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  1. says:

    When I was adding every book I could remember ever reading to my Goodreads shelves, I automatically slapped three star ratings on all the nonfiction books unless I d disliked them, or they were specially influential for me without thinking much about it I mapt to reserve four or five star ratings for fiction an...


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    Every human being should be required to read this book I guarantee it will change forever the way you look at life The memoir is a true account of Corrie Ten Boom s experiences in German occupied Holland during WWII and afterward in prisons and concentration camps The most amazing thing to me is that she was not Jewish She was a Dutch Christian who freely sacrificed her own life, and the lives of those she loved most, to fight against cruelty and hate I read the book aloud to my husband, Every human being should be required to read this book I guarantee it will change forever the way you look at life The memoir is a true account of Corrie Ten Boom s experiences in German occupied Holland during WWII and afterward in prisons and concentration camps The most amazing thing to me is that she was not Jewish She was a Dutch Christian who freely sacrificed her own life, and the lives of those she loved most, to fight against cruelty and hate I read the book aloud to my husband, taking a break at some point in each chapter just because I couldn t read for the tears I can understand overcoming amid tragedy, but thanking God for the fleas that are eating your flesh Praying for the guard...


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    Most people have started 2018 with parties and fireworks I ve started it by finishing a five star book I ve read The Hiding Place a few times before but not in recent years With so many Christian friends on Goodreads, it is the book that I see most often on people s favourite shelf During this re read I was reminded that it deserves to be there.Most of you will know the story Corrie ten Boom and her sister Betsie are the unmarried daughters of Casper, a Christian watchmaker in Holland duri Most people have started 2018 with parties and fireworks I ve started it by finishing a five star book I ve read The Hiding Place a few times before but not in recent years With so many Christian friends on Goodreads, it is the book that I see most often on people s favourite shelf During this re read I was reminded that it deserves to be there.Most of you will know...


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    If you consider reading this book, be warned When John and Elizabeth Sherrill wrote the memoir of Corrie ten Boom, they clearly had an agenda The first half of the book was okay That s the reason I gave it 2 and not 1 star The second half, set during the war years and Corrie s imprisonment in Ravensbruck, was all about worshipping God and Jesus, praying, miracles and prophecies Even for all the cruelties that happened, there was a higher divine plan At some point, In Ravensbruck, they were If you consider reading this book, be warned When John and Elizabeth Sherrill wrote the memoir of Corrie ten Boom, they clearly had an agenda The first half of the book was okay That s the reason I gave it 2 and not 1 star The second half, set during the war years and Corrie s imprisonment in Ravensbruck, was all about worshipping God and Jesus, praying, miracles and prophecies Even for all the cruelties that happened, there was a higher divine plan At some point, In Ravensbruck, they were thanking god for being naked in f...


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    By far one of the best and most inspirational books I ve ever read I ve underlined so many parts of this book I first read this with my first book club almost 10 years ago and read it back in October with my current book club still find it absolutely amazing and one I want to read and re read One of my favorite them...


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    Okay, so the many five stars all around on this here book page were warranted It s a heartbreaking, painful read It s also full of faith, strength, kindness and perseverance I m very glad I gave it a listen The narrator is terrific and emotive and has the ability to draw you into the time and place instead of taking you out of it Corrie ten Boom is a 40 something spinster at peace with her quiet life She is a watchmaker in her father s shop and lives with her older sister and their kind fa Okay, so the many five stars all around on this here book page were warranted It s a heartbreaking, painful read It s also full of faith, strength, kindness and perseverance I m very glad I gave...


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    Two stars That s the best I can do on a book that came highly recommended and that I read with relish as I had just been to Amsterdam and surrounding areas, visited the Museum of the Resistance and the old Jewish Synagogue referred to in the book So why two stars I just didn t believe a lot of what I read Here s what I do believe I think Corrie, her sister Betsy, her father and other family members were courageous, pass...


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    I qualified the recommendation based on age because there are some difficult situations I think, for younger people I have read many, many holocaust books, and this is by far my favorite I wept and wept, not just for the suffering she endured, but mostly for the way in which she and her sister Betsie faced their suffering with such faith For how they looked for opportunities to be selfless in a concentration camp, and how the women there were changed just by their example I wept at my utt...


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    I have read this book before many years ago., but reading about it here on Goodreads reminded me how much I had been absorbed and overwhelmed by the courage and utter dedication of this young woman the author and I valued it highly Although Corrie is a deeply commited Christian you don t have be of any particular religion to read and appreciate this book She risked everything including her life during World War II to save as many Jews as possible from the Nazi regime in Holland She and her I have read this bo...


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    This is a profound book, and one that will not leave you unmoved I was even inspired to write a poem before I finished reading it it does contain a few spoilers for those who don t know Corrie s story Victory Songby Melissa M.May 16, 2010Golden glimpses of the sun,Bits of clouds between the bars.Coughing blood, matted hair,Questions, memories, leaving scars.Making friends with tiny ants,Spilling crumbs to bring them out.Crossing days off on the wall,Wondering what this is all about.Planned by This is a profound book, and one that will not leave you unmoved I was even inspired to write a poem before I finished reading it it does contain a few spoilers for those who don t know Corrie s story Victory Songby Melissa M.May 16, 2010Golden glimpses of the sun,Bits of clouds between the bars.Coughing blood, ma...


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The Hiding Place Corrie Ten Boom Stood Naked With Her Older Sister Betsie, Watching A Concentration Camp Matron Beating A Prisoner Oh, The Poor Woman, Corrie Cried Yes May God Forgive Her, Betsie Replied And, Once Again, Corrie Realized That It Was For The Souls Of The Brutal Nazi Guards That Her Sister Prayed Here Is A Book Aglow With The Glory Of God And The Courage Of A Quiet Christian Spinster Whose Life Was Transformed By It A Story Of Christ S Message And The Courageous Woman Who Listened And Lived To Pass It Along With Joy And Triumph