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Galileo

Galileo

On 6/22 cappuccinosmom wrote:   The extent of what I learned about Galileo in school could be summed up this way:  “The poor, brilliant guy was persecuted by the doltish Catholic Church for using his noggin.  And that is why Science is good and religion is for idiots.” My dad told me differently, but I confess I didn’t pay ... Some “Did You Know” on Galileo

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Defiant Joy

Defiant Joy

On 1/17 cappuccinosmom wrote: When I looked through the books available this month, I was faced with a dilemma.  There were two books by Kevin Belmonte, about one of my personal favorite authors: G. K. Chesterton.  Which to choose?  The biography or the “Quotable”?  I wrestled over that one for a few days, and finally picked the bio.  Then ... BookSneeze Review: Defiant Joy

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Unto the Hills: A Daily Devotional

Unto the Hills: A Daily Devotional

On 1/6 cappuccinosmom wrote: A few years ago, I picked up an older edition of Unto The Hills at a thrift store.  It was in poor condition so I am glad to have the new edition in my hands.  Josiah and I have always found Billy Graham to be a wonderful source of encouragement and rock-solid teaching on faith.  ... BookSneeze Review: Unto The Hills

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Let's Do Lunch

Let's Do Lunch

On 11/27 cappuccinosmom wrote: This book was provided for review by Thomas Nelson Publishing. I picked this book–Let’s Do Lunch by Roger Troy Wilson–because I had heard interviews with him several times and thought his story was inspiring and encouraging. Having read the book, I still think his story is inspiring ... TN BookSneeze Review: Let’s Do Lunch

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3 Stars

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Billy Graham

Billy Graham

On 8/4 cappuccinosmom wrote: What with one thing and another, this book review is long overdue. Billy Graham: His Life and Influence was provided for review by Thomas Nelson through their BookSneeze program (check it out!) Billy Graham is, of course, and American Icon. He is a huge figure in America's recent history, and in ... Billy Graham: His Life and Influence

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I Am Hutterite

I Am Hutterite

On 5/19 cappuccinosmom wrote: When I read Mary-Ann Kirkby’s memoir about her childhood as a Hutterite and her struggle to find her identity after her family left, I felt a deep kindred sorrow for her. Her description of her family’s departure from the Hutterite colony and the dynamics leading up to it were eerily similar to ... I Am Hutterite--A bittersweet memoir

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Why You Say It

Why You Say It

On 4/17 cappuccinosmom wrote: I picked this one up from Thomas Nelson Publishing/BookSneeze for review because I knew it was going to be a fixture on our bookshelf forever. We are language geeks here. (linguiphiles??) I love looking at origins of words and phrases, connections between languages, and what was borrowed from which language ... Why You Say It: The stories behind the words

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Knockout Entrepreneur

Knockout Entrepreneur

On 1/29 cappuccinosmom wrote: This book was provided for review by Thomas Nelson Publishing, via BookSneeze (if you’d like to review books too, check it out! Click the link in my sidebar).   So, I’m probably not the target audience for this book. A lot of people might even look at the cover and say “Ah…wow, ... Review: Knockout Entrepeneur by George Foreman

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