Kisses From Katie

Kisses From Katie

A Story of Relentless Love and Redemption

Book - 2011
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Katie Davis traveled to Uganda for a short mission trip over the Christmas break of her senior year in high school. She found herself so moved by the Ugandan people and their needs that she knew it was her calling to return to care for them. She is now in the process of adopting thirteen children there, and has established the ministry, Amazima, that cares for hundreds more. Here, she shares her story.
Publisher: New York : Howard Books, 2011
Edition: 1st Howard Books hardover ed
ISBN: 9781451612066
Branch Call Number: 362.732 D294k
Characteristics: xxi, 264 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Clark, Beth 1967-

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gracefulone
Jul 27, 2015

I sat down to glance at this book, and never moved until I finished it hours later. Amazing true story will have you laughing one minute and crying the next. Honest, vulnerable, and real this book will challenge, inspire and warm your heart. If you read one biography this year, make it "Kisses from Katie."

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EndsWell
Jul 07, 2014

This is a very inspiring story of the difference on person can make in the lives of others. Her ministry, Amazima, is doing wonderful things and her approach towards giving herself to others is wonderful. I did feel that the book was repetitive at times and I would have liked to see more of Katie's life in Uganda. But the message was wonderful and will stay with me for a while.

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Etherealwings
Jun 18, 2014

This was a life changing book for me. I was amazed at how much I learned from someone so young. I highly recommend this for anyone looking for encouragement to live their calling in Jesus.

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cwelwood
Dec 06, 2013

What an incredible book! I couldn't put it down. I laughed and cried. It is a life changing book.

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naaappiah
Oct 17, 2012

An Inspirational and life changing book. After reading this book you are moved to take action to make this world a better place. Great scripture reference points.

Freebird12 Oct 01, 2012

In Kisses from Katie, you will see sacrifice that is comparable to Amy Carmichael or Mother Teresa, that proves this love for God is still evident in the 21st century. A thought-provoking story of a girl who leaves all behind for a new love God has placed in her heart, this is bound to make you re-think your priorities in life. The simplicity, under-priviledged, and destitute life that is common for so many is revealed through the eyes of a former upper-middle-class teen and young adult. A must-read, for it is a much-needed perspective in this materialistic America.

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shawperc
Jun 29, 2012

Im pretty sure I teared up maybe around 10 times throughout the book. We are so fortunate to have what we have, even if to us it is very little.. We are so rich and alot of the time we dont even realize it. Amen to Katie. Brave girl.

mibailey Jun 14, 2012

Truly amazing. An eye opening must-read for the majority of Americans who have what they need and more.

mmg2681 Feb 05, 2012

Incredible book about one woman's love of God and following His direction. Awesome story. Highly recommended.

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