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True Faith and Allegiance

True Faith and Allegiance

On 11/5 Adoption Mama wrote: In light of the impending presidential election, I thought it would be insightful to read Alberto R. Gonzalez' new autobiography, True Faith and Allegiance.Wow! What a well-written, concise story of his life - being raised in a poor Spanish family and making it to Attorney General under President George ... True Faith and Allegiance

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Riley Unlikely

Riley Unlikely

On 9/29 Adoption Mama wrote: It's amazing what God can do when there is a willing and passionate heart! It defies all age, gender, and economic status.Riley Banks-Snyder, journals her passion through her new book, Riley Unlikely. Her journey started at age 13 and was sparked by other family members pursuing missions. She chronicles ... Riley Unlikely - Book Review

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Greater Than Gold

Greater Than Gold

On 9/16 Adoption Mama wrote: Most of the world were enraptured in the Olympics last month. This is an event that seems to capture the attention of most people and breaks any barriers of race, religion, economic status, etc. And most, evangelical Christians had their eyes on and their ears open to diver, David Boudia.So when his ... Greater Than Gold - Book Review

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With All Due Respect

With All Due Respect

On 9/5 Adoption Mama wrote: Boy, parenting is hard work!Parenting teens is even harder work!I think all parents wish there was either a fast forward button on parenting or a go-into-coma-and-wake-up-when-it's-over button as they enter those tween or teen years. I thought as a parent the first one was the hardest and yet, to my ... With All Due Respect - A Must Read For Parents of Tweens or Teens

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The Longing in Me

The Longing in Me

On 6/8 Adoption Mama wrote: Many of us (in my age group) remember Sheila Walsh as a contemporary music artist who came on the scene in the '80s. Her story is much more.This is my second book review of a book written by Sheila Walsh. The Longing in Me is the story of how her first marriage came to be and how and why it ended. But ... The Longing in Me - Book Review

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Hope Heals

Hope Heals

On 5/5 Adoption Mama wrote: Wow! Wow! Wow!Just Wow!I haven't read a book for a long time that I had to keep putting down to cry. But not to cry because of sadness. But to praise the Lord for His hope. To praise Him for the bad times. To praise Him because He knows what is best for our lives.My next book review is one that took ... Hope Heals - Book Review

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Forgiving My Daughter's Killer

Forgiving My Daughter's Killer

On 3/28 Adoption Mama wrote: I am always interested in stories of forgiveness.Kate Grosmaire and her family went through an incredible ordeal and has written a book about this journey. Forgiving My Daughter's Killer is a wonderfully written memoir about this journey. The Grosmaire family lost a daughter and sister at the hands of ... Forgiving My Daughter's Killer - Book Review

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My Name Is Mahtob

My Name Is Mahtob

On 12/14 Adoption Mama wrote: I am intrigued by autobiographies! My Name is Mahtob, written by Mahtob Mahmoody, follows the story of a little girl's life before, during, and after the kidnapping of her and her mother across the borders of many countries. They were taken from America to Iran in the early 80's by Mahtob's father. He ... My Name is Mahtob: Book Review

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Coming Clean

Coming Clean

On 11/19 Adoption Mama wrote: When I think about addictions my mind usually goes to drugs, alcohol, pornography, etc., while I very rarely think about busyness or pain aversion. One thing I do know is that anything that steals my time is not always labeled correctly as an addiction, but rather, an idol.Seth Haines has given us a ... Coming Clean- A Book Review

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We Cannot Be Silent

We Cannot Be Silent

On 11/3 Adoption Mama wrote: As a parent of four children growing up in the 21st century, I am keenly aware of the vast amounts of immorality and hardened conscience of our society. So, I was thrilled to agree to review Al Mohler's new book, We Cannot Be Silent.As a believer I am aware of what the Bible states on issues of immorality ... We Cannot Be Silent

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The Story of God's Love for You

The Story of God's Love for You

On 10/5 Adoption Mama wrote: I am always looking for a great resource for proclaiming the Gospel to children. I have come across a new one that is a gem!Sally Lloyd-Jones has put together some of the most well known Bible stories in a storybook form. She retains the interest of the reader, but what she does best is point that same ... A Great Resource For Children

