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Behind the Laughter

Behind the Laughter

On 4/23 srkindred wrote: Although, I have not had a child die from cancer, I could definitely relate to this book. Our son had emergency brain surgery and was in a Childrens hospital for five weeks with part of his left bone flap (skull) removed.  We also had to learn to care for PIC lines, administrating antibodies, cleaning ... Behind The Laughter Book Review

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4 Stars

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The Theft of America's Soul

The Theft of America's Soul

On 4/15 srkindred wrote: Our family has always loved the A&E show Dusk Dynasty and the whole Duck Commander Family (although Phil and Jase have always been my favorite!). So, when I when I had the chance to review this book, I thought -a little wisdom from Phil Robertson himself wouldn't hurt! And I was Right! Phil is the real ... Great Read

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5 Stars

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Vertical Marriage

Vertical Marriage

On 3/10 srkindred wrote: This book was a fun and a good read in more ways than one... couples often think of marriage as husband and wife. But a great marriage only works if it's vertical - husband, wife and God! The book was divided into four parts... Going Vertical, Conflict and Communication, Intimacy (which was my favorite), ... Good Read

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3 Stars

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Who I Am with You

Who I Am with You

On 2/1 srkindred wrote: I normally don't read very many fiction books.... but this one caught my attention.  I loved Andrew and Helen’s relationship, and the way Andrew kept trying to work on their marriage even after he knew the truth about Helen's betrayal. And, that they could completely and fully forgive each other ... Great Read - just didn't like how choppy it is

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4 Stars

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Indivisible

Indivisible

On 12/5 srkindred wrote: So, I've put off writing this review for awhile now, because I really wanted to watch the movie first, but so far, I haven't been able to find it around where we live, so here goes..... I do think that Indivisible: One Marriage Under God, is a great devotional for couples. It goes over all the thingsthat ... Good, but wish it was more realistic

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3 Stars

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The Year of Happy Living

The Year of Happy Living

On 11/10 srkindred wrote: Did you know, you are allowed to be happy?! In her book, The Year of Living Happy: Finding Contentment and Connection in a Crazy World, Alli Worthington talks about how we were made to be happy, and that God desires us to be happy. That in being happy, we are living for Him.  "My hope for The Year ... Great Read -

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3 Stars

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Leaving Cloud 9

Leaving Cloud 9

On 9/7 srkindred wrote: If you ever wanted to know how mental illness can effect people, Leaving Cloud 9 is a great read. This book could've been written by my ex husband. There are so many comparisons to things he went through as a child, yet in some ways, his experience was different too. Although he had a father who was ... Great Read -

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5 Stars

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The Faith of Dolly Parton

The Faith of Dolly Parton

On 8/9 srkindred wrote: Dolly and her husband remind me of me and mine. My hubby doesn't like the spotlight or all the glitz. I love singing and would love to have a career on stage..... I wouldn't mind the glitz and glamour that comes with it either! And yes, my all time favorite Dolly Parton song is, "I Will Always Love ... The Faith of Dolly Parton Book Review

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1 Stars

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Once Upon a Farm

Once Upon a Farm

On 7/23 srkindred wrote: I love this book just as much as I liked Rory Feeks 1st book - This Life I Live. There is something so honest and real about reading this book. I can relate to just about everything, right down to 'white being my favorite color, even though people tell me it's not really a color'...... except the ... Great Read - Honest and Real

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5 Stars

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KJV, Minister's Bible, Imitation Leather

KJV, Minister's Bible, Imitation Leather

On 5/2 srkindred wrote: I am not a preacher. However, I am an ordained minister and have a license to legally perform marriages in the state of Indiana. My currant bible is 23 years old. I've had it since I was young and it is falling apart. I love my Bible and I have tons of notes in it and things highlighted so I can easily ... Do not reccomend

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2 Stars

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This Life I Live

This Life I Live

On 4/10 srkindred wrote: I live just 45 minutes south east of Alexandria, Indiana and although I've heard of Joey & Rory Feek - I've never kept up with all the buzz on social media or of them in the news. I wasn't sure that this book would hold my attention, but I thought I'd give it a try and see who these 'Feek' people were ... Great book - not sugar coated - just the honest truth

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5 Stars

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Night Night, Jungle

Night Night, Jungle

On 4/5 srkindred wrote: As the big moon rises, the jungle settles in for the night.  All around, jaguars, lemurs, and monkeys cuddle close and say, “Night night!”  These little board books are absolutely adorable. Night Night, Jungle are amazing books that incorporates both learning about animals and a love for God. I ... Cute Little Book

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4 Stars

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Night Night, Farm Touch and Feel

Night Night, Farm Touch and Feel

On 4/2 srkindred wrote: “Mice and pigs, chickens and cows-Squeak, oink, cheap and moo...Oh, the animals God has made!And, Hey, He made me too!Night night, God.” This little board book is absolutely adorable. Night Night, Farm is an amazing book that incorporates both learning about animals and the love for God. In the ... Adorable Little Book

