I have many objects in presenting this book to the public. First: I love my race regardless of the prejudice against her, the unenviable position she holds, and the things she is falsely said to be guilty of. I demonstrate my love for her by launching this book before the public as somewhat of a defense against the prejudice of ancient, as well as modern historical writers and lecturers, who have misrepresented her, and took from her the good deeds and honors that are justly due her. Secondly: I realize that my race has had defenders, and has some now, men of my race and men of other races. But I am simply presenting this book as an humble race defender, in connection with the body of race defenders, and if my theory in this book is accepted as one of the little fingers of this splendid body, I will feel that I have accomplished some results and thus portrayed the story of “The Widow’s Mite”—she gave all she had, and I contribute likewise
Whether through our own fallen temperament, willful disobedience, or as victims
of the hurtful actions of others, many of us struggle with crippling emotions,
among them perfectionism, depression, and low self-worth. The pain of such emotions
is often present with us even though the incidents and relationships that caused
the hurt may be long past.
Healing for Damaged Emotions, first published in 1981 and since translated
into over 15 languages, has helped over a million readers worldwide deal honestly
and successfully with their inner hurts. Through the realistic, scriptural approach
that Dr. David Seamands brings to this deeply personal subject, you too can
find healing–and then become an agent of healing for other strugglers.