Have A Little Faith (Hardback)
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Have A Little Faith (Hardback)

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Hardback 240 Pages
Published: 14/09/2023
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Waterstones Says

Written with her customary warmth, wit and humanity, this collection of musings on all things religious from the Reverend Kate Bottley is soothing balm for when the world seems ranged against you.

Hello there, come on in.

Firstly, I know what you’re thinking, ‘I’m not religious so I’m not sure if this is for me’ but, the truth is, we can all benefit from having a little faith and it will look different to each of us. Granted, some of the stories about a man who can walk on water and come back from the dead are anything but normal, but the point isn’t about what we believe in, it’s about believing in something. It’s what humans have always done, it’s in our DNA, because having faith in something makes us feel connected. It makes us feel like we matter. Faith means we are in it together, that we believe we will be OK.

So, yes, this book is about faith, but it’s also about being human, because believing in things is just part of our existence. So, wherever you sit on the faith spectrum, I’m here to tell you it’s okay. You don’t have to sign up to all of something to get something out of some of it. You don’t have to like every song on the album.

My belief has guided me through life’s ups and downs, and I hope that sharing what I’ve learned will help you face your own challenges armed with hope, and plenty of lasagne.

Love, Kate x

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780241605660
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 349 g
Dimensions: 222 x 144 x 25 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

A magnificent read, full of wisdom love and magic - Zoe Ball

One of life's great books. It's honest, real, funny, humane, powerful and profound - Emma Freud

Thank God for Kate and this book - Dawn French

Kate's natural warmth, wit and wisdom shines through every page - Sara Cox

Warm and comforting, like a cup of hot chocolate - Su Pollard

You can always rely on Kate to bring humour, warmth and cracking anecdotes. This book, unsurprisingly, has shed loads - Steph McGovern

I loved this enormous warming hug of a book. Kate writes beautifully and humanely about the ups and downs of life and the role of faith (and lasagne!). A must read for people of all faiths and none. - Fergus Butler-Gallie (author of Touching Cloth)

Written not just for those who actively practise a religion, this book of life lessons speaks on faith in all its guises, and how everyone can benefit from a little belief - Radio Times

‘The wisdom that shines through this unshowy and compassionate book suggests our public life is much enriched by her presence’ - Mail on Sunday

[Kate's] wisdom is delivered with humour and compassion...and [makes] you feel that life is always worth living - Psychologies Magazine

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