Make a List: How a Simple Practice Can Change Our Lives and Open Our Hearts (Hardcover)

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What if writing a list could literally change your life?

From the ancient book of Numbers to the latest clickbait listicle, list-writing has been a routine feature of human experience. Shopping lists. To-do lists. Guest lists. Bucket lists. Lists are everywhere you look.

But what if our lists did more than just remind us to buy milk and take out the trash? What if the practice of list-making could help us discover who we truly are and even point us to our deepest joys, hopes, and desires?

In Make a List teacher, writer, and wordsmith Marilyn McEntyre shows readers how the simple act of writing a list can open doors to personal discovery and spiritual growth. Deepening her reflections with abundant writing prompts and real-life examples, McEntyre turns the humble list into a work of art--one that has the power to clear minds, open hearts, and change lives.

About the Author


Marilyn McEntyre is a dedicated list-maker and the award-winning author of books on language and faith, including What's in a Phrase? Pausing Where Scripture Gives You Pause (winner of a Christianity Today 2015 Book Award in Spirituality), Word by Word: A Daily Spiritual Practice, and Caring for Words in a Culture of Lies.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780802875747
ISBN-10: 0802875742
Publisher: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Publication Date: February 7th, 2018
Pages: 208
Language: English
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