Tag: Family Dynamics; Finding oneself; Learning one’s place; Forgiveness

Seeing Reality Is Hard

Posted Sep 1 2016 in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

As you know, I usually review three books each week on my blog, but this book of short stories deserves its own post. Do find a copy of this book to read. I See Reality: Twelve Short Stories about Real Life Compiled by Grace Kendall It’s hard enough to break up with someone you’ve been […]

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Love, Does It Conquer All?

Posted Aug 25 2016 in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Love comes in many forms and our actions/reactions to the feelings are complex, to say the least. So let’s review three books that show different reactions to love. One of the stories is indeed adorable and makes me wish I had a baby to cuddle. To smell the sweet and sour aromas of one so […]

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In Honor of Scotty Andersen and his lovely Wife, Linda

Posted Jun 23 2016 in , , , , , , , , , ,

  After a well-fought battle to concur lung problems, Linda Martin Andersen’s beloved husband Scotty “shuffled off this mortal coil” and is now breathing easily.  So, sad as the topic may be, I thought I would talk about three stellar books written on the subject of dealing with death. I do hope you readers and […]

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Being Comfortable in Your Own Skin

Posted May 12 2016 in , , , , , , , ,

If you’ve never gone through a period of life feeling ashamed, consider yourself blessed. Most people lack self confidence at some point in their lives. Teens and younger children frequently feel that. It’s part of growing up. When I was in high school I didn’t think anybody could possibly like me, especially any boy. Boys […]

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Growing up is hard to do.

Posted Jul 24 2014 in ,

Linda Vigen Phillips new book, Crazy, is due out in October and, judging from the trailer, it’s gonna be a spell binder. CRAZY (Eerdmans/October 2014) http://www.lindavigenphillips.com   She asked me if I would be willing to review it, which made me think that maybe I could do that for others of you who would like […]

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