I finished Donald Miller’s, A Million Miles in a Thousand Years this weekend. I also held my daughter’s hair back nine times (NINE times—Bueller) all throughout Saturday night and wiped her face. But I finished Miller’s book and despite the lack of sleep and my large intestine now wrestling with my small intestine, I smile. I smile. That is the power of a good book.
The book blends two things I’m in love with: story and life.
Because my large intestine and small intestine are having the battle of the century, I’m going to keep it short today. I intended to post an interview with a stellar author about a noble passion of hers. I’ll leave you in suspense until Wednesday.
*photo by flickr
Awe...I hope you feel better. Stomachs are mean mean organs I tell ya!ReplyDelete
Feel better soon! Will pray for you:) Looking forward to the mystery interview.ReplyDelete
Oh Wendy! I pray you get to feeling better soon.ReplyDelete
Thanks for piquing our curosity- see you Wednesday.
Ooh, you poor thing. Will pray you are feeling better soon!!ReplyDelete
Sheesh, sorry about your daughter. But I'm glad you were able to smile about something this weekend!ReplyDelete
Oh, I'm so sorry to hear that you're battling the flu. Wondered where you were on Twitter. Hope you feel better soon!ReplyDelete
Hope you and your daughter are feeling better, at least you had a great book to bring on the smiles throughout :)ReplyDelete
Wendy, loved it too!!!!! Glad to meet another Millerite!!!ReplyDelete
Also loved Blue Like Jazzzzzzz.
I'm sorry! I hope you all feel better. Glad you enjoyed the book. I'll have to get it.ReplyDelete
I hope you feel better soon!ReplyDelete
I LOVE hearing about books that make other writers smile. Oh, Wendy, I hope you feel better soon. Try to get as much rest as possible!ReplyDelete
Oh Lord, I hope you are feeling better and so is your daughter. I have a horrible fear of the stomach bug, it requires an intervention I am so fearful. I hope you don't catch it!
I gave you a shout out on my blog today (one that requires you to do nothing at all :-) but wanted to let you know).
I'll have to check out the book.
Get well soon, Wendy!ReplyDelete
Hope you feel better.ReplyDelete
I'm so sorry! We're having the same issues at our house. I hope you all feel better soon!ReplyDelete
*hugs* for both you and your daughter. I hope you're both well very quickly!ReplyDelete
That's why I love reading so much! Finding those books that reach out beyond the pages and touch your life. *more hugs*
Oh poor things!! I pray you find health again soon...ReplyDelete
I love the picture...so free-ing!
Feel better soon, Wendy! I agree - there's nothing better than a great story about life!ReplyDelete
Ah! I hope they both surrender and go to sleep and you get some peace! No fun! But how cool about Donald Miller's new book. I must read it. I loved his previous two! Can't wait for Wednesday....I think I know who it is. :)ReplyDelete
Hope you get well soon, Wendy.ReplyDelete
I also loved "A Million Miles..." Highly recommend it to everyone else!
Thanks guys. I feel cyber-loved.ReplyDelete
Hope to return to my normal stomach by Wed. (especially b/c this is birthday week and I need to make 4 desserts)!
Sleep as though ants aren't in my stomach.
Hope your intestines stop fighting each other. That can't feel too good. :( And I'm excited to hear you've read a great book! I love books that make me smile. :D Will have to check it out sometime.ReplyDelete
I do hope you feel better soon. And I must say thanks for your kind comment on my post last week.ReplyDelete
I can't believe you just finished A Million Miles. I am reading it right now! I think it's a book that can fool people because the writing is so accessible and Don tells a lot of funny stories. It's deeper than it looks at first glance. The ideas have the potential to be life-changing.
I am thinking about what Don has written, and it's helping me clarify some things about the way I should live.
I hope you feel better soon, Wendy!ReplyDelete
Just stopped by your blog to see what it was all about! Sorry you fell ill! I hope you are feeling better, and I'll be checking this book out! Always down for a good read!ReplyDelete
I loved the book as well! It made me smile inside...caused me to dig deep into my life and ask, "What kind of story am I writing?" (or should I say...am I allowing God to write His story in my life?)I liked Miller's book so much that I ended up getting his first book, "Blue Like Jazz." I'll let you know how it is...if you haven't read it!ReplyDelete
I hope you feel better soon. The stomach flu is the worst!ReplyDelete
I'm so sorry about being sick!! Not fun! Get better soon!ReplyDelete
beautiful blog, beautiful pictures. looking forward to more.ReplyDelete
Wendy, I'm sorry you're sick, and that you had to hold hair NINE times. That's got to be a record! I hope your illness is just a twenty-four hour thing.ReplyDelete
I really liked Don Miller's Blue Like Jazz. In heaven, where all these great books will be filed by the hundred thousands, we will have time to read them all.
I hope you and your daughter are feeling better. Donald Miller is one of my favorite authors.ReplyDelete