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To Be Told

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To Be Told

Know Your Story, Shape Your Future

By Dan B. Allender

Waterbrook Press, Paperback, 9781578569496, 160pp.

Publication Date: February 15, 2005

God Invites You to Coauthor Your Future.
It Starts with Reading Your Past.

In this companion workbook to Dr. Dan Allender's groundbreaking book To Be Told, you will find practical, easy-to-follow exercises to help you explore and embrace the stories of your life. The exercises inside will equip you to:
.recall past experiences and find the meaning God has written there
.understand how individual events fit into the bigger themes of your life
.write down your stories in a way that reflects God's authorship of your life
.identify the passions that drive you, and see how God uses them to guide you into the future
.tell your story in a way that brings glory to God and reveals him to others
Learn how to read and study your story, and then start telling it to others. God invites you to co-author with him the rest of your life's story a story that opens up your future and glorifies God.

About the Author
Dan B. Allender, Ph.D., is a fly fisherman who also serves as president of Mars Hill Graduate School near Seattle, Washington. He is a professor of counseling, a therapist in private practice, and a frequent speaker and seminar leader. Dan is the author of How Children Raise Parents and The Healing Path, as well as The Wounded Heart, Bold Love, and Intimate Allies. He and his wife, Rebecca, are the parents of three children. For more information, visit his website at

Praise For To Be Told

"This is a book worth reading. Because this is a journey worth taking. To know who you are. To make sense of your life. To discover the role God is giving you in His story. That is a life worth living. Thank you, Dan, for a wonderful book!"
--John Eldredge, bestselling author of Wild at Heart