God sees when we reach out for answers. Sometimes, He brings us help between the pages of a book. What are the books that speak to you?
I recently shared a photo journal on how I spend alone time with God — in what I call “whitespace”. These are the outdoor places I go to air my thoughts, pray and rest. Things were different for me growing up as a kid. I didn’t get the chance to explore nature that much, except for an occasional group hike with the church’s youth group.
Whitespace back then took place in a different locale.
I found soul rest in books.
I loved reading — engaging in unspoken conversation with authors I had never met in person, but found to be good companions between pages.
Whenever I felt stuck spiritually, I would hit the bookstore. Just like I’d scan a room at a social gathering for a friendly face, I’d browse the shelves for a title that read like an invitation.
Just like meeting new friends don’t always work out, books were hit and miss. But I always went back for more, no matter how many times I’d strike out. Because inevitably, something life changing always happens…
I’m talking about some of my fave books on DaySpring’a (In)Courage Book Club today. I would love to hear your list… Hop on over to (In)Courage with me now – thanks so much!
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