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Fully Alive

Fully Alive

On 7/15 RamblingMother wrote: Ken Davis is a very funny man. I truly enjoy hearing him speak. That was why I thought I would enjoy this book. Let me just say that he is much funnier to hear speak than to read. The inflections he uses in his speaking is much easier to see when he is joking or trying to be funny than on a written page. The ... Fully Alive

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Called to Controversy

Called to Controversy

On 8/7 RamblingMother wrote: I really enjoyed reading about his family upbringing and tales from his life growing up. One summer he joined the National Guard without telling his parents and was almost deployed until his father found out letting the base know Moishe was underage and should never have been allowed to sign up. The ... Book Review: Called to Controversy

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Tyndale

Tyndale

On 1/26 RamblingMother wrote: ' Great book that tells the story of 1 Bible translator in the time of our history when control of the people by the official church resembled current day I*slam. The medieval church's control of governments helped create and enforce laws preventing the Bible from being read, studied or interpreted ... time for a book review

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Has God Spoken?

Has God Spoken?

On 12/18 RamblingMother wrote: It is well written and follows logical arguments with invaluable proofs. Hank Hanegraaff does nothing half heartedly. This is a well researched book to help Christians give an answer for the faith. This book will empower, equip and encourage Christians to always be ready to give an answer to everyone ... Hank Hanegraaff's Book

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God's Love Letters to You

God's Love Letters to You

On 9/16 RamblingMother wrote: Larry Crabb's book God's Love Letters to You is a daily devotional using the books of the Bible to show us just how much God truly loves us. Using the book of Deuteronomy Crabb shows us just how faithful God is despite our complete unfaithfulness to him.Using the book of Genesis and the story of Joseph ... Book Review

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REGGIE

REGGIE

On 6/21 RamblingMother wrote: Reggie is a motivational speaker with a personal story that will inspire. His personal life motto is "You can't change your past, but you can change your future" is truly worth adopting as my own. He came from what some would say is the best reason to have abortion legalized though his mom chose to ... Great Summer Read

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5 Stars

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We Be Big

We Be Big

On 3/16 RamblingMother wrote: I have never heard of these guys before receiving this as a review copy. Basically, this is a story about how God's hand directly and indirectly intervenes in the lives of two men to make them hit radio personalities in the Alabama region. Rick and Bubba tell their stories of becoming one half of the ... "We Be Big"- A Book Review

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4 Stars

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A Conversation with God

A Conversation with God

On 3/1 RamblingMother wrote: This book may not have all the answers but there are quite a few of the more important one. I will admit that even though Alton Gansky uses answers based in the Bible I still had a bit of trouble with the book. In the back of my mind the word "presumption" popped up quite a bit. I had to keep telling ... Did You Ever Want to Ask God a Question?

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3 Stars

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Pujols

Pujols

On 2/10 RamblingMother wrote: Now first you need to know I am not a baseball fan per se. I enjoy the game live, but I am not knowledgeable on stats, who's who or much else. But this book though filled with stats I don't understand moves through the career of Albert Pujols in such a way that even not understanding the stats I still ... Albert Pujols, One of Baseball's Greatest

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5 Stars

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The Adventures in Booga Booga Land: Squid Sushi Loses His Marble (DVD)

The Adventures in Booga Booga Land: Squid Sushi Loses His Marble (DVD)

On 1/28 RamblingMother wrote: Those crazy characters are back in BoogaBooga Land Squid Sushi Loses His Marbles. Three parables of Jesus are told in stories children can understand and enjoy. The first is reference to the man who found a pearl and sold everything he had for that pearl. The second is about the man who planted good ... Another Great Kids DVD with Life Lessons

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The Faith of Ronald Reagan

The Faith of Ronald Reagan

On 1/11 RamblingMother wrote: Ronald Reagan is that hero. This book will open his faith to those who are interested in a new way. There is information about the day and weeks after he was shot. There truly were miracles all over that episode. God's hands were surrounding Reagan. You will meet his mom who instilled this faith ... Do You Need a Hero in Your Faith Walk?

