Option Ocean: Navigating the Seas of Possibility is categorized in the Christian Devotional category on Amazon.com.
**Warning, Warning** It is more than just a book to be read, it is a workbook! Just published on May 28th 2019, it is the second book in a set of inspirational books written by Kristi Bridges. Unlike other books (like a good novel), this book is so much better if you take the time to read it as a "guide"!
How long or how quickly you go through this book, is entirely up to you. But, if you are searching for meaning in your life, this book should be read slowly and very mindfully. Each day will bring a new way of looking at your life.
Where most books are broken down into "chapters", Option Ocean: is broken down into "days". That is one reason I suggested that it's not a book to be read in a hurry. It's best taken one day at a time. There are lessons for us as we grow in devotion, understanding and prayer. We will take what we understood in the first day and build on that foundation as the month unfolds for us. Each day there is a "theme" and then there are questions for us to ponder. Personally I think this book is better when we are prepared to share, with ourselves, the insights and questions that will come to our minds. We will open up our physical, mental and spiritual understanding of God. To that end I would encourage anyone to have a journal ready. Use your own style of writing to make points to consider, passages to revisit, and questions that come to mind.
The world today has little time for us to ponder those things that are of a spiritual nature. We are constantly encouraged to live for today, live in the moment and not to think about anything beyond that. Navigating the Seas of Possibility encourages us to live in the moment of course, but to also listen and see the Hand of the Almighty at work in our daily lives.
Christians are called to do much more than that. We are called to have a personal relationship with our God. To proclaim Him in our lives and our actions and be inspired by His Words to us in the Bible. We are called to worship and adoration to the God who created all things and calls us each by our name.
As Christians we can find living life mindful of God, hard to do sometimes. Especially when things happen around us that are not nice, kind or loving. We can lose our way so easily. That's why it's nice to have some help and guidance for our individual journeys. Everyone walks their own path to God through all the trials and tribulations of life. Your way and my way might be completely different. But our ultimate goal is the same. To come to know the will of God in our lives and to give thanks for all we have.
Navigating the Seas of Possibility would be a great book for any Christian that is questioning their faith. It's not a book just to be read, but rather, it is called to be "lived". It is a workbook for Christians, all Christians. After reading the introduction you will already see that this book is more than words on a page or a story to keep our interest. It is a call to action, a call to prayer, understanding, and a call to search for God in our lives. It is also a call to remember Gratitude, Love, Peace and Joy!
My hope is that during the summer months, when you get a chance to sit back and relax, read one day of Option Ocean: Navigating the Seas of Possibility. Use what you have learnt and keep a journal. I bet there are lessons for everyone, but most importantly for you! This is your life and He knows your name.
** I was given a copy of this book to read prior to publication, by the author, in exchange for my review. The opinions stated are my own and no coercion was involved.
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