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Restless DVD

Restless DVD

On 1/13 inwonder wrote:   I watched the first four sessions of the "Restless" dvd  and  thison the same day.  The 8  Restless dvd segments are inspirational.  It is important to stop, listen and be reminded of God's intentionality and purpose for each life.  Re-evaluate.  ... made for MORE.

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Peace on Earth

Peace on Earth

On 10/31 inwonder wrote: Mary Engelbreit is known throughout the world for her distinctive illustration style, imbued with spirited wit and nostalgic warmth. The unmatched following for her work has grown with a range of licensed products that stretches from calendars, to best-selling children's books, millions of greeting cards ... Peace on Earth

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Adventure Bible Storybook Deluxe Edition

Adventure Bible Storybook Deluxe Edition

On 10/17 inwonder wrote: "mom, it's like being in a sight and sound theater!" she said."..I know it's for younger kids, but I like all the sound affects." (10 year old)She sat in the "comfy" chair (with the kitten) listening to the cd's and looking at the pictures in the book."Do you think it is too much for bedtime?" I ... adventure...

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Forgiveness

Forgiveness

On 10/5 inwonder wrote: This little gift book is full of what might be called "impossible" stories. Impossible, for only can the power of God grow love in a person who has experienced loss, death, betrayal...pain. Matthew West has put together a book that is not cliche or full of fluff.☺ Authentic and worth spending time ... Overcoming the Impossible

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You'll Get Through This

You'll Get Through This

On 9/18 inwonder wrote:    because...this life is just a journey.  In this book Max Lucado takes a look at Joseph's life.  Joseph knew suffering.  God allowed him to be unjustly treated.  This read encouraged me to remember that though God did not deliver Joseph from every circumstance, ... "through"

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Wounded by God's People

Wounded by God's People

On 8/28 inwonder wrote: Discovering How God's love Heals our hearts. In this book Anne Graham Lotz writes out of her own experience of being wounded by the church. Where can you go to heal from wounds received by God's people in His church? Suffer in silence. The goal of this book is to remind the reader that God sees ... WOUNDED

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NIV Worship Together Bible

NIV Worship Together Bible

On 8/19 inwonder wrote: Worship Together NIV Includes the lyrics to 50 worship songs chord charts in back forward written by composer Matt Maher Psalm 95 Come, let us sing for joy to the Lord; let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation. Let us come before him with thanksgiving and extol him with music and song. For ... Worship Together

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Runaway Emotions

Runaway Emotions

On 8/2 inwonder wrote: Friday, August 2, 2013Runaway Emotions Runaway Emotions : Why You Feel the Way You Do and What God Wants You to Do About It, Jeff Schreve The fire alarm says a lot right?! Author Jeff Schreve talks the reader through different emotions, for example: Worry. What is the warning? Your God sense of security ... Runaway Emotions

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Bread and Wine

Bread and Wine

On 6/18 inwonder wrote: This is an unusual "read" in the best kind of way. I am enjoying this conversational invite to life around the table. A mix of stories and recipes and truth. "What I'm finding is that when I'm hungry, lots of times what I really want more than food is an external voice to say, 'You've done ... "on tea and pajamas"... and breakfast quinoa...

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Nearing Home (Paperback)

Nearing Home (Paperback)

On 6/5 inwonder wrote:   "When granted many years of lifegrowing old with age in natural.but growing old with grace is a choice.As I read this beautiful book, this song is on repeat in my head...(it is old-time King James-yish language.  If you have not heard it is worth taking the time to read every ... Nearing Home

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Second Chances

Second Chances

On 4/24 inwonder wrote:  would you give him another chance? ...well, maybe if he showed appropriate penance...correct repentance...was appropriately disciplined...and promised to go through an intense 12 step program...(a lot of people are going to be offering him another chance because they believe it will increase ... 2nd chance?

