Chosen Not Cheated

Chosen Not Cheated

We all get a piece of the sky to colour

But what do you do when everyone else's life but yours seems to be on course? What do you do when you know that you were born for greatness, but you've spent years living in the prequel version of the dreams pulsing in your heart? What do you do when you feel unseen?

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About the Book

Every heart longs for meaning. We all want to know that our being here, that our lives, small as they seem at the moment, bear deep significance. But we live in a fallen world, one that shines a light on the popular and successful. So our hearts thin a little each day as the sting of rejection burrows deep into our homes, schools and workplaces. And our lives go unnoticed. We wonder, “Is this it? Is there more to my life? Is God even here with me or will I only find Him at the peak of the mountain called success?”

Chosen Not Cheated seeks to answer these questions and more. It’s a book for those of us who’ve lived most of our lives feeling ripped off; an offering for those of us who feel cheated, unseen and behind in life while everyone else’s seems to be on course.

Through a mix of wit, candour and biblical story, Koki invites us to look back at our lives to see all the ways we have been chosen by God especially when we feel cheated. We tend to think chosen means easy, and big, and great, and definitely without challenges, but that’s the lie that sinks our dreams. We will seldom leave this life without a few bruises or the stink of death. But right there, in the mess, is where we find the sparks of chosen, the everyday holy, the God with us through it all.

This is a story about becoming in the in-between, thin and hard places we find ourselves in life. It’s about scars—yours and mine—and the journeys that led to them. It’s about discovering the stars that have been lighting our paths all along. Because we’re chosen, not cheated.

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Genre: Christian Living
Publisher: Koki Oyuke
Publication Year: 2019
ASIN: 9966130004
ISBN: 9789966130006
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"Chosen Not Cheated is an exceptional book that shows you how to have a life that's measured by meaning—in success, in failure, in the ordinary and in the everyday. Through a perfect mix of hilarious and vulnerable tales, Koki takes us on her own journey of discovering what it means to live like one who's chosen."
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