He Will Never Give Up on You

“Some books I read quickly and others I scan. “The Legacy – Secret of the Shetlands” by Michael Phillips, made me pause and think. I even looked for the book, “Life at the Center,” that is mentioned in it. (I didn’t find it.) Do I work as hard on my inner life as I do in my physical life? Now I’m curious to read George Macdonald!”

My review on goodreads.com.

I did some soul searching while reading this book. Is my life centered on Jesus Christ? I found myself enjoying time in the basement because I was alone with my thoughts.

What am I saying? I’m alone most of the time! But being alone with a computer is a lot different than being alone with yourself.

I spent an hour looking online for the book “Life at the Center.” Finally, I just emailed Michael Phillips, the author. Surprisingly, I heard back from him a half hour later!

Hello Pamela,
How nice to hear from you!
The answer to your question is…sort of. Technically, there is no book by that title–it is fictional only. However, I have used that fictional title in my writings so often that I am frequently asked exactly what you asked. So, I recently compiled a small booklet that is my personal version of Life at the Center. In the Introduction, I explain the title, where it originated, and why I refer to a fictional book in my writings.
I titled my book Principles of a Centered Life. It is the closest thing to “Life at the Center” I have written or published….
Many blessings to you.
Michael
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As I look back over this week, I think of things I wish I had done differently. God gave me a verse each day to let me know what was up ahead. I didn’t follow them completely every time.
That is why they call this a “Walk with Jesus Christ.” He helps us and never gives up on us. We shouldn’t give up on ourselves or each other.
“God, who got you started in this spiritual adventure, shares with us the life of His son and our Master Jesus. He will never give up on you. Never forget that. (10) “…I’ll put it as urgently as I can. You must get along with each other. You must learn to be considerate of one another, cultivating a life in common.” 1 Corinthians 1:9, 10. The Message
June 27, 2019: Acts 19; 1 Corinthians 1. “2019 Relevant Bible Reading Guide”
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