Category Archives: Book Reviews

Book Review: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

Marie Kondo has revolutionized house cleaning. The subtitle of her book ‘The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing‘ explains a philosophy that I hadn’t really thought of: Decluttering is a form of art. Kondo is a professional cleaning consultant. She … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Lady In France

Reading the autobiography of Jennie Goutet’s adventurous life, A Lady In France, gives one the impression that this young lady has led many lives in such a short period of time. Depression, near-death accidents, world travel, addiction, grief over the loss … Continue reading

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Book Review: If God Is Good

“Every one of us will experience suffering. You may be in such a time now. We see the presence of evil in the headlines every day. It all raises questions about God- Why would an all-good and all-powerful God create … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Short Walk To The Edge Of Life

“They say I’m crazy. That’s OK. I’m just curious and determined.”—From Scott Hubbartt’s diary, November 2, 2011. These are the words of a confident man who has had military training to endure the harshest of conditions. His confidence in himself … Continue reading

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Book Review: Knowing God by Name

Sharon Jaynes, Gwen Smith, and Mary Southerland have written an outstanding book for Christian women who want to dig deeper into understanding God’s character. The way in which they do this is by studying the names of God. This can be … Continue reading

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Book Review: Saving Casper

I have to admit that while reading Saving Casper, I was angry. Angry at the authors for sounding like they were picking on Christians on purpose. Angry that Christians would be portrayed as ignorant and judgmental jerks. I basically went … Continue reading

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Book Review: Wrecked

I really intended to write the book review for ‘Wrecked: When A Broken World Slams Into Your Comfortable Life’ over a month ago, but with an out-of-state move, then a trip to another state to welcome my son home from … Continue reading

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Book Review: 365 Pocket Devotions

This little pocket devotional (conveniently titled 365 Pocket Devotions) packs a big punch. It is unlike others I have which are written with the month/day for readings; this one is labeled Day 1, Day 2, etc. I found this helpful … Continue reading

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Book Review: When Helping Hurts

If you have ever been placed in a situation of wanting to help a person in need, but hesitated in taking that initial first step, then this book is for you! When Helping Hurts: How To Alleviate Poverty Without Hurting … Continue reading

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Book Review: How We Love Our Kids

I’m the type of person that likes to take notes when I’m reading a book. Usually by the end of a book, I will have a paragraph or two of important things that I want to remember. Not so with … Continue reading

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