This year as I’ve been reading Exodus through Deuteronomy, a recurring theme that stood out to me is God’s deep compassion towards the oppressed and downtrodden. In the New Testament, it is reiterated that when we see someone in need and don’t do anything to help, we dishonor the Lord […]
Publisher: Barbour Books
The Point Loma Lighthouse outside of the San Diego Bay is the first one I have ever visited. Since then, I have visited lighthouses all along the West Coast and even one at the southern-most tip of Africa. The purpose of lighthouses is to warn ships of danger, especially at […]
Michelle Griep has such a way with her descriptions! And in reading this collection, I realized that she not only uses intriguing metaphors, she often has them tie into the story itself in a unique way. My favorite story in this collection was The Gentleman Smuggler’s Lady. Full of the author’s […]
I was very excited to read this story as I have really enjoyed the others in the series. The history in them along with the adventures and sweet romance. . . When Ellis discovered Clay, she feared he was dead. Upon discovering he still lived, she and her mother used […]
Love never gives up, never loses faith, is always hopeful, and endures through every circumstance. I Corinthians 13:7 Do you have the kind of love that endures? I mean, really, truly lasts through situations that appear hopeless. The kind of love that returns blessing for cursing. The kind of love […]
Most of my life I have been baffled by the women’s rights movement. Probably due in part to the fact that I was raised by a father who never made me feel that there was anything I couldn’t do if I wanted to. I have been known to have said […]
There are many preconceived notions of what God is like and what He expects of us. He is sometimes (and very incorrectly!) portrayed as a demanding and judgmental being, ready to punish us for the slightest offense. Many churches are filled with rules and regulations about what is acceptable to […]
There is a reason I’m not an author. Other than the fact that I would rather curl up with a book than sit at my computer typing one out. There might even be two or three reasons.
High tea at the Ritz-Carlton isn’t an everyday occurrence for me, as you can probably imagine. And yet, my dear friend Kit felt it was important to treat me for my birthday. She was such a sweet lady, always thinking of others and always giving of herself. Having tea in […]
Six adults join forces to travel to California by wagon. Each has a different goal in mind in this short historical novel. Cynthia’s journaling is used to share many details of the trek, though many of the characters lend their voice in describing the journey. Other than the diary […]
Anthony Jameson didn’t really care which side was right or which cause was just. And he wasn’t confident about who was going to win the war. So instead of taking the risk of making the wrong choice, he decided to play both sides and come out on top either way. It wasn’t the wisest decision he ever made.
Preview of The Mayflower Bride