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Death on Hold

Death on Hold

On 9/22 Adoption Mama wrote: Freedom comes in all shapes and sizes.And for Mitchell Rutledge, this rings true. He finds himself behind bars, but totally free.Mitch grew up, essentially an orphan who had to learn how to fend for himself. He got involved in the wrong crowds from an early age and got involved with drugs and ended up ... True Freedom

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The Plain Choice

The Plain Choice

On 9/1 Adoption Mama wrote: I have always been drawn to the Amish. I think most everyone is at some level. They live a very interesting life. A life that many people crave a bit of. Slow. Less distracted. Simple. Plain.Personally, I have written many other books on the Amish or Mennonites and what they believe. I have read articles ... The Plain Choice - Book Review

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Sacred Marriage

Sacred Marriage

On 8/4 Adoption Mama wrote: Marriages are being fought for on the battle lines of our culture war. And sometimes marriage can seem a battle itself.Gary Thomas, in his book, Sacred Marriage, asks many thought provoking ideas; the most important being that the ultimate purpose of marriage is "to equip you to love your God more and ... Sacred Marriage - Book Review

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The Printer and the Preacher

The Printer and the Preacher

On 7/8 Adoption Mama wrote: I love history! I love reading about history! I love learning about history!So my most recent book to review was chosen mostly because of this fact. The Printer and the Preacher, written by Randy Petersen, is a beautifully woven work of the physical, spiritual and emotional lives of George Whitefield ... Book Review - The Printer and the Preacher

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The Good, the Bad, and the Grace of God

The Good, the Bad, and the Grace of God

On 6/22 Adoption Mama wrote: All too familiar is the scenario of getting "hooked" into a reality T.V. show. And once you get there it is difficult to see those characters through the lens of true reality.So reading Jep and Jessica Robertson's new book, The Good, the Bad, and the Grace of God, sets your sights on who the Robertsons ... The Good, The Bad, and the Grace of God

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Princess Charity Sticker and Activity Book

Princess Charity Sticker and Activity Book

On 5/30 Adoption Mama wrote: What a totally fun way to bring about the truths of God's love for little girls! I don't know any little girl that doesn't love stickers. The authors of this cute little book have a unique way to unpack God's love, grace and purpose for our girls in a story that is sure to become a favorite. In this ... Fun For My Girl

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Case for Grace for Kids

Case for Grace for Kids

On 5/12 Adoption Mama wrote: Grace. It's a hard concept for children to get. Dang! Isn't it even difficult for us adults as well? But thankfully we have people like Lee Strobel, who can capture this marvelous thing and bring it to a place they can relate. Through lives of other children he shares stories of God's amazing grace. ... Case For Grace - For Kids

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Bella's Gift

Bella's Gift

On 4/25 Adoption Mama wrote: I love a good book....(as if you couldn't tell..)Better yet, I love true stories that inspire courage, choosing joy and unconditional love. Bella's gift, written by Rick and Karen Santorum, along with their daughter, Elizabeth, tells of this family's journey as Karen gives birth to Bella, their ... A Story About LIFE!

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Devotions from the Garden

Devotions from the Garden

On 4/13 Adoption Mama wrote: There is nothing better than to open the Bread of Life each morning. But, if I could add one thing to make it better, it would be to commune with the Lord in the midst of his creation. Whether I am sitting out back on my deck in the sunrise mornings, or on vacation in the mountains or at the beach, taking ... A Beautiful Touch To Your Morning With Your Savior

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Loved Back to Life

Loved Back to Life

On 3/31 Adoption Mama wrote: Most of us have heard of the name Sheila Walsh. I grew up listening to her music. Some 20 years later she tells her story. Her life memoir of pain, hurt, grief and triumph. She was Loved Back to Life; thus, the name of her most recent book.Sheila Walsh grew up in a troubled home but was given the gift ... A Journey Through Depression and Life

