Through the Eyes of a Lion: Facing Impossible Pain, Finding by Levi Lusko, Steven Furtick

By Levi Lusko, Steven Furtick

What will you do while the unthinkable happens?

Her mom and dad referred to as her Lenya Lion due to her ferocious character and hair that have been wild and mane-like for the reason that start. yet they by no means anticipated that, 5 days sooner than Christmas, their five-year-old daughter may abruptly visit heaven after an bronchial asthma assault. How do you stroll out of the ER with out your daughter?

More a manifesto for high-octane dwelling than a handbook for grieving, in the course of the Eyes of a Lion might help you switch your trip right into a "roar story" via guiding you to
•look previous what you will see that with the bare eye
•survive Saturday—the area among promise and fulfillment
•let God flip your soreness right into a microphone
•cue the eagle and run towards the roar

Whether you're presently dealing with adversity or are looking to organize your self for inevitable difficulty, it's time to examine the journey of your lifestyles via Jesus' eyes—the eyes of a Lion.

"He has this tale. And he has informed it good. With candor. With honesty. With hope."

—Max Lucado, pastor and ny instances bestselling writer of earlier than Amen

"One of the main powerfully obvious books I've ever learn . . . a booklet all of us have to read."

—Sheila Walsh, speaker, Bible instructor, and bestselling writer of five mins with Jesus

"This is greater than a ebook. It's a lifeline."

—From the foreword via Steven Furtick, pastor and bestselling writer of Crash the Chatterbox

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Don't belittle them. * 20 THE BLUE CLIFF RECORD For twenty years I have suffered bitterly; **This is your own fall into the weeds­ it's none of my business. * How many times I have gone down into the Blue Dragon's cave for you! **How was it worth this� Don't misuse your mind. * This distress **He saddens people to death. * Is worth recounting; **To whom would you speak of it? * Clear-eyed patchrobed monks should not take it lightly. **You must be even more thoroughgoing. Bah! * COMMENTARY When (the Sung Emperor) Shen Tsung was on the throne (1068-1085) he thought that this verse ridiculed the state, so he wouldn't let it be included in the (Buddhist) canon.

What does he 'see,' what is his sphere or state of realization), and what the person in that 'realm' is like. When Ch'an students experienced purity or bliss, or perceived Buddhas and bodhisattvas in their meditations, they were told these were merely ching, mental objects or 'states' which should not be acknowledged as desirable or approved as real attainments, lest one become intoxicated by one's state. Similarly, all kinds of hallucinations were called mo ching or 'demon states,' illusory objects or perceptions caused by 'demons' or 'devils' (whether these are inside or outside the mind is a pointless question here), obstructing the path of meditation.

What place is this here, to speak of difficulty or ease�* Picking and choosing� Clarity� You see for yourself! **Blind! " He raises one corner, but 14 THE BLUE CLIFF RECORD doesn't come back with the other three; when Hsueh Tau says, "In one there are many kinds; in two there's no duality," this is like three comers returning to one. But tell me, where is it that words are to the point, and speech is to the point? In one, why are nevertheless many kinds, yet in two there is no duality? If you don't have eyes, where will you seek?

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