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Survival Guide for the Soul

Ken Shigematsu begins his book Survival Guide for the Soul by explaining we are carrying the burden of achievement, constantly focused on our work and accomplishments.

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(Book review) Stumbling Toward Wholeness: How the Love of God Changes Us

Stumbling Toward Wholeness takes a different approach on the story of the prodigal son and argues that everyone’s life moves through the phases of each character at one time or another. Bauman, a mental health counselor, provides his own personal journey and psychological insight to this familiar biblical story and encourages us to reread this story, paying closer attention, and applying it to our own lives.

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(Book review) Courage, Dear Heart: Letters to a Weary World

Are you tired of fluffy feel-good answers that only leave you feeling more lost and alone? Are you tired of “Christians” ignoring the world and pretending a little “Jesus” dust will fix all the brokenness?

If you’re looking for honesty and truth amid a sea of lies and empty promises, this is the book for you. Courage, Dear Heart is written for weary hearts tired of a broken world and addresses topics like abuse, rejection, fear, doubt, and much more. Unlike many Christian books, this one doesn’t try to stick a Band-Aid over the gaping wounds on our hearts. It doesn’t offer easy answers or simple solutions to the mosaic of brokenness that we find ourselves in, yet it provides the deeper nourishment with the ultimate Hope.

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The Angry Intruder

The storytelling is simple, reminiscent of the time period in which the story is set, but pleasant to read.

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