but really, this book is so much light.
Love Does. Bob’s Goff book is full of heart words.  This book was a guiding light for me, whispering reason and purpose and sunshine into my soul during a stormy season.

"I think God speaks something meaningful into our lives and it fills us up and helps us change the world regardless of ourselves and our shortcomings" Bob Goff
No Time to Lose by Peter Piot- a really good read for anyone interested in global health! Peter Piot candidly & engrossingly recounts adventures from his days chasing Ebola in Central Africa and his fight against HIV as director of UNAIDS.
One Day I Will Write About This Place by Binyavanga Wainaina

"If every journey has a moment of magic, this is mine.  Anything seems possible.  In the dark like this, everything we say seems free of consequence, the music is rich, and our bodies are lent brotherhood by the light of the fire."
Race Against Time: Searching for Hope in AIDS-Ravaged Africa by Stephen Lewis
A powerful testimony that will make you THINK.
Mountains Beyond Mountains — Tracy Kidder tells the story of Dr. Paul Farmer
"The idea that some lives matter less is the root of all that’s wrong with the world.” 
This is the book that started it all for me…
Poor Economics by Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
A great read for those interested in international development— taught me a lot!
Half the Sky— an inspiring read!

"The equivalent of 5 jumbo jets worth of women die in labor each day."
-This fact alone made me pick up this book.
They Poured Fire on Us From the Sky— an incredible book about 3 Lost Boys from Sudan that will break your heart and then fill it up with the amazing resilience of the human spirit.  
Written by the former international president of Doctors Without Borders, this book spoke to my soul.