I just finished reading The Shack by William P. Young. I will not give away any of the plot in my review here, but I do want to say that if I was told that I could only read one book for the rest of my life (other than the Bible) this book would be my choice.
When I was about halfway through the book, I described it to one of my friends by saying - "If you have put God in a box, this book will blow up that box." This past year has been a journey for me to get to know my Creator on a more intimate level. This book has done more to open my eyes to how God really sees us and wants to relate to us than any other book I have read.
I truly believe when this book was written the Lord was giving the inspiration and guiding the keystrokes. It will be a book I read at least once a year.
I had originally heard a little about this book and the story behind how it was published. This intrigued me. Then I had two individuals I respect who do NOT usually read fiction, recommend this book (one is a former pastor of mine and the other is an extremely gifted author). Then my uncle emailed me and told me I needed to read the book. So, I figured I needed to at least check it out. My life will not ever be the same and I will never view my relationship with the Lord the same.
No matter who you are, no matter your current beliefs, no matter what your walk with the Lord is right now (or isn't for that matter) I recommend you take the time to read this book and ask the Lord to open your heart to Him. I truly believe no matter who you are, you will find your life changed in some way.
If you want to check out more about the book you can visit the website - The Shack Book. Once you read it I would love to hear what you think. If you have already read it, please leave a comment and let me know what you think.