Thursday, September 22, 2016
Not Alone by Gaelyn Whitley Keith
Find a comfortable chair and spend a few hours with Joe-and if you're blessed in a magnificent way, you may encounter a world that can change your life forever. Have a good visit! Have any of you suffered an injustice, been overlooked, ignored, rejected? Has anyone been denied, repudiated, negated, humiliated, devastated, infuriated, frustrated, or transgressed upon? You're a good person. So why have people disrespected, slighted, wounded, snubbed, oppressed, held down, discriminated against, beaten down, distressed, tortured, haunted, bullied, teased, tormented or talked smack about you? Why? And when it was over, did you think... I don't deserve this! Why me? I'm a good person! If someone is going to get divorced, have a heart attack, be mugged or raped, blown up by a terrorist, lose a limb in an accident, be swindled, slandered, foreclosed on, or fired, don't you think it should happen to someone who deserves it? It should never happen to me! I'm a good person! Well, if any of this has happened to you, I just want you to know that Joseph Michael Moretti has found the answer!
I have actually been reading and studying the book of Job a lot lately. I had heard the story of Job several times while growing up but now, as an adult, I have been reading about him again and am surprised by all of the things that I am learning. When I read the description of Not Alone I was excited to read a "retelling of Job" type of story.
I did enjoy Not Alone and am glad to have read it. It is the kind of book that can really make you take a good look at your own life. Sometimes we take the things we have, our many blessings, for granted.
I have to say, this book is quite action packed and detailed! More so than I thought it was going to be. I didn't love all of it but I did enjoy the majority of it. Thank you, Gaelyn Whitley Keith, for sending this book to me!
*Note: I received a copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review.