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It's Not Fair

It's Not Fair

On 3/27 Anngladys wrote: In a fun, witty but very precise way, Melanie talks about the hardships we all face in life. They are different, yes, but they are painful nevertheless. She talks about the different emotions that we go through and some of the reactions that people around us have. She talks about how to handle some ... It’s Not Fair: Learning to Love the Life you didn’t Choose

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Present Over Perfect

Present Over Perfect

On 3/9 Anngladys wrote: The author talks about the things that drag people down and back, leading to a busy, frenzied life with lots of motion and activity on the outside, but a grueling emptiness on the inside. You find peace not by rearranging the circumstances of your life, but by realizing who you are at the deepest level. ... Present over Perfect: Leaving Behind Frantic for a Simpler, More Soulful Way of Living

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Lessons Learned as a Bridesmaid

Lessons Learned as a Bridesmaid

On 8/27 Anngladys wrote: Have you ever been a bridesmaid? Or admired them from afar? Or been a bridesmaid one too many times? Then this book would be for you! You will get many personal details from Larissa’s life as she shares her experiences and perspectives. The author shares experiences from her life as well as those of ... Lessons Learned as a Bridesmaid

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3 Stars

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Heart Made Whole

Heart Made Whole

On 8/27 Anngladys wrote: The author begins the book with the experience of expecting a child and going through all those life-changing motions…only to be rather negatively surprised by what follows. This was a difficult book for me to read, as it resonated only too well with my life. The author truly has a gift in writing, ... Heart Made Whole

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5 Stars

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The Longing in Me

The Longing in Me

On 6/28 Anngladys wrote: In this book, Sheila shares candidly about her life, her choices, her heartbreaks and the breakthroughs that God has brought her way. She draws lessons from these experiences, some of which are very painful indeed. She addresses the longings in every woman’s heart, the longing to be chosen, the longing ... The Longing in Me: How Everything You Crave Leads to the Heart of God

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5 Stars

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Unashamed

Unashamed

On 6/21 Anngladys wrote: My wounded heart that once sought comfort and validation in busyness, accomplishment, achievement, and perfectionism is finding peace instead in God’s accomplishments and his perfection. My hands that once held so tightly to the reins of control are learning to loosen their death grip, and to guide ... Unashamed – Drop the Baggage, Pick up your Freedom, Fulfill your Destiny

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5 Stars

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Move On

Move On

On 6/18 Anngladys wrote: move onMove On When Mercy Meets Your Mess By Vicki Courtney This is a book I enjoyed reading. I read it over a long period of time because of what was going on in my life at the moment. I was also taking breaks to really consider what the author was talking about and how it may have applied in my ... Move On: When Mercy Meets Your Mess

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5 Stars

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Pondering the Reflections of Life and the Reflections of Love

Pondering the Reflections of Life and the Reflections of Love

On 6/18 Anngladys wrote: Pondering the Reflections of Life and the Reflections of Love By Patricia Louise This book is full of beautiful, insightful reflections about life, written by Patricia Louise, from her experiences. It is a book to read again and again, picking just small parts at a time and meditating on the deeper ... Pondering the Reflections of Life and the Reflections of Love

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3 Stars

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The Sticky Faith Guide for Your Family

The Sticky Faith Guide for Your Family

On 11/1 Anngladys wrote: In this book, Dr. Powell shares over 100 practical and tested ideas to build lasting faith in kids. She begins by showing the importance of faith in kids, and how it can be built right from the foundation of the family. She shows how this can be done from when they are very little, and how it can continue ... The Sticky Faith Guide for Your Family – A Review

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5 Stars

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Finding Faith in the Dark

Finding Faith in the Dark

On 8/19 Anngladys wrote: Finding Faith in the Dark: When the Story of Your Life Takes a Turn By Laurie Short In this book, Laurie shares about her life, her journey from being single to getting married, and the challenges in between. She talks about how she waited for her spouse to come along, only to get disappointed time ... finding faith in the dark

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4 Stars

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A Beautiful Defeat

A Beautiful Defeat

On 8/2 Anngladys wrote: A Beautiful Defeat by Kevin Malarky Many times in life we do not want to be defeated. We want to be at the top, number one the best…and not just that, but often too, on our own terms. And if we come on top on someone else’s terms, we want to be noticed, applauded, celebrated. This book talks about ... A Beautiful Defeat

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4 Stars

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King Rules

King Rules

On 7/11 Anngladys wrote: When I thought of downloading and reviewing this book, I thought I was going to be getting a lot of business insights and tips on how to make wealth and prosper. I thought that by the end of the book, I would have gotten to practice a lot of tips and made some money. My thoughts have remained as only ... King Rules by Alveda King

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2 Stars

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Rosebud Blooming

Rosebud Blooming

On 6/17 Anngladys wrote: Rosebud Blooming A book does not have to be big to be good, and this book has certainly proved that. By sharing a lot about her life in only 73 pages, Nancy takes us through a candid journey of failures and triumphs, and finding healing in Jesus. She speaks openly about the life of sin that she lived ... Rosebud Blooming

