Category Archives: Reading

Hopes and Dreams

Please share:I’ve been reading Her Mother’s Hope and Her Daughter’s Dream by Francine Rivers. I read the first one because it’s the selection we’re reading in the book club I lead at church. I started reading the sequel because I … Continue reading

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Book Review: Unstuff by Hayley and Michael DiMarco

Please share:When I agreed to review Unstuff: Making Room in Your Life for What Really Matters by Hayley & Michael DiMarco, I expected to read a book about getting rid of stuff. I was looking for advice and direction that … Continue reading

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Book Club Suggestions?

Please share: Last month I helped start a Lit-N-Lattes book club as part of the Girlfriends Unlimited women’s ministry our church launched in the fall. We started by reading Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers, which is an amazing fictional retelling … Continue reading

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The Reading List

Please share:I received a mailer from our local library a few days ago. In it they announced the date for the summer reading program kick-off, which I marked on our calendar. Then I remembered that I have neglected to share … Continue reading

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Five Goals for the New Year

Please share:I’ve hinted around at it for a week now, but I’m finally going to list a few goals I have for 2011. 1. Read the Bible in 90 Days. (With Mom’s Toolbox.) 2. Pray for every country in the … Continue reading

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What Are You Reading?

Please share:It has been a long time since I’ve shared what we’re reading and asked about what you’re reading! I think I’ve waited long enough! The summer reading clubs ended, but our reading certainly didn’t! We have read a lot … Continue reading

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Summer Reading: August Update

Please share:It has been a little over a month since I posted the last summer reading update. The library had its closing program/party for the summer reading club. Both girls qualified to attend, and each won a book for having … Continue reading

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Summer Reading: Update

Please share:Since I posted in early June about what we’re reading this summer, the girls have reached their goal of nine hours! That entitles them to receive an invitation to the public library’s party that concludes the summer reading program. … Continue reading

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Summer Reading

Please share:You’ve probably already noticed that I’m a reader. My husband and children are readers too. We’ve always got lots of books going, and we make good use of the public library and the one at our church. Tuesday we … Continue reading

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Morning Pages

Please share:Julia Cameron was right. In her book The Artist’s Way, Cameron recommends doing what she calls “morning pages.” This is three pages of stream-of-consciousness writing done when you first get up in the morning. You just write whatever comes … Continue reading

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