Tim Hoiland's Reviews > Love Does: Discover a Secretly Incredible Life in an Ordinary World

Love Does by Bob Goff
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Jul 19, 2013

really liked it
Read from April 27 to 29, 2012

Like many, my introduction to Bob Goff came through Donald Miller in his book A Million Miles in a Thousand Years (Thomas Nelson). As Miller was working to turn his earlier bestseller Blue Like Jazz from a collection of autobiographical essays into a movie, he was realizing just how unremarkable his life had been until that point. Eventually he came to terms with the fact that he’d need to edit his story in a big way before it would become very interesting, and this got him to thinking that maybe it would be better to just live a remarkable life in the first place.

Enter Bob Goff, a guy who had done just that with his life. Miller tells some funny and inspiring stories about Goff’s antics in A Million Miles, like how he went with his kids to give keys to their house to world leaders in hopes of showing them hospitality and friendship. And then there was the New Year’s Day parade they organized in their neighborhood, with the only catch being that there would be no spectators — just participants...

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Jeremy Want to read this! Love Bob's antics

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