Wherever the River Runs – Review & Giveaway 6


*DISCLAIMER: I received this book from FlyByPromotions and was asked to read it and give my opinion.

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At first, I thought it was a fiction story, just by reading the title, but found out it was a personal recollection and very true. When you get into it, there is so much to learn and think about. The story is wonderful and the author makes you feel like you are there and encountering the things that she is. I could see the people and feel the heat as she described it, hearing the animals and the water, as if I was in the boat next to her.

There is a part where she talks about being in a little school with the kids and seeing an open window with a view that is like a painting. I had the picture of it in my head, and it so made me think of one of those that I’ve seen here in AZ at the Meteor Crater.  Beautiful things through holes in others.

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Reading about this story, and place, it’s beautiful and …. I don’t really know how to put it, not horrible, not scary….to these people, it’s normal life. To us (even when complaining that the coffee guy didn’t get it to us quick enough) who are so spoiled in daily life, it helps us understand how there are so many around us that could use our help. Like the author, Kelly, says on page 106…”Some plant, some water, but God gives the increase”.  Amen to that, right?

If only we could take the time to see where God wants us to do the planting, the pruning, etc., it would help make this world such a better place.  Thank you Kelly for showing us that even by doing something small in our own community, can in a sense make a world of difference.

 

About The Book


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In Wherever the River Runs, Kelly Minter invites us on a journey down a river teeming with piranhas and caimans, as well as machete-wielding mothers, heroic jungle pastors, faith-filled children, and miracles too seldom experienced in our part of the world. Kelly’s honest and engaging narrative pulls back the curtain on one of the most captivating places on earth as well as on parts of the gospel we may be able to recite but have never fully believed.

 

On this beautiful adventure through the jungles of Brazil and the tangles of the soul, Kelly rediscovers Jesus among a forgotten people living well beyond the corners of her previously defined faith–a people who draw her back to their country, their pain, and their hope in Him, again and again.

 

 

 

About The Author


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Kelly Minter is an acclaimed author, Bible teacher, and musician. Her bestselling Bible studies include Nehemiah: A Heart That Can Break and Ruth: Loss, Love & Legacy, and her books Water into Wine, No Other Gods, and The Fitting Room. She speaks to women around the world and partners with Justice and Mercy Amazon, an organization that serves in the Amazon jungle. Kelly lives in Nashville, Tennessee.

 

 

 

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Kim W.
Kim W.
7 years ago

Sounds like an interesting book! Thanks for sharing 🙂

Mary H.
7 years ago

Looks interesting!

Heidi Bee
7 years ago

I think simple things like sharing goodies, getting mail for neighbors or a simple card is nice!

Shirley
7 years ago

This book sounds interesting! I have friends that actually moved to Brazil to help over there in the ministry. It immediately made me think of them and the sacrifices they have made in their efforts to help others over there. I entered the giveaway also!

Melissa Smith
Melissa Smith
7 years ago

This sounds like a wonderful story to really open your eyes to a different world than we’re used to.