Made for Goodness

Made for Goodness

And Why This Makes All the Difference

Book - 2010
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"Archbishop Desmond Tutu has witnessed some of the world's darkest moments, for decades fighting the racist government policy of aprtheid and since then being an ambassador of peace amidst political, diplomatic, and natural disasters. Yet people continue to find him one of the most joyful and hopeful people they have encountered. In Made for Goodness, Tutu shares his source of strength and optimism. Written with his daughter, Mpho, who is also an ordained Anglican minister, Tutu argues that God has made us for goodness, and when we simply start walking in the direction of this calling, God is there to meet us, encourage us, embrace us. God has made the world as a grand theater for us to work out this call to goodness; it is up to us to live up to this calling, but God is there to help us every step of the way. So tackling our worst problems takes on new meaning and is bostered with hope and the expectation that that is exactly where God will show up. Father and daughter offer an inspiring message of hope that will transform readers into activists for change and blessing"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperOne, c2010
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780061706592
0061706590
Characteristics: xi, 206 p. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Abrams, Douglas Carlton
Tutu, Mpho A.

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mjcuaycong
Apr 05, 2012

Nice combination of spiritual and humanitarian insight and first-hand anecdotes of South Africa during the Apartheid era told in an easily readable style. I particularly like the prayers/meditations at the end of each chapter.

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damama
Jun 18, 2011

Not overspiritualized yet encouraging. Some will still differ with our fundamental DNA of goodness so to speak. Also learned a lot of South Africa's modern history in a different viewpoint, not just from the media. Even in the eBay Community Values statement says,"We believe people are basically good." I would read this again.

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Apr 29, 2011

This page is flawed. Author Notes/Contents/Reviews shows the same as Description tab.

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