Month: May 2018

Bounty Beyond Reason by Kari Trumbo – Book Review, Preview

Bounty Beyond Reason by Kari Trumbo – Book Review, Preview

Bounty Hunter. For me, the term evokes an image of an ugly cowboy dressed in black with leathery skin and a scowl on his face. And a skinny cigarette dangling from his lips. Looking rather like Jack Elam, or Eli Wallach. With that creepy, twangy Western  music score (probably written in […]




Highlands by Chautona Havig – Book Review, Preview, Video Intro

Highlands by Chautona Havig – Book Review, Preview, Video Intro

Different. We live in a world that doesn’t always treat those who are different with kindness. I have a friend who has Cerebral palsy. She is very thin and walks using forearm crutches. And she is one of the kindest women that I know and adores children. One day we […]


Loving the Mountain Man by Jeanette Lewis – Book Review, Preview

Loving the Mountain Man by Jeanette Lewis – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
May 29, 2018
Book Reviews

Are you a convenience store type person, or a do-it-yourselfer? I’ve always had fun making things from scratch. For many years after I got married I enjoyed making bread and even my own sausage. I even bought casing and stuffed it, with the help of my fantastic Kitchen-Aid mixer attachments. […]


Don’t Go Through Life Naked: How to Clothe Yourself in God’s Power by Susan B. Mead – Book Review, Preview

Don’t Go Through Life Naked: How to Clothe Yourself in God’s Power by Susan B. Mead – Book Review, Preview

Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. Resist him, standing firm in the faith, because you know that the family of believers throughout the world is undergoing the same kind of sufferings. 1 Peter 5:8-9 The focus of this short book is […]




Journible: The 17:18 Series – Review

Journible: The 17:18 Series – Review

It makes me a little crazy when people talk about doing a “Bible study” and then mention the book they bought to do the study, which may or may not even have them opening up the Scriptures. Sometimes the study they are doing is simply character development using Scriptural principles […]


Together Forever by Jodi Hedlund – Book Review, Guest Post, Preview

Together Forever by Jodi Hedlund – Book Review, Guest Post, Preview

Guilt can be good, and it can be bad. Properly applied, it can draw one to the Savior. There are many who, though forgiven, washed whiter than snow, cleansed from all unrighteousness, go through life still carrying the burden of their sin. Others, like Drew and Marianne in Together Forever, […]