It’s Not Fair: Learning to Love the Life you didn’t Choose

It’s Not Fair: Learning to Love the Life you didn’t Choose

By Melanie Dale

In a fun, witty but very precise way, Melanie talks about the hardships we all face in life. They are different, yes, but they are painful nevertheless. She talks about the different emotions that we go through and some of the reactions that people around us have.

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Present over Perfect: Leaving Behind Frantic for a Simpler, More Soulful Way of Living

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Present over Perfect: Living Behind Frantic for a Simpler, More Soulful Way of Living

By Shauna Niequist

“What kills a soul? Exhaustion, secret keeping, image management.

And what brings a soul back from the dead? Honesty, connection, grace.”

 

This is just but one of the many wonderful phrases in this book. The author talks about the things that drag people down and back, leading to a busy, frenzied life with lots of motion and activity on the outside, but a grueling emptiness on the inside.

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Lessons Learned as a Bridesmaid

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Lessons Learned as a Bridesmaid: What Every Single Woman Should Know Before Becoming a Bridesmaid

By Larissa Dayana Jean

Have you ever been a bridesmaid? Or admired them from afar? Or been a bridesmaid one too many times? Then this book would be for you! You will get many personal details from Larissa’s life as she shares her experiences and perspectives.

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Heart Made Whole

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Heart Made WholeTurning Your Unhealed Pain into Your Greatest Strength

By Christa Black Gifford

The author begins the book with the experience of expecting a child and going through all those life-changing motions…only to be rather negatively surprised by what follows.

This was a difficult book for me to read, as it resonated only too well with my life. The author truly has a gift in writing, and the ability to draw readers in.

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The Longing in Me: How Everything You Crave Leads to the Heart of God

The Longing in Me

In this book, Sheila shares candidly about her life, her choices, her heartbreaks and the breakthroughs that God has brought her way. She draws lessons from these experiences, some of which are very painful indeed.

She addresses the longings in every woman’s heart, the longing to be chosen, the longing to be protected, the longing for what used to be, the longing for control, the longing for your rights, the longing for that one thing you think you need to be happy, the longing to make everything right, the longing for what would glorify god, the longing to share the grace and mercy we’ve received from God and the longing for God alone.

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A Different Season

I don’t know about new, because seasons tend to repeat themselves – summer, autumn, winter, spring. So I call this one a different season, a very cold winter perhaps. Because it’s different from any other season I have ever experienced in my life.

 

I haven’t written here for a while. Besides my website being hacked late last year, there was another reason that had me go silent.

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How to Be Completely Free from Any Addiction – A Book Review

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How to Be Completely Free from Any Addiction 

by Kevin W. Shorter

Before you skip this article, it is important to note that addictions are of many kinds, including how we manage our emotions, and how we carry out seemingly simple routines – only that the things we do feel out of our control and as though we have no power to do otherwise.

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The Sticky Faith Guide for Your Family – A Review

The Sticky Faith Guide for Your Family – Dr. Kara E. Powell

In this book, Dr. Powell shares over 100 practical and tested ideas to build lasting faith in kids. She begins by showing the importance of faith in kids, and how it can be built right from the foundation of the family. She shows how this can be done from when they are very little, and how it can continue to be done as they grow up into adulthood. The impact of parents’ actions is portrayed as one that has great meaning and consequence. I enjoyed the stories that she shares from many families.

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Amazing Girl – Celebrating 5 Years of Ministry!!

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Amazing Girl Ministry – 5 Years On

Hi.­­ You probably wonder and ask yourself what Amazing Girl Ministry is all about. After being in existence for 5 years, I thought it would be good to prepare a review of the ministry – who we are and what we do, so that you can know it and use the opportunity to be blessed and to bless the girls around you.

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