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Ex-Muslim

Ex-Muslim

On 7/14 Angela Parsley wrote: This book is the author's story about his life from being born a Muslim to later becoming a Christian pastor. It is a very interesting story. The author writes in a friendly conversational style so this is easy to read and digest. I found this book to be interesting because I personally like reading ... Book Review: Ex-Muslim by Naeem Fazal

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4 Stars

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Body and Soul

Body and Soul

On 6/3 Angela Parsley wrote: This book's focused audience is young girls which is a good audience for someone like Bethany Hamilton to reach. Bethany Hamilton is very sweet, real and loves being healthy based on the vibe I got from this book. It was an easy read that any middle school or high school girl could easily read. Cons ... Book Review: Body and Soul by Bethany Hamilton

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4 Stars

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Passion

Passion

On 5/29 Angela Parsley wrote: This book is a great resource of gospel grace and hope. It is filled with messages from the Compassion conferences from speakers/authors Giglio, John Piper, Beth Moore, Francis Chan, Christine Caine and Judah Smith. Some different but great messages. It is worth the read if you want to be encouraged ... Book Review: Passion by Louie Giglio and Various

Angela's Rating:

4 Stars

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Parenting the Wholehearted Child

Parenting the Wholehearted Child

On 4/28 Angela Parsley wrote: I received a copy of this book free of charge from the publisher for the purpose of an honest review. This is a really good parenting book that I can highly recommend. First, it is grace based meaning it will not pile guilt up on you after reading it. In my opinion parents are in desperate need for ... Book Review: Parenting the Wholehearted Child by Jeannie Cunnion

Angela's Rating:

4 Stars

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Notes from a Blue Bike

Notes from a Blue Bike

On 3/22 Angela Parsley wrote: I did not know anything about the author before I picked up this book. What initially drew me to it was what I had heard others say about it. I then liked the idea of "living intentionally in a chaotic world" since I try to live this way so reading a book about it was only natural. This book is made ... Book Review: Notes From A Blue Bike by Tsh Oxenreider

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3 Stars

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Pups of the Spirit

Pups of the Spirit

On 3/11 Angela Parsley wrote: I received this book free of charge from the publisher for the purpose of an honest review. This book is listed as a book geared toward 4-8 year olds. I thought maybe 3-5 year olds was more accurate because though very cute it was very basic in concepts. This book was okay. I have read it several times. ... Book Review: Pups of the Spirit

Angela's Rating:

2 Stars

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Risky Gospel

Risky Gospel

On 2/12 Angela Parsley wrote: I received a copy of this book free of charge from the publisher for the purpose of an honest review. I loved this book! Hands down, I need you to hear that, you should read this book. It is a book that will challenge you, encourage you, and spurn you on toward good works because of the gospel. If that ... Book Review: Risky Gospel by Owen Strachan

Angela's Rating:

5 Stars

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Restless DVD

Restless DVD

On 1/6 Angela Parsley wrote: I received a copy of this DVD set at no cost from the publisher for the purpose of an honest review. This is an interesting review because I have viewed the 8 session video lessons alone without the aid of the study guide or book. My review can only be based on this information. I do know my appetite ... DVD Review: Restless by Jennie Allen

Angela's Rating:

4 Stars

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Love & Respect in the Family

Love & Respect in the Family

On 12/10 Angela Parsley wrote: I received a copy of this book at no charge from the publisher for the purpose of an honest review. I chose to review this book because I enjoyed the first book I read that the author wrote about love and respect in marriage. I thought this book would also be an interesting read and I was correct in ... Book Review: Love and Respect in the Family by Dr. Emerson Eggerichs

Angela's Rating:

4 Stars

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Death By Living

Death By Living

On 10/22 Angela Parsley wrote: I received a copy of this book at no charge from the publisher for the purpose of an honest written review. Death by Living, really puts life into perspective. It was a fascinating read. The author writes with a beautiful poetry, sometimes too much but often just right. It is thought provoking to the ... Death by Living by N.D. Wilson

