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Twelve Unlikely Heroes

Twelve Unlikely Heroes

On 9/7 Melissa Sturm wrote: It is true that today, the word "hero" is loosing it's significance. "...our ideas of heroism are even more tarnished by our culture's ridiculous obsession with imaginary superheroes, whose fantasy exploits fill everything..." John MacArthur writes. Think Captain America, Iron Man and Spider Man ... Heroes

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5 Stars

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Gabby, God's Little Angel

Gabby, God's Little Angel

On 9/6 Melissa Sturm wrote: When I was a little girl, I used to lie in bed at night and try to imagine what my guardian angel looked like. Now I watch little ones stumble over, barely missing the corner of a table, and think, "Well, their guardian angel is at work!" And sometimes wonder how many bruises guardian angels retain ... Remember: God Loves You

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5 Stars

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Smack Dab in the Middle of God's Love

Smack Dab in the Middle of God's Love

On 8/22 Melissa Sturm wrote: The love of God, how rich and pure! How measureless and strong! It shall forevermore endure The saints’ and angels’ song. The words of this hymn have echoed in my head often over the last couple of years as God has taught me how much He really loves me. It's a truth we all ought to know, right? ... God's Love

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4 Stars

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Love & Respect

Love & Respect

On 2/7 Melissa Sturm wrote: For me, the above verse is pretty straight forward. Turn it around anyway you want and it more or less says the same thing. And I’m not even married. I don’t have a husband to love me. And therefore, I do not have a husband to respect. Still, what God says goes. Right? If you read Dr. Emerson ... Love and Respect

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1 Stars

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One Hand, Two Hands

One Hand, Two Hands

On 9/2 Melissa Sturm wrote: Today was a beautiful rainy day - the kind of day to grab a good book, curl up in a chair with a cup of hot chocolate and read. Holding a good book is only one of the ways to use our hands. Others? Petting fluffy dogs, picking flowers, clapping for things we like, giving hugs and - most importantly ... Hands - God's Gift

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5 Stars

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The Revolutionary Paul Revere

The Revolutionary Paul Revere

On 5/13 Melissa Sturm wrote: Listen my children and you shall hear Of the midnight ride of Paul Revere… Lamps in the church tower, a dangerous rowboat ride across the river past British ships, a ride across the countryside awakening the people of the eminent danger of troops – the high water mark of the history of famed silversmith ... A Good Easy Read

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4 Stars

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Rediscovering God in America

Rediscovering God in America

On 1/26 Melissa Sturm wrote: I'm an American history buff. I'm not shy in admitting that. I read books on history, write books on history, and if I am traveling try to make as many historical stops as possible. So, for me, the book Rediscovering God in America by Newt Gingrich is a good read. Easy to read with wonderful photographs, ... God Bless America

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3 Stars

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Green

Green

On 12/10 Melissa Sturm wrote: The Circle...it does not have an end. It does not have a beginning. But for Thomas Hunter, it feels like it will be broken. The fellowship he has enjoyed with those who also love his Elyon is tearing about - and his son is the cause. Questions are raised. Contests are challenged. Doubts assail. ... Green by Ted Dekker

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3 Stars

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