Category Archives: Love & Marriage

Book Review: Cultivate

Cultivate:  A Grace-Filled Guide To Growing An Intentional Life, by Lara Casey [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Thomas Nelson.] In reading this book, I found that I share a great deal in common with its author. … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Fierce Love

A Fierce Love:  One Woman’s Courageous Journey To Save Her Marriage, by Shauna Shanks [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Zondervan.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I found this book a lot more relevant than … Continue reading

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Book Review: 25 Questions You’re Afraid To Ask About Love, Sex, And Intimacy

25 Questions You’re Afraid To Ask About Love, Sex, And Intimacy, by Dr. Juli Slattery [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Moody Press.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] No joke, this is one of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Secrets Of Happy Families

Secrets Of Happy Families:  Improve Your Mornings, Rethink Family Dinner, Fight Smarter, Go Out And Play, And Much More, by Bruce Feiler One of the occupational hazards of coming from a terribly dysfunctional family is that one reads a great … Continue reading

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Book Review: Almost There

Almost There:  Searching For Home In A Life On The Move, by Bekah DiFelice [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Tyndale Blog Tours.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This is a book that seems tailor-made … Continue reading

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Let Them Lead You In The Right Direction

“Follow your heart, your intuition, let them lead you in the right direction,” sang Jewel [1] on the chorus to her top 40 hit from her dance pop “sellout” album 0304 that ended up going only gold and failed to … Continue reading

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The Promise Being Made, Must Be Kept

As is the case with everything else about Abraham Lincoln, the extent to which we may consider Abraham Lincoln to have been strongly influenced by the racism of his generation or by our own self-professed egalitarianism is hotly debated [1]. … Continue reading

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That’s What A Heart Is For

In the early to mid 1990’s there was a quirky band, at the heart of which was a husband and wife team.  The romantic and musical connection of one Harriett Wheeler and David Gavurin would lead to the formation of … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Captain’s Daughter

The Captain’s Daughter (London Beginnings #1), by Jennifer Delamere [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Bethany House Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I am of two minds regarding this book.  On the one hand, … Continue reading

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Our Days On Earth Are As A Shadow And Without Hope

While I was in the midst of a fairly busy Sabbath, even busier than usual, the sermonette in Portland was one that I found worthy of thoughtful pondering.  Although much of that sermonette was material I had gone over before … Continue reading

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