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Falling Free

Falling Free Rescued from the Life I Always Wanted

By Shannan Martin
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.12 Stars

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On 2/17 Kim Wells wrote: "The problem with the world is that we draw the circle of our family too small." - Mother Teresa I loved this book more than I expected to. I'm always wary when I pick up a book from an unknown author. I appreciate excellent writing and, because I read so many books, I have pretty high expectations ... This book will stay with you - and you will be so grateful

Kim's Rating:

5 Stars

On 2/10 SandraTWP wrote: I’ve written before about my appreciation of heartfelt, brutally honest books about living a life well when it’s something that was never expected. When I saw Falling Free, and reading that it was in a similar vein, I picked it up. And then I set it aside. Because, I’m a coward. Because I am living ... Falling Free

SandraTWP's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/15 cathyb wrote: Falling Free by Shannan Martin Falling Free by Shannan Martin is a book that'll make you think about what your life is meant to be. Shannan and her husband had everything they wanted: good government jobs, a house on 6 acres in the country, 3 children (maybe adopted but certainly well loved), a ... Falling Free by Shannan Martin

cathyb's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/9 Silkfest wrote: I actually chose to review this book for my wife to read. Instead I ended up reading the first chapter and was unable to put it down and so, decided to read it for myself. This is a story about Shannan Martin and her family and how she ended up being rescued from the life she always wanted. It makes ... This book will make you laugh and cry at the same time

Silkfest's Rating:

5 Stars

On 1/9 Diane Kinney wrote: Let's take what we know about obedience and turn it upside down.  Shannon Martin opens our eyes to what true obedience really is, how it is fleshed out in real life.  It's not comfortable, easy, or happy-go-lucky.  It's difficult.  It's scary.  It's messy.Shannon shares her journey ... Falling Free

Diane's Rating:

4 Stars

On 1/8 Zachary_Houle wrote: Reading and reviewing Shannon Martin’s Falling Free: Rescued from the Life I Always Wanted makes me feel like a bad Christian. Not just because it seems to me that Martin is a stand-up person, and I just can’t make her cut for Godliness. (I skipped church today — strike one — to work ... Falling Free: Rescued from the Life I Always Wanted

Zachary_Houle's Rating:

2 Stars

On 12/29 Denise wrote: I selected Falling Free: Rescued From The Life I Always Wanted by Shannan Martin mainly because the foreword was written by Jen Hatmaker, whose books I have enjoyed. I kind of figured it would be a story similar to Jen's, and many other Christian's stories lately: leaving behind a cushy, comfortable ... Falling Free

Denise's Rating:

3 Stars

On 12/28 betheproof wrote: As I consider my goals and thoughts towards 2017, I've felt a smattering of unrest. My soul feels unsettled and there is something that my heart seems to be anticipating. Despite this, I have no inkling what things are coming. There are no big changes seemingly on the horizon. No major vacations or ... Falling Free by Shannon Martin

betheproof's Rating:

4 Stars

On 12/21 The Lady Prefers To Save wrote: Hello again, everyone! Tonight finds us in a new book review and today’s selection is Falling Free: Rescued from the Life I Always Wanted, by Shannan Martin. This book chronicles Martins plan to follow God’s call to something radically different for her and her family’s life, to live in a substantially ... Book Review:Falling Free: Rescued from the Life I Always Wanted, by Shannan Martin

The Lady Prefers To Save's Rating:

5 Stars

On 12/20 Amy Lowery wrote: This book is very uplifting and inspiring. You can tell that Shannan Martin wrote Falling Free from the heart. When I started the book I wasn't able put it down. It was a quick read because I kept coming back for more. Shannan Martin is real, honest and down to earth. Her words will evoke a since of ... Falling Free - Book Review

Amy 's Rating:

5 Stars