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I wonder if she was lonely? Thoughts on Mark 5:21-43 and the woman who was healed from bleeding

Can our experience of the sorrow caused by necessary social distancing help us identify with the pain and isolation of the woman Jesus healed from bleeding? Mark 5:24-29, NIV A large crowd followed and pressed around him. And a woman was there who had been subject to bleeding for twelve years. She had suffered a… Continue reading I wonder if she was lonely? Thoughts on Mark 5:21-43 and the woman who was healed from bleeding

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Book Review and Blog Tour: The Girl with the Flaming Hair a traditional regency romance by Natalie Kleinman

The Girl with the Flaming Hair by Natalie Kleinman is a regency romance that is full of twists and turns! My Review My name is Rebecca and I love books. Regency romances are one of my favorite guilty pleasures. That is why I was pleased to accept a free copy of The Girl With the… Continue reading Book Review and Blog Tour: The Girl with the Flaming Hair a traditional regency romance by Natalie Kleinman

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Audiobook Review: After the Storm by Isabella Muir and Narrated by Charles Johnston

When a violent storm blasts England’s south coast, it’s up to retired Italian detective Giuseppe Bianchi to sift through the devastation and piece together the tragic events left behind in the storm’s wake. My Review I'm a huge bookworm with some visual problems, so audiobooks have become one of my favorite ways to read. I'm… Continue reading Audiobook Review: After the Storm by Isabella Muir and Narrated by Charles Johnston

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Christian Minimalism Book Review and Author Interview with Becca Ehrlich

If you're a pack rat like me, Christian Minimalism will give you a lot to think about. It is perfect for fellow pack rats, fans of Marie Kondo, or anyone who wants to free themselves from life's excesses so that they can focus on what is truly important.

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Poetry Review: May She Have a Word with You? Women as Models of How to Live in the Poems of Charles Wesley

A beautiful collection of Charles Wesley's poems illuminated with fascinating commentary Image from Goodreads May She Have a Word with You? Women as Models of How to Live in the Poems of Charles Wesley by S.T. Kimbrough Jr. (foreword by Laceye Warner) is a wonderful contribution to the history of Methodism. Charles Wesley and his… Continue reading Poetry Review: May She Have a Word with You? Women as Models of How to Live in the Poems of Charles Wesley

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Devotion: Spring Cleaning of the Heart (His Encouragement)

I was the only one short enough to fit into the tiny crawl space. All the random items reminded me of the futility of storing up earthly treasures. “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moths and vermin destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven.”… Continue reading Devotion: Spring Cleaning of the Heart (His Encouragement)

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Book Review and Blog Tour: The Boy in the Well by Dan Clark

The Boy in the Well by Dan Clark is a suspenseful dark mystery. Introduction: Lately, I've been reading a lot of suspenseful novels to learn more about the craft of writing. Currently, my Jeff and I are co-writing a spooky novel based on true events. It will be the first novel that we have written… Continue reading Book Review and Blog Tour: The Boy in the Well by Dan Clark

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Summary of John Wesley’s Sermon, “Almost Christian”

I wrote the following summary of “The Almost Christian,” for a class I am currently teaching. I encourage you to read the original, but I understand that many people find Wesley’s language to be somewhat antiquated.  Writing this summary was fun, and I wanted to share it with anyone who might be interested.  I hope you enjoy it and that it brings you closer to God! Wesley is my favorite theologian.