Just like you, Ann Voskamp hungers to live her one life well. Forget the bucket lists that have us escaping our everyday lives for exotic experiences. How, Ann wondered, do we find joy in the midst of deadlines, debt, drama, and daily duties? What does the Christ-life really look like when your days are gritty, long and sometimes even dark? How is ...
Just like you, Ann Voskamp hungers to live her one life well. Forget the bucket lists that have us escaping our everyday lives for exotic experiences. How, Ann wondered, do we find joy in the midst of deadlines, debt, drama, and daily duties? What does the Christ-life really look like when your days are gritty, long and sometimes even dark? How is God even here? In One Thousand Gifts, Ann invites you to embrace everyday blessings and embark on the transformative spiritual discipline of chronicling God's gifts. It s only in this expressing of gratitude for the life we already have, we discover the life we've always wanted a life we can take, give thanks for, and break for others. We come to feel and know the impossible right down in our bones: we are wildly loved by God. Let Ann's beautiful, heart-aching stories of the everyday give you a way of seeing that opens your eyes to ordinary amazing grace, a way of being present to God that makes you deeply happy, and a way of living that is finally fully alive. Come live the best dare of all!"
Acceptable. A book with obvious wear. May have some damage to the cover or binding but integrity is still intact. There might be writing in the margins, possibly underlining and highlighting of text, but no missing pages or anything that would compromise the legibility or understanding of the text.
Very good. Appearance of only slight previous use. Cover and binding show a little wear. All pages are undamaged with potentially only a few, small markings. Help save a tree. Buy all your used books from Thriftbooks. Read. Recycle and Reuse.
This book reminded me there can be good things coming out of tragedy and each day we receive so much from God.
Nov 14, 2013
tough start great finish
Tough and tragic beginning but such a poetic use of prose that makes every word speak more deeply all the way to beauty, enrichment and the daily challenge.
Mar 21, 2013
The message is excellent but the writing style is difficult to folow.
Apr 19, 2012
One of those books to read over & over & over
This book is so uplifting and insightful. it will turn your attitude around in the right direction. Read and read every few years. Everything is a gift!
Sep 1, 2011
The Power of Giving Thanks
I would highly recommend this book for anyone longing to increase their awareness of the presence of God. Ann Voskamp, through this telling of her own journey, shows you how giving thanks is the key to experiencing all of God and enjoying Him.
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