Posts Tagged “Christianity”

Books I’m Grateful For

by gribi on December 2, 2013

Thanksgivings Day is the one holiday that if I could, I’d have the whole world celebrate. Every day. I’m surprised we’re celebrating Halloween and Valentine’s Day in Moldova – don’t ask me why! – but Thanksgivings Day hasn’t caught on. (…)

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The Prayer of Jabez

by gribi on October 2, 2013

Small books – say, 50-60 pages long – can contain ideas just as big and life-changing as their more sizable counterparts. It’s not the first time I say this. The Prayer of Jabez, by Bruce Wilkinson is precisely such a (…)

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Ann Voskamp Quotes

by gribi on January 31, 2013

Out of all the books read in 2012, this has to be my favourite. One Thousand Gifts, by Ann Voskamp My one criteria for choosing this book was that I will go back to it, again and again. It is (…)

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To-Read in 2013

by gribi on January 10, 2013

I’ve not always planned a to-read list at the begining of the year. Having enjoyed it thoroughly last year – and having been able to go back to it when wondering what book to read next – I’ve decided to (…)

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My 15 Favourite C. S. Lewis Quotes

by gribi on June 6, 2012

I never exactly made a book. It’s rather like taking dictation. I was given things to say. C. S. Lewis If I’d ever have to pick one author, and read his books only for the rest of my life – (…)

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Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy by Eric Metaxas

by Igor Putina on April 18, 2012

I can tell when my husband is impressed by a book he’s reading. He reads excerpts to me, discusses ideas from the book at length and gets very passionate about the subject. Bonhoeffer’s biography is one such book, that made (…)

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