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3 Stars

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The Extravagant Fool

The Extravagant Fool

On 6/16 Anngladys wrote: In this book, Kevin Adams talks about how he lost his business and finances and describes the whirlwind of losses and troubles that his family went through. Very candidly, he describes how he tried to stay afloat by even trying to get online jobs in order to raise money to at least buy groceries. Through ... The Extravagant Fool

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4 Stars

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Love, Skip, Jump

Love, Skip, Jump

On 6/10 Anngladys wrote: This was a wonderful read for me. Shelene talks about how a seemingly ordinary moment and question changed her life. She talks about how big a difference a little money was able to make in the life of a poor child in Africa. She tells about how her life was changed by the experiences that she had in ... Love, Skip, Jump

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5 Stars

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If I Knew Then What I Know Now

If I Knew Then What I Know Now

On 6/6 Anngladys wrote: In this book, Ruby Hillsman offers life lessons to last more than a lifetime. She shares from experiences in her own life as well as encounters with others. Many times, life gives us a break, e.g. when hospitalized, and during these times we get a chance to think and reflect about our lives. Sometimes ... If I Knew Then What I Know Now

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4 Stars

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The Wall Around Your Heart

The Wall Around Your Heart

On 4/23 Anngladys wrote: The Wall Around Your Heart – How Jesus Heals You When Others Hurt You By Mary De Muth This is a surprisingly candid book that deals with forgiveness and hurt using the template of the Lord’s prayer. Mary shares her experiences openly, even when she has been in the wrong. She describes the pain and ... The Wall Around Your Heart

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4 Stars

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Simple Secrets to a Happy Life

Simple Secrets to a Happy Life

On 12/15 Anngladys wrote: This has been an interesting and inspiring read for me. The author highlights very simple things that we can do to ease the clutter and congestion in our lives and hearts, and free them up to truly enjoy what’s most important in life. I have taken some of this literally and decluttered my office ... Simple Secrets To A Happy Life

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5 Stars

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Daddy Dates

Daddy Dates

On 3/8 Anngladys wrote: “I believe it’s the job of every husband and father to understand that his job – perhaps his most important job is to be the pursuer. Not just at the beginning, but all the way through….Girls want us to discover their specialness, praise it, and treasure it.” “Keep knocking. Your little ... Daddy Dates

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Put Your Dream to the Test

Put Your Dream to the Test

On 2/21 Anngladys wrote: I’d like to quote a bit from the book. “Only a clear picture of who you are and where you want to go can help you prioritize what you need to do. We all make choices. The question is, are you going to make choices that bring you closer to your dream or take you farther away from it? If you don’t ... Put Your Dream To the Test

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4 Stars

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The Principle of the Path

The Principle of the Path

On 6/15 Anngladys wrote: Oh don’t we all wish for our dreams to come true. We pray, plan, desire, talk about them….and wait for them to happen. We begin engaging in activities that we truly believe will give us guidance and direction on the same. We buy all the self-help and motivational books that we can, read them, get ... The Principle of The Path

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Outlive Your Life

Outlive Your Life

On 11/18 Anngladys wrote: Max has done it again! He’s taken the Bible, personalized it, and even given action ideas for how each person can do the same.  For how each ordinary, everyday  person can live an extraordinary life, ... Outlive your Life!

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5 Stars

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What In The World Is Going On? (Trade Paper)

What In The World Is Going On? (Trade Paper)

On 9/23 Anngladys wrote: This is a must read for anyone interested in undestanding the role of America, oil, and Islam in the end times!Dr. Jeremiah also sheds light on the issue of the Antichrist, and gives the current modern names of places involved in such prophecies as the battle of Armageddon. It's definitely a good read ... What In The World Is Going On?

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4 Stars

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The Boy Who Changed the World

The Boy Who Changed the World

On 9/7 Anngladys wrote: Great book! Right from the start, Andy Andrews illustrates in a clear and simple manner how seemingly routine and ordinary actions can have monumental impact later on in life. Through many examples, he shows how the actions of his story characters catapulted them to a place of importance in history, ... The Boy Who Changed The World

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4 Stars

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Fearless

Fearless

On 7/30 Anngladys wrote: I especially liked the encouragement that God meets daily needs daily, and that He will always give what “you need when it is needed.” God truly never fails us, and we can be like the kid who walks calmly in the midst of bullies because of the faith he has in his big brother. Fear does not have to ... Fearless: Imagine your life without fear

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Embracing Your Second Calling

Embracing Your Second Calling

On 7/5 Anngladys wrote: Title: Embracing your second calling: Find passion ad purpose for the rest of your life – A woman’s guide Author: Dale Hanson Bourke, © 2009, Thomas Nelson, Nashville, Tennessee This is a wonderful, clearly written book which speaks out with the authority and authenticity of experience, the true ... Embracing your second calling

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4 Stars

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