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4 Stars

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Wounded by God's People

Wounded by God's People

On 9/17 Angela Parsley wrote: I received a copy of this book free of charge from the publisher for the purpose of an honest review. I really enjoyed this title. Anne writes with an authentic, gentle, inspiring way which oozes gracefulness. I was so thankful to get glimpses into her life and others who have been through periods of ... Book Review: Wounded by God's People by Anne Graham Lotz

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4 Stars

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NIV Homeschool Mom's Bible

NIV Homeschool Mom's Bible

On 8/27 Angela Parsley wrote: I received a copy of this book free of charge from the publisher for the purpose of an honest review. I love Bibles! I feel like I probably have way too many of them especially when so many around the world do not have them. I love Bibles. They are probably one of my favorite things. I love how publishers ... Book Review: The NIV Homeschool Mom's Bible by Janet Tatman

Angela's Rating:

3 Stars

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Reclaiming Love

Reclaiming Love

On 7/19 Angela Parsley wrote: received a copy of the ebook at no charge from the publisher for the purpose of an honest review. I loved this book so much! I am not sure how to even express it rightly because words cannot even do justice to the fact that I adored this title. I have for years now been struggling with what love was ... Book Review: Reclaiming Love by Ajith Fernando

Angela's Rating:

5 Stars

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gods at war

gods at war

On 5/6 Angela Parsley wrote: I received a copy of this book free of charge from the publisher for the purpose of an honest review. This book is great! I really think it is a must read for most all people. It addresses such an important topic that all Christians need to consider. Things in this life war for our devotion. This book ... Book Review: gods at war by Kyle Idleman

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5 Stars

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Unexpected Love

Unexpected Love

On 2/26 Angela Parsley wrote: I received a copy of this book at no charge from the publisher for the purpose of review. I requested this book because I am completely dedicated to ministry to women. I am all about anything that applies to that area of life so this book was an obvious one of interest for me. Often though I am disappointed ... Book Review: Unexpected Love: God's Heart Revealed in Jesus' Conversations with Women by Julie Coleman

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5 Stars

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Desperate

Desperate

On 1/19 Angela Parsley wrote: I recently have been thrown back into that stage of raising a toddler/preschool aged child so I could relate to this book. Motherhood is hard work and this book was a fountain of encouragement if you find yourself barely making it through. If we are all honest we can all attest to those days of barely ... Book Review: Desperate; Hope for the Mom Who Needs to Breathe by Mae and Clarkson

Angela's Rating:

4 Stars

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Chase DVD-Based Study

Chase DVD-Based Study

On 12/5 Angela Parsley wrote: I received a copy of this complete Bible study at no charge for the purpose of an honest review. It was an amazing pleasure to review this title. I have really liked this author since I read her book titled, Anything. That book greatly challenged and encouraged me so I was greatly excited for the opportunity ... Bible Study Review: Chase by Jenny Allen

Angela's Rating:

4 Stars

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Everything

Everything

On 10/6 Angela Parsley wrote: This book was written by one of my favorite authors so I am already going in biased. I love the way Mary DeMuth uses words in a way that is intelligent yet easily readable. This book was no different. You can be sure to feel like you are visiting with her over coffee as you read this. You can really ... Book Review: Everything by Mary DeMuth

Angela's Rating:

5 Stars

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10 Christians Everyone Should Know

10 Christians Everyone Should Know

On 9/11 Angela Parsley wrote: I received a copy of this book free of charge from the publisher for the purpose of review. This book was exactly what I thought it would be, a book about ten Christians through history that the author selected as people he thinks we should know. Some I had heard of previously and others I had not. ... Book Review: 10 Christians Everyone Should Know by John Perry

Angela's Rating:

3 Stars

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Running for My Life

Running for My Life

On 8/9 Angela Parsley wrote: his is an amazing book. The full title, Running for My Life: One Lost Boy's Journey from the Killing Fields of Sudan to the Olympic Games explains what this book is about. It covers Lomong's journey from the time he was kidnapped as a boy by rebel soldiers til 2011. In 2008 he was a runner in the 1500 ... Book Review: Running for My Life

Angela's Rating:

5 Stars

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The Truth About the Lordship of Christ

