Books I'm Reading

Compassion: A reflection on the Christian Life

By Henri Nouwen

Henri Nouwen, has shaped my understanding on God and the world. In this provocative essay on that least understood virtue, compassion, the authors challenge themselves and us with these questions: Where do we place compassion in our lives? Is it enough to live a life in which we hurt one another as little as possible? Is our guiding ideal a life of maximum pleasure and minimum pain? Compassion answers no.

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The Ragamuffin Gospel

By Brennan Manning

Most of us believe in God's grace - in theory. But somehow we can't seem to apply it to our daily lives. We continue to see Him as a small-minded book-keeper.

This book will challenge your view of God and grace.

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The Speed of Trust

By Stephen Covey

Trust, says Stephen M.R. Covey, is the very basis of the new global economy, and he shows how trust—and the speed at which it is established with clients, employees and constituents—is the essential ingredient for any high–performance, successful organization. 

As a wife, mother, friend and church planter making connections is my life and building trust is vital.

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