“This third I will bring into the fire; I will refine them like silver and test them like gold. They will call on my name and I will answer them; I will say, ‘They are my people,’ and they will say, ‘The LORD is our God.’”- Zechariah 13:1 Kay Arthur says, “The Refiner’s fire is… Continue reading As Silver Refined
90 Days of God’s Goodness is a book of reminders that God is in control. The subtitle is, Daily Reflections That Shine Light on Personal Darkness. What a true statement! People often think that becoming a Christian means your life will suddenly become hunky-dorey, full of nothing but happiness and joy. Any Christian who is… Continue reading 90 Days of God’s Goodness by Randy Alcorn
As I’ve said before, I love Max Lucado books. Therefore be warned, I have a pre-conceived notion about what any of his books will be like. That being said, here we go… “These are difficult days in our world’s history. 1.75 billion people are desperately poor, natural disasters are gouging entire nations, and economic uncertainty… Continue reading Out Live Your Life by Max Lucado
Between a Rock and a Grace Place by Carol Kent (Zondervan) From bestselling author Carol Kent comes a riveting journey of facing the impassible obstacles of life and discovering the last thing ever expected—the sweet spot of grace. Carol Kent and her husband, Gene, are now living what some would call a heartbreaking life—their son,… Continue reading Between a Rock and a Grace Place, by Carol Kent
From the Back Cover: Common People… Story after story marked by scandal, stumble, and intrigue. Who are these people? They’re the people in the Bible. And they’re us. We find our stories in theirs. We find our hope where they found theirs. In the hands of an Uncommon God. In Cast of Characters Max Lucado… Continue reading Thoughts on, "Cast of Characters, Common People in the Hands of an Uncommon God" by Max Lucado
I’ve recently signed up with BookSneeze from Thomas Nelson. This is a really neat program that allows bloggers to receive free or advance copies of books in exchange for a review posted on their blog and a retail site. When I first heard of this I was skeptical that I could make it work. I… Continue reading My Thoughts on "The Voice New Testament"
I’m not a book reviewer by any means. I just happen to love to read. I wanted to share two wonderfully moving books that I read lately… First was, “The Penny”, by Joyce Meyer & Deborah Bedford. An amazing story that moved me to tears so many times. Second was, “The Shack“, by William P.… Continue reading Books to read…
Something a little more positive tonight. The first time I realized I wasn’t alone. After I left, I was seeing a counselor at the local women’s shelter. Fortunately, I did not need to stay there, my family was there for me. Many women don’t have family to turn to though, and women’s shelters provide a… Continue reading Another First