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What will you do when the unthinkable happens in your life?

Her parents called her Lenya Lion because of her ferocious personality and hair that had been wild and manelike since birth. But they never expected that five days before Christmas, their five-year-old daughter would suddenly go to heaven after an asthma attack. How do you walk out of an emergency room without your daughter?

In Through the Eyes of a Lion, Pastor Levi Lusko shares the eye-opening truth of the power of hope in a world that is often filled with pain, suffering, and loss. He says, "This book isn't a manual for grieving but a manifesto for high-octane living, and through it I want you to see that God made you for a purpose. There is a wild and wonderful calling on your life, a microphone in your hands. Jesus wants you to look at the adventure of your life through His eyes, the eyes of a Lion."

Part memoir but all overtly instructive and deeply inspirational, Through the Eyes of a Lion gives listeners the tools they need to face their fears and turn their journeys into roar stories.

Chapter themes include:

  • Don't rely on the naked eye
  • Run toward the roar
  • There's no such thing as a wireless anchor
  • Let God use your pain
  • Cue the eagle

What we do in life really does echo in eternity. You are destined for impact, and there's not a moment to lose!

©2015 Levi Lusko (P)2015 Thomas Nelson Publishers

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Hurting with hope

I love the gripping honesty of this book. It's amazing for me as a believer to hear the faithfulness of God when it's painful, and encourages me to have faith! If you're wondering why God allows pain in your life, I encourage you to listen to this audiobook or buy the physical copy, you'll be so glad you did.

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Awesome read for any season of life.

This was exactly what I needed. After unexpectedly losing my wife of 10 years last May, this book hit home. Lusko's life examples helped me feel normal in a season where I have a million question. It reaffirmed things I already knew but needed to be reminded of. We serve a loving God, who has the big picture, his will, in mind. Mr. Lusko, thank you. I needed this.

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  • 11-09-15

wow. just, wow.

powerful. not only for those who have lost someone, but those seeking God in everything.

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Heavy

This is a heavy listen. I often found myself having to stop to collect my thoughts and wipe away tears. I would walk around with headphones on and hoping nobody could see me crying. Truly a moving story and lesson for all. Thank you Levi for having the courage to share something so personal with us.

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In awe...

Honestly, I loved every word. I was bookmarking like crazy! I would honestly recommend this book to anyone, whether you are struggling with something or not. Levi has a way of speaking and writing that is unlike any other. I gave it 5 stars because of its unique inspiring story and its encouragement in my life.

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So Good!!! A Must Read!!!

This book is a must read! Even if you have lost your keys. Read it!

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This book could change your life.

Would you listen to Through the Eyes of a Lion again? Why?

I will listen to this one over and over. This book is packed full of principles that could help you through your next impossible situation that you find yourself in. It is good for preparation and for helping you through in the midst of a life trial.

What was one of the most memorable moments of Through the Eyes of a Lion?

Thinking of the pain that had to be suffered and relived just to wright this encouragement.

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This book was written at such a high cost and could change your life forever. This book is definitely worth your time!

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AMAZING

I lost my dad 5 years ago at 15 and I wish I had this book. Now I am 20 and this book is such a good book and has helped me. I love seeing Levi at Fresh Life and happy that this Montana native got to share the experience of Montana and his church with him.

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Eyes of a Lion

Awesome book, true story of a tragedy and how a family came through on the other side with God and Hope!

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Good read.

Nice insights and thoughts about loss & purpose in life. I would will revisit some text in years to come for sure.

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  • 08-06-15

I write this in tears

I love this book! I can honestly say this book will always be special to me. so many nuggets of helpful and real. ive cried so much at the story through he past few years and hen whilst reading this book. thank you for making reading and writing through all the pain. it will probably never be known that pastor levi his messages and by listening to God has litrally to this day saved my life over and over. thank you and love!

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  • Debz12Amazon Customer
  • 02-05-21

Inspires you to pursue Jesus relentlessy

Deep raw honest and challenging.Such a privilege to be allowed to look through the window iof their suffering and how their love and pursuit of Jesus through their pain continues to draw people into the kingdom.

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  • Derrick
  • 06-11-18

Wow.. Inspirational.. Finding purpose through pain

Such n engrossing story.. I'm so glad I found your pineapple sermon on YouTube and it led me here. Truly defining what it means to be a MAN of God

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  • Charis Mcconnell
  • 01-25-18

A life changing experience

so relatable, so emotional, so inspiring. this book is brilliant. I've bought hard copies for my family.

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  • David G.
  • 11-14-17

Power for the big problems

Please read if you are having one of the big issues in life. There is power here to answer problems that destroy. This is God pouring out His Spirit in the last days. He's in the CS Lewis category of people. Thats enough - Please read.

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  • kiwi
  • 10-01-20

Tears abound

An inspiring book written by someone brave enough to face the pain with rejoicing.

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  • Jasmin
  • 03-26-17

Through the Eyes of a Lion=Inspiring

This book is Inspiring, life changing and heart wrenching!
Levi Lusko is easy to listen to, he is witty, raw and real.
I will run towards the roar from now on and will not let fear get in my way. Thank you Levi Lusko for sharing your impossible pain, your book is truly life changing.