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My Soul's Been Anchored Paperback – August 4, 1998
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Family, friends, church members, neighbors . . . well-loved faces peer from these pages. In their warm humanity they illustrate simple, profound lessons that touch us all. Youll meet Uncle Mugga, a woman poor in money but rich in love for neighborhood children. Reverend Jones, whose dentures flew out over the pulpit in mid-prayer. Mother Jackson, everybodys mother at Second Baptist Church. Wilson McCray, who ran his shoes off praising God. Each person is a unique, creative snapshotsometimes funny, sometimes poignantof a living faith that helps us overcome obstacles, love God and each other more effectively, and make this world a better place.
Dr. Hicks stories read the way his sermons preachfull of life, feeling, and beauty. My Souls Been Anchored captures in print the oral tradition of the great African-American preachersthe cadences, the rhythms, the passion, the urgency.
And the vision. Dr. Hicks says, This is a time to rise above our limitations and set our sights on those things that the world believes are beyond us. Weaving his stories around the broad topics of beginnings, the faith, the church, and death and life, he encourages us to reach for purpose. Put your faith in motion, he urges. Never give up on your potential or Gods promises.
I wonder if God wonders, says Dr. Hicks. I wonder if God dreams. . . . I wonder what the imagination of God must be! My Souls Been Anchored will help you explore Gods imagination and your own. Here is storytelling at it finest from a gifted African-American writer and preacher, with universal truths that speak to every culture. Read, enjoy . . . and grow from the wisdom of these gentle and passionate narratives by H. Beecher Hicks Jr -- Publisher
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Dr. Hicks' ministry has blessed the Louisville, Kentucky area for many years and we thank him for allowing God to use him for His glory!
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This is such a practical book that everyone should own a copy. The author is candid, and shares practical experiences.Published 7 months ago by Gloria-Jean Skeete
Pastor Hick, as I have written before, is excellent. But, I haven't receive this book yet to measure it up to what the grat pastor has written beforePublished on January 30, 2013 by Daniel