Showing posts with label Inspirational. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Inspirational. Show all posts

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Book Tour Of Changing Gears: A Family Odyssey To The End Of The World By Nancy Sathre-Vogel

 


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Synopsis:

What would you do if you were not afraid?


Changing Gears is the true story of one woman asking herself that very question. What followed was a family journey of epic proportions – a journey of physical challenge, emotional endurance, teamwork, perseverance, and tremendous learning opportunities. It was a discovery of self, of priorities, of accepting hardships, of appreciating blessings, and of contrasting a comfortable past life with the extreme hardship and poverty of those they met.


Would the journey be a dream come true – or a mother’s worst nightmare?

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

My Book Review Of Wishing On Willows By Kate Ganshert

Synopsis:

Does a second chance at life and love always involve surrender?

A three-year old son, a struggling café, and fading memories are all Robin Price has left of her late husband. As the proud owner of Willow Tree Café in small town Peaks, Iowa,  she pours her heart into every muffin she bakes and espresso she pulls, thankful for the sense of purpose and community the work provides.
                                     
So when developer Ian McKay shows up in Peaks with plans to build condos where her café and a vital town ministry are located, she isn’t about to let go without a fight.

As stubborn as he is handsome, Ian won’t give up easily. His family’s business depends on his success in Peaks. But as Ian pushes to seal the deal, he wonders if he has met his match. Robin’s gracious spirit threatens to undo his resolve, especially when he discovers the beautiful widow harbors a grief that resonates with his own.

With polarized opinions forming all over town, business becomes

Thursday, December 27, 2012

My Review And Giveaway Of Fawn Finds Christmas By Colleen Bratley

Overview:

Fawn loves snow, and wondered why the snowflakes danced around the Christmas colors. She asks her friends Carikee, Little Wing, Hoppity, Tapper, Reena and Whisper to help her find that answer to the snowflakes and what Christmas means. Discover how Fawn's friends help her learn the mystery of the snowflakes and the true meaning of Christmas.

My Take On This Book:

This a wonderful Christmas story for the whole family. Bratley captures the true meaning of Christmas through a little one, along with her animal friends. She invites all of her friends to come to Lonetree Bluff

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

My Review Of Yours Is the Day, Lord, Yours Is the Night

"Yours Is the Day, Lord, Yours Is the Night" gives a framework for prayerful devotions with a morning and evening prayer for each day of the year. The prayers have been selected to reflect the seasons and the liturgical calendar.

They are intended not to replace your personal, spontaneous prayers but to serve as a springboard for them. Editors Jeanie and David Gushee have collected inspiring contributions from Protestant, Catholic, and Eastern Orthodox sources; from all continents; from the Old Testament; and from each century of Christian history. "Yours Is the Day, Lord, Yours Is the Night" will enhance

Saturday, May 19, 2012

Waiting For Morning By Karen Kingsbury

Overview

“I’m afraid there’s been a car accident...”

As Hannah Ryan waits for her family to return home from a camping trip, she realizes she has everything going for her—a husband other women admire, two charming teenage daughters, and a loving Christian home. As the sunny afternoon turns into twilight, her uneasiness grows along with the shadows. Then a car pulls into Hannah’s driveway, bringing two police officers...and devastating news that shatters her life forever.
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