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Nelson's Biblical Cyclopedic Index

Nelson's Biblical Cyclopedic Index

On 12/25 RamblingMother wrote: Book description from Nelson publisher: "The beloved Biblical Cyclopedic Index from The Open Bible is now available as a stand-alone resource, for use with any Bible or translation.With more listings than any other Bible resource available, Nelson’s Biblical Cyclopedic Index reference tool helps readers ... Book Review: Bible Reference Book

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On This Day in Christian History

On This Day in Christian History

On 11/5 RamblingMother wrote: With a Christian twist. A book out by Robert J. Morgan with 365 inspirational stories of our Christian faith. So for today November 5, 1414, the Council of Constance, the largest church council and most important since the Council of Nicea, began to answer the schism between the French and Italian ... On This Day In History

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The Treasure of God's Word

The Treasure of God's Word

On 10/30 RamblingMother wrote: Can you believe it? Maybe you never thought about the impact the King James Bible has had on our contemporary lives. I hadn't until I received this book to review. So in exchange for my opinions I received this beautiful leather bound book of selected verses with the history of the King James Bible ... 1611-2011 Celebrating 400 Years of the King James Bible

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Adventures in Booga Booga Land - Volume 1 (DVD)

Adventures in Booga Booga Land - Volume 1 (DVD)

On 10/13 RamblingMother wrote: This is a great 45 min. video. We watched it 4 times on Sunday after church. There are three stories on the DVD. The first one has the meeting of the friends and records their first attempt at working. They get a job washing windows at a previously agreed upon price. As the day wears on others come ... Going to Booga Booga Land

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Seeds of Turmoil

Seeds of Turmoil

On 9/22 RamblingMother wrote: Why Israel is the center of the world's attention? The history of the Arab-Israel conflict goes back to the calling of Abraham out of the land of Ur when God made a promise to make a great nation out of Abraham. In the time between the promise and the actual fulfillment of the promised child, Abraham ... Did You Ever Wonder...

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Lee (The Generals)

Lee (The Generals)

On 9/8 RamblingMother wrote: Tell you what, winners typically get to define the losers which in this case is very sad because they missed the truth. Robert E. Lee lived a life of humbleness and virtue. He never wanted the Union to split; however, he was more a Virginian than an American and felt the necessity to bear arms for ... Don't Assume You Know the Man

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Mystically Wired

Mystically Wired

On 8/17 RamblingMother wrote: I enjoyed this book and will keep it for future reference or a re-read. One point that was made in this book that caused me to pause was the fact that Christianity has its beginnings in the East which means it is an eastern religion. Point being we should not be afraid to treat it as such and go places ... Book Review

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Lies the Government Told You

Lies the Government Told You

On 5/15 RamblingMother wrote: at the Government. Amazing the things our government has done to grow away from the foundations of our country. And yes I mean the government has GROWN. What was intended to be a very small part of our country that being just to protect us, provide the infrastructure and keep us safe from enemies ... This Book Will Make You Very Mad...

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Where is God?

Where is God?

On 2/19 RamblingMother wrote: I may throw the word around but I truly don't believe in it. I also am not a believer in coincidences. I do believe that at the right time God breaks in our lives in sometimes humanly incomprehensible ways that we explain away wrongly as "coincidences" or "luck." I can't explain the reason that I am ... I Absolutely Do Not Believe In Luck

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Rediscovering God in America

Rediscovering God in America

On 12/29 RamblingMother wrote: You will find out reading this book just how deeply entrenched God and the Bible was in the lives of our Founding Fathers. Even the Deist, Thomas Jefferson, believed as his 1785 Notes on the State of Virginia proves:"God who gave us life gave us liberty. Can the liberties of a nation be secure when we ... Was Our Nation Founded on the Judeo-Christian Faith?

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Obstacles Welcome

Obstacles Welcome

On 12/1 RamblingMother wrote: Seems to me that we need another more timely message about the greatness that is the USA. We need a rags to riches story after all the terrible things we hear about America from Universities who want to teach about only the oppressive America, the main stream media that looks down on the majority of ... Hope for America or Rather, Hope from America

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3 Stars

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Beautiful Mess

Beautiful Mess

On 10/26 RamblingMother wrote: I honestly can't say that I could have named any songs sung by Diamond Rio, but I am sure that I have heard the songs before reading the book, and I knew who Diamond Rio was, or so I thought. This is a very easy to read book that gives a glimpse into the lives of one of the longest surviving intact ... Beautiful Mess: The Story of Diamond Rio

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Knockout Entrepreneur

Knockout Entrepreneur

On 10/13 RamblingMother wrote: I need to finish a book review. This is the Knockout Entrepreneur by George Foreman. Yes he is a boxer, entrepreneur AND a writer. This book was published by Thomas Nelson publishers. In exchange for the review I get the book for free, yippee. That is how this works, one book, one review. Now George ... Before the Movie Review

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3 Stars

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Fearless

Fearless

On 9/8 RamblingMother wrote: He has written a book that goes right to the heart of where our nation is in fear. His new book, Fearless, out today, will help you see the truth about fear. One quote from the book I really liked is "Fear, mismanaged, leads to sin. Sin leads to hiding. Since we've all sinned, we all hide, not in bushes, ... Max Lucado Has Done It Again

