Is College Worth It?

With college costs on the rise and job opportunities limited, many college students face a dilemma. Is college the best option? If so, which one? Ivy League? Community college? Technical school? If not, how can they gain the skills needed to be gainfully employed? So many questions with so much riding on the answers. As the mom of two sons in college, I know the dilemma all too well. One son is a perpetual student who doesn’t mind the idea of being cooped up with a pile of books in a dim library for the next twelve years, or whatever it […]

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Book Review: The Blessed Woman

When Debbie Morris, a young wife of a minister wanted a mentor, she turned to the women of the Bible. Through the stories of these women, Morris says the Holy Spirit revealed how their lives weren’t that much different from women today in their joys and struggles. In The Blessed Woman: Learning about Grace from the Women of the Bible, Morris invites readers to discover what they can learn from the women of the Bible. The book includes the stories of Eve, Mary, Hannah, Jael, Hagar, Zipporah, Esther, Miriam, the Widow of Zarepath, Rebekah, the Samaritan Women, and Naomi. I received a […]

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Book Review: Victim of Grace by Robin Jones Gunn

Robin Jones Gunn is a highly successful author of several fiction series. She’s ministered to many young women with her Christy Miller series, and to many adult women with her Sisterchicks series. A brand new book, Victim of Grace: When God’s Goodness Prevails, is Robin’s memoir of what it means to be what she calls a “victim of grace.” Let me introduce you to the concept of being a victim of grace. At first, it would seem backwards, as grace is a privilege, a gift. I tried to figure out how that was being a victim, which connotes something negative […]

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Book Review: Unglued Devotional by Lysa Terkeurst

Do you ever wish you didn’t come unglued when someone irritates you or life hands you a disappointment? What happens when you’re tired or annoyed…when you can’t resist the urge to criticize? Lysa TerKeurst wants to help you break the cycle of coming unglued. In her book Unglued, Lysa TerKeurst deals with the subject of handling emotions without stuffing or exploding. In the Unglued Devotional, TerKeurst provides a 60-day guide for making progress on handling emotions. Borrowing subjects and some anecdotes from the main book, she provides a practical way to apply the content from the book in a daily […]

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