How to Be Here

How to Be Here

A Guide to Creating A Life Worth Living

eBook - 2016
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"The popular pastor and New York Times bestselling author of Love Wins and What We Talk About When We Talk About God shows us how to pursue and realize our dreams, live in the moment, and joyfully do the things that make us come alive.Each of us was created for something great--we just need to figure out what it is and find the courage to do it. Whether it's writing the next great American novel, starting a business, or joining a band, Rob Bell wants to help us make those dreams become reality. Our path is ours and ours alone to pursue, he reminds us, and in doing so, we derive great joy because we are living our passions.How to Be Here lays out concrete steps we can use to define and follow our dreams, interweaving engaging stories, lessons from biblical figures, insights gleaned from Rob's personal experience, and practical advice. Rob gives you the support and insight you need to silence your critics, move from idea to action, take the first step, find joy in the work, persevere through hard times, and surrender to the outcome.Like Stephen Pressfield's classic The War of Art, How to Be Here will inspire readers to seek the lives they were created to lead"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: San Francisco : HarperOne, 2016
Edition: First Edition
ISBN: 9780062356314
0062356313
9780062356291
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Call Number: eBook

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abbi_g
Jul 12, 2018

"Whoever you are and whatever work you do, no one has ever lived your life with your particular challenges and possibilities. 'You' hasn't been attempted before."

This book is on Myleik Teele's list of favorite books. I wanted to read it because I struggle with being fully present in my life, especially in my career. This book gave me a lot of insight and has renewed my drive for becoming the very best version of myself. I love Rob Bell's writing style and his personal anecdotes, which helped me connect with the overall thesis of the book. How To Be Here is a book that I desperately need in my home library.

aguscott Jan 04, 2017

I really enjoyed this book. It's helping me to dispel my fear about writing and whether I'll be good. I have to work harder and put in the effort and believe in myself. No one can tell the stories that I have to tell. I found this book very inspiring and uplifting. I would read it again actually. And I'm actively pushing past my fear to have the life I want and be the person that I want to be. I would recommend this book to everyone.

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robertthedeuce
Nov 16, 2016

Basically, self-help without substance. To me, it comes across with the genuineness of marketing materials produced by a used-car salesperson. I couldn't finish it...

I've read other reviews which were positive, so maybe this book will speak to other readers.

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