All the Feels
Happy, sad, angry, guilty, shameful, fearful … the list of the emotions we can experience goes on and on. While they may feel overwhelming or confusing at times, our emotions are a gift from God. But God did not give us the gift of emotion so we would be controlled by our emotions. God desires for us to understand our emotions, so we can process and respond to them in healthy ways. God even gave us the perfect example of how to do this: Jesus. As fully human, Jesus experienced every human emotion. Jesus was happy. Jesus was sad. Jesus was angry. Jesus was fearful … and so on. When we look at emotions through the lens of Jesus, we can learn how to rightly experience and order our emotions. Using Jesus as the framework, Happy helps teens get in touch with their emotions. Over 14 (and a half) days, teens will discover how to acknowledge and respond to their emotions, so they can live a life of joy.
Who Needs It
Any teen who wants to examine their emotions and learn how to live a truly joyful life.
Using This Book
Happy is designed to be a personal retreat for teens, but teens may journey through this retreat with a small group. It is a great follow up to the Mood series from May 2020 Life Support.