Home Behind the Sun is a book that is meant to encourage us in our daily walk with God and to spur us on to live in His brilliance every day of our lives. It shows us that it's possible to find the joy of living in the day to day, while healing and forgiving along the way. Both of the authors give examples from their lives when it was hard to find the beauty in a circumstance but when looking at it with an eternal perspective, they were able to work their way through it. Each chapter touches on a different subject that we can all relate to on a certain level and there is even a discussion guide at the end of the book for those who are reading it in a small group or with a friend.
I was looking forward to reading this book, hoping I would benefit from what it had to teach and be able to put some of what I had learned into my daily life. This was not the case, considering I could barely follow along with what was being said. The authors both seem to write in a more poetic way than I am used to and I often found myself confused and not sure what was really being talked about. A lot of the stories were portrayed in a way that was full of description of the surroundings and beauty of the moment and I got lost in all the words and usually missed the point of the story. Some of the their points did make their way through to me and I was occasionally encouraged by something they had to say, but on a whole, this book was a disappointment to me.
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