Tag: Orphan

The Great Lakes Lighthouse Brides – Book Review, Preview

The Great Lakes Lighthouse Brides – Book Review, Preview

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 […]




The Amish Candy Maker by Laura V. Hilton – Book Review, Preview

The Amish Candy Maker by Laura V. Hilton – Book Review, Preview

Let prayer be the key to the day and the bolt to the nacht. Bishop Miah The Amish Candymaker by Laura V. Hilton For some, prayer is an act of desperation, the last resort. For others, prayer is an ongoing conversation with a dear friend, their loving Father. While I […]



Flights of Fancy by Jen Turano – Book Review, Preview

Flights of Fancy by Jen Turano – Book Review, Preview

Someone forwarded a video to me of Christmas caroling. It started out with a girl playing the violin and then a few more people joined her with other instruments and then singers joined in. It was lovely and the camera captured the delighted expressions on the faces of those who […]


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 […]



An Hour Unspent by Roseanna M. White – Book Review, Preview

An Hour Unspent by Roseanna M. White – Book Review, Preview

I stop watches. Seriously. If I had to claim a superpower, this would be it. The phenomenon actually runs in my family. Both my mother and my older sister have this ability/curse as well. I can get a brand new watch that is running just fine. The next day, the […]