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World View Book Review

World View Book Review

World View: Seeking Grace and Truth in Our Common Life by Marvin Olasky book review World View by Marvin Olasky Spiritual Growth New Growth Press How could our world be different if Christians were recognized for not only speaking the truth, but also demonstrating mercy? What would our lives be like if we reacted to … Continue reading

A Woman Overwhelmed Book Review

A Woman Overwhelmed Book Review

A Women Overwhelmed by Hayley DiMarco book review. A Woman Overwhelmed by Hayley DiMarco   Women’s Christian Living Abingdon Press “A woman overwhelmed” is a phrase with which many women can relate. But what would happen if we could see the insanity in our pace and embrace our overwhelming God? There is a reason they … Continue reading

A Family Shaped by Grace Book Review

A Family Shaped by Grace Book Review

A Family Shaped by Grace by Gary Morland book review.Last fall I had the opportunity to travel to North Carolina and attend a conference called Hope Writers. Gary Morland was one of the speakers who helped to put on this conference. I can tell you he puts his all into helping others…which can be seen … Continue reading

Unseen Book Review

Unseen Book Review

Unseen by Sara Hagerty book review. When I found out Sara Hagerty was writing a new book I couldn’t wait to read it, therefore I was very excited when I got chosen to be on her book launch team. Sara pours her heart out in her books…she is truly a gifted writer. Her new book … Continue reading

Secrets Book Review

Secrets Book Review

Secrets: A True Story of Addiction, Infidelity, and Second Chances by Jonathan Daugherty book review. Secrets by Jonathan Daugherty   Marriage/Addiction New Growth Press Everyone has a secret or two—areas of their life they would rather not share with the general public. But Jonathan Daugherty had a life-altering, relationship-ending secret that he wanted to keep … Continue reading

Jesus and the Beanstalk Book Review

Jesus and the Beanstalk Book Review

Jesus and the Beanstalk by Lori Stanley Roeleveld book review.                              Book info About the book: Jesus and the Beanstalk: Overcoming Your Giants and Living a Fruitful Life (Abingdon Press, September 2016) What if a fairy tale and ten Bible verses could … Continue reading

The Loyal Heart Book Review

The Loyal Heart Book Review

The Loyal Heart by Shelley Shepard Gray book review. Book info About the book: The Loyal Heart (Zondervan, July 2016) Robert came to Galveston to fulfill his promise to a dying man and look after his widow. He didn’t expect to find love in the unlikeliest of places. Robert Truax, former Second Lieutenant and Confederate … Continue reading

Hunting Hope Book Review

Hunting Hope Book Review

Hunting Hope by Nika Maples book review.   Hunting Hope by Nika Maples   Spiritual Growth Worthy Publishing Dig through the darkness to find the light. Author Nika Maples offers a dash of hope in Hunting Hope to those who think all is lost. When you can’t see any hope in a season of difficulty, … Continue reading

Washed In Pain And Suffering…

Washed In Pain And Suffering…

Everyday brings its share of trials…it’s all part of living in this broken world, and we expect our measure of hardships. It’s when the pressures of life…beat hard without reprieve that we grow weary. When were washed in pain and suffering that our resolve begins to fade. We feel trapped, frozen, unable to escape and … Continue reading

What Children Need From Their Parents

What Children Need From Their Parents

How quickly our world is changing! We receive a constant influx of data…daily. So much so that it is impossible to keep abreast of all that is taking place around the globe. One would believe that with so much information at our fingertips parenting would be a breeze. Not so! Who among us could possibly … Continue reading

Have You Ever Looked Pain In The Eye?

Have You Ever Looked Pain In The Eye?

Have you ever looked pain in the eye? Without a doubt you have–this brokenness that hides, but becomes visible in one’s eyes. Yes, it’s hidden behind bright smiles, infectious laughter, and words of  I’m Great!, Things have been a little hectic, but I’m fine, and I’m going to be okay once things slow down–but things … Continue reading

In-justice

In-justice

Injustice rains down like a plague. The innocent…feel the sting! “Jesus Christ never trusted human nature, yet he was never cynical, never in despair about any man, because he trusted absolutely in what the grace of God could do in human nature.”– Oswald Charles …the children…the weak…the defenceless members of society. “The great Kind, immortal, … Continue reading

A Cure For The Blizzard Blues

A Cure For The Blizzard Blues

The following post was wrote by one of my great, great aunts, Ethel Sams. A Cure For The Blizzard Blues by Ethel Sams b. September 17, 1899 – d. December 22, 1993 When it starts snowing and the wind starts blowing and the drifts pile up at the door. It don’t worry me too much … Continue reading

Season of Ugly

Season of Ugly

Sometimes we find ourselves in the middle of ugly. No one walks this earth without getting mud on their feet…sometimes! Mud is dirty, messy, and can weigh one down. The deeper the mire the harder it is to take another step. Sometimes…we fold and give up. Other times…we grab hold of anger and feast! In … Continue reading