The Truth About the Lordship of Christ

On 7/17 Angela Parsley wrote: I received a free copy of this ebook from the publisher for the purpose of review. This book was exactly what I thought it would be. It is a straight shooting Scripture packed book about The Lordship of Christ and how one should live if He is the Lord of their life. It was direct yet encouraging. I ... Book Review: The Truth About The Lordship of Christ by John MacArthur

Angela's Rating:

4 Stars

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Father Hunger

Father Hunger

On 7/1 Angela Parsley wrote: I received a copy of this book free of charge from the publisher for the sake of review. I was interested in this book entitled, Father Hunger, because it hits a very personal place in my life and heart. Not only am I raising a child whose father is absent (though my husband is a good stand in) I have ... Book Review: Father Hunger by Douglas Wilson

Angela's Rating:

4 Stars

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1,000 Days

1,000 Days

On 4/22 Angela Parsley wrote: 1000 days is a book that focuses on the last three years of Christ's life on earth which numbers around 1000 days. Looking at the life of Christ with this view in mind really puts it in a perspective for me regarding the importance of time and meaningful ministry. These 1000 days were the number of days ... Book Review: 1000 days: The Ministry of Christ by Jonathan Falwell

Angela's Rating:

5 Stars

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Healing Is a Choice

Healing Is a Choice

On 1/2 Angela Parsley wrote: I received a copy of this book free of charge from the publisher for the purpose of an honest review. First, I must say I am a little biased toward Steve Arterburn, Every Man's Battle and Every Woman's Battle were amazing books. Also he founded the Women of Faith conferences which I think is also an ... Book Review: Healing is a Choice by Steve Arterburn

Angela's Rating:

4 Stars

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Surprised by Oxford

Surprised by Oxford

On 12/2 Angela Parsley wrote: I received a copy of this book free of charge from the publisher for the purpose of an honest review. Surprised by Oxford was a great memoir describing God's pursuit of a girl named Caro. It was a really great read. So often people miss God pursuing us. Yet He does this. He is all around us and wants ... Book Review: Surprised By Oxford by Carolyn Weber

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4 Stars

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Heaven is for Real for Kids

Heaven is for Real for Kids

On 11/9 Angela Parsley wrote: I received a copy of this ebook free of charge from the publisher for the purpose of review. I have been skeptical of this book for a long while so I thought it would be a good time to do a review of it. First because it is a best seller. Second because it is written for kids. People these days are ... Book Review: Heaven Is For Real For Kids

Angela's Rating:

3 Stars

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Just in Case You Ever Wonder

Just in Case You Ever Wonder

On 11/9 Angela Parsley wrote: I received a copy of this ebook free of charge from the publisher for the purpose of review. This children's book was a sweet story of a parent's love for a child. It was well illustrated with great pictures. It also reflects how a parent will always be there for a child as they grow. There was one ... Book Review: Just In Case You Ever Wonder

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3 Stars

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50 Things Every Young Lady Should Know

50 Things Every Young Lady Should Know

On 10/30 Angela Parsley wrote: I received a copy of this book from the publisher free of charge for the purpose of review. First, I am not quite certain how they chose the 50 things they wrote about in this book but they were appropriate for the 7th-8th grade girl. It was written in a very easy to read manner with good easy to follow ... Book Review: 50 Things Every Young Lady Should Know

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3 Stars

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Stumbling Into Grace

Stumbling Into Grace

On 9/11 Angela Parsley wrote: Stumbling into Grace: Confessions of a Sometimes Spiritually Clumsy Woman, is an easy read that was relaxing and fun. Lisa uses her personal life examples and pairs them with stories of Jesus from the gospels to encourage women in their walks with the Lord. I chose this title because I had the opportunity ... Book Review: Stumbling Into Grace by Lisa Harper

Angela's Rating:

4 Stars

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It Couldn't Just Happen

It Couldn't Just Happen

On 8/16 Angela Parsley wrote: I received a copy of this ebook free of charge from the publisher for the purpose of review. I really enjoyed this book. It is filled with great scientific information and illustrated brilliantly with detailed pictures. It also has great questions at the end of each chapter for more information and ... Book Review: It Couldn't Just Happen by Lawrence Richards