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The Christian Mama's Guide to Parenting a Toddler

The Christian Mama's Guide to Parenting a Toddler

On 3/26 inwonder wrote:  this hard back book has a little handle so it can be carriedby those chubby little toddler hands. ☺Beautifully illustrated and easy to read.Toddlers seem to always be on the move...read to them,they ARE listening!Written by Fiona Boon.Illustrated by Lara Ede.I received a copy of this little ... "toddler" time :)

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Unglued Devotional

Unglued Devotional

On 1/28 inwonder wrote: love THIS!"Is it really possible to make emotions work for us instead of against us?"It truly is that beginning time of the year that all the daily devo's and Bible reading plans are "in" once again.  I like the idea, but the truth is I have never read one of anything, every single day ... "imperfect progress".

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Confessions of April Grace: Chocolate-Covered Baloney

Confessions of April Grace: Chocolate-Covered Baloney

On 12/10 inwonder wrote:  There are 283 pages on this book.  The main character is April Grace.  She has no time to relax because of a strange intruder.  When April Grace's sister goes missing, things get crazy.  She feels like it is her responsibility to track down all the clues.  Finally when ... "chocolate-covered baloney"

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4 Stars

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Anger Workbook, The

Anger Workbook, The

On 10/26 inwonder wrote: Trying to write this post...for some reason the only thing in my mind is "whining". Yes. WHINEing.  I guess whining makes me angry ☺.  The thing I have "come to" in a very scientific (ha!) process of trial and error, learning and failing IS that there is always a "why" to the whine.  ... ANGRY.

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Everything

Everything

On 10/15 inwonder wrote: I have been reading "live uncaged"  http://www.marydemuth.com/ for a while now...So, I was interested to read Mary Demuth's new book You can read/listen to her story here...Love Heals Old Wounds.Once you do, you will feel the power of these words."Now a wife, a mother and an author, ... ♥EverYthing♥

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Wild Grace

Wild Grace

On 9/13 inwonder wrote: WILD. noun elegance or beauty of form, manner, motion, or actionfavor or goodwill. synonyms: kindness,a manifestation of favor, especially by a superior synonyms: forgiveness, charity. mercy; pardon GRACE. ever experienced this?note: file in category supernatural.  observation: ... "growing or produced without human aid or care"

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Song of the Brokenhearted

Song of the Brokenhearted

On 8/12 inwonder wrote: with long green branchesblowing gently in the windon such a sunny day(this one belongs in our friends' yardtaken a week or two ago...☺)I'm not normally a reader of novels...perhaps there is enough drama in real life? or maybe I prefer to watch the happy ending sort offered on the Hallmark channel :).  ... weeping willow

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Grieving God's Way

Grieving God's Way

On 7/1 inwonder wrote: I guess that would mean...not to coverconcealhide.All of this leads me to say ...We lost our cat.Please understand.Picky-picky is/was JUST a cat.(but he was "our" cat. and we fed and "littered" him...he made us laugh...)Well, a baby kitten that needed a family, so (without even any begging or pleading) ... "unburied"

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Building Family Ties with Faith, Love, and Laughter

Building Family Ties with Faith, Love, and Laughter

On 5/17 inwonder wrote: Building Family Ties With Faith, Love and Laughter is a small hardback "gift" type book. As you turn the pages you will learn how to develop a family "mission" statement, make lasting memories out of the everyday ordinary life stuff, capture teachable moments with your children, protect family ... gift book

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Here's Lily

Here's Lily

On 4/30 inwonder wrote: Lily Robbins is the charming, "not-so-perfect", red-headed,6th grader, andmain character of this fun tween series ☺. My ten year old picked this first in the Lily series up and chose to stay up and read it (and she is not my book worm. smile.)  She explained to me that in the middle ... Here's Lily

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Simply Grilling

Simply Grilling

On 4/2 inwonder wrote: the autumn garlic is coming up! R is teaching the girls how to seed "hack" and transplant (in the converted guestroom temporary "green"house☺) all of this has my mouth watering for fresh out of the garden summer tomatoes and zucchini... yum. summer is coming! ...but for now I'm thinking (it's ... YUMmy

