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Unglued Devotional

Unglued Devotional

On 3/8 Mary Clewley wrote: Unglued Devotional 60 Days of Imperfect Progress By Lysa TerKeurst Published by Zondervan Publishing, 2013 201 pages Outline: Day 1: Time for a New Script Day 2: Imperfect Progress Day 3: God, I'm a Little Mad and a Lot confused Day 4: Feeling Guilty? Day 5: Self-Control Day 6: The Root of ... Unglued Devotional-A Necessary Read

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5 Stars

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Mondays with My Old Pastor

Mondays with My Old Pastor

On 1/15 Mary Clewley wrote: This is a beautifully written book about the struggles of a young pastor while on the spiritual journey of becoming. He turns to his beloved "old pastor" who is gentle and loving and who teaches him through his life example. The young pastor is enamored by the wisdom of this wise mentor and by what he ... Mondays With My Old Pastor

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5 Stars

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1,000 Days

1,000 Days

On 6/29 Mary Clewley wrote: The Ministry of Christ 1000 Days By Jonathan Falwell Published by Thomas Nelson, 2012 239 pages Chapters: When You Want Something More Jesus Close-Up Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives The Offer: Supreme Happiness Smooth Sailing versus Calmed Storm The Way of Radical love The Jails of Hypocrisy The ... 1000 Days

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5 Stars

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Simple Secrets to a Happy Life

Simple Secrets to a Happy Life

On 5/3 Mary Clewley wrote: Simple Secrets to a Happy Life By Luci Swindoll Published by Thomas Nelson Publishers, 2012 208 pages Chapters: Beginning With the Basics Developing Your Style Achieving Balance Living a Good Life Staying Connected "It's never too late art a good habit. Take bible reading for example. Reading your ... Simple Secrets to a Happy Life

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4 Stars

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The Coming Revolution

The Coming Revolution

On 3/7 Mary Clewley wrote: The Author, Dr. Lee is a Christian pastor and the book is written from a Christian perspective. The book was interesting in that it told much about American history and goes on to elaborate about the state of our country presently and the disparity between past and present founding principles. Our founding ... The Coming Revolution

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4 Stars

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Nearing Home

Nearing Home

On 1/17 Mary Clewley wrote: Nearing Home Life, Faith, and Finishing Well By Billy Graham What can I say about this iconic man? One of the greatest spiritual leaders of our time, Billy Graham writes from the heart in this moving book about the questions, thoughts, fears, and his faith regarding nearing home to be with the Lord. His ... Nearing Home

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5 Stars

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A Year with Jesus

A Year with Jesus

On 11/29 Mary Clewley wrote: This is a beautiful devotional and the timing of its arrival was perfect for me to start the year out fresh, with inspirational reading for the next 365 days! "A Year with Jesus is an unforgettable 365-day revelation of Jesus' love through his actual words, plus reflections and insights to encourage ... A Year with Jesus

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5 Stars

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Healing Is a Choice

Healing Is a Choice

On 11/14 Mary Clewley wrote: Healing is a Choice by Stephen Arterburn I was excited by the title of this book: Healing is a Choice and interested that in the forward the author discusses the spiritual, emotional and physical aspects of healing. That being said, I eagerly began reading. The first night, I read half of the 457-page ... Healing is a Choice

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3 Stars

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Max On Life

Max On Life

On 11/6 Mary Clewley wrote: Max on Life By Max Lucado This was a really good book in that Max Lucado answered many questions that new Christians may have about marriage issues, finances, church, death, heaven and hell. The book contains 172 questions and Max Lucado answers each question with a one-page answer. It took me several ... Max on Life

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4 Stars

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Finding Our Way Again

Finding Our Way Again

On 4/4 Mary Clewley wrote: I waited anxiously to receive this book in the mail, as I am always interested in learning more about the ancient practices of the Church. The first chapter really captivated me and I could not wait to read more. My enthusiasm came to an abrupt halt when I turned the page to chapter 5, "Paul, and the ... Finding Our Way Again

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3 Stars

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Fasting

Fasting

On 2/28 Mary Clewley wrote: "Fasting is the natural, inevitable response of a person to a grievous sacred moment in life." Scot McKnight Fasting is not a manipulative tool used to attain that which we desire, but rather fasting should be the result of a spiritual connection to God and our desire for His will in our lives. This ... Fasting by Scot McKnight

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5 Stars

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Outlive Your Life

Outlive Your Life

On 1/29 Mary Clewley wrote: Outlive Your Life by Max Lucado In his book "Outlive Your Life", Max Lucado gets to the issue that many churches and religious communities fail to discuss: OUTREACH! He emphasizes the importance of embracing those in need as a form of our own personal and corporate form of worship and because the bible ... Outlive Your Life by Max Lucado

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5 Stars

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The Portable Patriot

The Portable Patriot

On 10/9 Mary Clewley wrote: The Portable Patriot: Documents, Speeches, and Sermons that Compose The American Soul Edited by Joel J. Milled & Kristen Parrish "This collection is far from definitive, complex, exhaustive, or anything of the sort. At best, it's introductory. But look at what we value, for what we hope, and these ... Foundational Level Reading

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3 Stars

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Embracing Your Second Calling

Embracing Your Second Calling

On 5/21 Mary Clewley wrote: I ordered this book as my next read because I was captivated by the title, "Embracing Your Second Calling". I am near middle age and have recently gone through a career change, so I was excited about where this book would take me. However, I found it to be rather dull reading. I had hoped that this book ... Embracing Your Second Calling

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3 Stars

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Bonhoeffer

Bonhoeffer

On 4/19 Mary Clewley wrote: Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy by Eric Metaxas: This book was of particular interest to me, as my husband had just returned from a trip to Poland where he visited the concentration camps Auschwitz and Birkeneau and returned home with a photojournalistic story of this great tragedy. The author ... Bonhoeffer:Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy by Eric Metaxas:

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5 Stars

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Saint Patrick

Saint Patrick

On 3/15 Mary Clewley wrote: While we have learned very little about Saint Patrick through the years, his work was about was fulfilling a promise: “I have made you a light for the Gentiles, that you may bring salvation to the ends of the earth” (Acts 13:47). Saint Patrick was a revolutionary in that before his time, Christianity ... Saint Patrick by Jonathan Rogers/Christian Encounter Series

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4 Stars

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