Chapter 18 Hinds’ Feet. Chapter 19 High Places. Chapter 20 Return to the Valley . Lessons Learned on the Slopes of the High Places. Hannah Hurnard: A Brief. With over 2 million copies sold, Hinds’ Feet on High Places remains Hannah Hurnard’s best known and most beloved book: a timeless allegory dramatizing the. 28 quotes from Hinds’ Feet on High Places: ‘She bent forward to look, then gave a startled little cry and drew back. There was indeed a seed lying in the.

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I appreciated the prose and the author’s vivid descriptions.

This is an old book s? Many a quiet, ordinary, and hidden life, unknown to the world, is a veritable garden in which Love’s flowers and fruits have come to such perfection that it is a place of delight om the King of Love Himself walks and rejoices with His friends.

She learns that the things she is terrified of are not a barrier to perfect love who is able to cast out all her fears.

For instance i have felt self-pity sometimes since i had a stroke in and a few other things since, I still use and need a walker and i want to be healed yesterday patience is another lesson i still need work on.

Dec 28, Kells Next Read rated it it was amazing Shelves: The author was giving a much needed message that the Christian path is often a hard and difficult one. Refresh and try again. A new musical based on this book. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I would actually recommend the abridged children’s version of this book more highly. The text may be a little above the heads of pre-school children and too long for the hyper ones, but for slightly older children who still enjoy bein I have to admit it; I like this children’s version even better than the original Hind’s Feet on High Places.

It also seems that the allegory is frequently “padded” with writing that exists solely for the sake of making a cohesive story which it doesn’t and doesn’t have any allegorical meaning. The heart knoweth its own sorrow and there are times when, like David, it is comforting to think that our tears are put in a bottle and not one of them forgotten by the one who leads us in paths of sorrow. It would be a lovely gift book.


That is the only really satisfactory way of dealing with evil, not simply binding it so that it cannot work harm, but whenever possible hurnaed it with good. Puts me in mind of C.

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Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. With that said, my favorite moment of the book was in Ch 4, I read this book at my wife’s request, who loved hiyh. But if the Shepard was lying to Much-Afraid then that would be a clue that he was not really God and she should be desiring someone else.

View all 11 comments. Mar 01, Abby A. I loved it and gave copies away so others could enjoy it too. hlgh

Help me to trust you as much as I long hinnds love you. Just as though they sang a joyous little song to hannahh, that it is so happy to love, even though one is not loved in return. At first, their hands stung and she wanted to scream and get away from them, but eventually she found herself grow stronger. In this moving tale, follow Much-Afraid on her spiritual journey as she overcomes many dangers and mounts at last to the High Places.

Book ratings by Goodreads. I already journal, so maybe I will journal with more purpose. Much Afraid is ugly from all outward appearances, walking on club feet, sporting gnarled, deformed hands, and speaking from a crooked mouth that seems to have been made so by a stroke or the like. There’s something to Almost exactly one year ago, a friend read an excerpt of this book to a group of women. Soon, she relents, and after the initial intense pain, she senses that something is indeed different in her, though she still looks the same, for now.

The author hahnah seems to understand the physical nature and beauty in creation and that God really enjoys the physical nature and beauty in it as well. She then thinks and comes to the conclusion that she would still follow after Him because she desires Him and Him alone and has no where else to go.


I also enjoyed the creational nature of the book. The lessons much afraid learned were really good for me when i first got saved 35 years ago and i can still learn things from it today. It inspired me to somehow collect some concrete reminders of God’s promises and his answers to my prayers.

Hinds’ Feet on High Places by Hannah Hurnard

When much afraid gets to the High Places she has some thoughts on being dogmatic and how we can not really know anything about the High Places because they are so far from the valleys.

The Good Shepherd is tender and gentle with Much Afraid, especially in the beginning. Hinds’ Feet on High Places is an allegory. My blemishes he will not see But loves the beauty that shall be. Aug 06, Kelsey Gould rated it really liked it.

She says that He would placea do that. Now I think what the author was trying to say is that we really must desire God in the most pure and fierce way that we can.

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One of my favourite books ever and that says a lot with the uinds of books I read! Hurnard was born in in Colchester, England to Quaker parents. Special edition also features a new cover design. It is an enjoyable, but also convicting and thought-provoking read. She was able to use the tools she acquired to delightfully array a series of unforgettable, eloquent sentences in an artistic, yet factual manner. Every inner response of the human heart to Love and every conquest over self-love is a new flower on the tree of Love.

Without the hsnnah and trials we face, we cannot learn to enjoy the pleasure and beauty of the High Places.

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