Book Reviews

I’m WAY behind on book reviews! There are some great reads here, and a few duds.  First, my two favorites:  The Opposite of Loneliness: Essays and Stories by Marina Keegan   What astonishing writing. This collection is divided between the author’s fiction and non-fiction pieces. The fiction is searing and raw, the non-fiction shows an amazing degree […]

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Big Hopeful Thoughts From Our Trip to Hawaii!

I am way behind where I thought I’d be in sharing with you about our trip to Hawaii! We’ve been home for a week now, and each day I sort of wander around and do what needs to be done, but allthewhile I’m lost in kind of a reverie, thinking about God. Okay, that sounds […]

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Book Review: Miss Brenda and the Loveladies

This book charmed me! I just loved it – an inspiring story of Brenda Spahn, a wealthy, social climbing woman whose life is changed after a brush with the law almost lands her in prison. Through a series of improbable events, she ends up running one of the most successful post-prison rehabilitation programs in the […]

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