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Soul Keeping Audiobook

Soul Keeping: Caring for the Most Important Part of You

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Publisher's Summary

When is the last time you thought about the state of your soul? The health of your soul isn't just a matter of saved or unsaved. It's the hinge on which the rest of your life hangs. It's the difference between deep, satisfied spirituality and a restless, dispassionate faith. In an age of materialism and consumerism that tries to buy its way to happiness, many souls are starved and unhealthy, unsatisfied by false promises of status and wealth. We've neglected this eternal part of ourselves, focusing instead on the temporal concerns of the world - and not without consequence. Best-selling author John Ortberg presents another classic that will help you discover your soul - the most important connection to God there is - and find your way out of the spiritual shallow-lands to true divine depth. With characteristic insight and an accessible story-filled approach, Ortberg brings practicality and relevance to one of Christianity's most mysterious and neglected topics.

©2014 Zondervan (P)2014 Zondervan

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  • Marty Villa
    29/06/15
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    "Dallas Willard for Dummies"

    I have read several of Dallas Willard's books. Some of them with friends who were equally intent on gleaning just some of the rich insights they presented. And we did, however always with some frustration and disappointment because we knew there was more.
    John Ortberg has given people like me—and I know there are more—a gift. His account of his personal pilgrimage with Dallas as his mentor has afforded me a better understanding of some of the concepts I longed to understand from some of Dallas' writings.
    Thank you, John. I mean no disrespect for the headline of this review...only gratitude.
    Marty Villa

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
  • SchnieppClan
    Irvine, CA United States
    04/06/15
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    "Good Book - poor narrator"
    What did you like best about Soul Keeping? What did you like least?

    Great Ideas - much of which are a summary of Dallas Willard's thoughts on Spiritual Formation. Ortberg is funny and has a great voice - it's too bad he did not narrate this audio book. It really detracted from his ideas that the narrator failed to capture his humor or proper emphasis.


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    Ortberg is funny and has a great voice - it's too bad he did not narrate this audio book. It really detracted from his ideas that the narrator failed to capture his humor or proper emphasis.


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    Ortberg is funny and has a great voice - it's too bad he did not narrate this audio book. It really detracted from his ideas that the narrator failed to capture his humor or proper emphasis.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Jeremy Anderson
    Seattle, WA USA
    13/05/15
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    "Excellent, meditative, and challenging!"

    "You must ruthlessly eliminate hurry from your life." This book not only delves into why but touches on how. An excellent read and read with excellence. Highly recommended.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Julie
    24/09/15
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    "Starts slow, ends well"

    I felt like the beginning took a long time establishing "what is the soul," but maybe that was helpful for some.
    Last half was excellent and inspiring.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Suzanne
    Fort Worth, Texas, United States
    27/01/15
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    "Good for Dallas Willard fans"

    Ortberg remembers his friendship with the late author, philosopher, and Christian apologist, and his (Ortberg's) own spiritual development over the course of more than 20 years. He discusses the need of the soul for rest. He is reassuring, even on the subject of the "dark night of the soul." The text is not very demanding (you might want to investigate St. John of the Cross), and it is at its best in the passages on Willard, whose books are very rich and rigorous. All in all, a good introduction to Willard, who is a wise man worth knowing. (His final book is to be published posthumously soon.)

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Glen I.
    03/11/16
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    "Excellent insight into our souls."

    Offers encouragement and guidance for nourishing our souls and a better understanding of what and who is primary in our lives. I am more able to seek and hear God's word when focusing on keeping my soul right with God.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    Wenatchee, WA USA
    06/09/16
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    "Thought provoking"

    There is so much thought provoking material in this book , it is necessary to listen in small chunks. I enjoyed it very much.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Craig Preble
    29/08/16
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    "Highly recommend!"

    Great book with a strong message told within a narrative. We are unceasing beings with an eternal destiny.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Angela
    08/06/16
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    "Soul Keeping is an intriguing book"

    This book makes you search deep within yourself to determine you Soul health. I have been challenged and will be watching the health of my river.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • J. Kem
    Portland, OR USA
    13/05/16
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    "huh?"

    The village grows in understanding and size even after you are in the next room. Thank you for the life example you've shared in your diligent work as Stream Keeper, Dallas.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful

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