Sunny对《Everything Happens for a Reason》的笔记(4)

Everything Happens for a Reason
  • 书名: Everything Happens for a Reason
  • 作者: Assistant Professor of American Religion Kate Bowler
  • 副标题: And Other Lies I've Loved
  • 页数: 178
  • 出版社: Random House
  • 出版年: 2018-2-6
  • 第25页
    There are spiritual laws that steer the courses of lives and ensure that good things really do happen to good people. The Law of Confession activates the power of positive thoughts, drawing our desires out of the heavens into reality. The Law of Agreement allows two or more people to harness their spirituality corporately to create an answer ot prayer.
    2018-03-08 22:30:20 回应
  • 第84页
    Control is a drug, and we are all hooked, whether or not we believe in the prosperity gospel's assurance that we can master the future with our words and attitudes. \When prosperity belivers live out their daily struggles with smiles on their faces, sometimes I want to applaud. They confront the impossible and joyfully insist that God make a way. They obediently put miracle oil on their failing bodies. They give large offerings to the church and expect great things. They stubbornly get out of their hosital beds and declare themselves healed, and every now and then, it works.
    They are addicted to self-rule, and so am I.
    2018-03-09 02:16:07 回应
  • 第124页
    There is no life in genearl. EAch day has been a collection of trivial details - little intimacies and jokes and screw-ups and realizations. My problems can't be solved by those formulas - those cliches - when my life was never generic to begin with. God may be universal, but I am not. I am Toban's wife and Zach's mom and Karen and Gerry's daughter. I am here now, bolted in time and place, to the busy sounds of a blond boy in dinosaur pajamas crashing into every piece of furniture.
    2018-03-09 10:22:46 回应
  • 第165页
    My little plans are crumbs scattered on the ground. This is all I have larned about living here, plodding along, and finding God. My well-laid plans are no longer my foundation. I can only hope that my dreams, my actions, my hopes are leaving a trail for Zach and Toban, so, whichever way the path turns, all they will find is Love.
    2018-03-09 10:59:07 回应

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