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The Beauty of Broken

The Beauty of Broken

On 10/22 Dawn Paoletta wrote: "There is no such thing as a perfect family. Every family is broken. Yours, mine and ours."Elisa MorganI couldn't wait to receive Elisa Morgan's book, The Beauty of Broken. I ordered it and knew it would live up to it's promise...to "find beauty and hope for the messiness of family life". I picture Jack ... The Beauty of Broken by Elisa Morgan (Book Review)

Dawn Paoletta's Rating:

5 Stars

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NIV Homeschool Mom's Bible

NIV Homeschool Mom's Bible

On 8/17 Dawn Paoletta wrote: As a new Homeschooling mom I was excited to have the opportunity to review the Home-school Mom's Bible (NIV). Zondervan has partnered with Alpha Omega Publications to make this devotional Bible available specifically for Homeschooling moms. This particular Bible features devotions written by Janet Tatman, ... NIV Homeschool Mom's Bible (Book Review)

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4 Stars

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Bread and Wine

Bread and Wine

On 7/16 Dawn Paoletta wrote: A mouth watering, soul satisfying read... I toted this delicious little number along with me on my family vacation this year, and I am pretty sure everybody is reading it, wants to read it, or should read it. ASAP. Bread and Wine - A love letter to life around the table with recipes by Shauna Niequist ... Bread and Wine by Shauna Niequist (Book Review)

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5 Stars

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Prayer Warrior Mom

Prayer Warrior Mom

On 6/1 Dawn Paoletta wrote: In Prayer Warrior Mom:Covering Your Kids With God's Blessings and Protections, Marla Alupoaicei writes 15 Chapters to "...inspire you to establish a new habit of praying for your children with power, authority, gratitude and renewed faith." While writing it she asked God to reveal some themes that would ... Prayer Warrior Mom by Marla Alupoaicei (Book Review)

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5 Stars

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Love No Matter What

Love No Matter What

On 3/21 Dawn Paoletta wrote: I loved the title of Brenda Garrison's book, "Love No Matter What",  and decided right away, since this is the goal for most Christians, especially Christian parents, that I should and would devour whatever wisdom was presented in the pages. The book is written for parents of children, especially ... Love No Matter What by Brenda Garrison (Book Review)

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5 Stars

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Lifted by Angels

Lifted by Angels

On 1/27 Dawn Paoletta wrote: When was the last time you felt awe with regard to the spiritual reality of and in your daily life?I trudged slowly through Lifted By Angels- The Presence and Power of our Heavenly Guides and Guardians for a number of reasons. This book, although only 7 Chapters and 152 pages is quite an interesting ... Lifted By Angels by Joel J. Miller {Book Review}

Dawn Paoletta's Rating:

4 Stars

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Everything

Everything

On 11/24 Dawn Paoletta wrote: EverythingWhat You Give and What You Gain to Become Like JesusBy Mary DeMuth Published by Thomas NelsonI applaud Mary Demuth's candid and honest sharing in Everything: What You Give and What You Gain to Become Like Jesus. Although Mary has written a number of other books, this was the first time ... Everything by Mary Demuth {Book Review}

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5 Stars

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Tough Guys and Drama Queens

Tough Guys and Drama Queens

On 10/1 Dawn Paoletta wrote: Tough Guys And Drama Queens- How Not To Get Blindsided By Your Child's Teen Years is a useful and practical tool to tuck into your parental toolbox for the years ahead. Regardless if you have a Princess or a Prince, this book offers very straightforward parental advice without making you feel like an ... Tough Guys And Drama Queens by Mark Gregston {Book Review}

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5 Stars

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Heaven in her Arms

Heaven in her Arms

On 7/22 Dawn Paoletta wrote: "God's personal selection of Mary to be the mother of His Son is worthy of our faithful attention."~Catherine HickemI have to admit when I first saw the title of Catherine Hickem's book, Heaven in Her Arms- Why God Chose Mary to Raise His Son and What It Means ... Book Review: Heaven In Her Arms by Catherine Hickem

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5 Stars

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The Beauty Book

The Beauty Book

On 4/24 Dawn Paoletta wrote: "God doesn't compare us. Jesus doesn't compare us. The world we live in compares us, but who are we supposed to follow?"~Nancy RueThis book is written with 7-11 year old girls in mind, and is an encouraging reminder of where young girls (and moms) need to fix there eyes. I shared it with my (beyond ... The Beauty Book by Nancy Rue: Book Review

Dawn Paoletta's Rating:

4 Stars

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Called to Controversy

Called to Controversy

On 4/11 Dawn Paoletta wrote: Called to Controversy The Unlikely Story of Moishe Rosen and the Founding of Jews for JesusBy Ruth RosenPublished by Thomas NelsonCalled To Controversy - The Unlikely Story of Moishe Rosen and theFounding of Jews for Jesus is an exceptional biography written by the daughterof the controversial, ... Called To Controversy - The Unlikely Story Of Moishe Rosen And The Founding Of Jews For Jesus : Book Review

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5 Stars

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From Blah to Awe

From Blah to Awe

On 2/15 Dawn Paoletta wrote: I confess I chose this book because it was aimed at Tweens and Teens and I was hoping my daughter would show some interest.  Although she said she did not want to read it at this time I realized I still needed to; I set about the task hesitantly. I thought really, what is Max Lucado's daughter going ... Book Review: From Blah To Awe by Jenna Lucado Bishop

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4 Stars

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This Thing of Ours

This Thing of Ours

On 1/13 Dawn Paoletta wrote: There is nothing I like to read about more, than how Jesus Christ takes hold of a person and transforms their life. In this account by Cammy Franzese, it becomes clear how this transformation is something that occurs over time, and through one life, many lives are touched, influenced and impacted now ... This Thing of Ours: How Faith Saved My Mafia Marriage (Book Review)

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4 Stars

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The Encounter

The Encounter

On 12/10 Dawn Paoletta wrote: The Encounter by Steve ArterburnWhen I decided to read The Encounter: Sometimes God has to Intervene  by Steve Arterburn, I was really unsure   whether I would like the book, the author or the story. I took a giant leap of faith here. The first reason I was hesitant was truthfully, I am ... The Encounter by Steve Arterburn: Book Review

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5 Stars

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A Year with Jesus

A Year with Jesus

On 11/24 Dawn Paoletta wrote: The book you want to give AND keep for yourself for the New Year!Happy Thanksgiving, friends! This time of year is such a wonderful time for me. Regardless of what has happened during the year, I start to hunker down and count my blessings as I prepare, with my family, for the season of good ... A Year With Jesus: Book Review

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4 Stars

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Where Has Oprah Taken Us?

Where Has Oprah Taken Us?

On 10/17 Dawn Paoletta wrote:       The reason I chose to read this book, by author Stephen Mansfield, can be summed up rather nicely in the subtitle of the book itself, "The Religious Influence of the World's Most Famous Woman". I am fascinated by how people (famous or not) come to their conclusions regarding  ... Book Review: Where Has Oprah Taken Us?

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4 Stars

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