When God Weeps
by Joni Eareckson Tada & Steven Estes

This book turned things around for me. I have referred it to so many people I lost count. I so appreciated Steven Estes’ contribution on the theology of suffering together with Joni’s contribution of real life personal testimony. At the time, I read it, I don’t think I would have responded to a book just on the theology or just on someone’s testimony. The two together is what makes this one of the most divinely anointed books I have ever read! I also was so moved by the cover art, I contacted the artist and purchased a print for my office.

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When God Doesn’t Make Sense
by Dr. James Dobson

Another great book of encouragement for dealing with life’s difficult circumstances. What can I say, I read this book twice.

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The Return Of The Prodigal Son
by Henri Nouwen

This is an Amazing book that gives a fresh perspective on this transforming parable of the Father’s love.

It is a wonderful call to all believers to emulate the father.

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Ruthless Trust
by Brennan Manning

One of my favorite quotes comes from this book: “To be grateful for an unanswered prayer, to give thanks in a state of interior desolation, to trust in the love of God in the face of the marvels, cruel circumstances, obscenities, and commonplaces of life is to whisper a doxology in darkness.”

His book Ragamuffin Gospel is also a must read.

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is an aspiring Bounty Hunter who is always looking for God's Bounty-- His grace and goodness-- in the mundane and melancholy as well as in the miraculous. She is also a wife, mother of four adult children--two with Cerebral Palsy, grandmother and minister of the Gospel. "You crown the year with a bountiful harvest; even the hard pathways overflow with abundance." Psalm 65:11 NLT

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