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Altar Ego

Altar Ego

On 6/10 Suzy Oakley wrote: As books tend to do, "Altar Ego: Becoming Who God Says You Are" by Craig Groeschel came at just the right time for me. When I received an email from the publisher describing the book, I had begun a time of seeking: God, what do you have in store for me? How are you looking to mold and shape me so that ... Book review: ‘Altar Ego’ by Craig Groeschel

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5 Stars

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J.R.R. Tolkien

J.R.R. Tolkien

On 3/18 Suzy Oakley wrote: Part of my interest in this fantasy writer and poet stems from the fact that my husband reads Tolkien’s 'The Hobbit' and 'The Lord of the Rings' trilogy about once a year; and my brother, who usually hates to read, nevertheless read 'The Hobbit' once upon a time and loved it. I have wanted to read ... Lacks details but a good introduction to Tolkien

Suzy's Rating:

4 Stars

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Jesus, My Father, The CIA, and Me

Jesus, My Father, The CIA, and Me

On 7/8 Suzy Oakley wrote: This is not a typical memoir. Having grown up in a family of teetotalers, I can’t exactly relate to Ian Cron’s harrowing, sometimes bizarre tales of living with an alcoholic, verbally abusive, frequently unemployed father, but he has a way of telling the story that puts the reader in his shoes. ... for everyone looking for grace

Suzy's Rating:

5 Stars

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On This Day in Christian History

On This Day in Christian History

On 5/5 Suzy Oakley wrote: I’m thankful for the inspiration provided by this book. The entry about Paul – probably the greatest evangelist of all time – hit me hard. Paul talked a lot about patience, and accepting and learning from the obstacles of life – and he certainly had his share of hardship. This particular story ... inspiration to persevere amid trials

Suzy's Rating:

4 Stars

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Your Money God's Way

Your Money God's Way

On 11/1 Suzy Oakley wrote: In the 16 years I have been reading about personal finance (specifically, debt-free living), I have read a lot of books, studies, articles and scriptures on the topic and have gathered a ton of tips and advice. And after the umpteenth book, I’ve been tempted to conclude, “You’ve read one get-out-of-debt-book, ... Your Money God's Way

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5 Stars

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