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God Loves Broken People

God Loves Broken People

On 3/20 inwonder wrote: I have said this before...and again. Sheila Walsh is on my list of "hero's" of the faith. Not because she's perfect. Or even that I agree with everything she says. But God's strength was made perfect in her weakness. She courageously shared her battle with depression (in the 90's) when it was not the ... God Loves Broken People

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From Blah to Awe

From Blah to Awe

On 1/31 inwonder wrote: "The goal of this book is to shake you up a little". ☺ Jenna's passion for the reader to understand how BIG God is and not to settle for lifeless faith is evident from the first pages. Jesus says "I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full." John 10:10 I was trying to figure out ... shaking it up

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Surprised by Laughter

Surprised by Laughter

On 1/18 inwonder wrote: So, if not surprised enough to find out after reading and greatly enjoying so many of his books through these years, that his middle name was (Staples), that was just the start of everything I must have "thought" a different "he". (who is this Terry Lindvall PH.D. anyway?). This is a big, fat book (with ... Comic Surprise?

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Real Marriage DVD-Based Study Kit

Real Marriage DVD-Based Study Kit

On 12/30 inwonder wrote: By Mark & Grace Driscoll Published by Thomas Nelson Book Description Pastor Mark Driscoll and his wife, Grace, talk about sex and marriage in down-to-earth terms, hitting issues other Christian books won’t. While a wonderful wedding day is important, it’s the last day of marriage that really counts. ... practical. might be helpful to order the book as well.

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Stuck DVD-Based Study

Stuck DVD-Based Study

On 11/3 inwonder wrote: I had not (heard) of Jennie Allen until receiving this *cutely packaged DVD series in the mail ☺. Here is what I was able to learn... My passion is to inspire a new generation of women to encounter the invisible God. I love words and I believe God uses them to heal souls and to reveal Himself to ... practical

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Just in Case You Ever Wonder

Just in Case You Ever Wonder

On 10/12 inwonder wrote: Just In Case You Ever Wonder by Max Lucado Published by Thomas Nelson A timeless children's classic by best-selling author, Max Lucado, that reinforces the love of a parent. There are certain words that every child longs to hear . . . affirmation of unconditional love, promises of support, and words ... LOVE this!

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Stained Glass Hearts

Stained Glass Hearts

On 9/12 inwonder wrote: Seeing Life From a Broken Perspective "Life has a funny way of never letting us forget that this is not how things were intended to be. There must be more than this. Something must be broken. What if God has a plan for this brokenness? What if He wants to use these jagged, disjointed fragments of ... Stainded Glass ♥

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100 Devotions, 100 Bible Songs

100 Devotions, 100 Bible Songs

On 8/26 inwonder wrote: created by Stephen Elkins Illustrated by Tim O'Connor LOVE love this Read and Sing Devotion! It is probably meant for 2-4 years olds...I would suggest birth to 8 ☺ (due to the fact that my eight year old loves it and I myself would have enjoyed playing all the music when my girls were baby/toddler) ... love this!

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Fresh-Brewed Life

Fresh-Brewed Life

On 8/9 inwonder wrote: "We live in a world of great beauty and enormous pain. I like to write about the strange way they come together on the shores of hope." Nicole Johnson This book is a 10 cup "fresh brewed" invitation to "wake up to a richer, fuller, more flavorful life." Nicole shares from her personal testimony and ... not too late to wake up!

