible to avoid them. (You may have one, in particular, in your life right now.) In dealing with such people, we often try a number of coping strategies. Unfortunately, our best attempts at making peace often fail. This is because the difficult people in our lives are often what the Bible calls
"fools." And dealing with fools requires a special kind of biblical wisdom.
You've tried everything–from confrontation to passivity. You've found out what doesn't work; now discover what does. Gain the tools you need to get along with others and conduct your relationships in a manner that honors God–and preserves your sanity!–in Foolproofing Your Life: Wisdom for Untangling Your Most Difficult Relationships. Learn how new insights from the book of Proverbs can help you respond to those relationships that seem hard to untangle. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Jan Silvious is the co-host (with Kay Arthur) of Precept Ministries’ national radio program, “Precept Live with Kay and Jan.” She is also a counselor and popular keynote speaker at church and women’s events. Jan has authored several books, including The Five-Minute Devotional and Please Don’t Say You Need Me: Biblical Answers for Co-Dependency. She is a frequent guest host on Moody Broadcasting Network’s national programs, “Mid-Day Connection” and “Open Line.” A graduate of Radford University in Radford, Virginia, Jan today lives in TN with her husband and has three grown sons.See all Editorial Reviews
This book shed so much light on the destructive relationship I am in. I've never thought about looking at foolishness from the Bible's perspective but it makes a lot of sense. Read morePublished 3 days ago by April L Broussard
Great book and hands on!!! Jan doesn't just give you the information, she shows you how to apply it.Published 5 days ago by devonna
I bought it as a gift for a friend and they said the book opened their eyes and changed their life.Published 14 days ago by Mike B
This book gave me the words for what I had been experiencing for years. It also helped me have the strength to move on. Read morePublished 25 days ago by Lisa Reynolds
Silvious hit the nail on the head with this book recommended to me by a friend. If you sense you're turning into the very person whose driving you crazy, making you anxious &... Read morePublished 27 days ago by Jen Roberts
This book gave me advice and insight into that I have been involved in during the last fifteen years. Read morePublished 28 days ago by Kindle Customer
Very thought provoking and sound. Very readable and yet anchored to the truths in the BiblePublished 1 month ago by dawn gould
Helpful advice for dealing with the difficult people in your life. Including emotional manipulators,Published 2 months ago by In desperate need of coffee!