A Million Miles in A Thousand Years

A Million Miles in A Thousand Years

What I Learned While Editing My Life

eBook - 2009
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Full of beautiful, heart-wrenching, and hilarious stories, "A Million Miles in a Thousand Years" details one man's opportunity to edit his life as if he were a character in a movie, showing how to get a second chance at life the first time around.
Publisher: Nashville, Tenn. : Thomas Nelson, c2009
ISBN: 9781418585877
1418585874
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiii, 255 p.)

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seanhagey
Jul 22, 2018

I liked this even more than "Blue Like Jazz." I agree with one of the reviewers that this book reads you as much as you read it. As Don takes a hard look at his own life, you are forced to do the same for yours. It gets pretty deep and heavy at times but is balanced with moments of levity as well.

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connor226
Jun 04, 2018

I thought this easy-to-read book was engaging. He has inspired me to create "stories" within our family in an effort to build lasting and heart-felt memories with our children. Further, his explanation of expecting too much from religion while also demanding more of yourself resonated with me. Essentially, get off the couch and chase your dreams while embracing Christian values and living the essence spoken to you in your soul.

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joeshuster
Nov 16, 2017

This is the only book I have read by Donald Miller and the only one I probably ever will. I don't want to taint it. He talks about life and Jesus and God and Bicycles and painful things like writing and girlfriends. The God thing made me squirm a bit. I am just being honest. I decided to buy it on the Amazon beast, thought better of it, and then bought it instead from 3rd Place Books, so I could read it again and underline things like man. :) merci bien kcls

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SpyderZ
Aug 25, 2012

Having written an autobiographical piece that is now being turned into a screenplay, Donald Miller begins a renewed vigor for life as he begins looking at his own from the other side of a Movie Script. Of particular interest was the concept of looking at your life as a story you're telling, and applying the storytelling technique to your own tale.

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kstiles
Sep 07, 2011

I've read other Donald Miller books and enjoyed them; however I felt that this book was fairly pointless and made Miller seem egotistical. I wouldn't recommend.

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amyfouse
Feb 20, 2011

Another great book by Donald Miller and I loved his analogy of life as a story. It resonated with me and I am now rereading this book. I am enjoying it just as much this time around.

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lmkrusze
Sep 10, 2010

Great little book. Donald Miller is funny, poignant and thought provoking as he encourages potatoes to leave their couches and get on with a nobler life. It made me want to be more than I am.

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