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Miracles and Other Reasonable Things

A Story of Unlearning and Relearning God
Narrated by: Erin Moon
Length: 6 hrs and 28 mins
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In her most personal audiobook yet, popular speaker and best-selling author Sarah Bessey invites us into her long - and sometimes miraculous - road to recovery after a terrible accident and shares how it changed everything she believed about God.

Sarah Bessey was in her sweet spot: a popular author, sought-after speaker and preacher, and an active and engaged mother of four, married to the love of her life. Raised within the Word of Faith and prosperity movements, which declared that obedience to God led to untold blessings, her life seemed to prove the preachers of her childhood were right. Then she was in a car accident with life-shattering consequences, and everything she thought she knew about God and faith was upended.

Weaving together theology and memoir in her trademark narrative style, Sarah tells us the whole story of the car accident that changed her body and ultimately changed her life. The road of healing leads to Rome, where she met the pope (it’s complicated) and encountered the Holy Spirit in the last place she expected. She writes about her miraculous healing, learning to live with chronic pain, and the ways God unexpectedly makes us whole in the midst of suffering. She invites us to a path of knowing God that is filled with ordinary miracles, hope in the face of overwhelming evidence to the contrary, surprising holiness, and other completely reasonable things.

Insightful, profound, and unexpected, Miracles and Other Reasonable Things is a wild, spirit-filled story of what it means to live with both grief and faith in our hands as we wrestle with God.

©2019 Sarah Bessey (P)2019 Simon & Schuster

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Exceptional of narrative real and spiritual life

I thoroughly enjoyed this book and highly recommend it to anyone who is deconstructing and reconstructing faith and wants to find hope again

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  • 18-10-19

Story of hope and healing

breathtaking. My cynical heart broke open. It is a combination of theology and storytelling with a splash of preaching , but mostly it's like sitting with a friend on the edge of your seat hearing where they've been after a long separation.

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  • Tree Hopper
  • 16-02-20

We are all connected.

Her personal story and thoughts often rang true and helped me remember my own times of wonder, love and feeling held by the Divine.

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  • james rose
  • 03-02-20

Beautifully Written

I loved this book! Would highly recommend this book and now ANYTHING by Sarah Bessey. Next time Sarah, please narrate it yourself so we can hear your voice! (Erin did a great job but it would be nice to hear you speak your own story)

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  • Emem-Obong
  • 03-02-20

Loved it

Loved it and will I'm definitely reading it again.. Reminds me that God can show himself in different ways. Don't put God in a box

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 24-01-20

Amazing!!

Loved it! I can't breathe for the tears and the aww of insight!!! Thank You

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  • Amy Bell
  • 05-12-19

An unexpected miracle

I hadn't been paying attention to what Sarah Bessey was writing next. I knew a book was coming out but I didn't know it's focus. But the book released and I bought the audio and it is just what I need to listen to right now. I'll probably listen to several chapters again.

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  • Yvonne duncan
  • 02-12-19

Beautiful , Full of Substance

Sarah shares her experiences with us in a way that is so relatable and yet eye-opening. Her stories are grounded with realism and spiritualism at the same time. The end came too soon and I look forward to re-reading this one.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 30-11-19

I understand

The narration was not my favorite, but I identified with so much of this book. After rolling in pain nearly all night I was felt like Sarah was in the room praying over me. Thank you for so beautifully sharing what life with chronic pain is like

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  • Erin Christine Miller
  • 06-11-19

so many bookmarks!

this is a book I will listen to again. it was so profound and expressed in words what I've been meaning to but couldn't. there is so much to think about here, and I feel hope about the thinking for once in a long time.

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  • Jessee
  • 01-11-19

A Balm yo my Soul

Short of having Sarah read her book Erin is amazing. I plowed through this book. Sarah’s words were healing and vulnerable. This is a must listen to book.