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A Warrior's Faith

A Warrior's Faith

On 3/10 Adoption Mama wrote: God's sovereignty on display.That would describe the latest book I read. Robert Vera, author of A Warrior's Faith, describes the life events of a Navy SEAL, Ryan Job.  It's a memoir of a friendship that came to be through a series of tragedies in Ryan's young life. Many times when you read ... A Warrior's Faith - A Book Review

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Rise

Rise

On 2/21 Adoption Mama wrote: A few years ago, we were introduced to Christian Rap Music. I would never have admitted I liked that genre of music, but after hearing the words of artists such as Shai Linne, Ambassador, Trip Lee, Tedashi, etc, I was taken. Much of what they write is Theology set to beat.Recently, Trip Lee has written ... RISE!... A Book Review

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Miracle on Voodoo Mountain

Miracle on Voodoo Mountain

On 2/5 Adoption Mama wrote: Courage. Faith. Determination. How does one twenty-something young woman defy the odds and move to a foreign country to be a rescuer?Megan Boudreaux is this woman. She has written down this journey in an autobiography titled, Miracle on Voodoo Mountain. Megan grew up like thousands of American children. ... Miracle On Voodoo Mountain - Book Review

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Frederick

Frederick

On 1/23 Adoption Mama wrote: The spirit of determination that allows one to overcome such adversity as Frederick Ndabaramiye did is quite amazing. Faith is always part of that spirit. Faith that God gives to believe in the hope of a future and faith that forgives those who try to take your life from you.Frederick, an autobiography, ... Book Review - Frederick

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A Very Fine House

A Very Fine House

On 12/27 Adoption Mama wrote: Being in the midst of a home of three teens and having hit some difficult years I chose a memoir for my next book review.A Very Fine House, written by Barbara Cofer Stoefen, is a heart wrenching story of a mother and daughter's relationship through the addiction battle. She writes very candidly yet compassionately. ... Book Review - A Very Fine House

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Fierce Convictions

Fierce Convictions

On 11/29 Adoption Mama wrote: The latest book I've been engrossed in, Fierce Convictions, has definitely got me thinking. This book is written by Karen Swallow Prior and follows the life of a strong woman, Hannah More. She is a woman who is not easily swayed away from what she firmly believes in: abolition of slavery, loving one ... Fierce Convictions - Book Review

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No Place to Hide

No Place to Hide

On 7/2 Adoption Mama wrote: I am not one to typically like to read a military book or watch a movie based on military events, but when I read the bio of Dr. Warren, I was intrigued.Dr. Lee Warren served for 180 days in Iraq as a brain surgeon. His story is raw, real and incredible. He finds himself in the middle of the mortars, ... No Place to Hide

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Ex-Muslim

Ex-Muslim

On 6/7 Adoption Mama wrote: There have been numerous books written lately of radical conversions in other parts of the world. But unlike those stories, Naeem Fazeel, was in the United States of America when God chose to save him. Yes, he is Muslim. Yes, he group up in the middle East, Kuwait to be exact. But he came here and God ... Ex-Muslim

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The Gift of Love

The Gift of Love

On 5/20 Adoption Mama wrote: I love good stories, especially the ones that are true.The Gift of Love, written by Amy Clipston, is the memoir of her journey of caretaker and organ donor. The devastating news of her husband's illness happened soon after there marriage. This is a story about waiting. Waiting on God. Waiting for Him ... The Gift of Love

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Plain Faith

Plain Faith

On 5/5 Adoption Mama wrote: Time has gotten away from me and it has been a while since I've done a book review, but I'm back in the saddle and got ahold of an amazing story.Plain Faith, a true story written by Irene and Ora Jay Eash, recounts a horrible tragedy in their lives which ultimately brought them to true faith in the Living ... Plain Faith

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Hopelifter

Hopelifter

On 9/10 Adoption Mama wrote: As I am going through a deep inner and outer trial, I chose a book for my next blog book review that I thought would be a key to helping me out of the pit I seemed to be in. Boy, was that an assumed understatement! Hopelifter, by Kathe Wunnenberg, lifted my hopes and set me on a path out of this pit. ... Hopelifter

