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Home By Jo Swinney, This question troubles many of us We may live far from where we grew up, away from those we love or in a culture not our own But we all need somewhere to belong, to find a sense of home in this world.Jo Swinney was born in the UK, but grew up in Portugal and France She went to an English boarding school, did a gap year in southern Africa and in her twenties studied theoThis question troubles many of us We may live far from where we grew up, away from those we love or in a culture not our own But we all need somewhere to belong, to find a sense of home in this world.Jo Swinney was born in the UK, but grew up in Portugal and France She went to an English boarding school, did a gap year in southern Africa and in her twenties studied theology in Canada, where she met her American husband Now back in the UK, she s had reason than most to wonder what home really means.Is home where you come from where you live now where the people you love are or what Interweaving a frank and poignant retelling of her own story with theological and psychological insights, Jo s original and authentic exploration of home in all its many and varied forms is a heartfelt call to find our home in the things that are truly of most value.. Home This question troubles many of us We may live far from where we grew up away from those we love or in a culture not our own But we all need somewhere to belong to find a sense of home in this world

  • Title: Home
  • Author: Jo Swinney
  • ISBN: 9781473648654
  • Page: 205
  • Format: Paperback
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    1. It s a long time since I have felt so excited about a book Eighteen months ago I left a job I loved, friends who were like family, and an area where I wanted to stay for the rest of my life to follow my husband in helping to build a church It didn t work out as we d hoped and we were devastated Added to which we no longer had the money to return home this move had been costly than we could have imagined And so here we were, stranded, without family nearby or any kind of support network, bewilde [...]

    2. Home is where there s a stack of books by the bed Or so the framed quote on the bookcase by my bed tells me Home can mean lots of different things family, security, memories It sometimes has negative connotations, too fear, loneliness, loss In this delightful book Jo Swinney explores different aspects of Home , as she weaves a memoir of her journey to find true home with lessons from the life of the biblical King David Jo has a lovely writing style, and this book is a quick and easy read, but wi [...]

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