Reviews by Spiritledmom
On 4/29 Spiritledmom wrote: Television is full of reality TV shows. When I saw this book was available I immediately thought of the show Mafia Wives. I am scared of those women! I think they could hurt me. I say that with a smile but the reality is those women are hurting. The life they are a part of is ... Book review : "This Thing of Ours"
On 12/8 Spiritledmom wrote: This book was written to go along with John Trent's inspirational book The Blessing. It is about the life journey of a young man named Josh. It speaks of the difference unconditional love and forgiveness can play in a life and that our willingness to be used by God can ultimately mean life or death for ... Tearjerker and thought provoking
On 6/21 Spiritledmom wrote: This book was a joy to review. It covered such a wide range of topics. The advice and inspiration it offered was practical and easy to understand. I felt like he was sitting down with a small group discussing the topics covered. He didn't shy away from the hard questions but his delivery ... Book Review: Max on Life
On 6/21 Spiritledmom wrote: This was not my favorite book to review. I had a hard time getting into it and kept thinking I was missing some background of the story. My biggest disappointment was that it seemed to imply mankind could save itself. Because I personally believe Jesus Christ is the only thing that stops mankind ... Book Review: The Final Summit
On 6/21 Spiritledmom wrote: Growing up in the Assemblies of God in Tennessee, I knew the young Reggie Dabbs. I remember him and his horn during youth conventions at the Opryland Hotel in Nashville. I also went on an AIMS missions trip when I was 16 that he also went on.What I remember about him was his big sense ... Book Review; Reggie
On 4/2 Spiritledmom wrote: The very best thing about reviewing books for companies is receiving books for free. You never know what you are going to get.... Sometimes the copies are early editions with weird texture pages. Sometimes they are damaged paperbacks or hardbacks..... and sometimes they are beautiful! (Can you ... Book Review: The story of the Bible by Larry Stone
On 1/7 Spiritledmom wrote: This book is a good read for those who have a heart for missionaries and Christians around the world. Each day is a story or an account of what a missionary or Christian has experienced. The daily reads are kept short and can be read in 5 minutes. I think it would be a great gift for a teenager in ... daily devotions for those missionary minded
On 12/22 Spiritledmom wrote: One of my best friends lives on a big dairy farm in Missouri. She has a beautifully restored farmhouse. One of my favorite rooms is the kitchen/dining room. She has a big kitchen table and in the very center she has a daily devotional book. Every morning, they have devotions and the book is ... Book Review: Unto the Hills Daily Devotional by Billy Graham
On 12/14 Spiritledmom wrote: Book Review:Then Sings My Soul I grew up singing Christian hymns and think they are absolutely beautiful. One of my interests is Christian History, so when the opportunity came to review this book, I was really excited. I was not disappointed. Then Sings My Soul is a collection of 150 Christmas, Easter ... Then sings my soul
On 10/20 Spiritledmom wrote: David Jeremiah wrote this book about God's grace by sharing the life of 2 men; John Newton (who wrote the famous hymn,Amazing Grace) and Saul/Paul. The book also shares stories of other characters from the Bible, including the Prodigal Son. Jeremiah is a well-known Bible teacher/preacher. His warm style ... Captured by Grace
On 7/30 Spiritledmom wrote: This book is great because the author used his grandfather's World War 2 jungle warfare manual. A page of instructions from this guide is used as a preface to each chapter. The chapters are short and intended to be read one a day for a 22 day guidebook. The book does a good job of focusing us on the ... new book for Christians in sales
On 7/15 Spiritledmom wrote: Life gets so busy sometimes it's hard to find the time for just relaxing. This book was a perfect 'getaway' for the mind. It explores the Amish culture, while providing an everyday look into the customs and beliefs of the Amish community. The simple yet deep faith of Sarah's family challenge us to ... Sarah's Garden: A perfect summer read!
