Tag: Orphan Train

Searching for You by Jodi Hedlund – Book Review, Preview

Searching for You by Jodi Hedlund – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
December 4, 2018
Book Reviews

Many people romanticize the process of adoption. Those poor children who were needing a home find love and acceptance and all of a sudden, everything has changed and is now perfect. Right? Yet older children still have past lives that they remember and that affect them. It takes time and […]


The Hope of Azure Springs by Rachel Fordham – Book Review, Preview

The Hope of Azure Springs by Rachel Fordham – Book Review, Preview

by Phyllis Helton
July 17, 2018
Book Reviews

Sometimes, it is really hard for me to look in the mirror and feel beautiful. I look and see the wrong weight, the puffy eyes or the blemishes or whatever else it is that detracts from my definition of attractive. Strangely, though, these are not things that I look for […]


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, […]


The Heart Only Grows by Michele Paige Holmes – Review

The Heart Only Grows by Michele Paige Holmes – Review

by Phyllis Helton
September 24, 2017
Book Reviews

The Heart Only Growsby Michele Paige Holmes Published by Mirror Press Publication Date 28 September 2017 Genres: Historical Fiction, Romance Pages: 143 Synopsis: For Children’s Aid Society employee Addelaide Campbell, riding the Orphan Train is a labor of love—a last, heart-wrenching attempt to do the best she can for the […]