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Red Sky Over America Book Review

Red Sky Over America Book Review

Red Sky Over America by Tamera Lynn Kraft book review. Red Sky Over America   by Tamera Lynn Kraft  Historical Fiction Desert Breeze  Ladies of Oberlin: Book 1 In 1857, America, the daughter of a slave owner, is an abolitionist and a student at Oberlin College, a school known for its radical ideas. When America … Continue reading

A Most Noble Heir Book Review

A Most Noble Heir Book Review

A Most Noble Heir by Susan Anne Mason book review. A Most Noble Heir   by Susan Anne Mason  Historical Fiction Bethany House When stable hand Nolan Price learns from his dying mother that he is actually the son of the Earl of Stainsby, his plans for a future with kitchen maid Hannah Burnham are … 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

Katharina & Martin Luther Book Review

Katharina & Martin Luther Book Review

Katharina & Martin Luther by Michelle DeRusha book review. Book Review: I love to learn about people in history, however often times one has to wade through all kinds of jargon before gleaning anything about their personal lives. Michelle has alleviated the jargon (so we don’t have to) and crafted a beautiful story of Katharina … Continue reading

The Mark of the King Book Review

The Mark of the King Book Review

The Mark of the King by Jocelyn Green book review. Book info About the book: The Mark of the King (Bethany House, January 2017) Sweeping historical fiction set at the edge of the continent After being imprisoned and branded for the death of her client, twenty-five-year-old midwife Julianne Chevalier trades her life sentence for exile … Continue reading

Miscarried Joy Book Review

Miscarried Joy by Tanika Fitzgerald book review. Book info About the book:   Miscarried Joy: Moving Beyond Incredible Pain to Extraordinary Faith (Nyreepress Publishing, October 2016) Faith over fear. Patience over frustration. Pain with a purpose. In Miscarried Joy, Tanika transparently shares her deeply personal and disappointing experiences of losing her babies due to miscarriage. There … Continue reading

Union With Christ Book Review

Union With Christ Book Review

Union with Christ by Rankin Wilbourne book review. Book info About the book: Union with Christ: The Way to Know and Enjoy God (David C. Cook, July 2016) Nothing is more basic or central to knowing and enjoying God than Union with Christ. Have you ever had difficulty connecting what you know to be true … Continue reading

Wreaths of Christmas Day One

Wreaths of Christmas Day One

It’s December already! Last year I posted a photo of mailboxes decorated for Christmas each day of December. This year I thought it would be fun to post a photo of a Christmas wreath each day of December. I hope you will enjoy the slideshow.   Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming … Continue reading

Before Amen

Before Amen

Have you ever wanted to dig a little deeper into prayer, but thought the subject seemed a little daunting?  Or, perhaps, you thought you might get tangled up in the red tape of theology?  If so Max Lucado’s book Before Amen might be just the book your looking for. Max’s book is easily understood, has simple … Continue reading

Division

Division

Division starts early almost from the cradle–“My mother’s prettier than yours, my father’s stronger than yours.” It doesn’t stop with toddlers it spills over into childhood–“Boys are better than girls, my teacher’s better than yours, and gymnastics are better than dance.” Unfortunately the teenage years seem to accelerate division almost to an art form–popular verses unpopular, … Continue reading

Enough

Enough

Winter has been throwing a temper fit since December. We here in Ohio are in the middle of an ice/snow storm as we speak. I find God’s wintery creations stunning–I have yet to grow tired of the snowy landscape. I know, however, that I am in the minority. Flip on the evening news and I … Continue reading

H…is for Hero

H…is for Hero

Hooking up with Five Minute Friday. You write for five minutes, unedited about one word. Today’s word is hero. Also hooking up with Friendship Friday from A to Z. Hero What makes a hero? I suppose it depends on who you ask, as to what answer you will get. Some might tell you it’s the … Continue reading

Worst Of Us?

Worst Of Us?

Why, oh why, do our loved ones get the worst of us? That friendly smile we offered to the check-out clerk…gone when we arrive home. An enthusiastic “hello” to an acquaintance we haven’t seen in years. A fellow shopper drops packages and we hurry to assist, but do we extend the same courtesy to our … Continue reading