On 6/3 Spiritledmom wrote: I love a good read! and this book keeps you guessing. The style of Andy Andrews leaves you wondering how much of this story is fiction and how much really happened. Considering the pictures we are shown at the end, I choose to believe there is more than a little fact to the tale of romance and second ... The Heart Mender
On 4/30 Spiritledmom wrote: What woman my age (still holding on to the 30's, thank you) doesn't remember "The Facts of Life" on TV? Didn't you wish you were right there living with Blair and Tootie? Most of you know that (Blair) Lisa Whelchel grew up to be a minister's wife and major supporter of homeschooling and Christian ... Friendship for Grown Ups
On 4/8 Spiritledmom wrote: The newest book I received from Thomas Nelson Publishers to review was How Then Should a Christian Live. It is part of a series from Next Generation devotional books. I think the idea is awesome. What parent hasn't struggled to find a way to feed their child the Word in a way they can understand and ... New book/devotional series for young teenagers
On 3/9 Spiritledmom wrote: Maxwell has a way of communicating that is definitely an art skill. His new Book "Everyone Communicates Few Connect" is designed to help people reach their full potential by examining how to truly connect with others through communication. Maxwell shares five principles and five practices to use to ... new book by john maxwell
On 3/2 Spiritledmom wrote: For those of you not familiar with Patsy Clairmont, the words 'quick wit' and 'funny bone' are used to describe her humor. What I love about her is the heart of gold underneath her satire. Patsy is a recovering agoraphobic and her message is one of hope and healing. In this book, Patsy takes us through ... Seeing God's Wit and Wisdom in a Whole New Light
On 2/19 Spiritledmom wrote: I love a good read-aloud book! One of the joys of life is what you give to the next generation and a great way to do that is to read books to children! Tim McGraw's new book "Love Your Heart" is a great read aloud to share with the special little girl in your life. The book is based on his daughters. ... Book Review: Tim McGraw's "Love Your Heart"
On 2/11 Spiritledmom wrote: In this book, Newt Gingrich explores the subject of the role of God and the Christian religion in American history. He accomplishes this by taking us on a stroll through Washington DC. As he visits the memorials and monuments that most of us are familiar with, he explains the purpose of each monument ... Great American History!
On 12/9 Spiritledmom wrote: Just in time for Christmas comes a great gift book for a young family in your life. This hardcover gift Bible is perfect for a family to read together. It includes 250 stories of the Bible in the NKJV. The stories include selections from the Old and New Testaments in short and easy to read passages. From ... Just in time for Christmas!
On 11/25 Spiritledmom wrote: I have had the book What's He Really Thinking? How to be a Relational Genis with the Man in Your Life by Paula Rinehart for quite awhile. The point of the book is to teach a woman what a man has on his mind and why. There are many cliches that are somewhat truths but this book further explains why your ... What's He Really Thinking
On 7/11 Spiritledmom wrote: I just finished reading a new devotional called "Jesus Calling". This book is available through Thomas Nelson Publishing. It was written by a missionary named Sarah Young. Young and her husband are missionaries to Japenese people who live in Japan. The book is a result of her collection of prayer ... Jesus Calling
On 5/15 Spiritledmom wrote: here is nothing I like more than to spend an evening (or a day) snuggled up with a good book. I appreciated the fact that this was an 'easy read'. Each chapter focuses on a different person living or travelling through Orange Beach, Alabama. Each is impacted by a man named Jones. Jones seems to know ... The Noticer
On 4/26 Spiritledmom wrote: Book Review: American Patriot's Study Bible, NKJV This hardback Bible is advertised as a study Bible. When I read the description, I wondered how American history was going to be a part of the package... it really reads as a companion to the Bible itself. The Bible points out references that leaders ... American Patriot's Bible (plus companion)
On 4/11 Spiritledmom wrote: The latest book by John Maxwell is called "Put your dream to the test". When I got the opportunity to read and review it, I jumped at it because I love his style and because he has a real gift for inspiring others to believe in themselves. One of my favorite quotes from the book is "A dream is a compelling ... 10 Questions everyone SHOULD ask
On 4/3 Spiritledmom wrote: beautifully bound gift book that journeys through the lie of Christ, this book would be a great gift for a new believer or someone searching for the truth in their faith journey. As a mom to teenagers, the term 'coffee table book' has come to mean something of substance I can put out that is appealing ... Another great book by Max Lucado
On 3/17 Spiritledmom wrote: This is a coffee table picture gift quality book. The book was authored and the photographs were taken by world renowned photographer Ken Duncan. The pictures themselves are beautiful. They include landscape photographs of the places Paul travelled throughout his life, as well as paintings, maps ... Great Gift Book!
On 3/10 Spiritledmom wrote: This book is the account of the life of Rachel Scott, who was killed at a shooting at Columbine High School ten years ago. It is an encouragement to those who question tragedy and a testmony of the difference one life can make. I highly recommend it for adults AND teenagers! The book would be a great ... Awesome book!
On 2/18 Spiritledmom wrote: This book combines a detailed look at the brain and its possible issues with advice on practical ways to improve brain function. I would recommend it for anyone interested in learning "what makes a person tick, I recently began doing book reviews for Thomas Nelson publishing. For those of you who know ... Who doesn't want more joy?
On 1/16 Spiritledmom wrote: Where is God when bad things happen? Why doesn't He intervene? I had an opportunity to read Max Lucado's book For The Tough Times this week. It really spoke to me. It is a small gift book and only took about an hour to read. This makes it prefect to give someone that you know is dealing with life-changing ... For the tough times
On 1/7 Spiritledmom wrote: We spent 4 months on the road preaching when my boys were young. Life was challenging and sibling rivalry did not make for relaxing trips! Adventures in Odyssey were a key to our sanity during that time! We listened to the stories on CD over and over as we drove. Maybe as a result of those memories, ... Get the Word in your teenager!