Donald Miller





Donald Miller


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August 12, 1971

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Donald Miller grew up in Houston, Texas. Leaving home at the age of twenty-one, he traveled across the country until he ran out of money in Portland, Oregon, where he lives today.

Harvest House Publishers released his first book, Prayer and the Art of Volkswagen Maintenance, in 2000. Two years later, after having audited classes at Portland’s Reed College, Don wrote Blue Like Jazz, which would slowly become a New York Times Bestseller.

In 2004 Don released Searching for God Knows What a book about how the Gospel of Jesus explains the human personality. Searching has become required reading at numerous colleges across the country. In 2005 he released Throug
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Life didn’t turn out like the preacher said it would. Cancer came. Our spouse left. We tried to accomplish our dreams and failed. This is definitely not what we asked for.


So what do we do when we don’t get an answer to our prayers?


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When I began writing and speaking, I prayed a lot. I was carrying a lot of weight. I was saying things that would impact peoples lives for better or for worse. And...

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Average rating: 3.97 · 129,537 ratings · 7,243 reviews · 36 distinct works · Similar authors
Blue Like Jazz: Nonreligiou...

3.92 avg rating — 74,950 ratings — published 2002 — 38 editions
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A Million Miles in a Thousa...

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Searching for God Knows What

3.93 avg rating — 16,996 ratings — published 2000 — 17 editions
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Through Painted Deserts: Li...

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Scary Close: Dropping the A...

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To Own a Dragon: Reflection...

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Prayer and the Art of Volks...

3.90 avg rating — 425 ratings — published 2000 — 2 editions
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Storyline: Finding Your Sub...

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Donald Miller Greatest Hits...

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“When you stop expecting people to be perfect, you can like them for who they are.”
Donald Miller, A Million Miles in a Thousand Years: What I Learned While Editing My Life

“Everybody has to leave, everybody has to leave their home and come back so they can love it again for all new reasons.”
Donald Miller, Through Painted Deserts: Light, God, and Beauty on the Open Road

“I never liked jazz music because jazz music doesn't resolve. But I was outside the Bagdad Theater in Portland one night when I saw a man playing the saxophone. I stood there for fifteen minutes, and he never opened his eyes.

After that I liked jazz music.

Sometimes you have to watch somebody love something before you can love it yourself. It is as if they are showing you the way.

I used to not like God because God didn't resolve. But that was before any of this happened.”
Donald Miller, Blue Like Jazz: Nonreligious Thoughts on Christian Spirituality



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