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Stained Glass Hearts

Stained Glass Hearts

On 9/1 linamaria wrote: In her newest book, Patsy Clairmont compares people to stained glass windows. Patsy explains God's power to redeem our brokkeness. Patsy has 'been there', and so is able to share God's purpose in her own inimitable way. Patsy, a recovering agorophobic, helps us to look at our lives through a new lens. ... Thought-provoking

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4 Stars

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The Inheritance of Beauty

The Inheritance of Beauty

On 3/3 linamaria wrote: Taken from back cover: Beauty, like truth, is enduring. But only one can set you free. Maggie Black came of age in the lush, fragrant lowcountry of South Caroline-spending her days with her beloved brother and the boy she would grow up to marry. But when a stranger arrived one summer, Maggie couldn't ... The Inheritance of Beauty by Nicole Seitz - Book Review

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Faithful

Faithful

On 9/13 linamaria wrote: From the first page till the last, this story gripped me. The story is told in such a way that the characters come to life on the page. It is so realistically told that the reader can relate on a number of levels. Situations that are portrayed are like many of us experience amongstour friendships and ... Faithful by Kim Cash Tate - Book Review

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5 Stars

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Outlive Your Life

Outlive Your Life

On 9/10 linamaria wrote: Read any Max Lucado book and you feel like you know the author personally. He likes it that way. Max doesn’t like to be called Pastor, Reverend or even Mister, though he is all of the above. He prefers to be known simply as Max. Max has enjoyed a double calling in his lifetime—to preach and to write. ... OUTLIVE YOUR LIFE by Max Lucado-BOOK REVIEW

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5 Stars

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Friendship for Grown-Ups

Friendship for Grown-Ups

On 5/21 linamaria wrote: Lisa Whelchel, who starred as Blair in The Facts Of Life, grew up learning to be strong, safe..and lonely. She is on a journey , and invites us to accompany her. Lisa's writing style is very personal and honest, as she shares her struggles, failures and successes. She tells us that it is OK to be needy, ... Friendship For Grown-ups-What I Missed & Leanrned Along The Way

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5 Stars

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Beautiful Things Happen When A Woman Trusts God

Beautiful Things Happen When A Woman Trusts God

On 4/11 linamaria wrote: From the back cover copy: "Do you ever question God's ability to catch you when you fall? Do shame, fear, and brokenness keep you from fully trusting God? Do you secretly believe your dreams are unreachable? You are not alone! This is a book about trust." In her latest book, Beautiful Things Happen ... Beautiful Things Happen When A Woman Trusts God

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4 Stars

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What Difference Do It Make?

What Difference Do It Make?

On 12/7 linamaria wrote: Ron Hall and Denver Moore have written a follow-up to their New York Times best-seller, Same Kind Of Different As Me. The back cover copy reads in part: "What Difference Do It Make? continues the hard-to-believe story of hope and reconciliation...Ron Hall and Denver Moore, unlikely friends and ... Book review: What Difference Do It Make?

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5 Stars

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Fearless

Fearless

On 9/8 linamaria wrote: Fear. We can all relate. Max Lucado writes on the subject with compassion and sensitivity. Not preachy, Max's writing hits the mark and addresses issues where we often ask "Am I the only one?" Max asks us to imagine our life without fear, and goes on to say how such a life is indeed possible. "Can ... "Fearless" by Max Lucado

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5 Stars

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