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Kill the Spider

Kill the Spider Getting Rid of What's Really Holding You Back

By Carlos Whittaker
Published by Zondervan

Average Blogger Rating: 4.1 Stars

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On 1/4 Serving Joyfully wrote: It was okay. It seemed like a giant advertisement for the onsite therapy place that he went to (which you, too, can attend for over $5k) I didn't appreciate the references to cussing (including "fake" cuss words and cartoon type cussing throughout the book.). The writing was interesting, a nice mix ... Kill the Spider [Book Review]

Serving Joyfully's Rating:

3 Stars

On 1/1 incitefaith wrote: Kill the Spider by Carlos Whittaker was a good book to end 2017 with. Though the book wasn’t long, it took me a while to chew through it. To identify the spider in our life, we first have to acknowledge the cobwebs. Carlos explains the cobwebs in our life can be any of the following things: Gossip, ... What is the Spider in Your Life?

incitefaith's Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/18 Steven Ibbotson wrote: Appearing to have a successful career as a musician, pastor and conference speaker, including a beautiful family that vlogged their adventures on YouTube, Carlos Whittaker hit rock bottom. The book recounts his week-long counseling "retreat," and the lessons he learned, explaining the secrets of not ... Good but not great!

Steven's Rating:

3 Stars

On 11/14 Jay Mayo wrote: Kill the Spider: Getting Rid of What’s Really Holding You Back by Carlos Whittaker is a relatable book about how to overcome our difficulties and failures in life by identifying their root cause. This is a book that encourages readers to stop treating the symptoms of challenges they face in life and ... Relatable and Helpful!

Jay's Rating:

4 Stars

On 11/11 The Little Sprouts wrote: So I picked this book because I had heard of the Author and followed him on twitter. Didn't really know him other than that but his twitter posts seemed very real, very real. That is something missing in today's society. Realness. Somewhere along the line we have missed it and exchanged real and raw ... Kill the Spider - A review

The Little Sprouts' Rating:

5 Stars

On 11/9 Carrie Balvin wrote: I remember reading Carlos Whittaker's blog years ago, but I haven't followed him since then. However, when I heard about his new book Kill the Spider I was curious to check it out. The tagline, "Getting Rid of What's Really Holding You Back" sparked my interest too. Once I started reading I was ... Kill the Spider {Book Review}

Carrie's Rating:

4 Stars

On 10/27 Jon Gibson wrote: What happens when we know that something is wrong in our life, something that needs change? We see the evidence of it throughout our lives, in our habits, in our relationships, in the nuances of how we go about living day to day. We begin to clean up the evidence of what’s wrong and never really go ... Killing Spider

Jon Gibson's Rating:

4 Stars

On 10/24 LarryKozlof wrote: Carlos Whittaker is probably best known as a Christian recording artist. And honestly I was not familiar with him as an author. So this entry was greatly appealing to me, not only for his place in Christendom, but for the content of the book. Getting rid of what’s really holding you back. Carlos ... Book Review: Kill the Spider

LarryKozlof's Rating:

5 Stars

On 10/19 Michael Deutsch wrote: In his book, Kill the Spider: Getting Rid of What’s Really Holding You Back, Carlos Whittaker takes us on a very important and significant journey as he becomes very vulnerable and open about the issues in his life and how he tackled them head on. He begins by sharing a story about a brown recluse ... Killing the Spiders!

Michael 's Rating:

5 Stars

On 10/6 Zachary_Houle wrote: Carlos Whittaker, who is probably best known for being a contemporary Christian recording artist, has an interesting story to tell at the outset of his latest book, Kill the Spider, which is a metaphor for dealing with anxiety— one that sort of sounds like a humourous joke as it’s being told. You ... Kill the Spider

Zachary_Houle's Rating:

4 Stars