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Robert Griffin III

Robert Griffin III

On 8/16 Adoption Mama wrote: I love football. I'll admit it. And I have people in my house who love it too. In the past year, I have heard of RG3 or Robert Griffin III. I have heard of what a great quarterback he is. So I decided to read the latest biography on him by Ted Kluck. I thought I knew quite a bit about football, ... Book Review - RG3

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Unglued Devotional

Unglued Devotional

On 1/24 Adoption Mama wrote: Lysa Terkeurst is an author whose books I have read in the past. I am thankful for her new devotional that has come out recently.Unglued is an easy to read, yet challenging daily devotional that addresses topics such as contentment, control, trust, and keeping the right perspective. These are all things ... Trust Versus Control

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Stumbling on Open Ground

Stumbling on Open Ground

On 1/8 Adoption Mama wrote: Reading a book about someone's journey through cancer is difficult, especially if you have gone down this path with someone you love. But I took the plunge and read Ken Mansfield's latest book, Stumbling on Open Ground.Ken Mansfield writes his heart on paper, as if he is journaling about his experiences ... From the Heart

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Grace

Grace

On 12/24 Adoption Mama wrote: Max Lucado is a very well known author, but one whose books I haven't really read. As I was driving one day I heard an interview with him on Family Life Today and was intrigued to read his latest book, Grace; More Than We Deserve, Greater Than We Imagine. Grace is one of those words that ... I'm Reminded of Grace

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Everything

Everything

On 12/6 Adoption Mama wrote: I just finished reading Everything, What you Give and What you Gain to Become Like Jesus, by Mary DeMuth. Let's just suffice it to say, I am speechless and on my knees. Mary DeMuth speaks from experience when she challenges us to embrace all that God has for us, even in the painful valleys. She ... Is He Your Everything?

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Dear Deb

Dear Deb

On 11/8 Adoption Mama wrote: An easy, heart-warming read.Dear Deb, written by Margaret Terry, is a memoir of letters the author wrote to a friend fighting the ravages of cancer. Reading these letters takes you inside the author's life and story of childhood all the way through raising children and going through the trials of life. ... An Interesting "Letter"

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Rudy

Rudy

On 10/23 Adoption Mama wrote: Forever I have know this story by the movie, Rudy. But I love reading the facts even more than viewing the big picture. I think one of my favorite parts of reading a book about someone I have heard lots about is getting to know their history...from childhood up. Rudy, written by Daniel Ruettiger himself, ... Book Review - Rudy

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Men of Sunday

Men of Sunday

On 9/28 Adoption Mama wrote: As my son was peeking over my shoulder, I was choosing my next book to review. He saw the title, Men of Sunday, along with the picture of a football player and said, "Ooh, get that one, Mom." I did. I have grown to love football. Having two boys now teenagers definitely has encouraged that love. I also ... Book Review - Men of Sunday

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Cruel Harvest

Cruel Harvest

On 9/8 Adoption Mama wrote: I grabbed the book intent on reading it a little at a time. I finished it in two days, reading at night before bed. As I read Cruel Harvest written by Fran Elizabeth Grubb, I felt extremely blessed and ungrateful for my upbringing, and yet, so sad for this family whom I was reading about. Mrs. Grubb ... A Memoir

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Call of A Coward

Call of A Coward

On 8/23 Adoption Mama wrote: I love missionary stories! They inspire me, as well as, build my faith, so I was really looking forward to reading Call of a Coward, by Marcia Moston. It did both of these things. Marcia Moston in honest in her journey to Guatemala. There were many times she spoke of sinful attitudes that arose to ... Book Review - Call of a Coward

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Faithful to Laura

Faithful to Laura

On 8/5 Adoption Mama wrote: Time for another book review. And again I was pleasantly surprised. Every so often I have a hankering to read a work of fiction. In the past I have enjoyed many of the Amish series, due to the fact they do not have an overabundance of sensuality and romance. Faithful to Laura, written by Kathleen Fuller, ... Book Review - Faithful to Laura

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The Searchers

The Searchers

On 6/25 Adoption Mama wrote: The Road to Emmaus. Most believers have heard of this Biblical account. Many see it as an experience. Joseph Loconte wrote The Searchers in an attempt to flesh this story out. There were many aspects of this book, that needed to be reread a few times to grasp what he was saying because it challenged ... Book Review - The Searchers

