The Bible warns against it, Shakespeare wrote about it, and Hollywood loves a story line involving it–jealousy is a part of the human condition. Nevertheless, six new and forthcoming titles are drawing on spiritual truths, faith practices, and other remedies intended to liberate readers from jealousy and its close relative, envy.
Burden Is Light: Liberating Your Life from the Tyranny of Performance and Success
Tyson, lead pastor at the Church of New York City, points readers away from material success and cultural approval to what is written in the Bible about reaching salvation.
Holy Envy: Finding God in the Faith of Others
Brown, an Episcopal priest and the author of Learning to Walk in the Dark, imparts her discoveries about how other people in different traditions experience God and the ways each encounter enriched her own faith.
Preach To Yourself: When Your Inner Critic Comes Calling, Talk Back with Truth
Morgan, who co-wrote Wild and Free, urges readers to change how they speak to themselves, replacing negativity with the promises of God.
The Jealousy Cure
Leahy, a psychologist and the author of The Worry Cure, examines the evolutionary purpose of jealousy and lays out steps for using it to improve relationships, including mindfulness practices, cognitive behavioral therapy, and more.
Why Her? 6 Truths We Need to Hear When Measuring Up Leaves Us Falling Behind
Koziarz, a speaker for the popular women’s ministry Proverbs 31, draws on two important women from Scripture to make the case that “someone will always be ahead, but that doesn’t mean you’re behind,” she writes in the book.