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Noteworthy: This author is one of a special group of women who writes for (in)courage, the popular online friendship community. Every day they take turns pulling up a chair to share their stories of what Jesus looks like in their every day, gloriously ordinary, and often messy lives.
If you read the (in)courage blog online, then you'll be sure to enjoy this title.
|Format: Imitation Leather|
Number of Pages: 240
Publication Date: 2015
|Dimensions: 8.00 X 5.50 (inches)|
One Thousand Gifts: A DVD Study: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You AreAnn VoskampZondervan / 2012 / DVD$16.49 Retail:Video
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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, longand 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. Its 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 lovedby 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.
Now in a beautiful leather-like gift edition.
Ann Voskamp is wife of one good farmer, the home-educating mama to a half-dozen exuberant kids, and author of New York Times bestsellers, The Greatest Gift and One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are.
Named by Christianity Today as one of 50 women most shaping culture and the church today, and a partner with Compassion International as a global advocate for needy children, Ann's a regular loser of library books, usually has a sink full of soaking pots, sees empty laundry baskets rarer than a blue moon, and believes that the sky and fresh mercy over the farm is large and all is grace. Her blog, one of the Top 10 Christian blogs on the web, has become a daily well for the weary and soul-thirsty: http://www.aholyexperience.com
Becee5 Stars Out Of 5amazing!July 29, 2017BeceeQuality: 0Value: 0Meets Expectations: 0Loved this book! It spoke to my heart! I have so many pages with sticky notes marked. I keep going back and rereading some of the thoughts she shared. Definitely a book I will read again so I can be challenged yet uplifted and encouraged. Ann is very insightful.
Marion Mohring5 Stars Out Of 5Wonderful DevotionalMay 16, 2017Marion MohringQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5This book has a lot of good thoughts in it and I always look forward to the next day's offerings.
Gara GiffordNew Brighton, PAAge: 55-65Gender: female1 Stars Out Of 5One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are"March 27, 2017Gara GiffordNew Brighton, PAAge: 55-65Gender: femaleQuality: 1Value: 1Meets Expectations: 1I don't think I'll be finishing this book. The author gets mired down in minute details, and relates these details in stream of consciousness. I am just not enjoying reading this book.
Run2Him5 Stars Out Of 5what a blessingJanuary 7, 2017Run2HimQuality: 5Value: 4Meets Expectations: 5so many times we want to run from the truth of what has broken our hearts. Ann has a gift of drawing me into her family and trials. my story differs but the outcome is the same. seeing how God has reached out through His word to mend her and draw her to Him helps me see He is graciously doing the same thing for me. i gave two of these books away as Christmas gifts and shared mine with my mother over the Christmas holidays. she too enjoyed what she had read and will be purchasing one for herself
Bayou Believer1 Stars Out Of 5Begins with graphic childbirth imagryJanuary 5, 2017Bayou BelieverQuality: 5Value: 2Meets Expectations: 1I bought 6 of these as gifts. While they look nice, within the first page there is a first person, graphic account of the author's birth complete with tearing and bleeding. I did not feel this language served a purpose and was offputting and therefore, I sm not giving them as gifts nor did I read further.