Book Review: The One Year Uncommon Life Daily Challenge


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Book Review of The One Year Uncommon Life Daily Challenge

Review by Joanne Troppello


Title: The One Year Uncommon Life Daily Challenge

Authors: Tony Dungy and Nathan Whitaker




The Uncommon Life Daily Challenge is a journey you can take for an entire year—the goal is to deepen your spiritual life at its core and increase your faith along the way. Join Tony Dungy, former Super Bowl-winning head coach, and co-author, Nathan Whitaker as they lead you on a year-long journey that will change your life.


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There are seven themes discussed in the book—core, family, friends, potential, mission, influence, and faith—you’ll find devotionals pertaining to each theme and then these themes are repeated each week.


Even if you haven’t started this study from the beginning of January, each devotional stands alone, so feel free to accept this challenge and dive right in at any time. Each devotional starts with a scripture pertaining to the subject and at the end, there is an “Uncommon Key”. This is where the rubber meets the road.


You are encouraged to apply or act on what you read. The purpose of this devotional is not just to read scripture or gain facts—it’s about opening up your mind to God’s perspective as that challenges your life towards actual spiritual growth.


I have taken the Uncommon Life Daily Challenge and am enjoying the journey. The authors are writing from a godly perspective that daily challenges me to learn and grow spiritually. This devotional is not for the faint of heart—if you pick this book up and begin to take the journey, be prepared to face the challenge of growing your spiritual life and becoming a better person.


Are you ready to take the Uncommon Life Daily Challenge today?


About the Authors


Tony Dungy is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Quiet Strength, Uncommon, and The Mentor Leader. He led the Indianapolis Colts to a Super Bowl victory in 2007, the first such win for an African American head coach. Dungy established another NFL first by becoming the first head coach to lead his teams to the playoffs for ten consecutive years. Before becoming a coach, Dungy played three seasons in the NFL. He retired from coaching in 2009 and now serves as a studio analyst for NBC’s Football Night in America. He and his wife, Lauren, are the parents of seven children.


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Nathan Whitaker is the coauthor of Quiet Strength, Uncommon, and The Mentor Leader and a Harvard Law School graduate whose firm currently represents NFL and college coaches and administrators. He has worked in football administration for the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He lives in Florida with his wife, Amy, and their two daughters.


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About the Reviewer



Joanne Troppello at Mustard Seed Sentinel

Joanne Troppello is an author, writer, and poet. She is the publisher of the online Christian lifestyle magazine, Mustard Seed Sentinel.


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