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?


To Imitate the Strains I Love

THE REDBREAST AND THE SPARROW As a Redbreast was singing on a tree by the side of a rural cottage, a Sparrow, perched upon the thatch, took occasion thus to reprimand him: “And dost thou,” said he, “with thy dull autumnal note, presume to emulate the birds of spring? Can thy weak warblings pretend to … Continue reading To Imitate the Strains I Love

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

Gratitude and Ann Voskamp

With the holidays rolling around again, especially Thanksgiving, the topic of gratitude is a hot topic. My Facebook feed is already flooded by posts and book recommendations on gratitude. One book in particular took the market by storm three years ago and its author has continued to hold a steady and devout following ever since. … Continue reading Gratitude and Ann Voskamp

Whale-Lines, Foolish Elves, and the Faith of Laughter

When you think about it, death is never more than one false step away. One run red-light. One moment of distraction while driving on the highway. One minute a child is left unattended. One tree that fell the wrong way. One plane ride that fails to reach its destination. One stray bullet in the bunker. One … Continue reading Whale-Lines, Foolish Elves, and the Faith of Laughter

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