THIS ^^ is a fantastic book!!! if there are any females (pronounced as The Big Kahuna says it, “fe-MALL-ays”) out there who have NOT read this book – you MUST! it is just chock full of wonderful truths. elisabeth elliot has just become my favorite female writer.
a few treasures from the pages of this book for you all:
“the fact that i am a woman does not make me a different kind of Christian, but the fact that i am a Christian does make me a different kind of woman.” (p 43)
“Moses, the Bible tells us, was a “very meek man.” I don’t think of him at all as meek in the popular sense – timid, self-abnegating, colorless. Far from it. But to be meek is to have a sane and proper estimate of one’s place in the scheme of things. It is a sense of proportion.” (p 55)
and there is much more where that came from! i just can’t find them b/c i was so eager to keep reading that i didn’t stop to grab my pencil and actually mark the book… seriously though girls, i would recommend this book for your reading with great enthusiasm! and it’s only like, $3.75 in the (SGC) bookstore! if you really want to read it and don’t have the money – talk to me because i would gladly buy it for you, that’s how great i think it is!
in other news… it’s almost here!! there is massive excitement ensuing in my head over: