Friday, January 9, 2009

same kind of different as me


This is a book you need to read this year.

A friend suggested I read it. She didn't really give an explanation of the book. Just said "you need to read it".

So on her recommendation I went to the Library. It was checked out. I reserved it. I finally got the notice it was my turn to read the book.

What I didn't realize it was my turn to share in the personal life of an actual Texas family and a homeless man. This book is written very honest and straight forward. There are two authors and each writes a chapter to tell the same true story from their perspective.

This is definitely a book that I had to read with a box of tissues. But I promise if you read it you will not regret it. It has opened my eyes to see things more compassionately. It has changed my views on some issues. It is a challenging book.

The book title is:

Same kind of different as Me by Ron Hall & Denver Moore
Publisher Thomas Nelson

If you read it, come back and let me know your thoughts.

9 comments:

Tracy P. said...

I would love to read that! I am terrible about reading, but I believe I could stick with that one. I'm in the middle of 3 different things right now, but eventually...

Thanks for the recommendation!

Penless Thoughts said...

Thanks for the recommendation sounds like a very interesting and touching book. I'm covered up for right now but will keep it in mind.
Susan

Betty said...

I love to read real story´s. Thanks for the recommendation, I will be looking for this book on websites!

Keeper of the Skies Wife said...

I am going to look for this tomorrow at Barnes and Noble!!!

Of course I probably won't have time until after the yrbk. haha and yes, it's Jostens that we are using!

Brenda said...

That looks like a great book and you know I am always on the look out. . . ;)

Sherri Watt said...

I am going to check it out. I am always looking for new books. Also always looking for new blogs to check out. I found you on Encouragement From My Heart blog.

Love your site. I will be following.

God Bless!

Charity Childs-Gevero said...

The title itself is already heartwarming. :)

Joyfulsister said...

HI Joy,
I would love to read this book, My job as a non profit agency helps feed, and clothe the homeless men, women, and children. It's good to get more insight in ways to know how much more we can be of help and to understnad their journey in ways only they can tell. Thanks for sharing this book with us today.

Hugz Lorie

Louise said...

Sounds great, Joy. Would you like to contribute this post to Biblios Book Reviews?