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Books and Friendships

I had a fun time last night, joining the Activate women for their meeting and helping them celebrate their first birthday! Activate is the Unique book club, enthusiastically led by Ope. Every 6-8 weeks they meet in two different locations, to discuss the current book . Last night involved a lively discussion of the Rob Bell book "Velvet Elvis". Next they're reading C S Lewis' "The Screwtape Letters". All the books are chosen by the book club members - recommendations of inspirational and spiritually uplifting books. Ope is passionate about inspiring women to come together to read books, sharing their thought and views. Also for women to develop spiritually and to strengthen themselves and one another.To socialize and build sincere and loving friendships.

Last night was great - there was a real cross section of women there - lots of laughter too! If you think that Activate might be something for you , you can find out more information on the Unique webpage. There will be details of the next 3 books to be read, and the next 3 dates they'll be meeting.
Hearing from the Activate women,one of the main things they gain from the book club is friendship. There's honesty, openness and laughter - it's a safe place to be - and a peachy place to be part of. And I think that's so great - it's what we all want isn't it?
So if you're not experiencing friendship and relationships like this in any other small group, then why not give Activate a go? You'll broaden your reading experiences; you'll get stimulating discussion; and also friendship and fun. A beautiful, compelling combination : Books and Friendship.
ps: My next 20 minutes are going to be spent with a coffee and a good book on the sofa in my kitchen - bliss!

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