Monthly Archives: June 2016

Book Review: Dear Mr. Knightly

Book: Dear Mr. Knightly by Katherine Reay Size: 336 pages Publisher:  Thomas Nelson (November 12, 2013) My Rating: 🌟 Category: Fiction Summary: Samantha Moore, a 23 year old orphan receives a grant from an anonymous benefactor to attend college and study journalism.  The only catch is that … Continue reading

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Ewonderhub Blogger Award

I was nominated for the Ewonderhub Blogger Award by Kelly. Kelly’s passion for excellence shows in every area of her life from writing to teaching. She writes with a rare raw honesty. It’s a delight to read her words as they twirl together into … Continue reading

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Energize your Quiet Time

It happened by accident, almost as a side-effect or by product. In January of this year my church started a series in James.  That week in my quiet time, I came across this verse: Therefore put away all filthiness and rampant … Continue reading

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Thinking before Speaking

When I write, I have a chance to reread it and make any necessary corrections before I hit the enter key.  How I wish my brain had an enter key. Two days down to my six day commitment. For the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Cold Hard Truth on Men, Women and Money by Kevin O’Leary

Book: Cold Hard Truth on Men, Women and Money by Kevin O’Leary Size: 273 pages Publisher: Gallery Books (September 17, 2013) My Rating: 🌟 Summary “Don’t spend too much. Mostly save. Always invest.” Kevin O’Leary offers simple advice from his years … Continue reading

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Speak No Evil

I have found by sun down, often the resolves I made early in the morning have gotten trampled by the rush and stress of the day. James 1:22-25 describes my situation well:  “But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, … Continue reading

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Book Review: I Don’t Get You by Sherry Graf

Book: I Don’t Get You: A guide to healthy conversations by Sherry Graf Size: 72 pages Publisher: NavPress (May 15, 2016) My Rating: I Don’t Get You is a book that addresses the topic of emotional purity between the opposite sexes. Emotional purity is the … Continue reading

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