I had to stop attending one particular church because of the pastor’s illustrations. You see, after the service, as I mulled over what I heard, I could always clearly remember every detail of his stories but found I couldn’t remember the point they were supposed to be illustrating! While stories […]
I have been part of Shanna Hatfield’s Facebook group for quite a while now, and despite the fact that she has only published fiction until now, seeing the lovely decorating posts and the recipes she shares it comes as no surprise that she is now going to publish a […]
Based on the title of the book, I thought it was fiction. I even read the description and continued with that misconception! I am looking forward to reading this memoir. It promises to be quite fascinating. Read on and see what I mean… David Winters, the author, shared some fun […]
Over the years, I have gone through dietary changes for various health reasons. Overall the way I eat would be considered “healthy” and yet there always seems to be some reason I need to modify what my diet. Despite the way I eat, my metabolism is not what it used […]
I was stunned and a little ashamed, though I know that wasn’t his intention. When my husband told me that he never spoke poorly about me to anyone, I knew it wasn’t because I didn’t merit that – it was just one of his ways of loving me. Of respecting […]
After years and years of practice, I still fall (very) short of being the wife I want to be. I put my desires before my husband’s. I get frustrated with him. I could go on and on. . . When I saw this book, I knew I wanted to read […]
And then there is me.
There’s something special about spending time at a coffee shop with a friend–engaging in a meaningful conversation, then leaving refueled and ready to tackle the rest of the day. What if your quiet times with God energized you the same way?
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 […]
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 […]