Poetry Reading by Irene Sheri


Just for fun, match the author and book titles with their companion haiku (from my incourage book reviews last week). All of these books have had great impact in my life, and regardless of when you discover this post, I can promise you they’re still life-changing reads.

A.  John Piper, Don’t Waste Your Life

B.  John Eldredge, Waking the Dead: The Glory of a Heart Fully Alive

C.  Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Life Together: The Classic Exploration of Faith in Community

D.  Shane Claiborne, The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical

E.  The Tale of Three Trees: A Traditional Folktale

F.  Shaunti Feldhahn, For Women Only: What You Need to Know about the Inner Lives of Men

G.  Emerson Eggerichs, Love & Respect: The Love She Most Desires; The Respect He Desperately Needs



Questions and answers

Inside mind & heart of man

Secret truths revealed



The Crazy Cycle:

Marriage spins out of control!

It makes so much sense!



Deep calling to deep

Living in community





You’re in a battle

A tug-of-war of the heart

Fight! (or Satan wins)


Sometimes dreams come true

But maybe not like you thought

They’re even better



Time is precious gift

Lived for God’s glory or self

Wisdom chooses well



Hands and feet of Christ

Compassionate empathy

Reject status quo



1F, 2G, 3C, 4B,  5E, 6A, 7D


And if you’re curiosity is sparked to read a few thoughts on each selection along with some notable quotes by the author, please DO read the post in its entirety :).

Note:  Affiliate links used in the titles; if you click through and purchase (and all of these are books you should read at some point in you life…), you might just buy me a cup of coffee!!  From a truck stop, not Starbucks ;).

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