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|Title: Wandering Into Grace: A Journey of Discovery and Hope|
By: Laurie Haller
Number of Pages: 144
Vendor: Abingdon Press
Publication Date: 2020
|Dimensions: 8.5 X 5.5 (inches)|
Weight: 6 ounces
Stock No: WW896260
Learn life lessons to wander into grace as a way of life.
In Wandering into Grace, Bishop Laurie Haller explores "wandering" as a way of life. Through the narrative of her 2018 trekking trip in Nepal, Haller shares her adventures alongside lessons for navigating difficult issues with grace, learning to adapt in a changing world, leading calmly, using collective wisdom to solve problems, serving others out of love, and the value of rest in order to be fruitful in the long haul. Through Hallers examination of experiences wandering high on the mountain, she encourages readers to look to God as the creator, sustainer, and original wanderer who leads and guards their life story.
- Author shares her story of discovery and hope on the high Himalayan trails of Nepal.
- Readers learn life lessons through the lens of the authors "wanderings".
- Chapters explore six spiritual disciplines, waiting, negotiating, sustenance, loss, rebuilding, and rest.
Bishop Laurie Haller serves as the Resident Bishop of the Iowa Area in the North Central Jurisdiction of The United Methodist Church. She was elected as a bishop at the 2016 North Central Jurisdictional Conference. Prior to her election, she served in the Michigan area since 1982. Bishop Haller received a Bachelor of Music degree in organ performance from Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio. She also received a Master of Music degree in organ performance from the Yale University Institute of Sacred Music and School of Music, and a Master of Divinity degree from Yale Divinity School. Bishop Haller is a prolific writer whose essays and articles have appeared in the Michigan Christian Advocate, Worship Arts, United Methodist Reporter, Ministry Matters, UM Insight, the United Methodist News Service Daily Digest, MIConnect, and Faith in Action. Bishop Haller is married to Rev. Gary Haller, senior pastor at First United Methodist Church in Birmingham, Michigan. They have three children and two grandchildren.