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Jacob the Baker: Gentle Wisdom For a Complicated World (1970)

by Noah BenShea

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I LOVE the book, Jacob the Baker. When I am stressed out, or over-busy, or depressed, I can take a few minutes to read a quick story or two. They remind me that there is a possibility of peace. Or I can steal the time to read it cover to cover and find peace. ( )
1 vote Bidwell-Glaze | May 18, 2013 |
I read this book at least twice each year. Jacob the Baker reminds me of a million reasons to have faith, hope, love, and charity. ( )
1 vote likewaterfordcrystal | Dec 5, 2008 |
Such an easy read - and very thought-provoking. I just happened upon it in a used book store and bought it on a whim... some of the best discoveries occur that way!! ( )
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Then the Lord put forth His hand, and touched my mouth; and the Lord said unto me: Behold, I have put My words in your mouth...--Jeremiah 1:9
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For my father For my mother For my children
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It was still dark when Jacob woke.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 034536662X, Paperback)

This wise little fable tells the story of a baker named Jacob, who scribbled his thoughts no bit of paper as he waited for his bread to rise. One day, a small paper was baked into a loaf and gradually people came by for bread and wisdom, and Jacob's sayings became known. Now they have been gathered into this gentle book for all to share.

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