To Be Told: Know Your Story, Shape Your Future

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Waterbrook Press, 2005 - Religion - 227 pages
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Would you willingly overlook clear direction from God that speaks directly to you and where you are in life right now?

God’s guidance is near at hand. He is not only your Authority, he is also your Author. As God writes the stories of your life, he uses your past to open up your future.

It is your privilege to listen to your own story so you can live boldly for the sake of the Greatest Story, the good news of Jesus Christ. God reveals himself to you–and to others–through the story he has written in your life.
In this insightful and compelling book, Dr. Dan B. Allender shows you how to read the stories of your life. He helps you understand the meaning that God has written into every detail of who you are. As a result, you can share your story with others and listen to their story, revealing unique aspects of God’s hand at work.

Starting today, you can find deeper meaning in your story–a story To Be Told.

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Review: To Be Told: Know Your Story, Shape Your Future

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This is "Storyline" and "A Million Miles..." before they existed. Allender is harder to read than Miller, and more esoteric. But this is a worthy take on the subject. And every time I read Allender, I'm impressed with his EQ. Read full review

Review: To Be Told: Know Your Story, Shape Your Future

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I read/studied this book over the summer with some ladies from church. It didn't immediately help me figure out what to do with my life, but it provided direction and affirmed some things I've already learned. Chapter 10 was by far the best - I highlighted almost the entire thing! Read full review

About the author (2005)

Dan B. Allender, Ph.D., is a fly fisherman who also serves as president of Mars Hill Graduate School near Seattle, Washington. He is a professor of counseling, a therapist in private practice, and a frequent speaker and seminar leader. Dan is the author of How Children Raise Parents and The Healing Path, as well as The Wounded Heart, Bold Love, and Intimate Allies. He and his wife, Rebecca, are the parents of three children. For more information, visit his website at

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