Every one of us is both a hero and a monster, and the world we inhabit is both beautiful and twisted.
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We are shaken by changes, losses, gains, insights, desires, mistakes, and transitions. And just when we've gotten settled back down, things get shaken up again. This is the life we've been given. So how do we make sense of life's unexpected nature, find a way to embrace the tension, and live with a sense of peace despite pain?
An Analysis of the Many Facets of Life in the Book Heroes and Monsters by Josh James Riebock
In this stunningly honest, compelling, and ultimately hopeful book, Josh James Riebock explores issues of trust, obedience, intimacy, dreams, grief, purpose, and the unexpected stops along the journey that form us into the people we are. In a creative way, he shows readers that pain and beauty are so inextricably linked that to lose the former costs us the latter. Those grappling with life's inconsistencies and trials will especially find a welcome resonance between their lives and Heroes and Monsters.
Riebock both validates their experiences and challenges them to live beyond them in this ever-changing life. The author of mY Generation , he lives with his wife, Kristen, in Texas. Customer Reviews Average Review.
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About the Author Josh James Riebock is a sought-after speaker at conferences, colleges, and churches across the country. Average Review. Write a Review.
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Sharing our dreams with others may risk destroying them, but without sharing them, we destroy ourselves. Most dreams commit suicide. Disappointment knows where we hide. Pain is more reliable than Santa Claus, more determined than a starving thief. It will bang the door, jimmy the lock, crawl through a window, come down the chimney, bypass security; it will find a way in.
In this life, there is no such thing as safe.
Insulation is an illusion. Laughter is the language of the survivor.
Every human, Jack says, is both an arsonist and an architect, marked with the thumbprint of good and the claws of evil, breathing both death and life into this world. Humans, Jack says, are both the stench and the aroma.
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