Category Archives: Spiritual Growth

Teen Devotional: Jesus, a 365-Day Devotional by Zonderkidz

I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.  Jesus, a 365-Day Devotional is published by Zonderkidz, a division of Zondervan Press.  Each message, whether from the Old or New Testament, shows how all things point to … Continue reading

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Loved Back To Life: How I Found the Courage to Live Free by Sheila Walsh

Loved Back to Life is a memoir/inspirational work that frankly deals with mental illness from a Christian perspective.  Sheila Walsh goes back through her journals to retell the journey from recognition that she needed help dealing with fear and anger issues … Continue reading

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First Chapter, First Paragraph & Teaser Tuesday: Loved Back To Life by Sheila Walsh

First Chapter, First Paragraph, is a meme hosted by Bibliophile by the Sea.  Anyone can play — just copy the first paragraph of the first chapter (or prologue) and include a picture of the book cover. Leave your link at … Continue reading

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On My Bookshelf: Nov. 18/16

Time once again to look at some of the new acquisitions on my ever-growing To-Be-Read shelf.  Things do tend to literally (pun intended) pile up.  Here’s what’s new On My Bookshelf: Rogue Lawyer by John Grisham I always enjoy a … Continue reading

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A Walk to Remember by Nicholas Sparks

I’m somewhat surprised to realize that this is the first book by Nicholas Sparks that I’ve ever read.  I’m not sure why.  I saw movies based on two of his books (The Notebook and Message in a Bottle) and loved … Continue reading

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Secret Daughter by Shilpi Somaya Gowda

I seem destined lately to read books that tell the tale of two people or two families, alternately, back and forth throughout the book.  Secret Daughter, a novel, by Shilpi Somaya Gowda is the third story of this type I’ve … Continue reading

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The moment…

Originally posted on Sacred Touches:
Natalie Scarberry has a great site. Every day there are gorgeous pictures accompanied by thought-provoking quotes that will bounce around in your head throughout the day leaving traces of luminescence that are truth. I thought this particular one truly appropriate … Continue reading

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