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January Book List

February 12, 2016
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Growing up, I was a voracious reader.  I always had a book with me, and you would often find me tucked away somewhere with my nose between the pages of my latest find.  As I grew, I found myself having less and less time for reading for enjoyments sake, but my love of books never faded.  At the beginning of this year, I decided in 2016 I wanted to make sure I intentionally set apart time each day to read, just for the love of reading.  Reading brings me so much joy, I love seeing things from a different persons perspective, learning about things I didn’t know before, and diving into unseen worlds that only the mind can imagine.  I am already so happy I decided to make reading a priority again this year, and my passion was lit on fire!  In January I read six new books:

  1. It’s Not What You Think – by Jefferson Bethke
  2. The Meaning of Marriage – Timothy Keller
  3. Forgotten God – Francis Chan
  4. Strong Looks Better Naked – Khloe Kardashian
  5. A Place of Quiet Rest – Nancy Leigh DeMoss
  6. The School of Greatness – Lewis Howes

January Books 1

I didn’t go into the month with a particular goal or theme in mind, I just grabbed whatever book looked most interesting to me at the time.  But as you can see, most of them revolved around following Jesus (a topic I am always trying to learn more about and become better at!) and self improvement.  I feel like all of the books were really great.  My favorite was probably The Meaning of Marriage by Timothy Keller.  Even though I am not in a relationship, let alone married, I feel like it is never too early to start preparing for what will be the 2nd biggest decision and commitment in your life (after deciding to follow Christ).  I had also heard from several people that this book was a must read regardless of if you are married or not, and I couldn’t agree more.

January Books 2

 

January Books 3

What books have you read lately?  Leave your favorites down below, I am always looking for new finds!

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  • Reply Do You Have Jesus Swagger? (February Books) – suzanne iris March 5, 2016 at 12:19 am

    […] of life crowding out my time to read for enjoyments sake.  While I crushed that goal in January (click here to see my January books), I just met my minimum 2 in February.  Luckily, both the books I read were rich in information […]

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