Sunday Book Club: Books We’re Thankful For

November 20, 2016 Sunday Book Club 19

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Happy Sunday morning to you!

In case you haven’t heard, Thanksgiving in the States is on Thursday. This time next week, we’ll all be in a turkey-leftover coma. But for now, we’re reasonably awake and still craving all the delicious food that for some reason we only eat once a year.

My post on Tuesday this week will be about books I’m thankful for over the course of my life, and in planning which ones to include I thought this might be a great topic to discuss here on the Book Club too!

As a teaser for Tuesday’s post … two of the books (besides the Bible of course) that I’m most thankful for are Safely Home by Randy Alcorn and I am not but I know I AM by Louie Giglio. Both books upended the way I saw life and were two of the driving forces that led to me becoming an ESOL teacher for 10 years.

Ok, now it’s your turn! What are some books you are thankful for and why?


19 Responses to “Sunday Book Club: Books We’re Thankful For”

  1. Janet Ferguson

    Safely Home is one of my all time favorites!! Definitely thankful for it! I hope you like it!

  2. Melony Teague

    Really thankful for “The Lady and the Lionheart” – talk about changing your view of the world and seeing a picture of true love! wow!

    Also loved Randy’s book….funny they were recommended by the same person!

  3. Sally Bradley

    The Breaking Point by Karen Ball. I read this book when my marriage was at a painful point, and it was the first time someone ever said to me that marriage was about God making me more Christlike, not my Disney right to a happily-ever-after. That changed me completely. I’ve loved that book ever since–and Karen!–for being so vulnerable as to share her own struggle on the page so that I could be blessed years later.

  4. Winnie Thomas

    I would have to say my scriptures. They give guidance, comfort, and purpose in my life.

  5. Kirsten Rinehart

    God has reminded me that He sent His only Son to die for me and rescue me from death and has given me the gift of eternal life in heaven with Him.

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