Hello! Hope these help. They are a few among the books which have most deeply helped/positively affected my walk with Christ and my overall journey. Keep an eye out for book reviews. I’d love to hear your suggestions!
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Except for the first book, the listing is in alphabetical order of author’s last name:
The End of Suffering: Finding Purpose in Pain by Scott Cairns: contemplation on development, purpose, and the body of Christ — for anyone seeking meaning in the good and in what seems bad
Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan: an allegory of a Christian’s life — for anyone interested in exploring the meaning of Christianity and Christian living
Silence by Shusaku Endo: an historical fiction posing questions regarding the culture clash in the church — for those who want to explore the harder questions of faith
The Mystery of Art: Becoming an Artist in the Image of God by Jonathan Jackson: reflections on how to live an inspired life — for anyone searching for life’s meaning and what pursing looks like in application
The Imitation of Christ by Thomas A Kempis: contemplation on the Christian lifestyle — for those who want to delve deeper into their faith
A Holy Life edited by Patricia A McEachern: the translated notes of St. Bernadette of Lourdes — for those who want to understand a life closer to God
How Deep Is Your Dungeon by Joshua Swamidass: beautiful lyrical prose using the story of Job to examine suffering — for anyone who hurts and needs hope