Connywithay's Blog – October 2013 Archive (21)

Review of The One Year Book of Amish Peace

“I discovered that day-to-day Amish life revolves around seasonal rhythms, and I started looking at my own life to see how I could simplify things and bring more calm to our busy home,” Tricia Goyer writes in the introduction to her book, The One Year Book of Amish Peace.

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The Wayfinding Bible

The Wayfinding Bible offers three routes through the Bible using the innovative Bible Mapping System. Each route will take you through a series of chronological readings that capture the main storyline in God’s Word,” is stated in the User’s Guide of this New Living Translation of the Bible.

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Review of DAILY REFLECTIONS ON THE NAMES OF GOD

“Every name of God revealed in the Bible shows us something about His character and His ways. As the multiple facets of a cut diamond combine to reflect its brilliance, the names and attributes of God combine to reveal the transcendence of His nature and the glory of His ways,” Ava Pennington writes in her book, Daily Reflections on the Names of God.

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Review of JOSEPH: BEYOND THE COAT OF MANY COLORS

“Put aside your preconceived ideas and see Joseph’s life through his eyes – the lonely little boy ignored by his brothers, yet coddled by his parents …. Most of all, identify your own lives with his as we learn to live a life of grace and forgiveness,” Mary Englund Murphy writes in the preface of her book, Following God – Joseph: Beyond the Coat of Many Colors.

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Review of DATELINE JERUSALEM

"Yet after three thousand years, it’s unlikely the world will loosen the tenacious Jewish attachment and grip to Jerusalem. Now with the Muslim fierce, full-throated cry to take Jerusalem back, it appears the stage is being set for an apocalyptic showdown on this fault line between Judeo-Christian and Islamic civilizations,” Chris Mitchell writes in his book, Dateline Jerusalem.

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Review of Little Star

“You see, Little Star did a wonderful thing that night in Bethlehem. He gave his life so the baby Jesus could be warm. And God gave him a great reward in return. Little Star will be remembered forever and ever,” a father tells his son in Anthony DeStefano’s children’s book, Little Star.

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Review of BURTON HELPS DIXIE DUCK

"Burton watched with pride as Dixie got all her little ducks lined up in a row. Then Dixie and her flock held their heads up high and waddled off toward the barnyard, quacking all the way,” V.A. Boeholt’s writes in her children’s story, Burton Helps Dixie Duck.



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Review of SHENANDOAH NIGHTS

“What if? What if I don’t get back to the Shenandoah tonight? What if I never see Ben again?” Rebecca questions in the first novel of Lisa Belcastro’s Winds of Change series, Shenandoah Nights.

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Come Back to Jesus - And Don't Bring Your Blackberry

book cover “How much of your Christian life have you spent focused on the bad – rebellion, jealousy, materialism – your time-stealers, obsessions, or idols? Do you waste time looking back and dwelling on past failures or disappointments? How much time did that leave for Christ?” Tanya Logan pointedly asks in her book, Come Back to Jesus – And Don’t Bring Your Blackberry.

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Added by connywithay on October 19, 2013 at 1:19pm — No Comments

Fifteen Minutes

"If for some reason he became crazy successful on Fifteen Minutes, that would be fine. God’s will. Because nothing – absolutely nothing – would ever get in the way of what he had here. The farm, his family. And the girl standing in front of him,” Karen Kingsbury writes about Zack in her novel, Fifteen Minutes.

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Review of BURTON & THE CHRISTMAS TREE

“It felt good helping Mr. Arbor and making the townspeople happy. With all of you believing in me, I was able to find my special purpose. You are true friends,” Firry thanks Burton and his animal friends in V.A. Boeholt’s children’s story, Burton and the Christmas Tree.

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Review of BURTON'S HARVEST PARTY

“Mrs. Green and Farmer Green’s sister, May, couldn’t be here to plan for the celebration, so Farmer Green and his grandchildren are trying to do all the work,” Burton explains in V.A. Boeholt’s children’s story, Burton’s Harvest Party.

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Review of BURTON'S FRIENDSHIP GARDEN

“You all took on a big challenge when we decided to help our friend, Farmer Green, and you did it cheerfully. You worked hard to plant and tend this wonderful garden. You should be proud of yourselves,” Burton commends his friends in V.A. Boeholt’s children’s story, Burton’s Friendship Garden.

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Review of BURTON THE KIND SCARECROW

“From then on, Burton stood proudly as he guarded Farmer Green’s field. Burton was happy and, with his little friends and Ribbon nearby, he was never lonely again,” V.A. Boeholt writes in her children’s story, Burton the Kind Scarecrow.

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Review of FAITH - JOSEPH'S STORY

“As you read the story of Joseph’s life, see God’s hand in the reasons He brought Joseph to power in Egypt, and then recognize His hand in your own life as He prepares you for tasks He planned for you before you were born,” Sandra Lea Hardage writes in the introduction of her book, Faith – Joseph’s Story.

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The Exodus Reality

Exodus “As for Moses, you have been presented two equally illustrative pictures of who we think the man might have been. We are not satisfied simply casting him off as a cultural legend that has been turned in to a religious myth. We know the man exists, and yet we have drawn different conclusions based on our different paths and directions of study,” Scott Alan Roberts and John Richard Ward write in their book, The Exodus Reality.

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Added by connywithay on October 14, 2013 at 4:39pm — No Comments

A Travel Guide to Heaven for Kids

“When people die, they come to live here. They leave their home on Earth, and they come to live in God’s home – heaven!” Gabby explains to Joey in Anthony DeStefano’s children’s book, A Travel Guide to Heaven for Kids.

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Review of RETURN TO ME

“Instead of waiting for God’s presence to come to me again, He wanted me to pursue Him the way the Torah says to do, with all my heart and soul and strength. Following rules and offering sacrifices is meaningless without love,” Zechariah explains to Yael in Lynn Austin’s novel, Return to Me.

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Added by connywithay on October 13, 2013 at 5:24pm — No Comments

Beneath the Dover Sky

“We have come this far, and we are still together. We have lost some but not all, praise God. Not all. The Lord has granted us a future. I see it just there like I see the coastline of France,” Lord Preston declares in Murray Pura’s novel, Beneath the Dover Sky.

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Review of A MAN CALLED BLESSED

“The Ark of the Covenant, Caleb. The Temple was built to house the Ark. If the Ark is returned to Jerusalem, then Israel will be obligated to rebuild that Temple. You alone can lead us to the Ark,” Caleb is told in Ted Dekker and Bill Bright’s novel, A Man Called Blessed.

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