Reviews by Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur
On 4/6 Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur wrote: Sometimes, one is simply in the mood to relax with a light romance. "Dancing with Fireflies" by Denise Hunter is a profoundly pro-life novel which delivers a great story and a romance where one is desperately hoping the main two characters will get together despite all the obstacles in their way. Jade ... An Enjoyable Profoundly Pro-Life Read
On 2/21 Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur wrote: When I was in college, a favorite professor offered a literature class called “Mothers and Daughters.” As I read "The Painted Table" by Suzanne Field, I couldn’t help but think that this book would make an excellent addition to that class syllabus. Mother/daughter relationships are always complex. ... Great Book Club Pick Focusing on Mother/Daughter Relationships
On 9/10 Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur wrote: Outlive Your Life: You Were Made to Make A Differenceby Max LucadoNashville: Thomas Nelson, 2010In the Discussion and Action Guide that comes at the end of "Outlive Your Life," David Drury states that "Max [Lucado] wants you to do more than read the book of Acts. He wants you to live out the twenty-ninth ... Book Review: Outlive Your Life
On 8/19 Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur wrote: Saint Francis (Christian Encounters Series)by Robert WestNashville: Thomas Nelson, 2010St. Francis, who lived and preached in the 13th century, is one of Christianity’s most beloved saints. Like many saints, however, time has served to separate him from the actual life he lived. In many minds, he is ... Book Review: "Saint Francis"
On 5/2 Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur wrote: YOU CAN BE EVERYTHING GOD WANTS YOU TO BEby Max LucadoNashville: Thomas Nelson, 2010I'm a fan of Max Lucado's books. His writing is straight-forward and uplifting. "You Can Be Everything God Wants You to Be" is no exception. The title of this book alters what children are often told, that "you can be ... Book Review: You Can Be Everything God Wants You to Be
On 1/12 Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur wrote: The Liturgical Year: The Spiraling Adventure of the Spiritual Life - The Ancient Practices Seriesby Joan Chittister, OSBNashville, TN, 2009Having read several of the books in "The Ancient Practices Series" edited by Phyllis Tickle, I was excited to get my hands on this latest offering. "The Liturgical ... Book Review: "The Liturgical Year"
On 9/8 Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur wrote: Fearless: Imagine Your Life Without Fearby Max LucadoNashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2009The title of Max Lucado’s latest book is a powerful one. “Fearless: Imagine Your Life Without Fear.” One reads that and thinks, “Wow, that would be nice. It’s not possible, but it would be a great thing if ... Book Review: Fearless
On 6/21 Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur wrote: The “Year of St. Paul” is coming to a quiet conclusion this month. I have to admit, even though I was aware of that fact, I really didn’t pay it that much attention. Recently, however, I had the pleasure of reading “In the Footsteps of Paul: Experience the Journey that Changed the World.” This ... Following In the Footsteps of Paul
On 1/26 Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur wrote: For The Tough Times: Reaching Toward Heaven for Hopeby Max LucadoNashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2008For The Tough Times: Reaching Toward Heaven for Hope is one of those little books that packs a big punch. We all have hard times in life, times when we feel like God doesn't care and times when we question ... Book Review - "For the Tough Times"
On 12/1 Patrice Fagnant-MacArthur wrote: Reflections of God's Holy Land: A Personal Journey through Israelby Eva Marie Everson and Miriam Feinberg VamoshNashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 2008The vast majority of us will never have the opportunity to take a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, to walk where the patriarchs, prophets, Jesus, and the apostles ... Book Review: Reflections of God's Holy Land