Books & Blogs

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I’ve learned so much through the years by reading wonderful books and blogs. This section is for sharing some of my favorite ones that have taught and inspired me as I’ve grown in my faith.  Below you will find some of those books and links to blogs I’ve read along with a short review. I hope this gives you a little more insight into those books you may have been wondering if you’d enjoy. Happy reading!

Winner of the NIV Lifehacks Bible is…

Posted by on Jul 4, 2016 in Blog, Book Reviews, contest | 2 comments

Winner of the NIV Lifehacks Bible is…

Thanks to all of my new subscribers and current blog subscribers who shared my Lifehacks Bible posts! The winner, chosen by Random.org, is Karen Kay Thomason Brumbaugh! Congratulations!! If you’d like to order your own copy, visit bibl.es/nivlifehacks.  Have a great 4th!...

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Surprised by Motherhood

Posted by on Apr 1, 2014 in Book Reviews | 2 comments

Surprised by Motherhood

Motherhood is hard. If you don’t think so then I believe you must be doing something wrong. We pour our hearts, souls and bodies into taking care of these little beings entrusted to us. When the nurses hand our children to us before leaving the hospital, we look at them in disbelief. Can I really do this? The thought swirls in our minds as we take up our precious bundle and head home, scared to death, trying to put on a brave face. Surprised by Motherhood: Everything I Never Expected About Being a Mom is a book that transports me immediately...

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One Thousand Gifts

Posted by on Jan 22, 2013 in Book Reviews | 0 comments

One Thousand Gifts

Ann Voskamp, author of One Thousand Gifts, is one of the most intentional writers I’ve ever had the pleasure of reading. She slows us down so we may realize the moments we’re missing in our own small lives–lives that seem so insignificant at first, and then we see the beauty and grace and love God surrounds us with and we understand that we aren’t insignificant at all. God wants us to understand the things of beauty He provides in our lives and to be grateful for them. But we miss it in our busyness, daily stresses and...

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Creative Counterpart by Linda Dillow

Posted by on Jan 20, 2013 in Book Reviews | 0 comments

Creative Counterpart by Linda Dillow

Creative Counterpart: Becoming the Woman, Wife and Mother You’ve Longed to Be is probably the best book I’ve ever read on being a better wife. I’ve given this book away (as a matter of fact, I must have given the last one away because I couldn’t find it) to several women who were struggling in their marriage. Before I read this book, I have to admit I felt my husband was the one always at fault and I was pretty self-righteous about it. My prideful attitude only drove a wedge further between me and my husband. But...

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