Category: Books – reading and writing

Book Review: Rookie Privateer by Jamie McFarlane

Rookie Privateer by Jamie McFarlane My rating: 5 of 5 starsAmazon This is the book that launched this arc of stories and it had me riveted from the start. McFarlane is a great author but not in a high brow way. A consummate storyteller,…

Book Review: The Prayer Box by Lisa Wingate

The Prayer Box by Lisa Wingate My rating: 5 of 5 stars AmazonI saw a gas station sign that started me on a good think. It says: “Handwritten love letters never go out of style”. True enough and inspiring all by itself, but I…

The Clue of the Maze

A Further Help Going to his chamber, the tempted one has bowed his knee, and prayed out of a full heart for all mankind, heartily desiring their welfare, and asking for grace personally to promote it. He has put in a special petition for…

Faith’s Checkbook

December 6 “Through” Not Engulfed “When thou passest through the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow thee: when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned; neither shall the flame kindle upon thee.” Isa….

Book Review: Signing Naturally Level 2 Workbook by Ken Mikos

Signing Naturally, Level 2 (Workbook by Ken Mikos My rating: 5 of 5 starsAmazonAnother ASL book that is great for my daughter’s bookshelf. She is an ASL interpreter and likes books like this to help her stay in practice. View all my reviews #Outreach:…

Book Review: Fool me Once by Jamie McFarlane

Fool Me Once by Jamie McFarlane My rating: 5 of 5 starsAmazon KindleThis one actually took me a few minutes to get the connection but the author is as good at character building and interaction, as he is creating a universe to play in…

The Clue of the Maze

A Stay-by In times of spiritual conflict, when the truth of the gospel has been called in question, we have known a believing man take his stand at night under the starry vault of heaven, and looking up, he has cried, “My God, I…

Faith’s Checkbook

December 5 High Places of Defense “He shall dwell on high: his place of defense shall be the munitions of rocks: bread shall be given him; his waters shall be sure.” Isa. 33:16 The man to whom God has given the grace to be…

The Clue of the Maze

Faith enjoys the eternal Harmonies Trust in the Great Father suggests and fosters delight in all his works. We are out of gear with the universe till we are at peace with God, and then all the creatures enter into a league of amity…

Faith’s Checkbook

December 4 Covered And Protected “He shall cover thee with his feathers, and under his wings shalt thou trust: his truth shall be thy shield and buckler.” Ps. 91:4 A condescending simile indeed! Just as a hen protects her brood and allows them to…