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Life Is Messy

By: Matthew Kelly
Narrated by: Matthew Kelly
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New York Times, USA Today, and The Wall Street Journal best-selling author.

Life is messy. It isn't a color within the lines exercise. It's a wild and outrageous invitation full of uncertain outcomes. The mess of life is both inevitable and unexpected. It is filled with delightful mysteries and frustrating predicaments. In our disposable culture, we throw broken things away. So, what will we do with broken people, broken relationships, broken institutions, broken families, and of course, our very own broken selves? We are all broken and wounded.

This audiobook is about putting our lives back together and allowing ourselves to be put back together when life doesn't turn out as we expected it to.

Based on his own heart-wrenching personal journals, Matthew Kelly shares how the worst three years of his life affected him by exploring this question: Can someone who has been broken be healed and become more beautiful and more lovable than ever before? The answer will fill you with hope. There has never been a more urgent need for us to attend to what is happening within us. This is quite simply the right audiobook at the right time.

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  • Alison
  • 17-09-22

Supportive and Inspiring for those feelings broken

This book hits home for people feeling broken, betrayed, and otherwise at low points. Not only shows a ray of hope, but also some simple things anyone can do to better our own lives at humans, no matter where we are in our journey to becoming “more.” Highly recommend!

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  • Daniel J Slater
  • 06-12-21

Deeply personal, deeply real and relatable.

Matthew pulled the curtain back on personal suffering allowing healing to begin. God bless his wisdom and insight.

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  • Kellyban
  • 27-11-22

Powerful

I have read many books in my life, however, I have never left a review. This book impacted me so much I recommend it to anyone I can. It is applicable to the good times and the hard times in life. Like everyone, I’ve had many of those. This book, particularly the audible version with Matthew Kelly’s soothing voice, is one of the top most impactful on my daily life that I’ve ever read.

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  • Robert Lippert
  • 24-10-21

Wow, I needed this book, you will too.

The book went fast and I was really absorbed into the reading.

The reading seemed so real and directed to me like a conversation.

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  • Michelle
  • 02-10-21

life changing!!!

This book is so intriguing, captivating, and thought invoking! So relevant to everyone today.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 06-02-23

Wish I could get a refund

Wish I could get a refund. Such a boring experience listening to this book. The mono voice doesn’t make it better. So disappointed

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  • Kayla
  • 04-02-23

Amazingly true for all stages of life

I stumbled upon this book after reading Fulton Sheens daily scriptures. The book starts off a little dry/scary and intriguing all at the same time but something makes you stick with it and WOW is an understatement. I was reading chapter after chapter not wanting to stop. Matthew Kelly takes you into his world but ultimately makes you recognize that it’s your world, your life he’s telling because soo much of it that you are reading is about you and without giving the reader any additional content, you will not maybe but definitely throughout the book to the end understand who you are, where you came from, how and what life has made you, whom or what you’ve become, how you can develop your understanding of yourself and hopefully and ultimately become a better person, better self so that you can live your life to the fullest being content and in that aspect helping others through your life experiences. That’s what I took away from this book, I highly recommend everyone to read this book, it will change your life for the better no questions asked, thank you immensely Matthew Kelly 🤩

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  • 3KRAD
  • 26-01-23

Unique and honest

Highly insightful and unique. This book is ground breaking and transformative. Everyone should read it.

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  • Barb Edwards
  • 24-01-23

thank you Matthew!

i love that Matthew read it. it made it more genuine and real for me.

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  • Michael T Urban
  • 19-01-23

Excellent

I think most people need to read this book. It deals with many thoughts and issues I think about. Especially the section on normalization of evil.