Friday, July 08, 2005

I Told the Mountain to Move

Blessings to you!

 

As an avid reader and lover of Christian books, I am so excited to be able to fill in for Dee (which are some big shoes to fill), but I’ll do my best. I love and respect Dee because she is a woman who is also passionate about Christian books and she keeps it real. (Great minds think alike you know!) With so much to discuss and share about Christian books, the Christian publishing industry and the many writing and book promotion opportunities, I’ll do my best to keep you in the know. (Pray for me yall!)

 

I’ve reviewed some really cool books recently and I just have to share a review and commentary of one of my favs. Check it out and let me know what you think as well as what you’d like to hear more about here on the blog. Happy Reading! You’re going to be blessed by this book for sure!

 

--Marina

 

I have been a believer in Christ for over twenty years. I've prayed and saw my prayers answered. I have prayed and heard from GOD. I have prayed and some of my prayers have not been answered (at least not yet anyway) and I have prayed and only heard silence. I turned to classical prayer teachers like Andrew Murray’s' Christ in the School of Prayer. I grew bored with prayer thinking that GOD wasn't really listening, nor was HE planning to change things. But HE did have Patricia Raybon's book planned all along.

I TOLD THE MOUNTAIN TO MOVE by Patrica Raybon is an answer to prayer. Poignant, real, heart-wrenching, soul-stirring, thought-provoking, inspiring, faith-filled and written like only a master penster truly set apart by GOD to deliver this powerful, transforming message of prayer. I TOLD THE MOUNTAIN TO MOVE reminded me that prayer doesn't change GOD; prayer changes me so GOD can work through me. That I am an answer to someone's prayers, too. Like Mother Theresa once said, "I see GOD in the face of everyone." Raybon reminded me of this. To live this out. To pray without ceasing, not for material things but for what really matters in my life and the life of others. To walk in forgiveness, love, kindness and respect and display that (with the help of prayer) to others even those who are not like us or even remotely close.

I've waited my whole life to hear this message. It has taken my prayer life, my communion with GOD-listening, journaling and speaking to a delicious new level. It reminded me that I am not alone.

You'll truly be delighted, thankful and grateful for the words on every page. At goodgirlbookclubonline.com we've received numerous emails about how I TOLD THE MOUNTAIN TO MOVE changed their prayer lives for the better. For this and more, we say, "THANKS."

You'll love I TOLD THE MOUNTAIN TO MOVE. Keep prayer alive!

Reviewed by Marina Woods, www.goodgirlbookclubonline.com

1 comments:

Dee said...

Marina, thanks for bringing your sweet presence to this side of sunshine:)
Nice review. Welcome.

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