The Human Side of My Hero: Three New Elisabeth Elliot Books
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The Human Side of My Hero: Three New Elisabeth Elliot Books

Once upon a time, I was a prone-to-dramatize teen who devoured many of Elisabeth Elliot’s books. I still need her forthright counsel to help rescue me from the swamp of self-pity, enabling me to diagnose even small disappointments as suffering — and thus something I can bring to Jesus. Once a starry-eyed twenty-something who sat…

Ever After: The Best Fairy-Tale Retellings for Christian Readers
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Ever After: The Best Fairy-Tale Retellings for Christian Readers

This past year, I needed stories. With each new loss and struggle that my family faced, and with the depth of fear and pain in our communities around the world, I prayed for peace and comfort, but my heart felt worn and beaten. I wasn’t really sure we’d find a safe way through the losses as they piled up around us. What I longed for more than anything was the reassurance of the truth that no matter what, God knows and good wins.

What happens when there is no miracle?
Loss

What happens when there is no miracle?

Before my son passed away, I spent almost every night hunched over his medical bed, checking to make sure his feeding tube was working correctly, adjusting his body in the darkness, rolling him on his side so he wouldn’t choke on his saliva.

This was my nightly medical drill as the parent of a child with a rare disease. My son was dying and the weight of that reality meant I did everything to keep him alive while praying for a miracle.

But what happens when there is no miracle? No immediate healing? No answer in the long darkness?

How to Find the Perfect Book Club for You
Reading

How to Find the Perfect Book Club for You

Growing up, I dreamed of being a part of a club where everyone enjoyed reading as much as I did. But I didn’t know how to find a book club to join. And I certainly never dreamed of starting one. Until I realized how easy it might be to start my own. I gathered a few acquaintances, my sister and so we began.

Have you ever been part of a book club? Or wanted to be part of a book club? Then I have some ideas for you on how to start!

5 series by Michael Phillips that you’ll want to read again and again
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5 series by Michael Phillips that you’ll want to read again and again

I thought I could reread just the first few chapters of Michael Phillips’ books. I was wrong. These books are just as enthralling and intense the second time around. They are not the kind of books you can sample and set down–even if you have read them before and already know the ending. When I…

The End.

The End.