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4 Stars

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Decluttering at the Speed of Lfie

Decluttering at the Speed of Lfie

On 3/28 srkindred wrote: Anyone that has followed my blog any length of time knows how much we try to live a clutter free life. That being said, I'm always on the look out for different approaches of getting rid of more stuff... (my long term goal is to get our stuff down to fit inside a 20x30 ft cabin that the hubby and I would ... Great Book for a Beginer

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4 Stars

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NKJV Faithlife Illustrated Study Bible

NKJV Faithlife Illustrated Study Bible

On 3/8 srkindred wrote: Why does every study bible have to be so huge??? I mean, I know that it has alot of information crammed into one book that has to be big enough print to read, but for the love of all small people, it'd be nice to have a good study bible that didn't weigh as much as we do..... I really wish this was a ... Big but good

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4 Stars

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Trade Your Cares for Calm

Trade Your Cares for Calm

On 2/16 srkindred wrote: Trade Your Cares for Calm By: Max Lucado I loved this little book! The size, the design, the words.... it did not disappoint! If you’re trembling on a tightrope of fear and worry, get ready for the best trade ever: your cares for God’s calm. What if faith, not fear, could be your default reaction ... Trade Your Cares for Calm Book Review

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5 Stars

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Hello Mornings

Hello Mornings

On 1/18 srkindred wrote: Hello Mornings Book Review and Psalm 143:8 Hello Mornings is an inspiring book that is based upon a really simple 3-minute, 3-step routine that helps you begin your day by focusing on God first – then establishing your plans for the day – then doing something healthy. While Kat offers specific steps ... Good Read

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4 Stars

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Capital Gaines

Capital Gaines

On 12/18 srkindred wrote: I love watching 'Fixer Upper' and just about any show on HGTV!   TV personality Chip Gaines' Capital Gaines:  Smart Things I Learned Doing Stupid Stuff gives us a transparent look into his life - Gaines shares his successes and his failures.  He's incredibly honest about his shortcomings...   In ... Great read

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4 Stars

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Why I Didn't Rebel

Why I Didn't Rebel

On 11/2 srkindred wrote: Why I Didn't Rebel By Rebecca Gregoire Lindenbach I have followed Sheila Wray Gregoire's blog To Love Honor and Vacuum for years now, so when I found out her daughter Rebecca was writing a book, I knew I wanted to read it. I love this book. I think the most important thing you can do as a parent is ... Great book - a must read for raising kids that don't rebel

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5 Stars

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As Southern As It Gets

As Southern As It Gets

On 7/14 srkindred wrote: I figured it would be a coffee table book, so I was expecting different, but wow!!! Seriously, I think the author just wrote down everything he could think of that he likes about the south, even though a lot of things he has listed could be said for right here in Indiana, or anywhere throughout the ... There is simply no point to this book at all

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1 Stars

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The Seven Money Types

The Seven Money Types

On 5/11 srkindred wrote: The Seven Money Types is not a book on how to manage money. Rather, it is a unique approach to understanding how you relate to handling money. This book gives a different perspective on money than any I have ever read. I found it fascinating. It uses Scripture as a baseline and the author does a good ... http://srkindredspirits.blogspot.com/2017/04/seven-money-types-and-what-type-i-am.html

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5 Stars

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NIV Investigator's Holy Bible, Hardcover

NIV Investigator's Holy Bible, Hardcover

On 3/23 srkindred wrote: If you're looking for an NIV bible that is easy to understand and keeps kids interested... this is the one to get! Have you ever used a magnifying glass? It makes everything bigger and easier to see, right? Detectives and scientists magnify things to understand them better. Well that’s just what ... Great Bible For Kids

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5 Stars

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Same Kind of Different As Me for Kids

Same Kind of Different As Me for Kids

On 2/9 srkindred wrote: Same Kind of A Different Me –by Ron Hall & Denver Moore This book wasn’t near as good as I thought it would be. I liked that it had some depth to the wording, so it is better suited for grade school kids. Although the story line was good, the illustrations were lacking and seemed more for toddlers. ... Good, but not Great

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3 Stars

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The Lord's Prayer

The Lord's Prayer

On 1/16 srkindred wrote: THE LORD'S PRAYER by: Rick Warren 3 Stars I loved the front cover of this book. I also like the fact that the author takes the time to explain what the Lords prayer means so that kids can understand it. I think too often people are to quick to disregard the KJV because they simply do not understand ... The Lord's Prayer Book Review

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3 Stars

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Read and Share Look, I'm Reading! Bible Storybook

Read and Share Look, I'm Reading! Bible Storybook

On 12/6 srkindred wrote: The day this book came, I sat down with my 6 yr. old daughter Adilayia, to read this book together. She enjoyed it. By replacing key words with graphics, the child can fill in the story by looking at the picture which represents the missing word. I used to love these books when I was a kid! Some of ... Read and Share Look, I'm Reading! Bible Storybook Review

