In this most unusual of spiritual memoirs, John De Marco dissects the 15 books and hundreds of songs he wrote as a youth in order to reveal a nascent search for God amid surprising footprints of grace.
You’ll especially enjoy this book if you are:
- A teenager or college student
- Spiritually hungry
- A pastor
- A writer
- Someone who enjoys reading memoirs
Questions you’ll ponder while reading this book:
- What are the times when you have allowed lingering insecurities to undermine positive things that were happening in your life? How did you respond?
- Have you had a job that was not the right fit for you? How did you recognize this, and what did you do to address it?
- What “inner rebellions” have you recognized in yourself at different times in your life? What do you think was the deeper yearning behind your rebellions?
- During which seasons of your life have you felt content with whatever you had? What was different about these seasons?
- Think of a time or two when you felt you were struggling to find a clear perspective on things, when there was no obvious “big picture.” How did you overcome these circumstances?
- Reflect on a time when you felt an unexplainable grace moving upon your life. What were the conditions that allowed grace to make such a significant inroad? How did you respond?
- How has organized religion helped or hindered you?