A Scrap Off the Editing Floor

The Greek pronoun is plural: Do you not know that y'all are God's temple and that God's spirit dwells in y'all?

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A Quote Off My Shelf

These are more and longer quotes than I typically post but they were too beautiful to abbreviate or reduce. A.S. Peterson's concluding sequel met and exceeded all of my expectations. The book will shatter your soul then gently, tenderly mend it together again.  The motif of music is strong throughout the book and captures best … Continue reading A Quote Off My Shelf

Reviewer’s Digest//Fantasy and Sci-Fi

The Book of Dragons, selected and illustrated by Michael Hague Read August 24th-31st This collection features several delightful dragon stories I'd never heard before or heard only in part. My one critique is that the illustrations didn't always fit, the dragons often being more cartoonish and whimsical than fierce and magnificent as the stories describe … Continue reading Reviewer’s Digest//Fantasy and Sci-Fi

Reviewer’s Digest //Non-Fiction

A Grief Observed by C. S. Lewis 
Read October 28th

 (Afterward by Chad Walsh read on the 29th) 4 Stars I was pleased with myself for finishing the entire book in one sitting--but then again, I couldn't very well go to bed in the middle anyway. It frightened me to see the questions, the doubts, the … Continue reading Reviewer’s Digest //Non-Fiction

Songs of Asaph: Mountains on the Ocean Floor (Andrew Peterson)

#12. MOUNTAINS ON THE OCEAN FLOOR Andrew Peterson Oftentimes our own sins or the sins of others seem too deep and all signs of change invisible to our mortal eyes, but for those of us in Christ we cling in faith to the promise "he who began a good work in you will bring it … Continue reading Songs of Asaph: Mountains on the Ocean Floor (Andrew Peterson)

When I Just Can’t

(No spoilers) I finished it. The last book in The Wingfeather Sagas series by Andrew Peterson. It--and the whole series--deserves a proper, lengthy, analysis of its rich themes and insights. But I can't do it. Not yet. Maybe never. It's been humorously said that books you like are easy to discuss sensibly but that books … Continue reading When I Just Can’t

Songs of Asaph: In the Night (Andrew Peterson)

IN THE NIGHT by Andrew Peterson A lovely, folksy wrestling with hope in the midst of darkness and fear. Miss my introduction to my "Sons/Songs of Asaph" series? Catch up here. Miss my introduction to Andrew Peterson? Read it here. Lyrics: I am weary with the pain of Jacob's wrestling In the darkness with the … Continue reading Songs of Asaph: In the Night (Andrew Peterson)

Seeing the Horrors of WW2 Through a Child’s Eyes

I AM DAVID By Anne Holm ⭐️⭐️⭐️1/2 http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0152051600/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_il_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0152051600&linkCode=as2&tag=livinheassha-20 This book moved VERY slow and the plot and character development was simplistic, yet there remains in this story a spark of something that is difficult to describe and likely will not resonate with all readers, compelling me to give this book a higher rating than I … Continue reading Seeing the Horrors of WW2 Through a Child’s Eyes