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Books About Faith

Faith is a funny thing. Many people talk about how their faith was going to help them out of a hole. How they clung to it and they came out on top of their situation. That’s the power of belief, and once you consider it, it is no small thing.

The power of faith resides in confidence. It’s either there or it’s not! It cannot be faked!

Once its truly there you can be sure it is an amazing source of power that can drive a person well past their limits. If learning about the power of faith is what you look for, these books are the perfect place to start.

#1 Searching for God in the Garbage by Bracha Goetz

Searching for God in the Garbage by Bracha Goetz
Why would a young woman become an Orthodox Jew? Searching for God in the Garbage is a unique and candid coming-of-age memoir about a Harvard grad’s search for a life of genuine meaning, fulfillment and joy.

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#2 Thinking Jewish Teenager’s Guide to Life by Rabbi Akiva Tatz

Thinking Jewish Teenager's Guide to Life by Rabbi Akiva Tatz
This is a great book about faith For young Jewish adults who think about Judaism: A lucid, life-changing explanation of Jewish ideas important for today’s Jewish teens and their choices. The Thinking Jewish Teenager’s Guide to Life is for every Jewish teen who wants ideas and principles to guide their growth to maturity.

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#3 Saint Everywhere: Travels in Search of the Lady Saints by Mary Lea Carroll

Saint Everywhere: Travels in Search of the Lady Saints by Mary Lea Carroll
While visiting Siena, Italy, Mary Lea Carroll grew fascinated with the remarkable story of St. Catherine of Siena and made a resolution: Whenever she was lucky enough to travel, if a shrine dedicated to a female saint was nearby, she’d visit it and learn about her. What started as a hobby grew into a journey she never expected, one rich with challenges and cappuccinos, doubts and inspiration, glasses of wine with strangers and moments of transcendence. Over eight quests, Carroll takes readers along with her as she seeks to learn something from a few great women of history, while looking for ways to be a better citizen of the world.

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#4 The True Story of Jesus and his Wife Mary Magdalena by David Young

The True Story of Jesus and his Wife Mary Magdalena by David Young
The True Story of Jesus and His Wife Mary Magdalena is a beautiful coffee table book, with gorgeous channeled artwork, QR Codes leading to a musical soundtrack (90 minutes) while reading the book plus the exciting channeled story of what really happened to the most famous and misunderstood man in history. This book shows us how faith can and will make everything in our lives better.

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#5 Acts of Faith by Iyanla Vanzant

Acts of Faith by Iyanla Vanzant
The book is full of inspiration! It is to be read daily. Each day of the calendar year uplifts you while asking you to reflect on the daily meditation. It is a precursor for you to begin doing the work you need to gain deep insight on your own life’s journey.

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#6 Until Today by Iyanla Vanzant

Until Today by Iyanla Vanzant
The book keeps me grounded. It shows me how I can be held accountable for my choices and behaviors as well as ways in how to deal with the pressures of things I cannot change (people, places and things) that are out of my control! It is meant to be read daily as it is broken down by each day of the calendar year with a theme for each month.

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#7 Don’t Forget to Say Thank You by Lindsay Schlegel

Don't Forget to Say Thank You by Lindsay Schlegel
In Don’t Forget to Say Thank You: And Other Parenting Lessons That Brought Me Closer to God, Lindsay Schlegel reimagines the common phrases we repeat as parents and applies them to our relationship with God. In doing so, she demonstrates how reflecting on our vocation as mothers can inform and illuminate our role as a daughter of God, drawing us closer to him.

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#8 A History of God: The 4,000-Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

A History of God: The 4,000-Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
This book, written by a former Roman Catholic nun, explores the ways which Judaism, Christianity, and Islam have all shaped the way that society views God. It also delves into how each of these religions have affected each other. The book reviews people’s experience with God from the time of Abraham until today, talking about how ideas and changed over time.

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#9 Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl

Man's Search for Meaning by Viktor E. Frankl
“Viktor Frankl, a German born, Jewish Psychiatrist, shares his memories and insights of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival.

Man’s Search for Meaning has been named one of the ten most influential books in America, and surely has been impactful in my own life.

In this bestselling book, Frankl argues that we cannot avoid suffering, but we can choose how to cope with it, find meaning in it, and move forward with renewed purpose. ”

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#10 Walking Through the Pain by Sherry C. Wherry

Walking Through the Pain by Sherry C. Wherry
Walking Through the Pain is more than just a novel. It’s a journey of faith and healing that provides raw insight into how deeply pain affects us and those around us. It is also a declaration of hope that you can be liberated from your pain. The book chronicles the life of Olivia Jones, whose life takes a devastating turn at 15 years old, destroying her faith in God. She feels that she is God’s victim, and that she has been deceived by His love. Plagued with the pain of her past, and bound by the brokenness of those closest to her, Olivia finds herself in an unending cycle of crisis that shatters her already feeble world. Out of desperation, Olivia makes a decision that changes the rest of her life – she decides to walk through her pain.

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Contributors to this article
Bracha Goetz from Bracha’s Books

Jared Cohen from Falcon Marketing LLC

Arianne Antonio from 42West

Dea Shandera Hunter from David Young’s Relaxing Music

Dr. Holly Sawyer from Life First Therapy

Lindsay Schlegel from Lindsay Schlegel

Adina Mahalli from EnlightenedReality

Jeffery L. Robinette from Robinette Legal Group PLLC

Sherry C. Wherry from Wherry Consultations, LLC

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