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Nothing Wasted

God Uses the Stuff You Wouldn’t
Narrated by: Kasey Van Norman
Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins

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We all have past experiences we wish we could redo, undo, or hide altogether. In Nothing Wasted, counselor and teacher Kasey Van Norman shares how God revealed his specific plan for her life through the most unlikely, embarrassing, and painful seasons of her past. Her vulnerability invites you to discover God's personal and purposeful design for your future, not in spite of your story, but through it.

What if the pain and mistakes of your past are exactly what God wants to use to redeem your future?

A difficult childhood, public infidelity, and a fight with cancer - Kasey Van Norman has walked a rocky road of regret and loss. Shockingly, God would take her back to move her forward, uprooting her undealt-with wounds, secret shame, and intimacy-sabotaging patterns of behavior. No longer running from her past, but instead, allowing herself to be defined by it, Kasey discovered a God more intentional and loving than she'd ever believed him to be. Today, she shares the truth that no part of our life story is wasted - but purposefully designed and used by God to shape who we are meant to be.

With vulnerability, sound doctrine, and humor, Kasey unfolds the brokenness in her own life, reminding us that a holy, sovereign God lovingly works, not in spite of our past, but through it. In this audiobook, Kasey invites you to look at the most unlikely, shocking, and painful experiences of your past in order to embrace them as the necessary setup for your future. No experience or relationship has been a mistake. You are no mere byproduct of random events, and you do not need a do-over! Join Kasey, and take God up on his offer to weave together every confusing, disjointed scrap of your past in to his beautiful story of redemption.

Because with God, nothing is wasted. 

©2019 Kasey Van Norman (P)2019 Zondervan

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  • Havelland Lewis
  • 29-04-2020

Compelling

I loved the fact that the book was narrated in the author’s voice! It made the book so compelling and personal! I heard about the author from Chrystal Evans Hurst (Sister Circle) and I was captivated and intrigued. It was gut wrenching at times to hear/experience this book especially because for me I was thinking of my own personal failings in life and what it would look like to reconcile those mistakes. However it was miraculous to hear the sequence of events!! I don’t want to give anything away but this was such a good read (listen)!!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 25-04-2020

Extremely Authentic

I absolutely loved the transparency shared in this book/story! We need so much more of this in a world struggling with secret guilt, shame and condemnation. It's an AMAZING story of how Mighty and Graceful our God truly is!!! I believe naked and unashamed should truly be the goal of every married couple, that's the right direction to end the rapid increase of divorces in our culture! Understanding we are all sinners in need of grace and longsuffering and we need to know that ONLY GOD can provide our Deepest needs, Not Man!!! Thank you Kasey and Justin for this Labor of love...it was not in vain!!! I would highly recommend this book to anyone interested in gaining freedom from hurt, shame, guilt or condemnation!

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  • Kristen Ladd
  • 28-02-2020

Beautifully real

I’m glad the author did the narration, it would not have been as good and heartfelt with someone else doing it. I thoroughly enjoyed this book and will be re-listening as well as sharing with my friends or anyone I think it may help in their journey. Praise God for this story and all it’s doing to help others draw honestly near to Him.

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  • DebiG
  • 10-02-2020

Incredible

This is her best book yet. Listen more than once. It's life changing. Truly honest.

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  • *****
  • 07-02-2020

Such a BLESSING!

This book and story in its entirety was a true blessing to me walk wit God! Thank you for sharing!!!

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  • Kadri Vent
  • 31-01-2020

10/10 would recommend

This book is such a blessing for anyone, who’s had what you’d call a ‘rough’ childhood or has come crashing down during any of the periods of life. It’s encouraging to everyone who’s ever questioned if they are enough or if their experiences are nothing but a wasted opportunities. It’s also a valuable read to those who are trying to understand what their friends or family members have gone through during tough periods in their past.

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  • LB
  • 30-01-2020

Amazing!

I loved the book and could not put it down for a second. It has definitely broadened my perspective on the different seasons of my life and I would like to express my gratitude for your level of transparency for your family and yourself. May God continue to bless and use you in His Kingdom for His glory!

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  • R.mom.
  • 19-01-2020

Amazing and honest

Absolutely loved just how honest and transparent she was as she shared her testimony on how God uses ABSOLUTELY everything for HIS glory. It was a kindred feeling I had as she shared how God has truly transformed her life and her marriage and used it to reach others.

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  • JenMc
  • 21-12-2019

I couldn't put this book down!

Absolutely wonderful. Very open and relatable. I couldn't put it down. Kasey is a fantastic author, storyteller and narrator.

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  • Michelle
  • 03-12-2019

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I very much enjoyed this book and was read at a time in my life when it was needed. However, chapter 13 is only one minute and leaves out a portion of the story so when it jumps to chapter 14 you have missed what was taking place at that moment. Maybe it needs to be re-narrated or recorded to include all of chapter 13. Otherwise, great book.