Religious, Spiritual Journey Thursday

Prayer Breakfast Reflections (NPM ’16-Day 6)

What I experienced on Monday and Tuesday of this week was the perfect preparation to write about Bobbie Ann Taylor's one-little-word MERCIFUL. My husband and I were asked to be part of our church's delegation to the annual MLA*'s prayer breakfast, hosted at a hotel just steps away from B.C.'s Legislature in Victoria on Tuesday… Continue reading Prayer Breakfast Reflections (NPM ’16-Day 6)

Book Reviews, Christian fiction, Fiction

Through the Deep Waters (review)

Through the Deep Waters: A Novel by Kim Vogel Sawyer My rating: 4 of 5 stars Dinah Hubley is starting to attract unwanted attention and pressure from the after-dark visitors to her home, a Chicago bawdy house called the Yellow Parrot run by Miss Flo. That pressure ramps up a hundred-fold when, on her 17th… Continue reading Through the Deep Waters (review)

Book Reviews, Christian fiction, Fiction, Historical fiction

Miracle in a Dry Season (review)

Miracle in a Dry Season by Sarah Loudin Thomas My rating: 4 of 5 stars When Perla Long returns to Wise, West Virginia in 1954, the single 24-year-old has a five-year-old daughter Sadie in tow. Tongues are soon wagging and Perla wonders, will she ever find a place where questions about her past don’t run… Continue reading Miracle in a Dry Season (review)