Run with the Horses

  • by Eugene H. Peterson
  • Narrated by Lloyd James
  • 6 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

"If you have raced with men on foot, and they have wearied you, how will you compete with horses?" Jeremiah 12:5 We all long to live life at its best-to fuse freedom and spontaneity with purpose and meaning. Why then do we often find our lives so humdrum, so unadventuresome, so routine? Or else so frantic, so full of activity, but still devoid of fulfillment? How do we learn to risk, to trust, to pursue wholeness and excellence-to run with the horses in the jungle of life? In a series of profound reflections on the life of Jeremiah the prophet, Eugene Peterson explores the heart of what it means to be fully and genuinely human. His writing is filled with humor and self-reflection, insight and wisdom, helping to set a course for others in the quest for life at its best.


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Customer Reviews

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Must listen to this book again

Peterson tells the story of the frustration of Jeremiah the prophet who tried to teach people like me to obey the words of wisdom from God.
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- John Guild

Such an important, inspiring and convicting messag

Excellent and important message unique among Christian authors. No one else is speaking this message. Convicting, and inspiring.
Narration is ok. I tend to think most book narrations are a little lifeless. This one is the same. It's not a novel, so I can see that the narrator wouldn't want to dramatize it like fiction. Still, I think the narration could be better.
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- JessieMaggi

Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-13-2009
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