I am a reader. I always have book that I am reading and have to always have one "next in line." In fact, right now I have a basket of books next to my bed that I am slowly working through. A couple of weeks ago, none of the books I had looked appealing. I wanted something that would touch me, move me and allow me to reflect.
I turned to my favorite book of all time, Stepping Heavenward by Elizabeth Prentiss. This is the third time I am reading it and it is one of those books that I have marked up, underlined and starred certain quotes and sections (which I don't normally do). If you are looking for truth, love, Jesus and even some laughs, this is your book. It was written in the 19th century by Elizabeth Prentiss, who also wrote the hymn, "More Love to Thee, O Christ.
One of my favorite parts is during a conversation between Katy and her mother. Katy has been restless in her relationship with the Lord and her mother says, "The only true way to live in this world, constituted just as we are, is to make all of our employments subserve the one great end and aim of existence, namely, to glorify God and enjoy Him forever."
If you have read this book, I would love to know what you thought of it!