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The Broken Way: A Daring Path into the Abundant Life
4.36
I will let others rate this book, because I just can't. No one can give so many stars to a raw and honest conversation in which a friend's soul is exp ...more
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Dec 03, 2016
 
Women of the Word: How to Study the Bible with Both Our Hearts and Our Minds
4.44
really liked it
The principle that this book argues for is by all means important and I cannot agree more with the author: Become a woman of the Word. Jen Wilkin does ...more
Sep 04, 2014
Oct 07, 2014
 
Eve in Exile and the Restoration of Femininity
4.48
it was amazing
What a book! I dare to say that this is the best book I've ever read for women*. It is like a cold bucket of water thrown over the comfortable and con ...more
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Sep 18, 2016
 
Reclaiming Conversation: The Power of Talk in a Digital Age
3.85
it was amazing
This is a must read for those who own a device with a screen, a life with stories behind a screen- with a window into it through social media- and who ...more
Apr 18, 2016
Apr 18, 2016
 
Death by Living: Life Is Meant to Be Spent
4.26
it was amazing
An invitation (impossible to turn down) to live a purposely, fully, and grateful life -and be excited to live it facing the finish line.

Read it again
...more
May 04, 2017
Jan 18, 2013
 
Ten Ways to Destroy the Imagination of Your Child
4.23
really liked it
¡Bravissimo!

This is not a book only for parents. This is a book for those who love to read, to write, to imagine, for those who still believe in fairi
...more
Aug 19, 2012
Aug 03, 2012
 
Discipline: The Glad Surrender
4.33
it was amazing
Very good.

Here are some of my favorite quotes:

"Discipline is the disciple's "career." It defines the very shape of the disciple's life."

"Discipline i
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May 10, 2013
May 10, 2013
 
Pursue the Intentional Life
4.22
it was amazing
2016: As I read its pages, I feel as if I were stopping on a road trip to reconsider, map in hand, my location, my route and my destination, trying to ...more
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Jul 20, 2014
 
Modest: Men and Women Clothed in the Gospel
3.90
liked it
I love the principle of this book: start with the gospel (Grace vs Law). It is absolutely important when addressing this issue to keep in mind that le ...more
Mar 10, 2013
Mar 07, 2013
 
The Cure of Melancholy and Overmuch Sorrow, by Faith
4.26
really liked it
Very interesting to read Baxter's perspective on this subject and how he (in the 1600's) considers medicine as an important means to help some in deep ...more
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Jun 06, 2017
 
Till We Have Faces
4.19
really liked it
There are places I absolutely love to go by myself, that I love to discover on my own, but there are some others that I wish I had brought someone wit ...more
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Apr 01, 2012
 
Keep a Quiet Heart
4.43
it was amazing
We all need to be exposed to the influence of godly women like Elisabeth Elliot in our lives.

(2017) I am so grateful for the many books E.Elliot left
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Mar 31, 2013
Mar 20, 2013
 
The Joy Project: A True Story of Inescapable Happiness
4.11
it was amazing
Wonderful! Reinke explains the doctrines behind TULIP from a different angle that will bring joy to all who read it. A perfect book to start the year!
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Jan 09, 2016
 
Be Still My Soul
4.41
it was amazing
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 ex
...more
Jun 21, 2015
Sep 13, 2013
 
Praying with Paul: A Call to Spiritual Reformation
4.32
it was amazing
Great book on prayer.

A few of the many wonderful quotes that will always challenge me:

"We do not drift into spiritual life; we do not drift into dis
...more
Oct 12, 2015
Nov 12, 2015
 
Praying the Bible
4.47
it was amazing
I remember it was about 4 years ago that I learned to pray the Bible, and my prayer life changed forever. I don't remember from whom exactly I learned ...more
Aug 21, 2015
Aug 23, 2015
 
Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
4.22
it was ok
Lamott's writing advices are very practical and real good. However, you'll have to go through a mountain of theological lies to discover them. I will ...more
Jul 02, 2012
Jun 25, 2012
 
Future Grace, Revised Edition: The Purifying Power of the Promises of God
4.26
really liked it
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 Pip ...more
Jul 15, 2016
Jul 17, 2016
 
Daily Reading Bible-ESV
4.66
it was ok
IMPORTANT: HERE I AM NOT RATING THE BIBLE (OR THE TRANSLATION), BUT THE M'CHEYNE READING PLAN.

It has been several years now that I have read my Bible
...more
Dec 20, 2016
Jan 22, 2016
 
Let Me be a Woman
4.27
it was amazing
So much wisdom to glean from this book. I would urge all young women to read this little book, a book which serves as an antidote against the falsehoo ...more
Jun 26, 2013
Jun 13, 2013
 
Alive in Him: How Being Embraced by the Love of Christ Changes Everything
4.37
it was amazing
What a wonderful thing it is to find authors who love the Lord, the Word, and are committed to sound doctrine. Gloria Furman has written with great pa ...more
Apr 28, 2017
May 01, 2017
 
The Lamb
4.50
it was amazing
Wonderful, like no other I have read for children. And I say this in the sense that the author explains in detail what it means for Jesus -and for us! ...more
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Feb 18, 2016
 
Unwrapping the Greatest Gift: A Family Celebration of Christmas
4.38
really liked it
Every page, every story, every word points to Jesus. Beautiful!
Dec 25, 2014
Dec 25, 2014
 
Meditating on the Word
4.17
really liked it
"Meet him first in the day, before you meet other people."

"The first moments of the new day are not the time for our own plans and worries, not even f
...more
Mar 28, 2013
Mar 20, 2013
 
A Meal with Jesus: Discovering Grace, Community, & Mission Around the Table
4.09
really liked it
Excellent book. I read it on Kindle but enjoyed it so much that I want to re-read it in paper! My only problem (big disagreement with Chester) is his ...more
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Apr 04, 2012
 
Confessions
3.88
Augustine taught me many things in this book. And one that is very important is how living the Christian life means thinking in the light of the Scrip ...more
Feb 26, 2016
Feb 26, 2016
 
Learning Contentment
4.72
it was amazing
New seasons always bring new challenges and new trials, and the school of contentment is always awaiting us. I am grateful for solid books like this o ...more
Apr 11, 2017
Apr 11, 2017
 
Spurgeon's Sorrows: Realistic Hope for Those Who Suffer from Depression
4.40
it was amazing
2016: 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 de ...more
Jun 10, 2017
Jun 25, 2016
 
Housewife Theologian: How the Gospel Interrupts the Ordinary
3.75
it was amazing
Excellent! I appreciate the way Aimee has written an encouraging book to bring women to a diligent study of God's Word to understand the world around ...more
Aug 25, 2014
Jun 16, 2014
 
A Prayer Journal
4.09
Only God can "rate" our prayers (in case you are wondering why I didn't rate it).

I honestly hope Flannery O'Connor would have not mind to know that he
...more
Jun 23, 2014
Jun 25, 2014
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