I was thinking about books that have changed my life, and drawn me closer to the Lord. But there are sooooo many!
So rather than just having a list of books I love, I asked five beautiful, amazing, young single Christian woman three books that changed their lives.
(And because I’m writing this so late, I’m naming us after Disney Princesses. Yes, I really should go to bed…)
These aren’t necessarily the greatest books, and they might not be the ones we even agree with now. They are Catholic books, and Protestant books, and books that encompass all of Christianity. They are the books that God, in His mercy, used to draw us to Himself. (I wrote this bit when I was feeling sane, can you tell?)
Cinderella served up these three…
This Tremendous Lover by M. Eugene Boylan
The Way by St Josemaria Escriva
7 Secrets of the Eucharist by Vinny Flynn
Mulan tried to hide it but her favourites were…
Joy of Fearing God by Jerry Bridges
Too Busy Not to Pray: Slowing Down to be with God by Bill Hybels
The Purpose Driven Life: What on Earth Am I Here For? by Rick Warren
Snow White whittled it down to,
The Great Divorce by C. S. Lewis
The Difficult Doctrine of the Love of God by D. A. Carson
The Heavenly Man by Paul Hattaway
Belle believes these books were the most influential,
The Imitation of Christ by Thomas a Kempis
The Secret of the Rosary by St Louis-Marie de Montfort
Wife, Mother & Mystic by Albert Bessieres, S. J.
Ariel announced hers as,
Diary: Divine Mercy in My Soul by St Faustina
Reason to Believe: A Personal Story by Ron Tesoriero
And finally, Jasmine judged it to be these three,
Knowing God by J. I. Packer
Paradoxes of Catholicism by R. H. Benson
Disciplines of a Godly Woman by Barbara Hughes
So there you have it! 18 real books that had the biggest, wonderfulest impact on six real Disney Princesses!
Aaaaand… I think I’ve officially hit Crazytown. Actually, do you want to know one tip that will totally change your life? Go to bed early.
I’ve heard it opens up a whole new world… you might start thinking there’s something there, so be our guest… or be a man. Ok Laura, STEP AWAY FROM THE KEYBOARD AND THAT’S ENOUGH DISNEY PUNS FOR ONE NIGHT.
But what have been the three most influential books for you?
Read some fantastic posts on equally fantastic resources for Christian (single) women over at Morgan’s!