The Dragon Lady Discovers How Powerful Praying In Public is

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5 keys to praying in public: The unlikely yarn of the dragon lady, over blue yarn on a wooden table

Praying in public can be scary. Uncomfortable. High pressure… But as the Dragon Lady discovered, powerful and effective as a living witness both to you yourself and for those around you. Let’s see what we can learn together about public prayer, and then, maybe give it a try? 5 Keys to Praying In Public There are a few things to keep in mind when it comes time for praying in public. Things that take the pressure off, whether you’re praying with your life group, the waitress at the restaurant, or anywhere else. Because we are human, and like to think … Read More

Fuel The Imagination Of A Child: 43+ Best Bookish Gifts

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Fuel the imagination of a child, best bookish gifts

Kids who love to read get to experience some of the most amazing adventures. From exploring time and space to character traits and emotions, bookworm kids have a head start in life. As parents, you want to do everything you can to help, from reading to your child to supplying them with a variety of good books, right? Sometimes though, we need to add to the books. (gasp yes, I admit that books are not everything!!) To fuel the imagination of a child we love, sometimes we need to add in a few things to bring the stories to life. … Read More

Seasoned Grace: Together, They Learn the Truth and Find Healing

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Seasoned Grace On tour with Celebrate Lit

Today’s tour is an emotional one, unpacking old wounds, and discovering the truth that can heal them. Seasoned Grace is full of hope and opportunities for growth. If we allow ourselves half a chance, we can overcome incredible heartache and find wholeness. I’ll be carrying this story close for a long time. The lessons are well shared, and natural. It’s not preachy in a “do this if you want to heal from this kind of trauma” way. It simply shares the messy complicated lives of several characters, with plenty of mistakes. In the midst, you’ll laugh plenty, but you’ll also … Read More

The Cryptographer’s Dilemma: A Historical Puzzle

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The Cryptographers dilemma

The Cryptographer’s Dilemma is actually a collection of dilemmas, I would say. She’s got the actual decryption dilemma on the case she’s been assigned, then there’s her Philip dilemma, and a family dilemma as well. And the way they all fit together is a tribute to the author’s skills. And the giveaway for this one is a tribute to the author’s generosity 🙂 Make sure you comment below and enter the giveaway because there’s a good chance you could win! About the Book Book:  The Cryptographer’s Dilemma Author: Johnnie Alexander Genre: Historical Christian Fiction Release date: August, 2021 A Code Developer Uncovers a Japanese … Read More

The Prayer Warrior: Inspiration for Real Life

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Prayer Warrior Tour Banner

If you’ve ever wondered how to become a prayer warrior, or exactly what the characteristics of a prayer warrior is, then you’ve come to the right place. Because I’ve wondered all of that and more. So I started paying extra close attention to the prayers in the books I’ve been reading, and looking for more books with a prayer focus. I’ve found some interesting things, and very helpful ideas, that I’d love to share with you all. But first, do you want to see a real prayer warrior in action? Because Ms V is a good one to watch! About … Read More

Top 20 Christian Mystery Books To Read Now

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Christian mystery books

Well, it’s past time we talked about Christian mystery books. Mysteries can be so much fun, and when you find a good cozy mystery series or Christian suspense book, you’re in for a treat. Because you get to unravel a puzzle and build your faith at the same time. And what could be better than that? So let’s jump right into the best Christian mystery books around! Best Christian Mystery Books Here are the best Christian mystery books I’ve read, that fall somewhere between cozy mysteries and Christian suspense books. That middle ground, with mild suspense, but not too much. … Read More

Stealing the First Mate: Hey, No One Is Perfect!

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Couple looking at each other, on the beach at sunset "Hey, No one is perfect!"

Today, I get to share with you a book called “Stealing the First Mate” by Tabitha Bouldin. There’s a great giveaway at the bottom of the page, so be sure to stick around long enough to check it out. But first I want to talk a little bit about something that struck me several times throughout the story. No one is perfect. It’s true. No one is perfect. Not me, not my husband, my parents, my kids, my friends… Not you. No one is good but God. And because he is good, we can trust him in all things, even … Read More

35+ Best Christian Historical Fiction Books & Authors For Your TBR

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Historical Christian Fiction: Best books and authors.

Are you ready to explore the past with some of the Best Christian Historical Fiction Authors around? That’s one of my favorite ways to learn about the past, to experience it alongside fictionalized men and women. I’m all for reading biographies and true historical books. Because if we don’t learn from the past, we’re doomed to repeat it. But let’s face facts. Sometimes facts are boring. But to step inside the past along with characters dealing with real life situations, not only does history come alive, but solving some present day dillemas gets a little easier! When you find a … Read More

Who Was Hagar in the Bible? SEEING the Unseen

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Who was Hagar in the Bible?

Who was Hagar in the Bible? How does the Hagar and Abraham dynamic and Hagar and Sarah conflict fit into the grand tapestry of God’s Word? Do you know just how special Hagar’s son truly is? Let me invite you in to the new Hagar Bible study by Shadia Hrichi. It will answer these questions and so many more. If you like going “Behind the SEEN” you’ll love this study. Spend some time with Hagar and those around her. Together with many of those whose lives tell of a relationship with The God who Sees; It’s awesome! Walking through the … Read More

40+ Short Inspirational Devotions You’ll Love

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Short Inspirational Devotions

Have you ever read any short powerful devotions that took just a few minutes, but then echoed in your head and heart for days (or longer)? Just a small nugget of God’s truth wrapped in a powerful illustration and paired with the right verse at the right time? Me too. And it’s an awesome feeling. Short inspirational devotions are great for sparking meditation and study. They’re also great at being a touchstone to recenter your day. I want to share some great short devotionals with you, some of my favorites and some that have made me curious. What Are Daily … Read More