In this personal story, Dee Dee Risher weaves experiences from her life with the biblical story of the prophet Elisha and the Shunammite woman.
If we are followers of Jesus, we have chosen a path that demands dying. But the path ends in joy.
"Acts of hospitality—giving or receiving it—can alter our lives forever." ~from the book
"This is a book about becoming authentic, which I think is not possible to do before we experience failures." ~Dee Dee Risher
"Beautiful, personal, and filled with spiritually grounded wisdom." ~Shane Claiborne, author, social activist
By the very first page, I knew this book had something for me.
"Our job is to find our sermon and to speak it aloud." This is our purpose, according to Dee Dee. Each of us has a story, a message, a sermon, and our job is to find it and tell it.
Debra Landwehr Engle
A lovely, sometimes poetic, blend of personal messages and global imperatives.
Each of us builds a "room" in the life of faith … one where we make way for the mystery of God, and commit to the creative work of spiritual growth.
Dee Dee Risher has written an insightful and honest book, exploring how we can live simply, consciously, and globally.