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A Special Mother’s Day with the Berenstain Bears

The Berenstain Bears Mother’s Day blessings is a paperback book for children ages 4-8. As with other Berenstain Bears stories, this one is sentimental and sweet. It centers on the bear cubs going to Papa Bear for advice on how to honor their mother…

Hands-on Activities for Pre-teens

101 Ways to Have Fun from the editors of Faithgirlz and Girl’s Life magazine is a great go-to book for those rainy days when your pre-teens say “I don’t have anything to do.” This book’s bright and colorful pages will give them tips on…

My Bedtime Story Bible for Little Ones

My Bedtime Story Bible for Little Ones, by Jean E. Syswerda is a board book just the right size for little hands. This toddler appropriate book features 8 Bible stories ranging from Adam & Eve’s Garden Home to The Lost Son Comes Home. The…

Bonhoeffer Abridged, by Eric Metaxas

This detailed biography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s life is laid out methodically and skillfully by Eric Metaxas. The narrative flows time-wise from the early years of Dietrich’s life and progresses unerringly to Bonhoeffer’s last day on this earth. The chapters in between paint a rich…

The Daring Heart of David Livingstone, by Jay Milbrandt

The Daring Heart of David Livingstone is a cohesive look at a complicated man. Jay Milbrandt does an excellent job of trying to present Livingstone as a human being with flaws as well as a strong moral compass. Most of us are only familiar…

#BruceSpringsteen and the Boy in a Coma

I don’t remember his name. I’m ashamed of this.

The Month of Socks

It is once again the month of socks at our house! If you were around for my post last year you may remember I wrote about a gesture that has become a tradition running three years at least (I’ve lost count.) My sister Patricia…

Pip, Tuppence and George

George pedaled his three-wheeled low rider bicycle along the median. He weaved in and out of the emergency lane, picking up cans and bottles. He threw them into a large burlap seed sack he had strung across the handlebars. It was a damp February…

Kristen Lamb’s Brilliant Musings (Just don’t get your feelings hurt)

https://warriorwriters.wordpress.com/2015/10/21/10-ways-for-add-writers-to-star-wars-be-more-productive/ Kristen Lamb’s blog (see link) ended with an offer: “For the month of OCTOBER, everyone who leaves a comment I will put your name in a hat. If you comment and link back to my blog on your blog, you get your name…

Don’t Look Back

Don’t look back. Luke 9:57-62 As they were going along the road, someone said to Him, “I will follow You wherever You go.” 58 And Jesus said to him, “The foxes have holes and the birds of the air have nests, but the Son…

Longing for Home

“And if I weep let it be as a man who is longing for his home…”~Rich Mullins, Lyrics from “If I Stand” The following is an excerpt from the transcript of the Homeless Man video about Rich Mullins: Tom Booth: It was about two…

The Diligent Seeker

“Shut up!” The harsh command of a stranger.Dust gritted between my teeth and choked my throat with each breath.The heat was unbearable here, on a dirt road leading from the town of Jericho.This was the place I’d chosen to sit and ask for something,…

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