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Saturday, May 4, 2013

"One Thousand Gifts" -- A Giveaway

I have an opportunity to host a giveaway for a book called One Thousand Gifts!

Read the description below. If you'd like to win a copy, leave me a comment, and I will select one winner randomly.

This would make a wonderful Mother's Day gift!

Just like you, Ann Voskamp hungers to live her one life well. Forget the bucket lists that have us escaping our everyday lives for exotic experiences. ‘How,’ Ann wondered, ‘do we find joy in the midst of deadlines, debt, drama, and daily duties? What does the Christ-life really look like when your days are gritty, long—and sometimes even dark? How is God even here?’

In One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are, Ann invites you to embrace everyday blessings and embark on the transformative spiritual discipline of chronicling God's gifts. It’s only in this expressing of gratitude for the life we already have, we discover the life we’ve always wanted... a life we can take, give thanks for, and break for others. We come to feel and know the impossible right down in our bones: we are wildly loved—by God.

Ann Voskamp is the author of the New York Times bestselling book, One Thousand Gifts. She is also the wife of a farmer, the home-educating mother to a half-dozen kids and a storyteller who keeps a camera shutter close. Ann writes about gritty grace and a magnificent God at


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  1. Lovely giveaway Anne, The author sounds like she had her share of amazingly crushing events. So nice to see someone rise above what life throws at them. More power to her. :) Hugs to you from me.

  2. I would LOVE to read this!!! I could use some good-life pointers. lol

  3. I saw this at Mardel's the other day and kept looking at it, but you know being the mom, I had a hundred other things for the kiddo's that took precedent. Looks like a wonderful read.

  4. Stopping by from SITS! What a great giveaway- I agree it is a good Mother's Day gift!

  5. Looks like a great read for our book club. I would love to read this and what a perfect Mother's day gift! We all need to stop and count our blessings as well as live life fully.

  6. This book is on my list to read... My sister really enjoyed it. Hopefully soon!

  7. what a great book. I am excited to maybe win it! i love books like this!

    Liz D

  8. I've been wanting to read this book for a long time. All my friends have enjoyed it. Thanks!



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