Angela's Rating:

5 Stars

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The Quotable Rogue

The Quotable Rogue

On 7/22 Angela Parsley wrote: I received a copy of this book free of charge from the publisher for the purpose of review. I really liked this book. I have been intrigued by Sarah Palin from the moment she hit the scene. This book is full of quotes from this woman. It is broken into various topics and then words spoken by Mrs. Palin. ... Book Review: The Quotable Rogue, The Ideals of Sarah Palin in Her Own Words

Angela's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Waiting Place

The Waiting Place

On 6/24 Angela Parsley wrote: I received a copy of this book free of charge from the publisher for the purpose of an honest review. This book is a collection of essays that the author has put together about the waiting places in her life. She chooses certain life experiences and writes about them. Talks some about how God works ... Book Review: The Waiting Place by Eileen Button

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3 Stars

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The Band that Played On

The Band that Played On

On 5/14 Angela Parsley wrote: I received a copy of this book at no charge from the publisher for the purpose of review. This book is an account of the eight band members that played until their deaths on the ship the Titanic. They were credited as heroes for their sacrifice of staying in place to inspire and bring comfort through ... Book Review: The Band That Played On by Steve Turner

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1 Stars

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Max On Life

Max On Life

On 4/23 Angela Parsley wrote: I received a copy of this book free of charge from the publisher for the purpose of review. Click on the link to purchase a copy from Amazon. I really like Max Lucado. He is one of my favorite writers because he has a way with words. I love the way he puts them together into a sentence. I love the ... Book Review, Max on Life by Max Lucado

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4 Stars

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Defiant Joy

Defiant Joy

On 2/21 Angela Parsley wrote: I really do not like writing negative reviews. This one is painful like the others. I am a lover of history and enjoy reading up on people from our past. This book however was written in a very dry way. It was a discipline for me to even pick it up to read. It was one I just could not get into. The ... Book Review - Defiant Joy by Kevin Belmonte

Angela's Rating:

2 Stars

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Seeds of Turmoil

Seeds of Turmoil

On 12/17 Angela Parsley wrote: I am very interested in the middle east and the reasons for the conflicts over there. The tension is so thick at times. It is an interesting topic in my opinion to study. This book was an amazing write up of the history of the conflict. I learned so much reading this. Written by a Christian, it fairly ... Book Review: Seeds of Turmoil by Bryant Wright

Angela's Rating:

4 Stars

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On This Day in Christian History

On This Day in Christian History

On 11/15 Angela Parsley wrote: I received a copy of this book at no charge from the publisher for the purpose of review. The book description for this title is listed as: Amazing stories of faith from twenty centuries of church history. From the Roman Empire to the Reformation, St. Valentine to St. Francis, Martin Luther to Billy ... Book Review - On This Day in Christian History by Robert J. Morgan

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4 Stars

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Captured by Grace (Trade Paper)

Captured by Grace (Trade Paper)

On 9/27 Angela Parsley wrote: Captured by Grace: No One is Beyond the Reach of a Loving God, is exactly what it sounds like it should be. The book takes a look at the lives of John Newton and the Apostle Paul both me who became aquainted with amazing grace. John Newton is the writer of that famous hymn, Amazing Grace. Newton was ... Book Review - Captured by Grace by Dr. David Jeremiah

Angela's Rating:

4 Stars

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Outlive Your Life

Outlive Your Life

On 9/23 Angela Parsley wrote: I received a copy of this book at no charge from the publisher for the purpose of review. Max Lucado is always a good read! I just love how the author helps me expand my imagination. He writes with such an amazing flow of words that it is incredibly easy to read and enjoy. I could have read this book ... Book Review - Outlive Your Life by Max Lucado

Angela's Rating:

5 Stars

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Cast of Characters

Cast of Characters

On 8/1 Angela Parsley wrote: I received a copy of this book free of charge from the publisher for the purpose of review.Max Lucado is a wonderful writer. I am always better off for reading his books. Max has a great God given ability to paint a picture where you can really imagine yourself in the scene. This particular book takes ... Book Review: Cast of Characters by Max Lucado

