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Unglued Devotional

Unglued Devotional

On 2/4 Denise S wrote: I've heard from a few people that the book Unglued is something I should read. While it does sound interesting, I have not gotten around to it. When I had a chance to read and review the Unglued Devotional: 60 Days of Imperfect Progress from Lysa TerKuerst, I thought "why not?"Oh my. I Needed. This.You ... Unglued Devotional

Denise's Rating:

5 Stars

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Stumbling Into Grace

Stumbling Into Grace

On 2/26 Denise S wrote: I decided to try Stumbling into Grace, even though the cover at first glance looked like it would be for the daughter I do not have. I'm glad that I picked it up! Lisa Harper does a great job of being frank and not too "holy" for the normal woman to read. The subtitle "Confessions of a sometimes spiritually ... Stumbling Into Grace

Denise's Rating:

4 Stars

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Lead. Serve. Love.

Lead. Serve. Love.

On 7/19 Denise S wrote: I am wary of books that seem to be the "simple" way to "live like Jesus". I decided to step out of my normal thinking and read the book "Lead. Serve. Love. 100 Three-Word Ways to Live Like Jesus".Gregory Lang has amazingly put together a simple book with a lot of depth. I know that sounds like an ... Lead. Serve. Love. 100 Three-Word Ways to Live Like Jesus

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5 Stars

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A Conversation with God

A Conversation with God

On 4/13 Denise S wrote: A Conversation with God: If You Could Ask God Anything What Would It Be?The title made me really interested! Alton Gansky is the author of over 40 books including this book.There are 55 questions and some of them are excellent! However some just made me say "huh?" Like question #10: “Is nature the ... A Conversation with God

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3 Stars

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A Bug Collection DVD Box Set

A Bug Collection DVD Box Set

On 3/9 Denise S wrote: We were so excited when our copy of A Bug Collection DVD boxed set came in the mail. It's volume three. My boys could not wait to watch an episode just based on the packaging, but had to wait until the next day to sit down with it.The episode of "Milo, the Mantis that Wouldn't Pray" is my boy's favorite. ... A Bug Collection DVD Set

Denise's Rating:

4 Stars

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Couples Who Pray

Couples Who Pray

On 2/16 Denise S wrote: This is my first e-book review, and I think I like e-books! I had the chance to download or wait the 10-12 days for a hardcopy of the book. Don't get me wrong, I love the feeling of a book in my hand. However, I thought this could be a great e-book to keep on my iPhone. I downloaded the Kindle app ... Couples Who Pray

Denise's Rating:

3 Stars

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The Beginning Reader's Bible

The Beginning Reader's Bible

On 1/26 Denise S wrote: The Beginning Reader's Bible is such a wonderful Bible for my kids! I was shocked at how BIG it is! Not only is it 180 pages, but it's about 10 inches by 9 inches. That is quite a bit larger than most Children's Bibles.I LOVE how the stories are told in the actual Bible verses. It shows each verse ... The Beginning Reader's Bible

Denise's Rating:

4 Stars

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"Big Red" Holy Bible - Contemporary 3-D Art

On 1/5 Denise S wrote: I was excited for the Big Red Bible to come in the mail. I know it's a little above my boys age limit, but I knew with help they would have fun reading it.I will start off and say... if you have any pre-teens that want this Bible, or anyone for that matter that wants this Bible, let them go for it! ... "Big Red" Holy Bible - Contemporary 3-D Art

Denise's Rating:

2 Stars

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Jesus Calling: 365 Devotions For Kids

Jesus Calling: 365 Devotions For Kids

On 11/5 Denise S wrote: Sarah Young has written the book "Jesus Calling: 365 Devotions For Kids". It was listed for the starting age of 3. I was so excited to get this book in the mail! The cover art is super cute. The devotions are good, but I think I will wait a little while longer before using this book again with my ... Jesus Calling: 365 Devotions For Kids

Denise's Rating:

4 Stars

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Outlive Your Life

Outlive Your Life

On 9/20 Denise S wrote: We live our lives for the day we stand before the Lord. We pray, seek, and yearn to hear the words "Well done, my good and faithful servant." (Matthew 25:23 NIV)"Outlive Your Life" by Max Lucado is an inspirational read. He helps us look past the horrific statistics that we hear every day, and have ... "Outlive Your Life"

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4 Stars

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One Hand, Two Hands

One Hand, Two Hands

On 9/7 Denise S wrote: Max Lucado amazes me how he goes from a serious adult book, to a whimsical kids book. My boys thought this book was funny, and were repeating parts as they walked away. They did get a little lost when it talked about the smell of hands when depending on what they play with, "stinky cheese". "One Hand, ... "One Hand, Two Hands"

Denise's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Butterfly Effect

The Butterfly Effect

On 9/7 Denise S wrote: The adult's version of "The Boy Who Changed the World" has been written by Andy Andrews and is called "The Butterfly Effect".There was an Ashton Kutcher movie with same name a few years back. Andy Andrews also takes this same look at this so called "butterfly effect". If you are not familiar with this ... "The Butterfly Effect"

Denise's Rating:

4 Stars

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The Boy Who Changed the World

The Boy Who Changed the World

On 9/7 Denise S wrote: As a mom of three boys, I was anticipating reading to them the book "The Boy Who Changed the World" by Andy Andrews.It starts out talking about a little boy named Norman and how he grew up in the corn fields of Iowa. Then he used his knowledge of agriculture as an adult to help feed billions of people. ... "The Boy Who Changed the World"

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4 Stars

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Never Let You Go

Never Let You Go

On 6/21 Denise S wrote: "Never Let You Go" by Erin Healy was an intense book! Single mom, deadbeat druggie husband that left her, murdered sister and now the one accused of her sister's murder is on parole. She has to come to terms with the past demons coming back to haunt her. The surprise twists and turns of this book ... "Never Let You Go"

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4 Stars

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Combating the Commandment of Confusion

Combating the Commandment of Confusion

On 4/6 Denise S wrote: I have memories of my younger brothers-in-law watching these shows all the time years back. Now that my boys are 4 years old, I thought they would thoroughly enjoy the Combating the Commandment of Confusion (A Bibleman Live Adventure) DVD. We sat down to what seemed like a VERY long time and watched ... Bibleman DVD "Combating the Commandment of Confusion"

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2 Stars

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Read and Share: The Story of Easter

Read and Share: The Story of Easter

On 3/6 Denise S wrote: “The Story of Easter” is a children’s book with fun illustrations by Steve Smallman. Each page spread has the title and scripture reference that is covered. The author, Gwen Ellis, has the page spread end with either a probing question or a pondering comment. A bonus DVD comes with the book ... "The Story of Easter"

Denise's Rating:

3 Stars

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