One Hundred Birds Taught Me to Fly: The Art of Seeking God
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One Hundred Birds Taught Me to Fly: The Art of Seeking God


One Hundred Birds Taught Me to Fly is for restless souls who desire to know God more deeply. Ashley Mae Hoiland bids us follow her down “the hallowed and well-trodden path between the heart and mind,” where glimpses of godliness are discovered in rainstorms, bus rides, temples, and mountains. As a Latter-day Saint, Hoiland explores the complexities of faith in everyday life where laughter and creativity matter as much as faith, hope, and charity.

Title:One Hundred Birds Taught Me to Fly: The Art of Seeking God
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:212 pages

    One Hundred Birds Taught Me to Fly: The Art of Seeking God Reviews

  • Steven Peck
    Dec 31, 2016

    One of the most important books on faith I've ever read. I love this book, it's beauty and insight took my breath away. ...

  • Jon
    Dec 12, 2016

    "I believe we can find God in many ways," writes Ashley Mae Hoiland in her book One Hundred Birds Taught Me to Fly. Through a series of vignettes, Hoiland opens up the possibility that God is intimate...

  • Zina
    Oct 31, 2016

    A beautiful tapestry weaving impressions, poetry, essay and images together into a warm heartspace that invites the reader into honest reflection. ...

  • Emily
    Dec 20, 2016

    "What I want to tell you as you read these stories is that I've both found and lost God a hundred times over. In fact, maybe I've never actually found God at all, but imagining that I have indeed foun...

  • Julie
    Jan 08, 2017

    It doesn't seem like the kind of book you read just once. I wish I had words to describe how I felt reading it. I felt like being better, I felt encouraged, sad, and hopeful all at the same time. It ...

  • Annie
    Nov 19, 2016

    Ashley is full of heart, and so is her writing. 100 Birds is a compilation of short essays about motherhood, womanhood, Mormonism, godliness, and brave storytelling. She is a master of metaphor and of...

  • Jenny
    Nov 20, 2016

    The book is beautiful; artfully written, and soulfully composed. Thoughtful, generous, and charitable in ways that made me reflect on my life and the people in it and love them all the more. In other ...

  • Jacob
    Jan 25, 2017

    Absolutely beautiful. In addition to making my heart grow at least three sizes, reading this book made me want to pay better attention to the everyday world I live in. And even though I've never met t...

  • Faileth
    Jan 17, 2017

    This book is beautiful and thought-provoking. Ashmae does a wonderful job of celebrating the beauty of her religion (she's a Mormon) while also being unafraid to challenge its cultural and traditional...

  • Rochelle
    Jan 10, 2017

    There are not many books I'd like to re-read, but this one will get more of my time. Very thoughtfully and beautifully written. I like how the author presents different, sometimes troubling ideas and ...