Raw emotions are those feelings we hide from others but take out on those we love most.. Anger, stubbornness, unwillingness to listen, impatience, etc. I'm not "the only woman in the world who acts this way." So shallow of me, I know. Yes, I know there are a lot of adults who are the self-proclaimed emotional mess the author claims to be, but professional counseling anyone? I wondered as I read the book whether another decade of age would smooth out her responses to the same stimuli. We feel our blood pressure spike and we know that any second we will become "Unglued". h. I have never read a self-help Christian book. Why did I choose this book? )Imperfect Progress for the Unglued (19 min. She gets one star for her brutal honesty and for being a great story teller. Guess What? Refresh and try again. How are ratings calculated? (She has some really crazy stories to tell.) 227 people found this helpful. As described. Lysa's words w, Something funky happens when you try to get it all together in your own strength. The really funny thing is, I thought I didn't really need it - I usually keep myself pretty well together and under control. Lysa gets one star for reading her own book, which I always enjoy. Unglued is one of the MOST practical and helpful biblically based books I have read in as long as I can remember. I couldn't wait to sneak in a few minutes of reading here and there throughout the day. Even though this book is only the second book I have read by this author, she is fast becoming one of my favorite Christian/Religious authors. Fortunately, she’s as human as the rest of her fellow men and women around. Living a life holy unto the Lord is lifelong lesson, but I think the author forgets the central message of the gospel that is that while we were still sinners, Christ came and lived a sinless life for us, was sacrificed and raised from the dead, that God would then be able to impute Christ's righteousness on us. Some parts had too much story, or too much “psychology” tendencies for my tastes, but still I always find something of encouragement when reading anything Lysa writes whether from her books, blog posts, or facebook notes and Unglued was no exception. It also gave me hope that there was a way to glue my mind back together. In her latest book Unglued – Making Wise Choices in the Midst of Raw Emotions she shares some of her progressions while staying imperfect. Another really good one to remember from Lysa: "feelings are indicators, not dictators." That turned out to be a great decision. I really haven't ever processed much of what she has said on those spots because of that. Her tips for handling those jealous emotions were helpful, but it was the story of a friend who chose to live her life fully with her "own load" that God had given, instead of living in comparisons, that really challenged me and blessed me greatly. I have always struggled with being real/honest in my emotions -vs- being sensitive and in control. Do you ever feel jealous of other. I had the privilege of listening to Lysa TerKeurst speak at a conference and when she mentioned this book I immediately came home and checked to see if it was available. It's more like instant boiling anger in the form of yelling and iffy language. Unglued is a really good book and Lysa TerKeurst is a gifted writer. (She has some really crazy stories to tell.) Do you get to rest, truly rest, on your Sabbath? On the other hand, much of the book sounded like an extended Facebook status update with lots of silly slang that really got on my nerves after a while. I generally think of Christian books in two categories: primarily theological and primarily practical. The author agrees with me, every woman has those moments where she is frustrated with everything that is happening around her! Welcome back. You want to change your attitude or reaction but you feel like it just doesn’t get any better. : ). Lysa's book is perfect for a gal like me, despite the fact that I was turned off by the cover and my own denial. “Feelings are indicators, not dictators. I even felt convicted to call a friend toward whom I was nursing hurt feelings and patch things up. Lysa was recently awarded the Champions of Faith Author Award and has been published in multiple publications such as CNN and Fox News. They can indicate where your heart is in the moment, but that doesn't mean they have the right to dictate your behavior and boss you around. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. So 4 stars. I'm wondering if I need to be unglued to have appreciated this book. We all have those moments when we lose it or need to lose it. As frontwoman of Proverbs 31 Ministries, referring to the wife of noble charachter, you might expect Lysa Terkeurst to be some kind of perfect. I have always struggled with being real/honest in my emotions -vs- being sensitive and in control. I want to talk to you about something serious I’ve noticed that makes me feel sad. Her newest book, It’s Not Supposed to be This Way, is scheduled for release in November of 2018. For a long time I just … The really funny thing is, I thought I didn't really need it - I usually keep my. I am a little later getting it out, but you can still watch them. Unglued (Book Review) I'm not a voracious reader like my friend, but I'm trying to read more as part of my #bucketlistproject. I am not here to prove I am smarter or more powerful or more in the right than the next person -- issues, I learned through this book, that have a lot to do with my coming unglued. Lysa was recently awarded the Champions of Faith Author Award and has been published in multiple publications such as CNN and Fox News online. Her newest book, It’s Not Supposed to be This Way, is scheduled for release in November of 2018. Her tips for handling those jealous emoti. Additionally, she has appeared on the Today Show as one of the leading voices in the Christian community. God made us that way and instead of condemning us, TerKeurst gives us hope, teaching us it's about the "imperfect progress" we make that matters. We all have those moments when we lose it or need to lose it. Book Review: Unglued August 8, 2012 March 22, 2013 Cary Plunkett I’m pretty sure when Lysa TerKeurst wrote, “Unglued,” she opened up her journal and sent it to the publishers. However, in looking at the chart, I have discovered that my responses are all over the map depending on who is giving me the trigger.