Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Jesus, I Need You: Honest Prayers from a Trusting Heart

Jesus, I Need You: Honest Prayers from a Trusting Heart
The first thing one will notice about this book is it's lovely cover and beautiful interior design.
With its perfect design, this small hardcover book will make an especially nice gift to give to a friend. Of course the exterior of a book is not the most important part. This book contains wisdom in the forms of prayers to help with every day. This book is organized perfectly with enough text for daily devotional times.

Personally, I am not a fan of books with written prayers but I liked the devotional aspect of each chapter. Each chapter also ends with half a page for the reader's own thoughts and prayers. This book is especially pretty to give as a gift.

I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for my honest opinion.

Good times. Bad times. In-between times. When your daily ordeals threaten to overwhelm you, the simple prayer “Jesus, I need You”offers peace and rest.

Whether you’re experiencing a season of heartache or a season of joy, a time of questioning or a time of deep gratitude, the vulnerable prayers featured throughout will meet you where you are. With space for journaling, Jesus, I Need You will quiet your mind and heart as you discover the Lord’s faithfulness and lovingkindness.

Find the comfort, hope, and celebration you seek as you ground your faith in the Savior who can be trusted in all circumstances.

31 Proverbs to Light Your Path by Liz Curtis Higgs


31 Proverbs to Light Your Path

by Liz Curtis Higgs

Take Heart, Beloved
His Light Is Shining,

And Your Path Is Clear.

This is a book specifically designed for women because it is full of proverbs chosen by women. The reader will find the choices and selections perfect for various seasons-both good and bad- of life. This is a very well put together book, perfect for personal or group study. the book of Proverbs is such an essential book in the Bible for continuous reading. Personally, I didn't find this book life-changing. I don't expect books to always be life-changing but this one didn't really teach or inspire me as much as I would have liked. It was very basic.  However, there is always an audience for every decent Christian book, and this one will help and inspire some. 

I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for my honest opinion. 


Wherever you are on your journey, here is the wisdom you need for the road ahead. Maybe you’re stuck and want to move forward. Or you feel anxious and long to know what’s next. Or you’re ready for an uplifting reminder that God holds your future in His loving hands.

Chosen by hundreds of women as their favorite verses in Proverbs, these thirty-one nuggets of truth reveal how faithfully God honors His promise, “I will instruct you in the way of wisdom and lead you along straight paths” (Proverbs 4:11).

Best-selling author Liz Curtis Higgs examines each word with care and adds a sprinkling of humor through her honest stories and personal examples. For each verse you’ll find a unique “One Minute, One Step” challenge—a do-it-now task that requires one minute or less. You’ll soon discover how practical and meaningful the book of Proverbs is as you apply its ancient wisdom to your thoroughly modern life.

With a study guide included, 31 Proverbs to Light Your Path is a daily devotional and a small-group Bible study, wrapped in a beautiful gift book brimming with encouragement!

Sunday, October 8, 2017

A Woman Overwhelmed: Finding God in the Messes of Life by Hayley DiMarco

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Be empowered to find freedom in becoming overwhelmed with who God is--by learning to focus on what we know about God so that we can hold onto faith even when it seems that all is lost. For it is when an overwhelmed woman gives up the mission of me and exchanges it for the mission of God that being overwhelmed becomes a good thing.

Choose to bask in the abundance of the Father instead of the abundance of life as his unfathomable depths can surely replace our fathomable messes.

Friday, September 15, 2017

Mercy Triumphs: A Contemporary Novel by Jana Kelley

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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Gobi: A Little Dog with a Big Heart by Dion Leonard

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Bring home the incredible true story of a friendship so strong that it crosses the globe! Families everywhere will be delighted by the tale of Gobi and Dion—a little lost dog and the ultramarathon runner who saved her. Gobi: A Little Dog with a Big Heart is a fun, engaging picture book perfect for families to enjoy together.

Prepare to fall in love with the heartwarming and true story of Gobi and Dion. Gobi, a scrappy little stray dog, latches onto a man named Dion and keeps pace alongside him for 77 miles of a long 155-mile race across China. Through cold nights and raging rivers, with little food and water, and through a long, hard journey, these two create a bond unlike any other.

Cross the finish line with Gobi and Dion, the little pup who never quit and the ultramarathon runner who loves her. This amazing true story sparked international attention and will continue to inspire readers as they enjoy this fun picture book perfect for children.

Join these two unlikely friends as they form a winning team for both the race and life![

An Asian Harvest: An Autobiography by Paul Hattaway

An Asian Harvest: An Autobiography
An Asian Harvest: An Autobiography
by A gripping autobiography from missionary and Bible courier Paul Hattaway, author of The Heavenly Man'

    This is the recently-published autobiography of a missionary to China! It is a very in depth biography and gives a well-rounded picture of the author's life both before and during China missions. At first, before I really got to know the missionary, I found the book a little tedious and too detailed. however, as I continued reading I got more interested in the author's life. I also began to appreciate his Godly character qualities and found myself agreeing with and admiring his stance on many issues. In fact, since the author includes his regular struggles in life, I found this a helpful book just for life in general, not to mention mission life. As for the life in China, this book is very interesting and a testimony to God's faithfulness! 
I received a copy from the publisher in exchange for my honest opinion.


Paul Hattaway was a high-school dropout from New Zealand--homeless, hungry, and lonely--before he found faith. But once he encountered the love of God and read the Bible, Paul never looked back. The rest of his life has centered on making sure all the people of Asia have Bibles of their own.Through Asian Harvest, Paul has traveled to Laos, Vietnam, Bangladesh, India, Thailand, and many other Asian countries bringing the gospel with him. His ministry has provided over ten million Bibles to China alone, and has sponsored more than fifteen hundred Asian missionaries.

The story of Paul's conversion, the fascinating places he's faithfully followed God to, the struggles with the realities of the mission field and other missionaries, and the incredible miracles God has performed along the way make An Asian Harvest a remarkable, inspiring read.  

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Finding Gobi: The True Story of One Little Dog's Big Journey by Dion Leonard

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Your young reader will greatly enjoy this true story!
I received a copy from the publisher in exchange for my honest opinion.
Bring home the incredible true story of a friendship so strong that it crosses the globe! You will love the inspiring tale of Gobi, a lost dog who kept pace with an ultramarathon runner, Dion Leonard, across a vast desert. Follow their unlikely friendship through the challenges of an 80-mile race and Dion’s struggle to bring Gobi home for good.
Finding Gobi: The True Story of One Little Dog's Big Journey is the incredible true story of Dion Leonard, an athlete who was befriended by a stray dog while running an ultramarathon through the Gobi Desert. Named for the desert in which he found her, Gobi became Dion’s closest companion for 77 miles of the 155-mile race across China. The scrappy little pup ran mile after mile alongside Dion, through treacherous conditions and across raging rivers. He let her sleep in his tent and share his food, and eventually, his focus shifted from winning to the newfound friendship he and Gobi shared.

They crossed the finish line together—not first, but together—and Dion decided to bring Gobi home to Scotland. Just before they were about to leave, however, Gobi disappeared, setting off a worldwide search for the stray. In a town of more than 3 million people, the search seemed hopeless, but this tale of friendship will surprise and delight you as you find out what happens!

Join the almost too-good-to-be-true story of hope, friendship, and beating incredible odds in Finding Gobi: The True Story of One Little Dog's Big Journey by Dion Leonard.