Jonathan Edwards...Charles H Spurgeon...Dwight L Moody...Amy Carmichael...Oswald Chambers...to name a few
She writes happily ever afters and he writes about suicide cults. Two college rivals who find themselves in neighboring beach houses for the summer as they work on their next bestsellers.
This is such an inspiring story of finding purpose in our work, being challenge in all the right ways and knowing we bring value to the companies we work for.
So many good tips and tricks in this book!
How do I even describe this one? Magical? Fantastic? Captivating? All true but none really capture how I was swept into this story.
I wish I had started reading this earlier on in my engagement and highly recommend this book to anyone planning a wedding.
"A steadfast heart isn't a dead heart; its a heart that's pulsating with a vibrant, dynamic faith, God-centered thought, and redeemed emotions that bring life and color to every experience."
"I honestly believe that what you learn in this game is not yours to possess, but yours to pass on." -Dusty Baker
"It's not wrong to be tired. It's not wrong to feel overwhelmed it's not wrong to go through seasons of compete chaos. What is wrong - and heartbreakingly foolish and wonderfully avoidable - is to live a life with more craziness than we want because we have less Jesus than we need."
He made a difference because he was different.
"If we aren't uncomfortable at least once every few weeks, we are in danger of not learning and not continuing to grow."
From learning about the economic crisis of the time, the build up to the fair, the excitement it gave the nation, the return to desolation once it was over and the creepy serial killer in between...this was very well written and an interesting read
So many secrets and so many twists and turns that kept me guessing until the very end.
This book was a lot of things: A tell (almost) all about her affair with Harrison, a coming of age story in the world of entertainment, and a memoir of her search for identity when, forty years later, people still wanted her to be the young, galactic princess, Leia Organa.
I think we have all felt uncomfortable at times due to difference in age, gender, life stage, race, marital status, finances, career paths, personality...
Jen's book helps those hungry to learn more about God by simply showing us how to read our bibles.
Harlan Coben's stories are twisty, and his characters are sarcastic
Faith for Exiles endeavors to offer hope to a generation trying to answer these questions and live out our faith in "Digital Exile".
All the girl power!!!
"The person on the other side of the table is not the problem, the unsolved issue is."
10 things God is and we are not:
"Life can be painful and beautiful at the same time."
So this book was fascinating. My life decisions to never go skydiving or scuba diving were affirmed and I did skip the chapter on How To Deliver A Baby in A Taxi because, let's be real, I do not want to know how to do that.
"If God never grants us another glimpse of His glory in this life, if He never grants us another request, if He never gives us another gift from the abundance of His grace, we still would be obligated to spend the rest of our lives thanking Him for what He already has done."
What keeps us from pursuing the things we were created to do?
This book is beautifully written, and changed the way I think about privilege.
Kelly Egan is a hospice chaplain and in this book she shares some of her patients' stories and final thoughts on life - at least the ones they wanted shared.
"The growing good of the world is partly dependent on unhistoric acts; and that things are not so ill with you and me as they might have been, is half owing to the number who lived faithfully a hidden life, and rest in unvisited tombs." -George Eliot
A book about finding rest and connection in a world that is constantly demanding we be responsible, productive and busy.
"God can forgive (again). God can empower (more). And God can change you, even if it is slowly, haltingly, and painfully from one itty bitty degree of glory to the next."
"Happy work is best done by the man who takes his long-term plans somewhat lightly and works from moment to moment as to the Lord."
"Is Jesus your security blanket or is he your life?"