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Stitches: A Handbook on Meaning, Hope and Repair
Stitches: A Handbook on Meaning, Hope and Repair
by Anne Lamott
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“Lamotts …most insightful book yet, Stitches offers plenty of her characteristic witty wisdom…this slim, readable volume [is] a lens on life, widening and narrowing, encouraging each reader to reflect on what it is, after all... (read more)

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Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith
Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith
by Anne Lamott
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A chronicle of faith and spirituality that is at once tough, personal, affectionate, wise, and very funny. Anne Lamott claims the best two prayers she knows are "Help me, help me, help me" and "Thank you, thank you, thank you." Despite — or because... (read more)

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The Year of Living Biblically: One Man's Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible
The Year of Living Biblically: One Man's Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible
by A J Jacobs
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From the bestselling author of The Know-It-All comes a fascinating and timely exploration of religion and the Bible. A.J. Jacobs chronicles his hilarious and thoughtful year spent obeying―as literally as possible―the tenets of the Bible... (read more)

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Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion
Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion
by Gregory Boyle
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“Destined to become a classic of both urban reportage and contemporary spirituality” ( Los Angeles Times )— Tattoos on the Heart is a series of parables about kinship and redemption from pastor, activist, and renowned speaker, Father... (read more)

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Girl Meets God: A Memoir
Girl Meets God: A Memoir
by Lauren Winner
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“A passionate and thoroughly engaging account of a continuing spiritual journey within two profoundly different faiths.”—The New York Times Book Review “A charming, humorous, and sometimes abrasive recollection of a religious... (read more)

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The Cross: 38,102 Miles. 38 Years. 1 Mission.
The Cross: 38,102 Miles. 38 Years. 1 Mission.
by Arthur Blessitt
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On May 17, 2008, Arthur Blessitt walked his 38,102nd mile in Zanzibar, off of the coast of Tanzania, completing a journey that began in 1969. Arthur started walking with a twelve-foot cross on December 25, 1969 and has successfully carried a large wooden... (read more)

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The Hiding Place: The Triumphant True Story of Corrie Ten Boom
The Hiding Place: The Triumphant True Story of Corrie Ten Boom
by Corrie Ten Boom
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“I pray that God forgive them...” Corrie Ten Boom stood naked with her older sister Betsie, watching a concentration camp matron beating a prisoner. “Oh, the poor woman,” Corrie cried. “Yes. May God forgive her,”... (read more)

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Plan B: Further Thoughts on Faith
Plan B: Further Thoughts on Faith
by Anne Lamott
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Readers of Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith, Lamott's previous book on spirituality, will find here the same thoughtfulness and humor we've come to love. Whether writing about battles with her son, her mother's death, the church she's found to... (read more)

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Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States
Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States
by Helen Prejean
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In 1982, Sister Helen Prejean became the spiritual advisor to Patrick Sonnier, the convicted killer of two teenagers who was sentenced to die in the electric chair of Louisiana's Angola State Prison. In the months before Sonnier's death, the Roman... (read more)

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The Great Eight: How to Be Happy (Even When You Have Every Reason to Be Miserable)
The Great Eight: How to Be Happy (Even When You Have Every Reason to Be Miserable)
by Scott Hamilton
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Olympic Gold Medal figure skater Scott Hamilton shares his eight secrets to finding happiness in the face of a life filled with challenges, difficulties, and career-canceling odds. With never-been-told, behind-the-scenes stories from the skating world... (read more)

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Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust
Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust
by Immaculee Ilibagiza
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Her life ripped apart by the bloody genocide that broke out in Rwanda in 1994, Ilibagiza forged a profound and lasting relationship with God through prayer and discovered a love so strong she was able to seek out and forgive her family's killers.... (read more)

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The Year of Living Biblically: One Man's Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible
The Year of Living Biblically: One Man's Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible
by A. J. Jacobs
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From the bestselling author of The Know-It-All comes a fascinating and timely exploration of religion and the Bible. Raised in a secular family but increasingly interested in the relevance of faith in our modern world, A.J. Jacobs decides to dive in... (read more)

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A Million Miles in a Thousand Years: What I Learned While Editing My Life
A Million Miles in a Thousand Years: What I Learned While Editing My Life
by Donald Miller
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Miller's latest book is a meditation on the hard lessons he learned about himself while watching his bestselling memoir Blue Like Jazz turned into a narrative film. A Million Miles in a Thousand Years is inviting and engaging — and just might inspire... (read more)

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Crosswicks Journal #1: A Circle of Quiet
Crosswicks Journal #1: A Circle of Quiet
by Madeleine L'engle
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This journal shares fruitful reflections on life and career prompted by the author's visit to her personal place of retreat near her country home.... (read more)

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Crosswicks Journal #4: Two-Part Invention: The Story of a Marriage
Crosswicks Journal #4: Two-Part Invention: The Story of a Marriage
by Madeleine Lengle
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The story of a marriage of true minds and spirits--a brilliant writer's tribute to lasting love.... (read more)

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Walk Like You Have Somewhere to Go
Walk Like You Have Somewhere to Go
by Lucille Oneal
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Lucille O'Neal shares her public battles and personal struggles as a young, single mother of NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal. Lucille O'Neal would one day have it all, but not before fighting the public battles and personal demons that would threaten to... (read more)

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The Seasoned Soul: Reflections on Growing Older
The Seasoned Soul: Reflections on Growing Older
by Eliza Blanchard
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These eighty-seven elegant essays reflect on aging, using wise and inspiring quotations from many cultures and religious traditions. They will help you tap into your own resources, lightening your spirit and the spirits of those around you. Throughout... (read more)

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Blue Like Jazz: Nonreligious Thoughts on Christian Spirituality
Blue Like Jazz: Nonreligious Thoughts on Christian Spirituality
by Donald Miller
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Donald Miller's fresh and original voice may change the way Christians view the "status quo" faith and build a bridge to seekers who believe that organized religion doesn't meet their spiritual needs. "I never liked jazz music because jazz music... (read more)

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Have a Little Faith: A True Story
Have a Little Faith: A True Story
by Mitch Albom
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Now including a new chapter for the paperback edition. “A masterpiece.” --Publishers Weekly “In the beginning there was a question. ‘Will you do my eulogy’ As is often the case with faith, I thought I was being asked a... (read more)

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Homestead: Modern Pioneers Pursuing the Edge of Possibility
Homestead: Modern Pioneers Pursuing the Edge of Possibility
by Jane Kirkpatrick
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Joining her husband in the fight to create a home out of a rugged stretch of sagebrush, rattlesnakes, and sand in eastern Oregon, Jane Kirkpatrick uneasily relinquishes the security of a professional career; the convenience of electricity, running water,... (read more)

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