The lives we actually have : 100 blessings for imperfect day / Kate Bowler and Jessica Richie.
We live in a world that demands relentless perfection. Happy marriages and easy friendships. Bucket list-level adventures and matching family photos. But what if our actual lives don't feel very #blessed? Might our everyday existence be worthy of a blessing too? Even an average Tuesday? Kate Bowler and Jessica Richie offer creative, faith-based blessings that center gratitude and hope while acknowledging our real, messy lives. Formatted like a prayer book, The Lives We Actually Have is an oasis and a landing spot for weary souls, with blessings that focus on the full range of human moments: garbage days, lovely days, grief-stricken days, and even (especially) completely ordinary days. These heartfelt blessings are a chance to exhale when we feel everything from careworn to restless, devasted to bored. Let's have a reminder that we don't need to wait for perfect lives when we can bless the lives we actually have. -- From back cover.
- ISBN: 9780593193709
- ISBN: 0593193709
- Physical Description: xxi, 228 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Convergent Books, an imprint of Random House, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, 
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Bless this ordinary life -- Bless this tired life -- Bless this lovely life -- Bless this grief-stricken life -- Bless this overwhelming life -- Bless this painful life -- Bless this garbage life -- Bless the lives of others -- Bless this beautiful, limited life -- Bless this holy life.
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