The question of what happens when you separate young children from their parents is not a political one. And the answers are tragic. He was completely isolated from his family. What he discovered next would define the rest of his career.
Jonah was the central character, right? She shows how Jonah has relevance for today, and reminds us who the real main character is of the story. The study that goes with Life Interrupted is engaging and challenging, and our group is only on week two!
Parts of the book are repeated in the study guide, but there is a lot more useful and indepth material to read. Unfortunately I was bored reading this book. It was a lot of what I have heard many, many times before.
Certainly there is a place for this book but if you are a believer in Christ and have been for many years this book may be "more of the same".
That being said, if you are a believer of Christ for many years but are still drinking the milk rather than chewing on the meat then this book will be good for you. Shirer uses the book of Jonah as her proof text for discussing the interruptions that happen in our lives.
Jonah is a very appropriate example and provides us with many lessons to learn from. Shirer uses everyday examples of how people turned their obstacle into an opportunity.
This is a great book for anyone that sees the glass as half full and needs to see that Jesus.
Yo I read this book today while waiting on my girls at the beauty shop. In writing Life Interrupted: Navigating the Unexpected, Priscilla Shirer has practically written much of the story of my life. And she has never even met me!
Apparently my life situations and struggles are not quite as unique as I once thought. What a comforting realization.
Of all of the books I have read in the past few months, I would say this one speaks most specifically to me. As a matter of fact, I bel Unexpected interruptions in life and schedules For probably the first time ever, I actually found myself identifying with Jonah rather than judging him.
Have unexpected, even unwanted interruptions come your way causing your life course to be frustratingly altered? Have you had a very large virtual fish swallow you in order to force you back on a path or mission you were trying to avoid and even run from?
Then I share with you something Priscilla says on this matter, " No matter how remote and relaxing, nothing fills the void of the abandoned purpose. Then, I echo a quote Priscilla shares by a lady named Carol Kent when she says, "My mess has become my greatest message. And you will definitely identify with Life Interrupted.
Additionally, I would like to leave you with an encouraging and true reminder from Priscilla, "When we respond to our second chances by obeying Him with new determination, entirety, and abandon, His Word and work can do amazing things through us, enough to spill over into second chances for lots of others.
I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are my own. Everyday life seems to go along great and then something happens to interrupt our nice, easy flow.
How do we deal with it? Everyone deals differently but the most important thing is to ask God to help us with it and through it.
Take a lesson from Jonah. God is so glorious! The title reaches out to people who are struggling with the many unexpected events that can happen in life but in the flow of what Christians do far to often, the author based her book on the biblically recorded disobedience and rebellion of Jonah.
We live in perilous times in which so many people need to be encouraged rather than blamed for their struggles.Question: "What can we learn from the life of Jonah?" Answer: Proud, stubborn, disobedient, unfaithful, a grumbler, and altogether a bad-tempered, cantankerous old curmudgeon—this was Jonah, whose name means “dove”!
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Finding Life in Struggles. D.H. Lee. Jul 20, Fellows Blog Series. 0 comments. “I had to raise Jonah to be tough because I knew his life would be tough and would require resiliece” Creed said. was a program established to create residential living geared toward helping adults with developmental disabilities to live and flourish.
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The book of Jonah gives no indication of his prophetic activity in the land of Israel. Aug 14, · Moral: In life, things happen around us, things happen to us, but the only thing that truly matters is how you choose to react to it and what you make out of it.
Life is all about leaning, adopting and converting all the struggles that we experience into something positive/5().