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Everyday Greatness

Everyday Greatness

On 8/25 RamblingMother wrote: In our world today, we are lacking heros. We are lacking men and women of upstanding courage, strength of character, conviction and selflessness. We need to show our children that greatness is not a one time act but a life lived daily in greatness. Stephen R. Covey and David K. Hatch have given us ... Everyday Greatness by Stephen R. Covey and David K. Hatch

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It Happened In Italy

It Happened In Italy

On 7/23 RamblingMother wrote: BuyReada.widgetLink, a.widgetLink:visited {text-decoration: none;font: 10px/10px arial;color:#ffffff}a.widgetLink:hover {text-decoration: underline;}div.widgetDiv {width: 100%;line-height: 22px;cursor: pointer}div.widgetDiv:hover {text-decoration: underline;cursor: pointer}Apparently, other than the ... Did You Know That There Were Jews in Italy During WWII?

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4 Stars

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Jungle Jack's The Wackiest, Wildest, and Weirdest Animals in the World

Jungle Jack's The Wackiest, Wildest, and Weirdest Animals in the World

On 6/3 RamblingMother wrote: Jack Hanna of Jack Hanna's Into the Wild has a new book available. It is The Wackiest Wildest Weirdest Animals in the World with a DVD of bloopers from the shows. This book gives interesting facts about quite a few different animals and comes from a creation viewpoint. Here is an interesting fact ... Another Great Read

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Nelson's Illustrated Guide to Religions

Nelson's Illustrated Guide to Religions

On 5/28 RamblingMother wrote: between the religions of the world? I have the book for you: Nelson's Illustrated Guide to Religions. This is first a very large book with not just the big religions of the world but a lot of the new age stuff that is floating out there. Not only that, but it compared what the difference is between ... Have You Ever Wondered What the Differences Are...

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5 Stars

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The Hole in Our Gospel

The Hole in Our Gospel

On 5/4 RamblingMother wrote: Now I don't mind anyone else reading this post because it is important for all, but this post is specifically a reminder to those of us who call ourselves Christ followers. So here it goes, Christians in the US, we are failing with the gospel! We have what Richard Stearns, President of World Vision, ... For the Eyes of Christians Only

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The Noticer

The Noticer

On 4/27 RamblingMother wrote: Had your life circumstances touched by an angel? In this remarkable book The Noticer by Andy Andrews, several people in a community in Florida are touched by a remarkable man that can be none other than an angel sent from God. This man is known as Jones to the author, Garcia to the Hispanics in the area ... Have You Ever...

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This Is Your Brain On Joy

This Is Your Brain On Joy

On 3/8 RamblingMother wrote: What would happen if your brain could experience the joy it was created to experience? Dr. Earl Henslin has written a book about that very thing, This Is Your Brain On Joy. He makes very a valid point that our brains have experienced the fall of creation just as all other facets of creation. Death and ... Book Review

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Rex

Rex

On 1/20 RamblingMother wrote: Rex: A Mother, Her Autistic Child, and the Music that Transformed Their Lives by Cathleen Lewis is an outstanding book. If you have seen 60 mins then you have seen him! He was born with a cyst in his brain, born blind, born with serious problems with his brian, autistic and a musical savant. Cathleen ... Book Review-Rex

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Same Kind of Different As Me

Same Kind of Different As Me

On 1/5 RamblingMother wrote: Same Kind of Different as Me by Ron Hall and Denver Moore is a must read. This is a reminder that everyone has the same issues and needs no matter the skin color or education level. Everyone is worthy of friendship and all require the same Savior.Denver Moore was a modern day slave. He escaped the ... Same Kind of Different As Me

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The American Patriot's Almanac

The American Patriot's Almanac

On 1/5 RamblingMother wrote: The American Patriot's Almanac by William J. Bennett and John T.E. Cribb is an excellent review of our American history. It is written with one story per day for one year. After each story there is a list of years with one outstanding historical fact for that date in that year. Oh and lest you think ... Time for Another Great Book's Review

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Word of Promise Next Generation New Testament MP3 Set

Word of Promise Next Generation New Testament MP3 Set

On 12/10 RamblingMother wrote: The Word of Promise Next Generation New Testament MP3 format is available for the kid who can't sit still long enough to read words on paper. This can be played on the computer (like I did to work on a Sunday School lesson) or downloaded (uploaded?) into the infamous IPod or any MP3 player. Just think, ... The Good News for the Technology Generation

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3 Stars

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My Little Girl

My Little Girl

On 12/3 RamblingMother wrote: WOW! I found a link on another blogger's site about signing up to do book reviews for Thomas Nelson Publishers. So I signed up and my first book came today. It is the book My Little Girl by Tim McGraw and Tom Douglas. Can you tell I am excited? I mean a book (I love to read) for a review? Cool!This is ... Everybody Say "WOW!"

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2 Stars

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