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Two Reviews, the Last Ones?

Writing book reviews takes up a lot of space on this blog. I am wondering if it is time to set that aside and write other things. I think it’s time to turn my attention to other writing. The flow of new reading material is quite fun, always a happy mail day when the book […]

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Little Women Review- the new one!

I have long been a fan of Louisa May Alcott’s classic ‘Little Women’.┬áPulling out the VCR and my old VHS of the original movie is an annual tradition at Christmas. I absolutely love the story of the March sisters! Click HERE to view trailer. So when Graf-Martins Communications offered me a pre-screening link so I […]

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That Book Goal: July

In the midst of the craziness of July, you might have thought that I wouldn’t have had time for reading, but you would be wrong! There were plenty of hours spent in vehicles and airplanes when traveling that I could either listen to a book or read one. For one week we were at family […]

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That Book Goal: June {reviews}

Okay, okay… I know I’ve kept you waiting for June’s books for awhile but I’ve been a little busy! First of all, my son got married!! I am still in a little bit of shock over that and I will post about in August… Then my daughter graduated from high school…will post about that in […]

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May I recommend…

Did you know I write many posts in my head every single week? Of course not, because they rarely make it here where you could see them. Obviously, you don’t live in my head, which is probably a good thing. In my head I write about supporting families who are raising kids with invisible disabilities, […]

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I Am Not That Girl…I’m This One

I am a vase, fashioned by the creator. I am covered in blue, green and yellow swirls. I exist to hold life giving water and to display beauty. For the glory of His splendour. – my journal, spring, 1999 My last week was filled with wonderful women. I went to volunteer at an emerging organization, […]

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Loving My Actual Life {a review}

Life moves at such a pace doesn’t it? Sometimes my husband and I will crash on the couch at the end of a crazy day and joke about “livin’ the dream!” And we are! This was/is our dream! Lots of kids, full on living with ministry, farm, family and all the things that go with […]

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Where have ten years gone?

Ten years. Ten years between these two photos. We are now living in the same house we lived in ten years ago with a huge move to the farm and back again. We are back in our home church after ministering in another church between these ten year book ends. So much of life has […]

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When the words are washed away…

This morning I come with my head hanging low. I am disappointed. Discouraged. My hope and desire was that this series would be a light in the darkness for everyone who reads it. I was so inspired. I have outlines. I have notes for every post. I have pictures. And the words WILL. NOT. COME. […]

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You’re Loved No Matter What {a review plus}

Sometimes you can’t read a book quickly. When I get review copies I try and get through them as soon as possible in order to get the review up in the time frame that the publisher wants it. I couldn’t do that with this book. I needed to absorb it. Slowly. Perfectionism is something that […]

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