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Clean

Clean

On 2/12 kmtroupe wrote: In today’s technology world with millions of images available with just a click and main stream “family” television is full of sexual language and innuendos it is easy to dismiss what all of these images can do to shape in our minds what true beauty really is. I would recommend this book to every ... A women is more than her packaging, whe is a daughter of God

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4 Stars

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Stumbling on Open Ground

Stumbling on Open Ground

On 4/26 kmtroupe wrote: The following is an excerpt from a recent blog where I reference Ken Mansfield's book Stumbling on Open Ground: Love, God, Cancer, and Rock 'n' Roll. An exceptional book for anyone who needs inspiration while struggling through the tough questions one may have while enduring a "setback" in life. A constant ... I do what I don't want to do...

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4 Stars

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Six Hours One Friday

Six Hours One Friday

On 2/16 kmtroupe wrote: Yes, there will be storms in our lives. Some are small, some are so strong they are epic and life changing. I just finished a book that is a re-release by author John Maxwell, Six Hours One Friday: Living in the Power of the Cross. I liked how he used the following excerpt at the end of a personal story ... Weathers the storms of life

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4 Stars

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Wisdom Meets Passion

Wisdom Meets Passion

On 1/12 kmtroupe wrote: Wisdom Meets Passion combines the vast experience of Dan and his very sought after wisdom and left brain approach to life…and the right brain approach that bursts with passion from his son Jared. I was absorbed in the point of view of Jared, who was labeled early on in school as a day dreamer and not ... My Passion Needs Some Practical Wisdom

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4 Stars

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The Searchers

The Searchers

On 8/12 kmtroupe wrote: I was excited to read this book for the way the cover and description drew me in…a journey, a quest, to maybe figure out the rest of the story of what may have happened in and around this encounter. You may call me naïve as I thought this book may be a little more of a fictional interpretation of ... The Searchers, good book, not really what I was expecting

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3 Stars

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The Final Summit

The Final Summit

On 6/22 kmtroupe wrote: I was impressed with Andy’s use of historical accuracy in the characters that “made and appearance” in this book. His use of actual quotes and history allowed Andy to shape them into his interpretation of how their temperaments and personalities may have been. Although impressed with the characters ... Impressed on one hand, dissapointed on the other

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3 Stars

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The Book of Man

The Book of Man

On 6/4 kmtroupe wrote: Two lines echo in my head from this written prayer...I got nothing I asked for but everything I had hoped for....and, I am, among men, most richly blessed. This is where we are at right now in our early journey with Isaac. I know this prayer is serene and calm...In reality, here is what it really looks ... I got nothing I asked for but everything I had hoped for

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5 Stars

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God Loves Broken People

God Loves Broken People

On 5/11 kmtroupe wrote: I am being broken in ways too. It has nothing to do with healing, pumps, hoses, ventilators or with this hospital at all. I am struggling with surrendering and allowing people so serve us. Guys just don't handle that well. I am the one who serves people, our family is the one who hangs around long after ... God Lives Close to the Floor

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5 Stars

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The Founders' Key

The Founders' Key

On 2/25 kmtroupe wrote: Other than one of the longest subtitles that I have ever seen, this book, through author Larry Arnn, lays out the differences and the similarities of the two documents that were instrumental in the formation of our great country. What stuck out to me the most was Larry's explanation of how, since these ... The Founder's Key

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4 Stars

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