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A Million Miles in a Thousand Years: How I Learned to Live a Better Story

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  • Posted June 14, 2012

    Great book, Inspiring and easy to read

    This book is perfect if you're someone who is looking to live life for more than whatever it is you are living for now. Although it has a Christian basis the book is more about challenging yourself to take the steps necessary for living a more authentic and fulfilling life. Miller presents his failings and brings the reader along his of analyzing and redefining what it means to live. I would recommend this book to anyone who thinks there is more to life than chasing cars and wealth and all of societies' other drugs.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 10, 2012

    Funny and encouraging

    I am a huge Donald Miller fan, but I think I enjoyed this book best of all of them. I loved the way he wove his story into the story narrative he was communicated. It was challenging and encouraging.

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  • Posted November 2, 2011

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    Are you living the right story?

    Heartwarming, comforting, gratifying, uplifting, this novel has touched me more than any other school assigned text could ever have. It is motivational and gave me a new perspective on how to execute my daily activities and how to live a better life. He offers comical aspects in life, hard times that may come into play, but ways to make it through the tough times. Using real life situations, he describes the heights of amazement that the individual being can assert to. Such as his example about Bob, a man whose family sent letters to all the rulers of the world, in the end result meeting several of them. Even having a few over for a "sleep-over"
    To anyone who needs a reset button, to re-evaluate their lives and find purpose, I would put complete faith in A million Miles in a Thousand Years by author Don Miller. His tone, his purpose, his positivity all combines to fully effect the audience. I loved his stance, his messages, all the different things that he had to share. It is not that he is Socrates, he does not know the meaning of life, he only wishes to share the importance of life. How to improve it. How to live it.
    I was succumbed to it. I'd stay up late, ignoring all my other homework, to learn the next new bit that he had to share with me. It was inspirational. I wanted to cry, to laugh, to be indifferent all at once. I was on natural Ecstasy, so uplifted that I didn't want to lay the book down. So I didn't. It's one thing to read a well written novel, it's a complete other thing to read the words of life.

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  • Posted October 18, 2011

    Another fine effort from Miller

    Donald Miller scores another win with this book that essentially tells the (still not finished) story of the (still not finished) film version of his breakthrough book "Blue Like Jazz". Miller is popular in religious circles but I'm not sure I'd really say he's a religious author. Faith is a central issue in his writing certainly. But it's more about the story told in his own rather casual story. Well worth your time.

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