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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Mar 01, Abby A. Thank you so much love this book. I would especially recommend this to anyone who has the patience for books designed to inspire quiet self-reflection and who can appreciate older writing styles. With linked Table of Contents. I know everyone is supposed to love this book, but I found it annoying. Hannqh inspired me to somehow collect some concrete reminders of God’s promises and his answers to my prayers. The overall writing style is very odd Return to Book Page.

Christian authors should attempt to transcend the Contemporary Christian label, as C. How often do I sabotage my own efforts for one of these reasons?

To paraphrase Beth Moore, we will never find our way to our Promised Land unt I didn’t read this book until I was on old lady and I saw my own story written in every detail in every page, finding understanding of why God expected me to travel such hard roads during my life as a slow learner.

Oct 19, Kay-Leigh rated it it was amazing Shelves: Favorite Quote from Ch 4. Just when the reader thinks that Much Afraid is about to reach the High Places, the path turns downward towards a seemingly endless desert. I loved it and gave copies away so others could enjoy it too. It doesn’t quite make five stars on my list, but I have a feeling I’ll be re-reading this one in the future.

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.

Hinds’ Feet on High Places Quotes by Hannah Hurnard

It is in the genre of Pilgrim’s Progress, an allegory of a pilgrim who must journey through the dangers and trials of the Christian life. And then, every woman needs to read this book! I also thought it was very poignant that the helpers the Shepherd chooses to assist Much Afraid to the High Places are Sorrow and Suffering.


It is simple and beautiful and trains my heart to endure when circumstances are difficult or confusing. However, His many sudden departures may strike the reader as bizarre, given the human penchant to expect kindly souls to never do anything that may be interpreted as rude or as hurtful in any way.

However, when all is given to God we are able to rise above those fetters and onto more spiritual high places. It was like comfort food, frankly. Those looking for strength in trials. High Hibh 2 books. Back cover copy The Lord God is my strength, and he will make my feet like hinds’ feet, and he will make me to walk upon mine high places. Hannah Hurnard writes a very provocative account of little “Much Afraid” and her journey to join the Shepherd in the High Places.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Overall, this book is one that I will probably read again, perhaps to my children.

I have no doubt this was the right time for me to read this book. If you haven’t read it, you should!! Trust is one of the much beautiful things in the world. Even the names of the characters, like Much Afraid and her companions Sorrow and Suffering, seemed to scream spoon fed spirituality.

They offer themselves so sweetly and confidently and willingly, even if it seems that there is no one to appreciate them. Thanks for telling plxces about the problem. 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 being read to or reading it on their own, it is excellent.

This book is much better. When Hiigh first started reading this book I thought it would be too simplistic. When we really begin to learn and practice that lesson we shall begin to feel “at home” in the eternal world of selfless love.


Ginds also seems that the allegory is frequently “padded” with writing that exists solely for the feft of making a cohesive story which it doesn’t and doesn’t have any allegorical meaning.

Almost exactly one year ago, a friend read an excerpt of this book to a group of women. An allegory, beautifully written. At which point, the Shepherd comes to explain that the greatest victories in life occur when self-love in a person is conquered by true love.

While Pilgrim’s Progress focuses on the Christian journey as a whole, this book focuses more on the transformation of self from sinner to saint. Another thing about the book I liked were the altars Much-Afraid builds, and hinnds little memorial stones she collects along the way. The first and most apparent key to this story is that it is undoubtedly a reflective picture of an intimate walk with Jesus Christ, despite trials, hardships, and the most dreaded of them all, fear.

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The part that I really connected with more so than the rest of this awesome book was how Much Afraid held the hands of two black cloaked figures: Recommend it to anyone who needs encouragement.

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.

Help me to follow you, even though it seems impossible. I took a lot away from this powerful tale and trust some of the key messages will linger in my heart for many weeks.

I read this book at my wife’s request, who loved it. That sometimes, the hardest struggles we face are not the great ones, but the daily ones. One of those childhood books that will forever leave a hand print upon my life. It is an allegory of a Christian devotional life from salvation through maturity. I have read this aloud several times to some of my younger siblings, and they have always enjoyed it–particularly the illustrations of Pride and Craven Fear, I’m afraid!