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And It Was Beautiful: Celebrating Life in the Midst of the Long Good-Bye

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    Kara Tippetts(Author)

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“I was here. I saw beauty. I embraced it.”
—Kara Tippetts

How do you live out extravagant love in the everyday moments? How do you celebrate grace when your life turns out differently than the one you dreamed?

Kara Tippetts discovered how to find joy in the small moments of life. She learned how to hold tight to hope even while battling intense physical and emotional pain. And she lived out the truth that God can redeem any story.

In her final book, Kara offers gentle reflections on living and dying well. She invites us to cultivate soft hearts even when we face great disappointment. Her ideas for living are hard-won, wrestled with in the crucible of family, illness, and faith. And her constant reminder is that whether we are in the midst of dark days or mundane moments Jesus is always there, life is surprisingly beautiful, and God is forever good.

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  • PDF | 256 pages
  • Kara Tippetts(Author)
  • David C. Cook (March 1, 2016)
  • English
  • 7
  • Christian Books & Bibles

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  • By Donna D. Haxton on March 18, 2016

    I followed Kara's Blog for the past two years. Her words touched my heart and encouraged me as I have had nearly 22 years of illness that will not kill me but gives me great pain as well as isolating me from most people. I loved the format of the book for it let me hear her voice as she struggled with living life:being a mother, wife, and friend; and receiving gifts of service from friends. I have prayed for Kara and her family in the last year of her life and I have continued to pray for Jason and her four children as well as her friends this past year. This book is for everyone who has an illness or is s friend or family member of such a person. Read this book and The Hardest Peace. She can be funny, touching, and honest with her feelings.

  • By Stephanie K. Adams on March 10, 2016

    If you know Kara Tippetts, even if only through her writing, you knew what it was like to watch someone fully embrace God in the ordinary routines of life.Kara wrote from her view point of holding on to life and those she loved with an open hand - allowing the details of God in every corner of her world.She lived life BIG - she loved BIG - and she shared her life with us openly and honestly through her blog, Mundane Faithfulness.Before Kara gracefully exited life here, she authored The Hardest Peace, and co-authored Just Show Up. But it was originally her daily writings on her blog which drew many hearts to her world.Kara's Mundane Faithfulness writings have been collected and published posthumously in And It Was Beautiful, Celebrating Life in the Midst of the Long Good-bye.Through her own words, you will experience joy through the small moments of life as Kara shares how to live fully, love big, and die well.And, you will discover Jesus in mundane moments of a life lived beautifully.

  • By Debbie on March 6, 2016

    There is a naivete in health.An innocence that encourages long term planning without a second thought. A simple trust that you will be there for the next big thing.But none of those things should be taken for granted; there are no guarantees.Words like "able" and "more time" will have a different feel when there is disease; when they are used in a story like Kara Tippett's."And It Was Beautiful" is a book about cancer, yet it is not about cancer. It is a book about dying, but it is not about dying.It is about the way to live life beautifully … to value each moment.It is about the struggle to admit your own weakness and to depend on God to give you strength and to fill your days with His grace.This book was easy to read, but so hard to finish. I did not want it to end.When I first heard of her, I was looking for an example of someone who knew how to see beauty even in a story that included something like cancer, someone who understood the word "hard" as a noun and who knew their own weakness and what it looked like to search for the grace to make it each day. Someone who could put this struggle into words.That someone was Kara."And It Was Beautiful" is a collection of those words.(Thank you so much Litfuse Publicity for providing a free e-book copy of this book so that I could give my honest review)

  • By Nancy Kay on June 28, 2016

    This is such a great story of a women's end of life journey. There is so much to be learned from her putting good values into things. And it was wonderful to have it on CD so that I could listen in my car.

  • By Tonya on November 11, 2016

    Reading her story helps me to understand more what my mom and younger sister endured in their HARD! Yes I hate cancer but I understand... Jesus has brought me to Kara Tippett to help heal my heart and my soul. And I bless God even more for His unconditional love! This is a must read for any enduring HARD, whatever your HARD may be. Be blessed!

  • By De Lano on May 13, 2016

    touching, beautiful, sad, lovely, hard....yep, all the things of life wrapped up in this dear woman's story, and all to the great glory of her Savior!

  • By Guest on October 31, 2017

    Delivered as promised.

  • By BO on July 23, 2017

    Everything by Kara is excellent reading material! God's grace is clearly seen in her life and testimony.

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