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3 Stars

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My Little Prayers

My Little Prayers

On 5/9 srkindred wrote: My Little Prayers teaches kids both classic and modern prayers surrounding subjects such as mealtimes, bedtime, playtime, time with God, and prayers for times when kids are fearful, happy, or sad. The book is kid-sized, and the pictures are colorful and illustrated to match the prayer they go with. My ... Good book for little kids

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4 Stars

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Overextended and Loving Most of It

Overextended and Loving Most of It

On 4/28 srkindred wrote: Would you consider your life stretched to the limit? Lately I feel like I'm being pulled in one too many directions. There’s always a lot to do…. yard work, gardening, schooling, cleaning, cooking, animals to take care of, business appointments, errands to run, kids that need me…. the emotional ... Overextended and Loving Most of It By Lisa Harper

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3 Stars

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She's Twelve Going on Twenty

She's Twelve Going on Twenty

On 9/8 srkindred wrote: I was excited to receive this book, as you guessed it – I have a 12 yr. old daughter. I was hoping to learn some new parenting skills related to raising, understanding and having a close relationship with my daughter as a tween/teen. However, I'm a little mixed on this book. The book is topics which ... I'm a little mixed on this book

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3 Stars

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A Dream So Big

A Dream So Big

On 8/12 srkindred wrote: A Dream So Big - Our Unlikely Journey to End the Tears of Hunger by Steve Peifer (with Gregg Lewis) Rating:4 Stars The Peifers were living the American dream and financial stability when their lives were impacted by the birth and death of their third baby, who lived only eight days. Seeking a change, ... Book Reveiw: A Dream So Big by Steve Peifer

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4 Stars

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Fully Alive

Fully Alive

On 5/10 srkindred wrote: There are lots of motivational books on the market today, but this one stands out because it touches you where you live. I looked forward to every chapter! We all have in us some hidden desire to be all that we can be, but somehow during the journey, life gets in the way. "The Glory of God is man fully ... Awesome Book - everyone should read!

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5 Stars

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God Loves Broken People

God Loves Broken People

On 8/30 srkindred wrote: I thought I'd really love this book. A GREAT title, and a much needed message in a world that is hurting. The problem is that the content failed to deliver. I was hoping for a message that would inspire, encourage, and lift up my heart. I had a hard time making myself read the book. It's not that it's ... Book Review: God Loves Broken People by Sheila Wash

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2 Stars

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The Grace of God (Trade Paper)

The Grace of God (Trade Paper)

On 11/11 srkindred wrote: The Grace of God by Andy Stanley Rating: 3 Stars Grace. We all need it. Grace is God pouring out on us what we don't deserve. When we sin we deserve nothing less than punishment from God, yet instead He came in the form of His Son to take the punishment for us. This was the ultimate show of God's ... Not Great

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3 Stars

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Stumbling Into Grace

Stumbling Into Grace

On 9/5 srkindred wrote: I must admit..... I LOVED this book! Sometimes, I get the feeling that all devotional books seem to blend together, sounding the same - but NOT this one!!! I was happily surprised that Lisa Harper's "Stumbling Into Grace" was new and refreshing and everything I need in a devotional! I don't think ... Best devotional I've read yet

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5 Stars

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God's Love Letters to You

God's Love Letters to You

On 7/23 srkindred wrote: God's Love Letters to You, is a 40-day devotional journey. Each day begins with a Bible verse, continues with a one page short devotional, followed by reflection questions and a closing prayer. From the title I was anticipating the pages to be filled with warm nuggets of truth about God's love, however, ... Book Review God's Love Letters to You by Larry Crabb

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2 Stars

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Money Secrets of the Amish

Money Secrets of the Amish

On 6/27 srkindred wrote: ~ Use it up, wear it out, make do, or do without! ~ "Money Secrets of the Amish" by author Lorilee Craker, was a quick read. At first, I was a little bored, but by the time I got a few chapters in, I was really enjoying it and didn't want to put the book down! What I love about this book isn't so much ... Book Review.....Money Secrets of the Amish by Lorilee Cracker

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5 Stars

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Save Your Marriage in Five Minutes a Day

Save Your Marriage in Five Minutes a Day

On 5/24 srkindred wrote: Save Your Marriage in Five Minutes a Day is about quick (5 minute) methods of improving a relationship that can be used by anyone. By incorporating these small gestures into each day, one can make a great difference in their marriage. The book is broken into sections that addresses issues such as communication, ... Book Review......Save Your Marriage in Five Minutes a Day by Bonnie Jacobson and Alexia Paul

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2 Stars

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Max On Life

Max On Life

On 5/5 srkindred wrote: Max on Life:Answers and Inspiration for Today's Questions Rating: 4 Stars Max Lucado is no doubt one of the most popular non-fiction Christian writers of today! Recently, I have had the chance to review Max Lucado's new book, Max on Life ... Book Review....Max On Life by Max Lucado

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4 Stars

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