Author: Esau, Terry, 1954-
Title: Surprise me : a 30-day faith experiment
Edition: 1st ed.
Publication Information: Colorado Springs, CO : NavPress, 2005.
Physical Description: 201 p. : 21 cm.
Summary: “Surprise me, God.” What if you started the next thirty days with those three words? No agendas, no plans other than waiting on God with eager anticipation of what is about to happen next.
Surprise Me invites you to approach your spiritual life with openness and an eye for the unexpected to discover God working in the everyday moments in your life, fro the spectacular to the mundane. Through his own journey with the “Surprise Me” faith experiment, author Terry Esau illustrates how the good and bad surprises of life draw you into a deeper relationship with God.
Subject Terms: Trust in God.
Spiritual life — Christianity.
Carlstrom, Nancy White.
Does God know how to tie shoes? / Nancy White Carlstrom ; illustrated by Lori McElrath-Eslick.
Grand Rapids, MI : William B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., c1993.
Unpaged : col. ill.
As a young girl walks with her parents through the countryside, her questions elicit responses that help her to know God better.Katrina wants to know more about God: “Mama, what does God wear? Does God like to paint? Does God ever cry, Papa?” Her parents’ responses, based on the Psalms, help Katrina to know God in ways that are very real to her.
Bible, children, children’s, children’s literature, Christian, Christian Education, faith, God, growing up, juvenile, picture book, questions, religion, religious, spiritual journey
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Noble, Trinka Hakes.
Apple Tree Christmas / by Trinka Hakes Noble.
New York: Penguin Books USA, c.1984.
unpages: col. ill.
Summary : In 1881, when their apple tree is felled by a storm just before Christmas, a young farm girl and her family discover that the tree was importantto each of them for different reasons. Grades K-2.
Farm life–Juvenile fiction.
apples, children’s, Christmas, environment, family, farm, historical fiction, Holiday, love, personal feelings and growth, picture book, snow, spiritual journey, trees
Author: Hanson, Bradley.
Title: Teach us to pray : overcoming obstacles to daily prayer
Publisher: Minneapolis : Augsburg, 1990
Description: 112 p. ; 22 cm.
Summary: Bradley Hanson casts new light on several difficulties we experience in prayer and gives suggestions that he and others have found helpful.
Subjects: Prayer — Christianity
Author Tindal, Mardi, 1952-
Title Soul maps : a guide to the midlife spirit / by Mardi Tindal
Published Minneapolis : Augsburg Books, c2000
Description 150 p. ; 22 cm
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 149-150)
Summary Soul Maps is a companion for the midlife spiritual journey. Issues such as family, relationships, work, self-worth, physical changes, social responsibility, and spiritual practices are examined through engaging personal stories and illustrations. Drawing on the wisdom of a great variety of people at midlife—all of whom take the spiritual dimension seriously—Soul Maps gently guides the reader in considering important questions and aspects of midlife.
Subject Middle aged persons — Religious life
Whistling in the Dark: a doubter’s dictionary / Frederick Buechner, illustrations by Katherine A. Buechner
San Francisco: HarperCollins, Pulbishers, c1988
ix. 116 p.
Christian, faith, meditations, spiritual journey