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5 Stars

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Mystically Wired

Mystically Wired

On 6/26 Angela Parsley wrote: I received a copy of this book free from the publisher for the sake of review.Ken Wilson's book Mystically Wired is a book about prayer. The author tries to help the reader see different ways to pray. He explores lots of research on how our brains are wired and how that relates to prayer. The research ... Book Review - Mystically Wired by Ken Wilson

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1 Stars

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God's Promises for Girls

God's Promises for Girls

On 5/15 Angela Parsley wrote: I received a copy of this book at no charge from the publisher for the purpose of review.This little book is so precious. From the moment we opened the package we thought it was just a fantastic little book. Not only is it nice to look at but it is ordered in an easy way to help kids find God's promises ... Book Review - God's Promises for Girls By Jack Countryman and Amy Parker

Angela's Rating:

5 Stars

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Free Book

Free Book

On 4/14 Angela Parsley wrote: I wish I liked this book more. I am a firm believe in complete freedom in Christ. Scripture states that where the Spirit of the Lord is there is freedom. If you are a believer in Christ Jesus then the Holy Spirit indwells within you. If that is the case we are to live in freedom in Christ. The Holy Spirit ... Book Review - Free Book by Brian Tome

Angela's Rating:

2 Stars

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How to Reach Your Full Potential for God

How to Reach Your Full Potential for God

On 1/4 Angela Parsley wrote: I received a free copy of this book from the publisher for review.Stanley's book is about living your life doing the things that God has called you to do. It is a very practical book with helpful suggestions and tips on how to walk it out.This book was not any real new information to me but a very good ... How to Reach Your Full Potential for God by Charles Stanley

Angela's Rating:

4 Stars

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The White Horse King

The White Horse King

On 12/18 Angela Parsley wrote: The White Horse King was a very interesting historical book about the life of King Alfred of what is now England. It is rich with history of battle and hard times. If you are interested in learning from the past this book would be a good read for you. You will like this book if you are very interested ... The White Horse King by Benjamin Merkle

Angela's Rating:

4 Stars

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Finding Purpose Beyond Our Pain

Finding Purpose Beyond Our Pain

On 11/27 Angela Parsley wrote: Finding Purpose Beyond Our Pain was provided to me free by Thomas Nelson for book review. This title is about exactly what the title states. If you live long you will sooner or later experience some sort of pain. This book teaches you how to have a Godly perspective on it. It is divided into categories ... Finding Purpose Beyond Our Pain by Paul Meier and David Henderson

Angela's Rating:

4 Stars

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Redefining Beautiful

Redefining Beautiful

On 10/17 Angela Parsley wrote: Seeing how I love to work with youth, I was thrilled at the chance of reviewing Jenna Lucado's book, Redefining Beautiful. I have received a free copy of the book from the publisher for an honest review. The book is about how God defines beauty. Our world, peers, and many other things influence our ... Redefining Beautiful

Angela's Rating:

4 Stars

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Love & Respect

Love & Respect

On 9/30 Angela Parsley wrote: Love and Respect addresses the "crazy cycle" that many couples find themselves on in their marriage relationships. The main focus of the book addresses the hugely overlooked command that God gives wives in Ephesians 5:33. Husbands have been told to love their wives for a long time but wives have not ... Love & Respect by Dr. Eggerichs

Angela's Rating:

4 Stars

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A Million Miles in a Thousand Years

A Million Miles in a Thousand Years

On 9/29 Angela Parsley wrote: Donald Miller, author also of Blue Like Jazz, explores his life and how God writes each persons life story. Yet we the main characters also have a big part in that. Some stories are good and others are not. A thought-provoking read on life and meaning. It had me pondering many things in my own life's ... A Million Miles in a Thousand Years by Donald Miller

Angela's Rating:

3 Stars

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Fearless

Fearless

On 9/9 Angela Parsley wrote: Max Lucado has done it again. I just love his ability to take tough topics and relate them to everyday life through brilliant stories and humor. We live in a society that can easily keep us paralyzed in fear, yet God has something different for us. Max's book will explore common areas of fear in our ... Fearless By Max Lucado

Angela's Rating:

5 Stars

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