Category Archives: Spiritual Growth

The Roll of the Drums by Jan Drexler

While I have enjoyed a number of stories set in the Amish culture, The Roll of the Drums is the first book I’ve read by Jan Drexler.  It is a story I would classify as a cozy romance although it … Continue reading

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Sunday Special: Melanie Willard

Melanie Willard spoke to our Woman 2 Woman Bible Study (Metropolitan Bible Church, Ottawa) session recently about how to care for people in crisis.  She speaks of this with authority because she has been through an amazing, torturous journey that … Continue reading

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On My Bookshelf July 13/18

The last two weeks have been simultaneously busy and relaxing.  My house sale closed, I celebrated Canada Day, I planned a vacation in Spain for August, I was ill, and I drank lots of liquids and read, read, read. I … Continue reading

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The Simplest Way To Change the World by Dustin Willis and Brandon Clements

Have you ever watched the news and thought, ‘What is the world coming to?’  Do you have a difficult time with some of your neighbours or co-workers?  Do you ever stop to think, What can I do to change things; … Continue reading

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On My Bookshelf: July 7/17

Well I’ve been absent for quite awhile and got behind in my writing if not totally behind in my reading.  I picked up on my writing last week and am almost caught up on both my goal (75 books for … Continue reading

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Cozy Read Wednesday: The Guest Book, A Sunset Beach Novel (#2) by Marybeth Whalen

Today’s Cozy Read is from Marybeth Whalen‘s Sunset Beach series, The Guest Book (book #2).  This is an especially poignant story as the main character, Macy, has been drifting and pretty messed up ever since her father died 10 years ago, … Continue reading

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On My Bookshelf: Jan. 27/17

Well, finally, an opportunity to fill you in on some new books on my bookshelf this year.  I’ve been gathering more, both in paperback and on my iPad, despite my resolution to get my TBR list whittled down to something manageable. … Continue reading

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