Number of Pages: 224
Vendor: Thomas Nelson
Publication Date: 2012
Dimensions: 8.38 X 5.50 (inches)
Food labels, advertisements, politicians, self-help books – thay all promise the same things: a better life . . . or – as Jesus might put it – life to the fullest.
For millions this pursuit of happiness has captivated, ensnared, and, most disappointingly, it has alluded. Which begs the question, what is the missing link? Fully Alive explores the idea that God is glorified when man is "fully and eternally alive," illustrated by best-selling author and motivational speaker Ken Davis's most honest and intimate stories.
Ken invites us to walk with him on a journey, along a road of heartache and adventure to a place he calls "the land of the living," and discover what may be missing in our lives.
A poignant and entertaining storyteller, Davis points out the practical steps necessary to live this way – everything from lightening up to taking a quality of life assessment, to overcoming trials – while also revealing the power of Christ's resurrection available for each of us.
Get a taste of the beautiful urgency of today and begin moving toward a change in your life that draws from the joy and power that can be found only in Christ.
Thoughts from Carli:
This is the story of Ken Davis's move from just being to being Fully Alive. Ken walks you through some life experiences he's had that made him reevaluate how he was living. Changing his physical appearance and becoming more active was not only a physical change but also the start of a spiritual awakening.
This book was not what I expected at all, it was entirely different. Based on the jacket information, I was surprised to see how much time he spent talking about his weight loss. However, once you got further into the book that dropped off and Ken helped you to see how that was only a piece of it all. He walked you through how using those principals that helped him lose weight could carry over into other parts of your life. There were parts of the book that seemed to have come just when I needed it but other parts that made me wonder why it was in there as it was not necessary to drive home his message of being Fully Alive. I do feel that after reading the book that I ought to get off my rump. LOL! I am not doing a quarter of the things that Ken is doing at a younger age! And I'm not just talking about being physically active.He's able to bring some very pointed discussion into living all aspects of your life -- spiritual, mental, physical, and social. This is a great read for people who are letting life pass them by while watching TV.
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