SHELF ME : January

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None like Him: 10 Ways God is different from Us (and why that’s a good thing) by Jen Wilkin

We know God to be many things; self-existent, self-sufficient, omnipresent, omnipotent and infinite…the list goes on. That, He is all that we are not, that we can never be. Writer Jen Wilkin tells us why this is so much of a good thing. Reminding us to celebrate the freedom in letting God be God.

The Wait by Meagan and DeVon Franklin, Tim Vandehey

Celebrity couple Meagan Good and husband DeVon Franklin give a detailed narration of how they made the decision to abstain from sex until they were officially married. This book offers a lot of insight into the benefits of celibacy for the singles and how to stick to this decision for those who are in relationships. Every page is worth the read!

Beautiful Moon: A Child’s Prayer by Tonya Bolden, Eric Velasquez

A book that celebrates prayer and compassion as a young boy says his prayers for the homeless, the hungry among others. This book will serve as a reminder, not only for the children, but for adults too!

Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Many of you, like me have probably read this book over and over again, and it still doesn’t get old. ‘Purple Hibiscus’ is a narration through the eyes of a young girl which explores extremism (religious fanaticism), the various forms of abuse and politics. If you haven’t read this one, get yourself a copy and a great cup of coffee.

P.S I Love You by Cecelia Ahern

The novel from which the tear-jerking movie was adapted from. Ahern takes us through the journey of loss; a tale of denial, grief, learning to let go and finding love again.

 

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