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Ricky Maye in his first full length book introduces us to the revolutionary concept of An Emerging Spirituality, Maye contends that the Christian and Spiritual walk since not of this world is often misunderstood and manipulated. He offers hope in lines such as, "The Spiritual life is about becoming not become, our journey is about changing not changed. It's about overcomin ...more
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Jessica
Apr 28, 2012 Jessica rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: religion, kindle
This book has brought me much insight and comfort. Friends who have tried to convert me have found me a paradox; they can't understand why I say I believe in God and yet refuse to join them at church. In a strange way, I've just always felt uncomfortable with the overt worshipping and sharing with others (I'm quite private that way), so I felt that I won't fit in. Reading this has made me feel less weird, less of an outcast, just knowing that there are people out there who don't feel like they b ...more
Katherine
May 17, 2012 Katherine rated it really liked it
Shelves: religion
- I received a copy of this book from GoodReads' First Reads program in exchange for an honest review-

I found this book to be quite refreshing. I know, I often say that of books that offer ways of thinking that aren't wrapped up in the same dogma many of us are tired of, but I really do mean it. To have an author open one's mind to possibilities, instead of using faith to limit them, is always something I find to be like a breath of fresh air in an otherwise stale place of faith. And this book
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Lisa
Aug 07, 2012 Lisa rated it liked it
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Ted Guglielmo
Aug 09, 2012 Ted Guglielmo rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Anyone seeking spirituality
Recommended to Ted by: The Authors page
Wow this book blew my mind. As I read it I felt is was written just for me. Ricky states at the beginning that the book is meant for those seeking a better relationship with Jesus. I respectfully disagree. This book is for anyone looking for a relationship with a loving higher power of there understanding.

Ricky speaks of a journey God wants us to take. Not every journey is a stagnant walk of sameness. My journey is different from anyone else's. Ricky explains how the journey can be difficult whe
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Amanda
Dec 05, 2012 Amanda rated it really liked it
This book and a lot of it's points are helping me come to terms with my beliefs. Sometimes I feel there is no place for people like me that need help believing that God loves me no matter what. I've been hurt by the church before and it has been a stake through my spiritual heart. Maybe this can help be the start to my healing.
Hilary
I received this book through the GoodReads first reads program.

Ricky Maye's book is a concise examination of Christianity and the problems that he has with the current incarnation of the faith. He explains how Christian's should strive to be more... well, Christian. What emerges is an understanding of the faith that incorporates the understanding, empathy, and altogether open-mindedness of the faith that existed when the religion first came into existence. I've no problem whatsoever with this me
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Taylor Troncin
Aug 30, 2013 Taylor Troncin rated it liked it
Shelves: pre-2016-read
I won this book through a Goodreads giveaway. I am not a very religious/spiritual person, but I thought this might be an interesting read. I might end up giving this to a friend of mine who enjoys religion a great deal more than me.
Molly
Jul 12, 2012 Molly rated it really liked it
Enlightening.. I will definitely be purchasing more from this author!
Ricky Maye
Mar 08, 2012 Ricky Maye rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Biased or not this story is my journey and reading through it again, it offers a fresh perspective on faith and God.
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