Friday, August 25

I have been tagged!

This is my first time being tagged, and I was done so by Catherine (a woman I greatly like and admire and wish I could meet! She's my virtual friend!). I love talking about books and I have linked many of them to amazon in my answers.

1. One book that changed your life: Desiring God by John Piper
2. One book that you’ve read more than once: Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers (retelling of Hosea set in 1800s)
3. One book you’d want on a desert island: Well, with the hope that the desert island is not a deserted island, I would take a leisurely book along which I haven't yet read, such as The Warrior by Francine Rivers, and I would sit on the beach.
4. One book that made you laugh: I had a hard time with this one for some reason. journals? Seriously, I recently read a past journal from college and laughed out loud at some of the things I said. I once felt that I could relate to Elizabeth Prentiss (she wrote Stepping Heavenward), a woman in history who suffered great physical ailments and was close to death many times. Readers, I had a COLD when I felt that I could relate to her. Not.even.close.Alicia.
5. One book that made you cry: Thorn In My Heart by
Liz Curtis Higgs
6. One book that you wish had been written: How to Eat Jif Peanut Butter From the Jar Everyday and Not Gain an Ounce
7. One book that you wish had never been written: The Koran
8. One book you’re currently reading: Secret Longings of the Heart by Carol Kent
9. One book you’ve been meaning to read: The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History by Thomas Woods
(I am hideously weak on US History) AND (sorry M&D, I know you got this for me two Christmasas ago...I have started it, at least)
10. Now tag five people: Auntie Chris, Mom, Dad, Laura and Kristy.
I'd love to hear answers from others! Those of you who were tagged who do not have a blog can post as a comment if you want.


Anonymous said...

Hahaha, YAY, I'm excited! I've never been tagged that I can remember, for all the years I've been blogging (approximately 8 years).

The only thing is, many of your answers COULD be my answers. Heh. Maybe some of them will be. I've read "Redeeming Love" multiple times (do you like the Mark of the Lion series?), Desiring God changed my life, and Thorn in My Heart made me cry as well.

Okay, off to do the survey!

lynardlynard said...

I didn't know that Liz Curtis Higgs ever wrote anything that made someone cry. She is such a skit.

This is cool stuff—I like reading your answers!

|||||| lynard

Catherine said...

Virtual friend makes me sound like one of those little keychain toy animals people used to carry around and feed and stuff or they would die (the keychain not the carrier!). "This is my virtual friend!" :) But I know what you mean! If you ever come to Indiana you'll have to come over!

jan@theviewfromher said...

I know I'm like a month behind on this comment, but hope you still get notification. Since you mentioned Francine Rivers, I thought you might like to that one of her novels, "The Last Sin Eater," is currently being made into a full-length movie. I posted about it at, if you're interested. I love these book memes!