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Cure for the Common Life by Max Lucado Book Review

In the Cure for the Common Life, Max Lucado believed that people need to be living in their sweet spot and enjoying their life. Lucado teaches readers to love themselves and be unique because God made everyone special. He wanted everyone to find out what gifts God has equipped them with and to pursue their calling. Studying your story will help you find the clues to fulfilling your purpose. We have to not let others define who we are supposed to be and what we are supposed to be doing. The book contains two unique stories about people who are living out their sweet spot and changing many lives. If they haven’t listened to God’s calling how many lives would have missed out on them!

This quote stuck out to me:

“They say the same to you. Look over your shoulder, my friend. The crowd is one step back. They don’t consult your strengths or know your S.T.O.R.Y. Still, they seem to know more about your life than you do. Where you should work. Whom you should marry. What you should study. They will lead your life if you allow them. Jesus didn’t.” (105)

The book also has a neat Sweet Spot Discovery Guide to help readers dig deeper in finding their sweet spot. The first part of the guide is written by People Management International, Inc. The second part of the guide is written by Steve Halliday. The Discovery Guide will assist in finding your God given purpose in life.

I enjoyed reading this Max Lucado book for the Cure for the Common Life. I learned how to love myself and be all that God wants me to be. I don’t have to be lead by others in what I need to be doing in life. I have to follow the path God wants me to follow and accomplish. In reading this book, I have found my sweet spot! I would recommend this book to teenagers and adults who need to love themselves more and who need to find the purpose of their lives. Everyone has a purpose and a calling that only they can do. The world needs you to be everything you were suppose to be! Are you living in your sweet spot? If you aren’t get this book!

 “I received this book free from the publisher through the book review bloggers program.”

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