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HAVE A LITTLE FAITH-MITCH ALBOM REVIEW

“Faith is about doing. You are how you act, not just how you believe.”
Mitch Albom, Have a Little Faith: a True Story

I’ve read quite a few books by Mitch Albom.

Most of them, actually. Or at least, most of the well known ones. Tuesday’s with Morrie, The Five People You Meet in Heaven, For One More Day. I’m a big fan of his works in both fiction and nonfiction.

In my small and humble opinion? All of his works are fantastic. And this book is no exception.

This book starts out with Albom describing the circumstances that lead him to writing this book,  a request from his childhood rabbi Albert Lewis, oftentimes referred to as the Reb, to write his eulogy. From there it  soon turns in to a reflection of a friendship that ends almost a decade after it begins. While sharing the memories, discussions, and beliefs that Albom and the Reb discussed, Albom also introduces another man of faith Pastor Henry Covington, a former inmate and drug dealer who’s walk with God lead him to eventually impact the lives of the homeless community in a way that can only be described as miraculous.

“If you could pack for heaven, this was how you’d do it, touching everything, taking nothing.”
Mitch Albom, Have a Little Faith: a True Story

This book is for everyone, those who grew up having faith, who just found theirs, or who left it long ago. It’s not a book proclaiming which religion is right or which religion is wrong, rather it encourages (per the Reb) everyone to respect one another and each other’s beliefs.

What I love the most about this book, in fact what I love the most about all of Mitch Albom’s books, is how it feels more like a conversation than a novel. It’s a specific tone that makes you feel as if you are simply having a conversation with Albom in person rather than just reading his words.

This book is just one of the many that I have by him in my collection, and I cannot wait to add more in the future.

“I’m in love with hope.”
Mitch Albom, Have a Little Faith: a True Story

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1 thought on “HAVE A LITTLE FAITH-MITCH ALBOM REVIEW”

  1. Your review are so thoughtful and well written. Good luck with the challenge, friend! I hope to see more review from you in the future, on here, on Goodreads, and on YouTube! 🙂

    -Sarah

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