Light When It Comes

  • by Chris Anderson
  • Narrated by Trevor Thompson
  • 4 hrs and 5 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

On finding joy and spiritual meaning in life's small moments. We all have moments of joy, moments that move us somehow, spiritual moments that we can't quite put a finger on. But then we rush on and soon forget. In this book Chris Anderson encourages us to remember and share such moments. What he writes will inspire listeners who are hurting, doubting, or searching to find wisdom and meaning in their lives. Drawing on an ancient prayer tradition, the examen of conscience, Anderson spurs listeners to take stock of their own experiences. He shows how the examen can serve as a simple but powerful way to remember moments of light, of struggle, of joy. And however small or fleeting these moments are, through them God is always calling and meeting us.


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Eerdmans on Audio!!

If you could sum up Light When It Comes in three words, what would they be?

Finding God in surprising places.

What did you like best about this story?

The author's candour and vulnerability.

Which character – as performed by Trevor Thompson – was your favorite?

The book did not have "characters." The story is told in the first person from the perspective of the author.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Yes. In the car.

Any additional comments?

Trevor Thompson did a nice job of capturing the emotion of the different stories. Wonderful to listen to. I have long thought Eerdmans should do audiobooks. I am so excited!

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- Malchus

Pleasant Serendipity!

Would you consider the audio edition of Light When It Comes to be better than the print version?

They are different, both in good ways.

What did you like best about this story?

The constant changes and unexpected turns. The author kept my attention.

Which scene was your favorite?

The story about blessing the building where a young person died held me.

If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

God, where you don't expect to find.

Any additional comments?

The narrator did a great job of expressing the varied emotions in the text.

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- Martha

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-12-2016
  • Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company