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Outlaws of Time by N.D. Wilson
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Be Still My Soul by Elisabeth Elliot
Be Still My Soul
by Elisabeth Elliot
read in June, 2015
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Wonderful.

"For Christ bearers, there is no dichotomy between secular work and spiritual work."

"We are meant to be chalices, life-bearers. As God's expression of what He is like, we become broken bread and poured-out wine. There is no greater fullnes
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Splendor in the Ordinary by Thomas Howard
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Beautiful.
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This Momentary Marriage by John Piper
This Momentary Marriage: A Parable of Permanence
by John Piper (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2015
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This an excellent book. It is different than the other books on the same topic in that it starts -and ends- with the main biblical purpose on marriage. Piper doesn't really give advice on how to "do" the marriage life, but focuses on understanding wh ...more
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Humility by C.J. Mahaney
Humility: True Greatness
by C.J. Mahaney
read in May, 2015
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Easy read packed with not so easy challenges.
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Running Scared by Edward T. Welch
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Return to Sunday Dinner by Russell Cronkhite
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Spiritual Depression by D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones
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Very good.

We (especially those of us who are more "optimistic") need to read more books like this one, books that will help us be more understanding and compassionate toward those who fall into depression more easily.
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The Fullness of Christ by Octavius Winslow
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A joy to read. So much to love about this book.
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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

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

John Steinbeck
“It seems to me that if you or I must choose between two courses of thought or action, we should remember our dying and try so to live that our death brings no pleasure to the world.”
John Steinbeck, East of Eden

Maxim Gorky
“You must write for children the same way you write for adults, only better.”
Maxim Gorky

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

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