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Future Grace, Revised Edition by John Piper
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John Piper in the introduction of this book tells something about his mother that I can see as a summary of what the book is all about: "She [John Piper's Mother] taught me to live my life between two lines of 'Amazing Grace.' The first line: ''Tis g ...more
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Running Scared by Edward T. Welch
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Excellent. Highly recommended for those running (or walking, or crawling, or dragging themselves) scared and for those running the race with a friend or family member who is running scared.
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How We Learn by Benedict Carey
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Good but nothing that I had not learned from John Piper's advice on how to memorize Scripture. I will use, however, some of his concepts -and the data he provides- to teach my Spanish students how to study better.
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Live Like a Narnian by Joe Rigney
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So many good things can be drawn from this book, but if I had to pick and choose only two, I would choose these sections as my favorite ones:

"I can speak for every one, but breathing this type of Narnian air has a particular effect on me, one that I
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What I Learned in Narnia by Douglas Wilson
What I Learned in Narnia
by Douglas Wilson (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2016
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So, so good. Written by a true Narnian at heart.
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Spurgeon's Sorrows by Zack Eswine
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Depression has never been a temptation I have had to face, however, it is a fight that I must be ready to fight side by side with some of the dearest people in my life and I want to know how to do it better.

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All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
All the Light We Cannot See
by Anthony Doerr (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2016
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Of memories and hidden treasures and how they meet in one house. Loved it.
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Do Ask, Do Tell, Let's Talk by Brad Hambrick
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First read Rosaria Butterfield's book The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert: An English Professor's Journey into Christian Faith, and then read this one. In that order.

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Charles Dickens
“No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.”
Charles Dickens

Flannery O'Connor
“I don't deserve any credit for turning the other cheek as my tongue is always in it.”
Flannery O'Connor, The Habit of Being: Letters of Flannery O'Connor

Madeleine L'Engle
“You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children.”
Madeleine L'Engle

Sherman Alexie
“He loved her, of course, but better than that, he chose her, day after day. Choice: that was the thing.”
Sherman Alexie, The Toughest Indian in the World

Jorge Luis Borges
“Let others pride themselves about how many pages they have written; I'd rather boast about the ones I've read.”
Jorge Luis Borges

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