Turning the Tide of Emotional Turbulence: Devotions for Parents with Teens in Crisis
by Stacy Lee Flury
2021 Enduring Lights Silver Medal for Exemplary Christian-Themed Book
If you’ve ever parented a child in crisis, you’re in good company—Stacy Lee Flury serves as a voice of compassion and wisdom after spending years in the trenches with her own daughter. Now, she’s able to offer comfort, encouragement, and the practical advice she gleaned from walking through her own “valley of the shadow.”
President—Focus on the Family
Do you parent a teen or young adult wrestling with abandonment, depression, identity issues, suicidal tendencies, low self-esteem, body image obsessions, self-harm. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, mood-disorders, bad company, anxiety, drugs, criminal behavior, promiscuity, or sexual abuse?
Stacy Lee Flury exposes the parent's daily emotional battles to tread water in the stormy seas of raising a troubled teen and parenting young adults. With candid humility she shares her story, relatable to anyone caught in the riptide of a loved one who struggles with their children’s destructive choices. These 45 devotions feature personal stories, challenge questions, Scriptures, and prayer. Stacy’s message of hope, restoration, and renewal will calm the rough seas of distressed parents and teens adrift in problematic times.
Stacy Lee Flury endured the painful realities of raising a troubled teen daughter through years of turmoil. In Turning the Tide of Emotional Turbulence: Devotions for Parents of Teens in Crisis, Stacy recounts how her abiding faith in God gave her victory over the swirl of negative emotions that raged in her heart. She blogs at Anchor of Promise, providing outreach to families battling upheaval in their homes. Redeeming years of personal loss and struggle, she uses her trials and lessons learned to encourage others in similar situations to find hope and healing. She lives with her husband of 35 years, is mother to two daughters, and is a new grandmother. Visit Stacy Lee Flury at www.AnchorOfPromise.com.
Meet Stacy Lee Flury in THIS INTERVIEW posted on January 11, 2020 with Cathy Taylor, founder of Hurting Moms, Mending Hearts!
Stacy Lee’s vulnerability and transparency . . . deeply touches the hearts of her readers, especially those who have experienced the emotions associated with being a parent of a wayward child . . . she offers hope by pointing to the promises of Jesus . . . uplifting and encouraging to anyone who reads it.
Cathy Taylor, Founder of Hurting Moms, Mending Hearts
If your heart is breaking over your young person, please read Turning the Tide of Emotional Turbulence . . . Her testimony of God’s provision will encourage you to keep walking one more day. Her answers, forged in the fires of raw pain, are not shallow or simplistic—they are valuable counsel. The chapter on blame alone is worth whatever you pay for this book.
Lynne Babbitt, Psychotherapist at Lynne Babbitt Counseling