Grace > Pornography

I’m still reading this book, I’m through the third chapter now. (Yes, it kind of went by the wayside with everything else I’ve been dealing with.  It’s ok).  And once again I am inspired.The title of the chapter is “Rejoice in the Lord’s Mercy: Guilt frenzies the soul.  Grace calms it.”  Max talks about the one…

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Immigration and the Bible

I’m not usually one to get all political.  I’m conservative, yes, but I see flaws and failings in that mindset as well as those who are more liberal.  I don’t think anyone has all the right answers – except for God of course.  I’ve been deeply interested in the whole refugee/migrant issue and I’ve seen…

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The Michael Vey Series

 Ah, is there anything better than reading a good series for the first time?  I submit that there is not, at least in the book world.  I’d always resisted picking up the Michael Vey series because I used to pride myself on being a holdout – and the Michael Vey books have been very popular…

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A Confusion of Princes

Have you ever read a book that just got in your head?  And then it turned around over and over again and every which way you turned it there was something new and fascinating about the story?  That was A Confusion of Princes by Garth Nix for me.  I listened to it a few weeks…

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The False Prince

The False Prince by Jennifer Nielsen was one of those books I devoured.  Then I devoured it again.  Every time I read it (and I own it, so I’m up to like, in the teens) I fall in love with it all over again.  I just listened to it on a road trip (practically the…

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Top 10 Young Adult Summer Reads

It’s summer!  Yay!  Or really, yay for staying indoors even more than I typically do during the winter.  Summer is not my favorite season.  I hate heat.  Fortunately there are ways to occupy my temperature-induced confinement and most of them involve books!  Books are always the answer.  Except when the answer is Jesus.  But then…

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