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Book Review “The Daily Question”

Title:  “The Daily Question: My 5 Year Spiritual Journal" Publisher: Waterbrook Copyright: 2017 Format Read: Hardback My Rating: 5/5 First off to get the legal mumbo-jumbo out of the way: “I received this book from the Blogging for Books program in exchange for this review.” This is my first time reviewing a journal-y thing, and I really enjoyed it!… Continue reading Book Review “The Daily Question”

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Book Review: “Where We Belong,” by Lynn Austin

"In the city of Chicago in 1892, the rules and expectations for Victorian women are strict, their roles in life limited. But sisters Rebecca and Flora Hawes are not typical Victorian ladies. Their love of adventure and their desire to use their God-given talents have taken them out of society ballrooms and delivered them to… Continue reading Book Review: “Where We Belong,” by Lynn Austin

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Book Review: “Pilgrimage,” by Lynn Austin

We all encounter times when our spirit feels dry, when doubt looms. The opportunity to tour Israel came at a good time. For months, my life has been a mindless plodding through necessary routine, as monotonous as an all-night shift on an assembly line. Life gets that way sometimes, when nothing specific is wrong but… Continue reading Book Review: “Pilgrimage,” by Lynn Austin

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Book Review: “The Grapes of Wrath,” by John Steinbeck

First published in 1939, Steinbeck’s Pulitzer Prize winning epic of the Great Depression chronicles the Dust Bowl migration of the 1930s and tells the story of one Oklahoma farm family, the Joads, driven from their homestead and forced to travel west to the promised land of California. Out of their trials and their repeated collisions… Continue reading Book Review: “The Grapes of Wrath,” by John Steinbeck

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Book Review: “Siddhartha,” by Hermann Hesse

In the novel, Siddhartha, a young man, leaves his family for a contemplative life, then, restless, discards it for one of the flesh. He conceives a son, but bored and sickened by lust and greed, moves on again. Near despair, Siddhartha comes to a river where he hears a unique sound. This sound signals the… Continue reading Book Review: “Siddhartha,” by Hermann Hesse