Book Review: Romanov by Nadine Brandes

I had heard so many good things about Romanov by Nadine Brandes on Bookstagram – I was a bit hesitant to start because the last Bookstagram recommendation greatly disappointed me (The Cruel Prince by Holly Black), but Romanov truly lived up to the hype! Romanov is a historical fantasy based on the real-life Romanov familyContinue reading “Book Review: Romanov by Nadine Brandes”

Author Interview: Laura L. Zimmerman

Last week I reviewed Keen by Laura L. Zimmerman, and this week I have the pleasure to interview her! In addition to being a talented writer, Zimmerman is a full-time mom and home educator to her youngest child located in North Carolina. Some fun facts about Zimmerman are that she has no self-control when itContinue reading “Author Interview: Laura L. Zimmerman”

Book Review: Able Soul: Empowering God’s Spirit Within by Lucy Goncalves

A few weeks ago I was the lucky winner of a giveaway on Instagram where I received a copy of Able Soul: Empowering God’s Spirit Within (ISBN: 978-1-9990326-1-6) by Lucy Goncalves. Goncalves shares her personal testimony of how trusting God has lead to opportunities that otherwise would have been impossible. Living with Cerebal Palsey (CP), GoncalvesContinue reading “Book Review: Able Soul: Empowering God’s Spirit Within by Lucy Goncalves”

Author Interview: Maggie Platt

Last week I introduced you to one of my new favorite authors in my book review of Kingdom Above the Cloud. This week I have the honor of interviewing the author Maggie Platt whose writing creates a space in which readers can explore their Christian faith. In addition to being a talented author, Platt isContinue reading “Author Interview: Maggie Platt”

Be Still And Listen

Be still and listen. Be patient and wait. For in the silence is a lesson That will serve you in a manner great. Cut out the noise and clamor Lend the Lord your ear Put on your holy armor And let faith dissolve your fears. Let your Father speak To your heart and soul LetContinue reading “Be Still And Listen”

Identity in Christ

A video by Priscilla Shirer of Going Beyond Ministries was recently shared with me, and it could not have been shared at a more perfect time. Link to video Identity in Christ by Going Beyond Ministries with Priscilla Shirer There were several things she said that struck a spiritual cord within my heart inclduing: WeContinue reading “Identity in Christ”

Book Review: How Happiness Happens by Max Lucado

Do you feel happy? How long has it been since you felt geniuine happiness? How can we find happiness in a world with so many unhappy circumstances? Max Lucado explores these questions from a religious perspective in his recent 2019 book How Happiness Happens (ISBN: 978-1404112261). This book is perfect for anyone searching for waysContinue reading “Book Review: How Happiness Happens by Max Lucado”

What Defines You?

“What defines you?” It wasn’t the main message of today’s sermon at church, but as soon as the pastor said it, it resonated with me. What defines me? What do I want to be defined as? I have spent the entire afternoon reflecting and comtemplating on this. I want to be defined as someone whoContinue reading “What Defines You?”

Give Thanks, Even In The Drought

8 Then the word of the Lord came to him: 9 “Go at once to Zarephath in the region of Sidon and stay there. I have directed a widow there to supply you with food.” 10 So he went to Zarephath. When he came to the town gate, a widow was there gathering sticks. He called to her and asked, “Would you bring meContinue reading “Give Thanks, Even In The Drought”

Book Review: Ripples by Diana LeGere

Every decision we make in life has a ripple effect. This ripple effect impacts ourselves and others. The ripples of life is the center of Diana LeGere’s book Ripples: A Memoir of Reflection (ISBN:978-0997912623). With each story, LeGere explores moments of her life and the ripples they created. This memoir is a perfect read forContinue reading “Book Review: Ripples by Diana LeGere”