I stood there confused before our two boys as they each wove their own tale about what caused their most recent altercation.
You had a great life planned out. But here you are changing diapers, running a vacuum cleaner and planning daily meals. Or maybe typing business notes for your boss or scrubbing floors at a restaurant. How did you end up here? And how are you going to make any difference in the world doing this? … Continue reading How Your Simple Life Can Leave an Eternal Legacy
Never have I read a book and wanted to read it again before I had even finished it the first time.
A Definite Book for the reachable shelf.
I've heard the admonishment that each of us should not only have a mentor but be a mentor as well. Are you turning back to give someone behind you a hand? This little guide will help you do it.
image provided for Sarah Beckman There's nothing like reading a book that you wish you had earlier but then realizing the Lord directed you to survive in the very way the author has suggested. That's what I found in Sarah Beckman's book, Hope for the Hard Places. That is exactly what happened to me. Our … Continue reading How to Find Hope in the Hard Places
I've been thinking about this book, Take Hold of the Faith You Long For lately and even going back and thumbing through for a reference. So I figure it must be time to republish in the new blog. When I heard that Sharon Jaynes was about to release a new book and that I could … Continue reading Take Hold Helps You Let Go
I was given this book by Moody Publishers in exchange for an honest review. The Legacy of Susannah Spurgeon You have likely heard the saying, "Behind every great man is an even greater woman." Susannah Spurgeon is just such a woman. Wife of the infamous preacher, Charles Spurgeon, she was an integral part of his life … Continue reading 7 Ways Susannah Spurgeon Left a Legacy of Faith
I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. – Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol Christmas Traditions One thing I have tried to instill in my children is the love of reading. One way I tried to do this was to purchase each child a classic book each Christmas. At … Continue reading Eight Favorite Christmas Books You Need in Your Home
Pastors are People, Too Our church has just begun the adventure of searching for a new pastor. It's a daunting job when you look for the perfect pastor. Basically, because there are no perfect pastors because pastors are people, too. We tend to forget that pastors are people, too. We put them up on a pedestal that … Continue reading In Search of the “Perfect” Pastor
NOTE: I received this book at no charge in exchange for writing this review. These words are my own opinion and I have not been compensated to say them. Dare to Hope again Have you been losing your hope lately? What is it that is pulling you down into despondency? Sickness? Fear? Guilt? Worry? Grief? Discouragement? … Continue reading Book Review: Fully Alive