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Boundaries for Your Soul

Boundaries for Your Soul

On 8/10 ronjaon wrote: Do your emotions control you or do you control your emotions? Maybe it is guilt or shame you struggle with. Maybe you struggle with fear or anger. Often these thoughts and feelings overwhelm us and create chaos within us. Boundaries for Your Soul by Alison Cook and Kimberly Miller, shows you how to ... Book Review: Boundaries for Your Soul

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4 Stars

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Girl, Wash Your Face

Girl, Wash Your Face

On 4/14 ronjaon wrote: In all honestly, I had never even heard of Rachel Hollis before I saw this book on Instagram. Suddenly this book started to pop up all over Instagram and I got interested. The back cover promised that in this book, Rachel Hollis would help readers break free from the lies keeping them from the joy-filled ... Book Review: Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis

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5 Stars

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The Way of Abundance

The Way of Abundance

On 3/28 ronjaon wrote: It is no secret that Ann Voskamp is one of my favorite authors, if not the favorite. I have read her blog for many years now, so often touched by her words and her heart. Her books, One Thousand Gifts and The Broken Way are both my favorites. So when I had the chance to read The Way of Abundance? Yeah, ... Book Review: The Way of Abundance by Ann Voskamp

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5 Stars

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When Is It Right to Die?

When Is It Right to Die?

On 3/14 ronjaon wrote: More and more people who are terminally ill are choosing assisted suicide. In When Is It Right to Die?, Joni Eareckson Tada offers a path of hope, compassion, and death with real dignity. Joni Eareckson Tada has lived with paralysis for over 50 years now. She knows the difficulties and depression that ... Book Review: When Is It Right to Die?

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5 Stars

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FInding Selah

FInding Selah

On 1/23 ronjaon wrote: Finding Selah tells how Kristen Kill started reading the Psalms and that ended up transforming the way she thought about work, rest, and the little spaces in between. It is easy to relate to the hectic life that demands a lot. I often find myself in that place where I am exhausted, depressed, and desperate ... Book Review: Finding Selah

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4 Stars

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In the Middle of the Mess

In the Middle of the Mess

On 1/8 ronjaon wrote: I had heard of Sheila Walsh before. Yet I had never read a book of hers or even heard her anywhere. So I wasn’t sure if this book would live up to what it back cover promised. Still, I was interested to read this book and do a book review based on what I read on the back cover. In her new book, Sheila ... In the Middle of the Mess

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5 Stars

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She's Still There

She's Still There

On 12/16 ronjaon wrote: What can you do when you suddenly realize that the life you are leading isn’t what you wanted it to be? What are you supposed to do when you realize you have wandered away from what matters? These are the questions that Chrystal Evans Hurst answers in her book, She’s Still There. She has walked through ... She's Still There

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5 Stars

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Unseen

Unseen

On 10/23 ronjaon wrote: In Unseen, Sara Hagerty tells us that God has created every heart to be seen, and that He sees every heart. In a society that lives for being successful, to produce and do something all the time -- we often feel like we waste time when we are not accomplishing something. But what matters, is the time ... Book Review: Unseen by Sara Hagerty

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5 Stars

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Get Out of That Pit

Get Out of That Pit

On 9/11 ronjaon wrote: Get Out of That Pit reflects on Psalm 40:1-3. In the book, Beth Moore reflects on her heart-rending journeys to the pit but also what God has done since. He has given her a new song and freedom found in Christ. As she shares this with the reader, the same promises are given to the reader. As always ... Get Out of That Pit

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3 Stars

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Creating Calm in the Center of Crazy

Creating Calm in the Center of Crazy

On 7/14 ronjaon wrote: Does it feel like you are too busy to even catch a breath? If you have found yourself in the midst of living a crazy busy life, this book might be for you. In Creating Calm in the Center of Crazy, Nicole Johnson shares her story of realizing her life had gone out of control. There was no time even to ... Creating Calm in the Center of Crazy

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2 Stars

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Twenty-Two

Twenty-Two

On 5/25 ronjaon wrote: In Twenty-Two, Allison Trowbridge writes a series of personal letters to Ashley, a young woman searching for a mentoring relationship. These letters cover so many topics and questions that rise in the hearts of young women -- from relationships, work, purpose, and fear to wisdom learned from the course ... Twenty-Two

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5 Stars

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And Still She Laughs

And Still She Laughs

On 4/24 ronjaon wrote: Kate Merrick faced the challenge of doubting God's goodness when her 5-year-old daughter was diagnosed with cancer and, three years later, went home to be with the Lord. In her book, Kate Merrick tackles the question of how to handle the hard things that God gives to us -- and how God's love for us can ... And Still She Laughs

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4 Stars

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No More Faking Fine

No More Faking Fine

On 4/3 ronjaon wrote: In No More Faking Fine, Esther Fleece explains the meaning of lamenting and why our souls need these words of lament. Hardships and pain are part of this life. Yet often when we are walking through a hard season, we fake we are fine instead of letting others see our pain and brokenness. No More Faking ... No More Faking Fine by Esther Fleece

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