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I have been forgiven. Now what?


Everyone seeks meaning. To say the opposite is to despise one's own consciousness. Intuitively, no one accepts a purposeless life. However, the bridge between heart and mind must be crossed.

Absolute answers are often avoided in today’s culture. Relativism was once found in some astute minds. It became a fundamental teaching in the academic sphere and now has become part of some Church’s teachings all over the world. As a result, understanding of human limits is being lost.

This book reaffirms the need to live practically and consistently with what is believed to be the truth. As the American writer and philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “The greatest homage to truth is to use it”.

If you are not a Christian, you are encouraged to learn more about the uniqueness of this worldview. If you are already a believer, you may need to be reminded of the most important Biblical truths. Even Christians can be ignorant of how much God wants to change us, as well as the dangers of not allowing Him to do so. The fact is, we need to change!


Anderson Rodrigues de Miranda was born in Brazil. He is currently living in Minnesota, US. He is married to Barbara Lopes de Miranda, who has been an important helper and supporter of his life as a writer. They both grew in a Christian family, learning the teachings of the Bible earlier in life. After getting married, Barbara and Anderson helped in different activities at the church his great-grand father founded, in 1933, in the city of Joinville, Santa Catarina. They learned in practical ways the questions and concerns of the new generation. He holds a bachelor in sciences of accounting, is finishing his bachelor's studies in theology, and has a special interest in apologetics. He learned English through the Bible, the same way he improved his writing skills in his mother language, Portuguese. Philosophy, History, Psychology, Theology and Politics are his favorite topics. He believes the Bible covers them all and can be thoroughly applied in every single area of our lives. Even though working as an auditor in one of the biggest companies in the world for almost 10 yeas, he preaches, teaches, and has a special passion for God's word and its practical lessons.

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