"When it comes to grief I take my cues from people. I have learned through my own grieving how precious just listening to someone really is. Sometimes we want to let the person know we understand by sharing our own grief and We hijack their moments…"
"I would want to take my family to Hawaii. Everyone has recommended that it is one of the most beautiful place on earth. I would look forward to the food, the culture, sunrise and sunsets. For myself, I want to visit Provence and enjoy the…"
"I zip-lined in Costa Rica. I do not heights and the idea of it was terrifying. I had several months to prepare my mind for this. I was still deciding right before I was hooked. Of course they told me at the time that there was only one way down from…"
"It would be Andrea Bocelli in Tuscany. I fell in love with one of his songs from the Barilla commercial. There is something about his voice. If I was married I would want to be there with my husband."
"I got to see Casting Crowns perform live in 2014. It was such a special occasion. I had just finished radiation and I felt like celebrating life. The songs touched me in ways I knew was God inspired. Since then I have tried to catch them when…"
"For me it was when I was younger. I was not aware of the dangers and sanctity of life. I could enjoy the moment without worries. I had my family, friends, food and a place to stay and all was right in my world."
ABOUT AUTHOR: Award winning and best-selling author, MaryLu Tyndall dreamt of pirates and sea-faring adventures during her childhood days on Florida's Coast. After obtaining a degree in Math and working as software engineer for 15 years, she decided to test the waters as a writer. With now more than seventeen books published, she makes no excuses for the deeply spiritual themes embedded within her romantic adventures. As a follower of Christ, her stories often reflect her own journey and walk…See More
"It would be nice if the job you love pays a lot of money. I would prefer a job I love because you know that you are living your purpose. The reality is that sometimes you have to take a job you are content with and volunteer on the side."
ABOUT AUTHOR: Ron Smorynski is an army brat, whose mom is Korean and his dad American-Polish. He grew up in White Sands Missile Range & Las Cruces, New Mexico. He transferred to UCLA as a fine artist, then in Los Angeles, as a struggling painter, discovered the new artform of CG animation. One of the first games and cinematics he experienced was Warcraft! He taught himself CG animation and got his first real job at Blizzard Entertainment working on cinematics for Diablo I. Ron went on to…See More
Following a career in educational publishing and technology, Vincent James Vezza began writing a number of short stories. He uses the pseudonym of Jackson Badgenoone, pronounced Badge-no-one, for full-length works. In this new book, Neverborn, Jackson, is able to share the story of Rachael, a woman who deals with often-silenced issues of devastating loss, and extraordinary bereavementSee More
"I would love to visit a ranch especially the Rhee Drummond (The Pioneer Woman) family ranch. I cannot imagine the work it takes. The sunsets/sunrises must be spectacular. If I can learn to ride a horse that would be awesome."
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1. MONTHLY BOOK NOMINATIONS & VOTING
Read a great book you want to tell others about? Here’s the place! Each month a box is set up (on the right hand corner of the front page) for nominations of fiction and non-fiction books. After the nomination period, the community votes on “book of the month” for each category.
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