There’s a lot of hard in between the few happily-ever-after moments…celebrated because of the lessons learned during the tough stuff.” Adventure’s Invitation

Have you ever felt like that? I used to think life would be more of a happily ever after with an occasional bump in the road, but the older I get, the more I realize it’s a choice. There is a lot of hard in between the celebrations but even the hard can be fun.Continue reading “There’s a lot of hard in between the few happily-ever-after moments…celebrated because of the lessons learned during the tough stuff.” Adventure’s Invitation”

The Plans We Made by Kathryn Cushman and Lauren Beccue

About the Book Book: The Plans We Made Author: Kathryn Cushman and Lauren Beccue Genre: Contemporary Women’sFiction Release Date: August 14, 2020 When past secrets hold the only key to hope for the future…Caroline Chapman is reeling from a broken engagement. Determined to start again, she moves cross-country for her dream job of planning events in theContinue reading “The Plans We Made by Kathryn Cushman and Lauren Beccue”

“An average human looks without seeing, listens without hearing, touches without feeling, eats without tasting, moves without physical awareness, inhales without awareness of odour or fragrance, and talks without thinking.” Leonardo da Vinci

I have always lived life at Mach10 speed. Not proud of it, not a fan of it, and this year, during our shelter in place, I had the chance to reset some of those habits and recalibrate, at times, to a slower pace. Now I think before automatically going from one job to another, oneContinue reading ““An average human looks without seeing, listens without hearing, touches without feeling, eats without tasting, moves without physical awareness, inhales without awareness of odour or fragrance, and talks without thinking.” Leonardo da Vinci”

Have you ever heard the phrase “speak life, not death?”

We talk about that a lot in our family. “Speaking life,” or “Mom, don’t speak death over the situation.” I thought I’d done a good job of speaking life into situations and then this year my eyes were opened to how sneaky the enemy is. I had inadvertently been speaking ‘death’ over my family inContinue reading “Have you ever heard the phrase “speak life, not death?””

Celebrate Lit Review BLOG TOUR for Jesus is Coming Soon by Guillermo Maldonado

About the Book Book:  Jesus is Coming Soon Author: Guillermo Maldonado Genre: Christian Theology/Eschatology Release Date: August 14, 2020 Shakings, Signs, and the Return of Christ You are mentioned in biblical prophecy. You may not be mentioned by name, but you are included there. End-times prophecies speak of faithful followers of Jesus—called the “remnant”—who areContinue reading “Celebrate Lit Review BLOG TOUR for Jesus is Coming Soon by Guillermo Maldonado”

Celebrate Lit Review BLOG TOUR for Taming the Dragons by Brenda Wilbee

About the Book Book:  Taming the Dragons Author: Brenda Wilbee Genre: Christian Living/Women’s Interests Release Date: May 12, 2020 Are you overwhelmed, in despair, heartsick, or in danger? Not sure which way to turn? Whom to trust? Once upon a time . . . the raging dragon . . . a damsel in distress. ItContinue reading “Celebrate Lit Review BLOG TOUR for Taming the Dragons by Brenda Wilbee”

Celebrate Lit Review BLOG TOUR for Sand and Mistletoe by Chautona Havig

About the Book Book:  Sand & Mistletoe Author: Chautona Havig Genre: Contemporary Christian Romance (Holiday) Release Date: November 24, 2018 What’s Christmas without family drama, an accident, and mistletoe? If you ask Portia Spears, it’s a horror movie—especially since she’s never the one caught under that mistletoe. And who thought it was a good ideaContinue reading “Celebrate Lit Review BLOG TOUR for Sand and Mistletoe by Chautona Havig”

Transplanting can be a good thing.

Years ago my mother-in-law bought me a rhododendron. We planted it next to our deck, thinking that was the perfect spot for it to thrive. Each year it grew bigger, and budded out, but the buds never produced flowers. This past spring my husband renovated our deck and in the process, we made the decisionContinue reading “Transplanting can be a good thing.”

Celebrate Lit Review Blog Tour for At Heaven’s Edge by Andrea Jo Rodgers

About the Book Book:  At Heaven’s Edge Author: Andrea Jo Rodgers Genre: Christian Nonfiction Release Date: October 1, 2015 Veteran EMT Andrea Rodgers has helped hundreds of people in their most vulnerable moments. Some of the victims faced their mortality head-on and cried out to God for help. Many experienced fleeting but life-changing connections withContinue reading “Celebrate Lit Review Blog Tour for At Heaven’s Edge by Andrea Jo Rodgers”