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Miraculous Movements

Miraculous Movements

On 5/13 Adoption Mama wrote: A transformed life. A radically transformed life. It was a thrill to read Jerry Trousdale's book, Miraculous Movements. The entire book is a testimony to the changing of a soul from the darkest, most evil heart to a loving, caring human. Only God's grace can do this. But more than just a testimony, ... Miraculous Movements - Book Review

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Redemption

Redemption

On 4/23 Adoption Mama wrote: I saw the title of the latest book I have read and knew I needed to read it. Bad. I needed to read first hand a story of redemption. Bryan Clay, the author of Redemption, presents his testimony in easy to read format, yet proclaims the amazing Redeemer that he encountered in a powerful way. Once a ... Redemption- Book Review

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By Faith, Not By Sight

By Faith, Not By Sight

On 4/6 Adoption Mama wrote: I'm not an American Idol watcher, but most people who live in America know about the show. So, when I decided to read the book, By Faith, Not By Sight, by Scott MacIntyre, I had not heard of him prior to this. I picked up the book and couldn't put it back down. Born blind, Scott embraced life from ... A Great Story

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Simple Secrets to a Happy Life

Simple Secrets to a Happy Life

On 3/12 Adoption Mama wrote: I just finished reading, Simple Secrets to a Happy Life, by Luci Swindoll. As I read through each small chapter, I couldn't help feeling like I was reading a practical how-to of the book of Proverbs. Each chapter is titled with a five word admonition for life. It's a very easy read, yet at times challenging. This ... Proverbs - In Simple Form

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Called to Controversy

Called to Controversy

On 2/23 Adoption Mama wrote: I admit. Writing a book about my father, without being bias, would be very difficult. Ruth Rosen has done this. Called to Controversy is her biography of her father, Moishe Rosen, the Founder of Jews for Jesus. She does an amazing job informing the reader of the beliefs of the Jewish people as well ... Book Review - Called to Controversy

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Then Sings My Soul Book 3

Then Sings My Soul Book 3

On 1/26 Adoption Mama wrote: Off all the books, I have read to review here on the Ponderosa, this is, by far, my favorite. Robert Morgan has brought the beauty of the old hymns to the heart of the modern believer. Then Sings My Soul is an amazing journey through the past 200 years of hymn writing; therefore, of the lives of saints ... Book review - Then Sings My Soul

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Nearing Home

Nearing Home

On 12/19 Adoption Mama wrote: Billy Graham is an American household name. Many people have come to Christ in the ministry God has given him. One of the most influential books he has written is his new book, Nearing Home. Very well written, Graham gives those in any age, but specifically older saints, courage as he practically lays ... Book Review - Nearing Home

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The Grace Effect

The Grace Effect

On 12/1 Adoption Mama wrote: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2011 Book Review -The Grace Effect Five Stars. That's what I'd give The Grace Effect by Larry Alex Taunton. This is a great read that takes you down the Taunton family's journey to adoption from Ukraine. But it is not your normal adoption story. The author unravels grace as ... Book Review - The Grace Effect

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Invasion (tpc)

Invasion (tpc)

On 11/11 Adoption Mama wrote: I'm always looking for good books for my children. That was my focus on reading and reviewing Invasion by Jon S. Lewis. It is difficult to find books, especially for boys, that will be adventurous, but not full of language, vampires, or anything that would hinder their spiritual walk. Invasion could ... Book Review - Invasion

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Pershing

Pershing

On 10/15 Adoption Mama wrote: I am not a student of war history, but I fully enjoyed learning more about historical conflicts of 1850 to 1945 by reading Pershing, by John Perry. John J. Pershing was an amazing soldier, who became the youngest brigadier general in history. He attended West Point and soon after moved out west to help ... Book review - Pershing

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Fyodor Dostoevsky

Fyodor Dostoevsky

On 9/28 Adoption Mama wrote: I was intrigued as I prepared to read Fyodor Dostoevsky by Peter Leithart. This book is another in the series, Christian Encounters.As I delved into this little book, I realized I don't know much about Russian history or culture. Peter Leithart wrote this book in a dialogue style, which helped to make ... Book Review - Fyodor Dostoevsky