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Stumbling Into Grace

Stumbling Into Grace

On 7/26 inwonder wrote: Confessions of a Sometimes Spiritually Clumsy Woman I enjoyed and agree with Patsy Clairmont's take on this book...and I quote ☺ "Wanna make my day? Give me Lisa Harper in any form. She's a dip in a pool, a tall glass of sweet tea, a pocketful of fun, and a sky-rocketing lift to my faith. Her gift ... Stumbling into Grace

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Right From the Heart

Right From the Heart

On 7/19 inwonder wrote: I was not familiar with author Bryant Wright, so I checked out Right from the Heart ministries. Wright introduces this 365 day devotional by comparing the discipline of physical exercise to the need for spiritual fitness. Practical. I like it. I recently bought a little "box" of bread because ... a "warm-up"

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Rejoice (CD)

Rejoice (CD)

On 5/17 inwonder wrote: This CD truly is a celebration. ever feel unlove "ed", "ly", "able" ? YOU are l♥ved by a BIG God. He's not mad at you He's not dissappointed His grace is greater still Than all of your wrong choices He is full of mercy And He is ever kind Hear His invitation His arms are open wide Chorus You can ... reJOYce

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Fashioned by Faith

Fashioned by Faith

On 4/19 inwonder wrote: This book is a candid conversation between Rachel Lee Carter and the reader. There is a fun section in center of the book where Rachel shares some of her photos. She honestly discusses some of the difficult things she has learned as an international model desiring to honor God. Each chapter includes ... love this!

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Max On Life

Max On Life

On 4/18 inwonder wrote: "Like autumn leaves on soil, these wonderings tend to sit and sink in until springtime emerges and I have a thought or two." "Max on Life" is a collection of Biblical responses to questions from letters received. Max Lucado invites the reader to open the mailbox to the practical application of ... Ask Max

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Time With God For Mothers

Time With God For Mothers

On 3/21 inwonder wrote: A Jack Countryman Devotional This little gift book would make a nice addition to "mommie's" day basket. Each page is brightly designed with the use of The Purple Door jewelry :) www.mypurpledoor.com Starting at the back (which is sometimes a very nice place to start!)... there a few lined pages for ... for mommie's without a lot of time :)

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How to Be God's Little Princess

How to Be God's Little Princess

On 3/14 inwonder wrote: Sheila Walsh has a delightful and classy way of teaching girls. She addresses fun and helpfultopics such as how to dress like a princess, finding the right "tiara" for you, princess style friendships sparkle like a princess, how to be media wise, an inner beauty make-over. "God is working in your ... we LOVE How To Be God's Little Princess

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God's Promises Devotional Journal

God's Promises Devotional Journal

On 3/7 inwonder wrote: God's Promises Devotional Journal is the perfect place to welcome spring. (I enjoyed the detail of the faint leaf outlines on each page!) Each dated page begins with a verse that is followed by short thoughts from some of my favorite writers such as... Barbara Johnson RC Sproul Elisabeth Elliot Patsy ... Fresh green "leaves" to write on :)

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Same Life, New Story

Same Life, New Story

On 2/1 inwonder wrote: CHANGE YOUR PERSPECTIVE TO CHANGE YOUR LIFE A hope-filled 10 week Bible study!This book is all about a BIG God who can take any circumstance and turn it into (not just good) but GOLD.Something of value.Each chapter "stars" a different woman from the Bible. I love that although circumstances ... Same Life, New Story by Jan Silvious

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The Shelter of God's Promises

The Shelter of God's Promises

On 1/25 inwonder wrote: "failures, disappointments, and regrets keep us questioning: Do God's promises hold fast when everything else is falling apart?" If your faith is feeling a little worn and "tired" or the waves of life have hit you so hard you are not sure this "sea-sick" feeling is going to pass, (whew, take a breath) ... The Shelter

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Voices of the Faithful - Book 2

Voices of the Faithful - Book 2

On 1/17 inwonder wrote: (I admit, I had to skim ahead to check out each month's quote and intro.) this was December... "We're meant to be like multicolored Christmas lights attached to one electrical cord called the Holy Spirit and strung strategically all over the earth. Yep, millions of lights on one cord, wireminder. ... Voices of the Faithful Book 2

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