A Dare To Live Fully

6 Feb
Silver Gift Boxes

The postman delivered my book last evening. The book, written by Ann Voskamp, One Thousand Gifts. I was so excited to receive it.  Despite all the snow and ice on the roads the postman got it to me.

I read the first chapter and into the second. I wanted to be prepared for the video book club that starts today. To be able to discuss. To share.

Mrs. Voskamp is an author who has the skill of a surgeon, her words cut through me like a knife. From the very beginning, she challenged me…caused me to consider.

How do we live in a world full of pain, in the shadows of what should have been? How do we live a life of thankfulness in the midst of it all?

Radical gratitude. Not what you might think.

 

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4 Responses to “A Dare To Live Fully”

  1. Jennifer Janes February 6, 2011 at 2:51 pm #

    “How do we live in a world full of pain, in the shadows of what should have been? How do we live a life of thankfulness in the midst of it all?

    Radical gratitude. Not what you might think.”

    Beautifully expressed! Thanks for including me on your list of “related articles”!

    ~Jennifer

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