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Plan B

Plan B

On 5/3 fivebythesea wrote: How many times have we all said- this wasn’t the way it was supposed to turn out! This isn’t what I planned! We all think that we have such control over our lives, we live day to day with the authority to make decisions for ourselves and our family that we feel is best and we go with it. Some people ... A Bit of Hope for Those Times When Life Just Isn't Turning Out

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4 Stars

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You Can Be Everything God Wants You To Be

You Can Be Everything God Wants You To Be

On 4/27 fivebythesea wrote: You Can Be Everything God Wants You to Be is a condensed version of his book the Cure for the Common Life. Both of which are excellent reads with an amazing message. The beauty of You Can Be Everything God Wants You to Be is that it is short and to the point while packing a powerful message in easy to ... Praise for this little book- You Can Be Everything God Wants You to Be

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4 Stars

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Greater Love

Greater Love

On 4/9 fivebythesea wrote: The third book in the Tides of Truth series, while I haven’t read either of the preceding books I was able to get into the storyline of Greater Love quite easily (although reading the previous two books would probably help fill in some of the holes in the storyline). Greater Love is an extension on ... Greater Love: A Tides of Truth Novel- Christian Legal Fiction or Romance?

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3 Stars

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Gigi's Big Break (DVD)

Gigi's Big Break (DVD)

On 3/16 fivebythesea wrote: Gigi is a very cute and precocious little girl that gets herself mixed up in a problem like many kids do- she tells a white lie and everything backfires. She tells a lie so her mom won’t know that she broke a vase, not just any vase, but one that was a wedding gift to her parents. Gigi knows that this ... Review: Gigi’s Big Break (DVD) Gigi, God’s Little Princess

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4 Stars

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Free Book

Free Book

On 2/25 fivebythesea wrote: This was an interesting book with a twist on traditional conservative thought that brings to light a compelling question- how to be free and let go of all of the constraints that we as Christians often times place not only on each other but on ourselves. The author is passionate about freedom in Christ ... Interesting Concept on Freedom

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3 Stars

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From Peanuts to the Pressbox

From Peanuts to the Pressbox

On 1/12 fivebythesea wrote: I am a sports fan of sorts, but not really any of the sports that Eli Gold reports on- I am more of a jump on the bandwagon at the end of the season football and baseball fan. I tend to only be interested if it is the home team and it happens to be a play-off game with great importance, and even then ... An Easy Read for Sportsfans

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3 Stars

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The Sweet By and By

The Sweet By and By

On 1/5 fivebythesea wrote: The main character is Jade, the daughter that has very strong feelings against her hippie mom, Beryl. Jade is getting married to the love of her life, Max Benson. Her mom comes to the wedding three weeks early. And thus the drama begins. My Review: This is a wonderful tale of forgiveness, secrets and ... Albeit a Bit Predictable, A Good Read- The Sweet By and By

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3 Stars

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Skeeter and the Mystery of the Lost Mosquito Treasure (DVD)

Skeeter and the Mystery of the Lost Mosquito Treasure (DVD)

On 10/23 fivebythesea wrote: Based on the series by Max Lucado Hermie & Friends, this DVD stars Skeeter and his “perfect” brother Sir Sinclair M. Skeeto and their adventures in the garden and using each other’s gifts to find “hidden treasure”. Throughout the story kids are reminded that God’s love for us is the greatest ... Skeeter and the Mystery of the Lost Mosquito Treasure DVD

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4 Stars

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Fearless

Fearless

On 9/8 fivebythesea wrote: How do we deal with fear? Fear of the unknown, fear of what’s next, fear of impending doom & gloom as we hear about in the media. How in the world to we prepare ourselves to outwit and outlast our daily bouts of fear? One word- FAITH. Max Lucado takes on fear and its place in our lives, and most importantly ... Book Review: Fearless by Max Lucado

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4 Stars

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