One Thousand Gifts Devotional Hardback
Reflections On Finding Everyday Graces
by Ann Voskamp;
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One Thousand Gifts Devotional
Full Product Description
Ann Voskamp explores what it means to really get from life what intended you to have. She examines the everyday experiences that should bring us closer to that goal of knowing ourselves and knowing God, but often get lost in out pursuit of life's big distractions. But how do you find joy in the minor dramas and crisis of real daily life?
In her new devotional, One Thousand Gifts, Ann uses story and insight to enter the world of the commonplace blessing through the spiritual discipline of chronicling God's gifts as they're given to you each day. By an appreciation of what you already have you are led into expressing thanks for the life you've been given and the discovery the life you've always wanted. the life where you you know for sure how wildly loved by God you really are.
PUBLISHERS DESCRIPTION (BACK COVER)
Just like you, Ann Voskamp hungers to live her one life well. Forget the bucket lists that have us escaping our everyday lives for exotic experiences. ?How,? Ann wondered, ?do we find joy in the midst of deadlines, debt, drama, and daily duties? What does the Christ-life really look like when your days are gritty, long - and sometimes even dark? How is God even here??
In One Thousand Gifts, Ann invites you to embrace everyday blessings and embark on the transformative spiritual discipline of chronicling God's gifts. It?s only in this expressing of gratitude for the life we already have, we discover the life we've always wanted - a life we can take, give thanks for, and break for others. We come to feel and know the impossible right down in our bones: we are wildly loved - by God.
- An emptier, fuller life
- A word to live... and die by
- First flight
- A sanctuary of time
- What in the world, in all this world is grace?
- What do you want? The place of seeing God
- Seeing through the glass
- How will he not also?
- Go lower
- Empty to fill
- The joy of intimacy
"Compelling, poetic and poignant, Ann Voskamp's One Thousand Gifts dares us to become grateful in everything. Voskamp is a beautiful narrator, retelling painful, sometimes grief-stricken moments with fearless vulnerability. One Thousand Gifts is a masterpiece full of wise hope and light, with simple truths that will inspire you to see God's grace in everyday circumstances, blessings and hardship." - Matthew Paul Turner author 'Churched' and 'Hear no Evil'
"This book is like a treasure hunt, Ann sits beside you and speaks words that will inspire you to open the door the miracle of holy joy." Bobbie Wolgemuth author of 'When Morning Gilds the Skies' and compiler of the NCV 'Mom's Bible'
Drawing heartbreaking beauty out of the simplest of details, Ann Voskamp invites you into her grace-bathed life of farming, parenting, and writing - and deeper still into your own life. Here you will discover a way of seeing that opens your eyes to ordinary amazing grace, a way of living that is fully alive, and a way of becoming present to God that brings you deep and lasting joy.
Let Ann's beautiful, heart-aching stories of the everyday give you a way of seeing that opens your eyes to ordinary amazing grace, a way of being present to God that makes you deeply happy, and a way of living that is finally fully alive. Come live the best dare of all!
PUBLISHERS AUTHOR PROFILE
Ann Voskamp is a farmer's wife, the home-educating mama to a half-dozen exuberant kids, and the author of the New York Times bestseller One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are. She tells stories. She takes pictures. She sees the whole earth full of the glory of God.
A columnist with DaySpring, a contributing editor to Laity Lodge?s The High Calling, and a writer of articles featured in WORLD Magazine, the Huffington Post, and Christianity Today, Ann partners with Compassion International as a global advocate for needy children. The poor have made her rich and telling the stories of those who need a voice has changed her own story.
Format: Hardcover, Jacketed
Weight: 0.75 lb.
Size: 8.25 ? 5.88 inches
Length: 240 Pages
One Thousand Gifts Devotional by Ann Voskamp was published by Zondervan in November 2012 and is our 15545th best seller. The ISBN for One Thousand Gifts Devotional is 9780310315445.
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|Page last updated||17th December 2011|
|Author / Artist||Ann Voskamp|
|Publisher||Zondervan (November 2012)|
|Number of Pages||256|