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Stained Glass Hearts

Stained Glass Hearts

On 9/8 Adoption Mama wrote: Whatever the circumstances you face right now, Stained Glass Hearts, by Patsy Clairmont will seem like a breath of fresh air. It's like sitting down to a warm cup of tea, wrapped in a homemade blanket and enjoying the company of your best friend, while you hear the winds of life howling outside. Patsy ... Just a Few Minutes...or Pages With a Friend

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One Call Away

One Call Away

On 8/26 Adoption Mama wrote: Biographies are probably my favorite types of books to read. I especially love reading how God has changed a life. Brenda Warner has written her memoir, One Call Away. Most of us know who she is by her husband's "work" playing football, but her story is much greater than that. Whatever the trials ... Book Review

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Love You More

Love You More

On 8/13 Adoption Mama wrote: Adoption is part of our story, so when I saw the book, Love you More, by Jennifer Grant, available for a blog review, I jumped on it. For who doesn't like a heart warming story?Love You More is part story, part explanation of the adoption experience. As I read it, I needed to remember this is one woman's ... Book Review

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George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver

On 7/27 Adoption Mama wrote: I love history and I love reading about people in history. George Washington Carver, written by John Perry is an easy yet very interesting read into the life of an African American during the late 1800's and early 1900's. Carver was a orphan from birth raised by a loving white family. This was unheard ... The Peanut Man

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The Final Summit

The Final Summit

On 6/6 Adoption Mama wrote: Being versus doing? Which is more important?That was the question in my mind after I read Andy Andrews latest book, The Final Summit.There is a great meeting that takes place as many humans, all who have died, except one. They are presented with the responsibility of finding the one principle that will ... Book Review

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REGGIE

REGGIE

On 5/14 Adoption Mama wrote: Two days. That's how long it took me to finish the most recent book that I am reviewing for Booksneeze.Reggie Dabbs has done an amazing job in recounting his life through his new book, Reggie. Easy to read, yet inspiring and funny, Reggie is a book that any age person can relate to. The transformation ... Book Review - Reggie

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Voices of the Faithful - Book 2

Voices of the Faithful - Book 2

On 3/15 Adoption Mama wrote: So often, living life is all about us and our needs. In this most recent book review for Booksneeze, I am challenged to remember those far from home, that deal with pain and persecution on a daily basis. I am thankful for Beth Moore and Kim Davis' hearts in wanting all of us, but especially women, to ... A Book Review...To Change My Focus...and Yours

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The Grace of God

The Grace of God

On 11/2 Adoption Mama wrote: When I signed up to read Andy Stanley's book, The Grace of God, I was somewhat leery. It seems like in the day and age we live in, the grace of God is seen as an excuse to sin. So, I delved into this book on guard. And I have been refreshed. Andy Stanley writes with passion for the believer to see the ... Much Grace Needed

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The Way Home (DVD)

The Way Home (DVD)

On 9/27 Adoption Mama wrote: Community. Community. Community. This one word sums up the underlying theme of the movie, The Way Home. Dean Cain does an great job portraying a father whose youngest son disappears into acres and acres of woods surrounding their home. Job and work has always come before family to this father. God ... A New Movie Review

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William F. Buckley

William F. Buckley

On 9/14 Adoption Mama wrote: I am not an avid reader on political issues, nor on politicians, themselves. I was born in the early '70's, so I had never heard of William F. Buckley. Since both of the above statements are true, I decided I would read a small biography to educate myself on a figure from that time period and venue. William ... William F. Buckley

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Anne Bradstreet

Anne Bradstreet

On 8/17 Adoption Mama wrote: Reading, Anne Bradstreet , by D.B. Kellogg, has been a journey of not just learning who she was as a person, but really, a lifelong lesson on the Puritan life as known in the time of the colonies. Anne Bradstreet was a God-fearing woman, who endeavored to stand strong in the midst of a very volatile ... Anne Bradstreet

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