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Stained Glass Hearts

Stained Glass Hearts

On 11/2 Sandra Heska King wrote: I'm sitting in one of the white gliders, cushioned in peach and white stripes. I hold the book on my lap and gaze at the framed stained glass that hangs on the peach wall above the white chest in the meditation room. I note the seagulls, the hills, the trees, the birds, the butterfly, the flowers and ... Book Review: Stained Glass Hearts by Patsy Clairmont

Sandra Heska King's Rating:

5 Stars

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Story Engineering

Story Engineering

On 6/9 Sandra Heska King wrote: My shelves sag with writing books. But this one won’t make it to the shelf any time soon. Story Engineering demands a second reading. Maybe a third. A lingering over several paragraphs and pages. Because there is so much here. Yes, he does repeat a lot, but that’s what my brain needs. Repetition ... Textures of Text: Book Review ~ Story Engineering by Larry Brooks

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5 Stars

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The Final Summit

The Final Summit

On 4/12 Sandra Heska King wrote: Who: David Ponder, whisked away by the archangel Gabriel, together with a large assortment of well-known historical figures. What: A summit meeting. When: In the midst of personal distress following David’s beloved wife’s death. Where: An auditorium, presumably somewhere in heaven. Why: To ... Textures of Text: Book Review~The Final Summit by Andy Andrews

Sandra Heska King's Rating:

3 Stars

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The American Patriot's Almanac

The American Patriot's Almanac

On 2/15 Sandra Heska King wrote: History is a cyclic poem written by time upon the memories of man. ~Percy Bysshe Shelley I requested The American Patriot’s Almanac to review before Christmas. But my husband–who loves history–snagged it, and I had to wrestle it back. This book is a collection of daily bite-sized readings ... Textures of Text: Renewed by The American Patriot’s Almanac

Sandra Heska King's Rating:

5 Stars

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Outlive Your Life

Outlive Your Life

On 9/10 Sandra Heska King wrote: Live. Die. Good-bye. That’s all? I’m not afraid of dying. I’m afraid of not living. Of not leaving some kind of legacy. I think about that a lot lately. Then ta-da! Here comes Max Lucado with his new book, Outlive Your Life. “A first day. A final day. And a few thousand in between. ... Book Review: Outlive Your Life by Max Lucado

Sandra Heska King's Rating:

5 Stars

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The Chronological Guide to the Bible

The Chronological Guide to the Bible

On 7/1 Sandra Heska King wrote: The Chronological Guide to the Bible is a handy little reference tool that attempts to provide an historical arrangement to the Biblical text. It's designed to help one "follow the flow of events in the Scriptures and see where sacred history and secular history converge into one story of salvation." ... Book Review--Chronological Guide to the Bible

Sandra Heska King's Rating:

4 Stars

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Plan B

Plan B

On 5/3 Sandra Heska King wrote: Been there. Done that. Plenty of Plan B's in my life. Some as light as dandelion fluff. Some as heavy as a bloated hippo.Plans fizzled. Dreams shattered. Expectations failed. People let me down. Life smacked me upside the head. Life slammed me to the ground.You've been there, too, in some form. And will ... Book Review: Plan B by Pete Wilson

Sandra Heska King's Rating:

5 Stars

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The Search for God and Guinness

The Search for God and Guinness

On 2/3 Sandra Heska King wrote: I didn't know. Seriously. I bought a sweatshirt at a harp festival. It was oversized and warm and had harps on it. I tried to find out what a Guinness harp was. No luck.I wore the shirt everywhere. My daughter asked me why I was advertising beer.And then I heard of this book--The Search for God and Guinness ... Book Review - The Search for God and Guinness by Stephen Mansfield

Sandra Heska King's Rating:

5 Stars

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Let Go

Let Go

On 10/22 Sandra Heska King wrote: "I will deliver you."  Sheila Walsh, Women of Faith speaker, opened her book with these words from God spoken in her spirit.  She felt "discouraged and bone weary."  Just like so many of us women at so many times in our lives.She needed "more peace about the issue."  So she began ... Book Review - Let Go by Sheila Walsh

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5 Stars

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A Million Miles in a Thousand Years

A Million Miles in a Thousand Years

On 9/30 Sandra Heska King wrote: See how you can get a free copy of this book below."Ooohhh, Grandma. You are writing in your book!”“I know, but there are a couple neat things here I want to remember.”As I thumbed through the book again, though, I discovered I had underlined and starred areas on almost every page. I had no idea, ... Book Review - A Million Miles in a Thousand Years by Donald Miller

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5 Stars

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Fearless

Fearless

On 9/8 Sandra Heska King wrote: "Be afraid.  Be very afraid."  We quote this warning from the 1986 horror film, "The Fly," in fun.But real fear isn't fun, and we don't need encouragement to be afraid.  Fear permeates personal life situations like yeast.  News pundits feed it and knead it.  Fear hovers around ... Book Review - Fearless by Max Lucado

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5 Stars

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Faces in the Fire

Faces in the Fire

On 8/17 Sandra Heska King wrote: Faces in the Fire (published by Thomas Nelson) was my introduction to the work of T.L. Hines. The book pulled me in immediately, but it took me a few chapters to realize that they, the chapters, were all mixed up, disjointed, and set within stanzas that served to separate the stories within the story. ... Book Review - Faces in the Fire by T.L. Hines

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5 Stars

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The Noticer

The Noticer

On 7/30 Sandra Heska King wrote: "Sometimes all a person needs is a little perspective." I don't usually read fiction. But I had heard so much about this particular book (published by Thomas Nelson) that I had to take the time to see what all the buzz was about. It didn't take a lot of time though. The book is short--only 156 pages, ... The Noticer by Andy Andrews

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5 Stars

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