Author Archives: Nancy Beach

About Nancy Beach

When I lay my head on my pillow at night, a successful day is one where I learned something new, where I am a better person today than I was yesterday. I read to fill that insatiable hunger. I write because I can't not.

The Poisonwood Bible – Book Review

Book: The Poisonwood Bible by  Barbara Kingsolver Size: 576 pgs Publisher: Harper Perennial Modern Classic, May 2005 My Rating: Category:  Historical fiction, religious Summary:  Baptist preacher Nathan Price decides he wants to be a missionary, so he takes his wife and four girls to the Congo … Continue reading

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Why is it Hard to be Humble?

After spending hours trying to learn how to back up my website, I asked my husband. Sitting in amazement, I watched as he clearly explained not only my questions, but the why behind each step.  Light bulbs went off in … Continue reading

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Book Review: Platform

Book: Platform: Getting Noticed in a Noisy World by Michael Hyatt Size: 288 pages Publisher: Thomas Nelson; First Edition edition (May 21, 2012) My Rating: 🌟🌟🌟🌟 Category:  Business Technology, Social Media, Marketing Summary: Times are changing. A platform is no longer a wood … Continue reading

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How to Find Peace

Matt. 11:28-30 “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Miracle Morning

Book: The Miracle Morning: The Not-So-Obvious Secret Guaranteed to Transform Your Life (Before 8AM) Size: 170 pages Publisher:  Hal Elrod (December 7, 2012) My Rating:🌟🌟🌟🌟 Category:  Self-help, Motivational, Entrepreneurship Summary: Do you want to be more productive and fulfilled with your life?  The Miracle … Continue reading

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Does What I Do on Earth Matter?

We will all be perfect when we get to heaven, right? So why strive for it now? What does it matter?  Can’t I just enjoy the things of this earth now and then end up in the same standing as … Continue reading

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The Secret to Having More Time in a Day

      Book: The ONE Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results by Gary Keller and Jay Papasan Size:  240 pages Publisher: Bard Press; 1 edition (April 1, 2013) My Rating: Category: Non-Fiction,  Business, Management/Leadership Summary: Do you want fewer … Continue reading

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What Your Friends Say About You

  Do you remember the “Be Like Mike” Gatorade commercial that originally aired in the early 90’s?  While I’m not sure drinking Gatorade will win you an NBA championship, there is some truth to it.  A writer once said, “You … Continue reading

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The American Sniper

Book: American Sniper: The Autobiography of the Most Lethal Sniper in U.S. Military History by Chris Kyle Size: 434 pages Publisher: HarperCollins (January 29, 2013) My Rating: Category:  Autobiography, Military Summary: Chris Kyle is a true American Hero.  He served four … Continue reading

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Memorizing James -One Month Update

This is me trying to memorize James:   I wish I was kidding. But I’m not. This is me every single morning. If you want a summary of my month – you can stop reading now and just say a … Continue reading

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