Restoration House by Kennesha Buycks – Review

Restoration House: Creating a Space That Gives Life and Connection to All Who EnterRestoration House by Kennesha Buycks

Rediscover the heart of your home and your story. Home is meant to be a place to belong. A place to gather and connect. A place of beauty. A place to restore your soul. Creating a restored home—the kind that you and your loved ones want to return to again and again—is as much about making everyone who enters feel cared for and comfortable as it is about creating a beautiful space.

In Restoration House, home decor and lifestyle guide Kennesha Buycks of Restoration House blog shows you how to embrace your home and your story as you create mindful spaces that give life to you, your loved ones, and all who enter. Continue reading

Unshakeable: 365 Devotions for Finding Unwavering Strength in God’s Word By Christine Caine – Review

Unshakeable: 365 Devotions for Finding Unwavering Strength in God’s WordUnshakeable: 365 Devotions for Finding Unwavering Strength in God’s Word By Christine Caine was published on October 24th, 2017 by Zondervan. God is bigger than your current story. Bigger than fear or shame or that voice in your head that whispers that you are not enough, too broken, or too flawed. Join Him in a closer relationship—one rooted in truth and Unshakeable. In this daily devotional Christine Caine encourages you to find confidence to live as the person God created you to be.  Continue reading

Love Held Captive: Lone Star Hero #3 by Shelley Shepard Gray – Review

Love Held Captive (Lone Star Hero #3)Love Held Captive: Lone Star Hero #3 by Shelley Shepard Gray was published on October 10th, 2017 by Zondervan and is a historical romantic fiction novel. After the War Between the States, a Confederate officer longs to heal the heart of a beautiful woman—but first he’ll have to right the wrongs that were done to her. Major Ethan Kelly has never been able to absolve himself of the guilt he feels for raiding a woman’s home shortly before he was taken prisoner during the Civil War. He is struggling to get through each day until he once again crosses paths with Lizbeth Barclay—the very woman he is trying to forget. Continue reading

Jesus, I Need You: Honest Prayers from a Trusting Heart by Zondervan – Book Review

Jesus, I Need You: Honest Prayers from a Trusting HeartJesus, I Need You: Honest Prayers from a Trusting Heart by Zondervan has an expected publication date of August 29th 2017 by Zondervan. 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. Continue reading

Book Review of Creating Calm in the Center of Crazy: Making Room for Your Soul in an Overcrowded Life by Nicole Johnson

_225_350_Book.2315.coverCreating Calm in the Center of Crazy: Making Room for Your Soul in an Overcrowded Life by Nicole Johnson was published on June 6th, 2017 by Zondervan Publishing. Are you working harder than ever but feel like you’re accomplishing less? Does your morning routine make chickens running around headless look sane? Is your deepest sense of calm found in the bathroom with the door locked? Do you check social media more than five times per day? Per hour? Continue reading

NIV True Images Bible: The Bible for Teen Girls – Review

_225_350_Book.2297.coverNIV, True Images Bible The Bible for Teen Girls by Livingstone –  Published by Zondervan

Book Description: For 15 years, the best-selling NIV True images Bible for Teen Girls has been a trusted resource guiding teen girls ages 13-18 towards a closer relationship with God. Updated for this generation, this new edition is packed with tools and insight to help teens navigate today’s contemporary cultural issues with confidence, love, and grace. Facing today’s contemporary issues can be difficult, but the NIV True Images Bible gives teen girls a fresh perspective on faith-related issues and provides tools to navigate a complex world. They will ask the big questions, take valuable lessons to heart, and help others do the same. Continue reading