Jul 192016
 
Edge of Eternity: Book Review

Reading Edge of Eternity by Randy Alcorn was a sigh of relief in a world gone mad. A modern day Pilgrim’s Progress, Randy takes us on a fantasy-world journey through a man’s upside down life and pumps us with hope of what is to come. I had many favorite moments with the main character while […]

May 202016
 
The Giver and the Power of Choice

Choice: It’s a power-loaded word. My heart is heavy. It’s pounding. I’m grieving. And it started with a book. “It’s not their fault. They don’t know what they’re doing.” “But we do. So it’s our fault. And we need to do something.” –The Giver My daughter recently read The Giver by Lois Lowry, and I […]

May 212015
 
In His Steps, WWJD - A Book Review

Over a hundred years ago, before Christian Bookstores made bank on the phrase WWJD in the 90’s, Charles Sheldon wrote a book called “In His Steps,” where a pastor asks his church to pledge to do only what Jesus would do for a year. Apparently this book is a best-seller, but I only heard about […]

Feb 242015
 
Blue Like Jazz - A Book Review

A decade after the book rose to popularity, I finally got around to reading Donald Miller’s Blue Like Jazz. What I liked best was the honest candor he expressed through his experiences. He didn’t speak from a platitude. He talked about his life as though we were having a chat on a ski slope chair […]

May 142014
 
4 Book Reviews, 4 Minutes Each... Go!

I’ve recently read 4 books and am going to review them quickly – giving myself only 4 minutes for each book. You will appreciate this time-limit. Trust me. I could go on and on about each of them. Thankfully, I’m a super fast typer, and I’ll try to fit a bunch in. Ready? Go! Crazy […]