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{Book Review} On the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness

Lad, it's one thing to be poor in pocket - nothing wrong with that. But poor in heart - that's no good." -On the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness by Andrew Peterson About the book... This is the first book in The Wingfeather Saga. A tale I would place on my shelf beside C. S.… Continue reading {Book Review} On the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness

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{Book Review} Christian Heroes Then & Now Series

As saints of old still line the way, Retelling triumphs of His grace, We hear their calls and hunger for the day When, with Christ, we stand in glory. -O Church Arise by Keith and Kristyn Getty About the series... The Christian Heroes Then & Now Series, are the individual stories of Christian heroes from… Continue reading {Book Review} Christian Heroes Then & Now Series

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{Book Review} The Lamplighter

Is Gertrude a beauty? By no means. Hers is a face and form about which there would be a thousand different opinions, and few would pronounce her beautiful. But there are faces whose ever-varying expression one loves to watch, tell-tale faces, that speak truth and proclaim the sentiment within; faces sanctified by the Divine presence,… Continue reading {Book Review} The Lamplighter

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{Book Review} When Comes the Spring

This is just the beginning, Elizabeth. We have today as a memory, but we have all of the tomorrows as exciting possibilities. -When Comes the Spring About the book... This is the second book in the Canadian West Saga. Her life as a single teacher in the Wild West is over. She's fallen in love,… Continue reading {Book Review} When Comes the Spring

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{Book Review} Joni: An Unforgettable Story

"He has chosen not to heal me, but to hold me." -Joni Eareckson Tada About the book... Joni Eareckson Tada. An ordinary teenage girl, who had one accident, that changed the course of her entire life. What would you do if one day, you woke up unable to use any of your limbs? Would you… Continue reading {Book Review} Joni: An Unforgettable Story

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Book Review: Through Gates of Splendor

But everything that happens, we are told, fits into a pattern for good to those who love God. We see events as "God's bright messengers." He is always at work, calmly engineering His eternal purposes in us, through us, and in spite of us. -Elisabeth Elliot Through Gates of Splendor About the book... This is the… Continue reading Book Review: Through Gates of Splendor

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Book Review: When Calls the Heart

Birds sang their last songs of the day before tucking in for the night, and still the darkness hung back. Now, I thought, I understand the word "twilight." It was created for just this time - in this land.” ― Janette Oke When Calls the Heart About the book... Elizabeth Thatcher was raised in the… Continue reading Book Review: When Calls the Heart