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Meeting God at Every Turn

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Is there a God who cares about me? Will he show me the right thing to do? Will he forgive and heal me? In Meeting God at Every Turn, Catherine Marshall gives readers a resounding Yes! to these questions and more as she describes how she met God at the confusing, troubled, and scary points in her life. The twelve turnings that Marshall describes are the type of events that ...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published September 1st 2002 by Chosen Books (first published 1980)
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Amanda Cain
Apr 08, 2014 Amanda Cain rated it it was amazing
I checked out a stack of books from the local library by Catherine Marshall, and the first one I read was Meeting God at Every Turn. By the time I completed the book, I was absolutely in love with Catherine Marshall’s writing, and I am convinced she is Kindred Spirit!

Overall, I found Meeting God at Every Turn to be a wonderful book, full of moments that will make you laugh or cry, but most of all, filled with encouragement that you are not alone. No matter how dark or tragic your life may seem i
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Georgia Herod
Apr 01, 2013 Georgia Herod rated it it was amazing
Catherine Marshall first came to my attention when I was in junior high school and saw the movie, A Man Called Peter, the story of Peter Marshall, a Scots-American preacher who pastored New York Avenue Presbyterian Church in Washington, DC, and also served as chaplain of the US Senate. Marshall died at a young age, but had such wide significance, that Catherine determined that his life had merit for others. Thus the story of Peter's life, including his ministry and marriage.

Years later, I began
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Emily
Jan 19, 2009 Emily rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
An in-depth look at the life experiences many of us encounter. The reliance on God, mixed with frustrations and rebellion remind us that no one is perfect, but God continues to love us every step of the way. Catherine Marshall does not attempt to make her life journey appear to be perfect or easy, but shares her experience with all its joys and disappointments.

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I often wondered why the writer of Genesis brought in this specific detail. Mary Elizabeth showed me why. God loves all of His cr
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Bianca
Sep 20, 2016 Bianca rated it it was amazing
Very different than I expected (for some reason), but very inspiring in a way that will make you think about how you live your life and how you want to improve it. Especially in regards to relationships, especially yours with God.
Diane Lapierre
Oct 15, 2014 Diane Lapierre rated it really liked it
Very inspiring. I liked how she searched out the truth and waited for God to answer. The story is dated, has some history with the positive thinking movement but it is clear she was walking by the Holy Spirit.
David
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Loved it...love everything she has written. Going back and reading them again now...20 years later.
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I really enjoyed this book. So many of her thoughts about Christian life matched mine. I'm just not as eloquent.
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Marshall was born in Johnson City, Tennessee.[1][2] She was the daughter of the Reverend John Ambrose Wood and Leonora Whitaker Wood.[1] From the age of nine until her graduation from high school, Marshall was raised in Keyser, West Virginia,[1] where her father served as pastor of a Presbyterian church from 1924 to 1942.[1]

While a junior at Agnes Scott College, she met Peter Marshall, marrying hi
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