But You Don’t Like People

Guest Post By: Amber Passini

Loving people can be difficult especially if you don’t even like them. But, if you don’t like them how can you follow Christ’s command to love them as you love your self? In today’s guest post by my wife, she shares a personal story of how her dislike for people challenged her to grow spiritually.

Tuesdays With Morrie: An Old Man, A Young Man, And Life’s Greatest Lesson (1997)

The true story of Mitch Albom who reconnects with his dying professor, Morrie. This book is the result of their talks each Tuesday leading up to Morrie’s death. Each week they discuss valuable life lessons, and the things that really matter. An easy read that will help you focus on what’s most important in life.

Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit Of Less (2014)

We are often caught up in commercialism, busy schedules, and burn out, but McKeown discusses and provides the groundwork for you to build a life pursuing less. Less distractions, less clutter, less appointments so we can focus on what really matters and offering our highest contribution to the world. Do less, but better. “It’s not about getting more done in less time. It’s about getting only the right things done.” His goal is to help you stop making one millimeter of progress in a million directions by asking one powerful question, “what will I say no to?”

The 20 Most Powerful Brennan Manning Quotes

Brennan Manning is probably most known for his work The Ragamuffin Gospel. This book argues for the furious love and grace of God for the ragamuffins in His flock. It is one of the few books I have ever read twice, and for good reason. Manning is a powerful writer and has great insight in each of his writings. Here are twenty of his most powerful quotes from some of his writings.