Christmas Wish List Part 2

For Part 1 of this list, click here. Clothes are great gifts for Christmas, but they get old, tattered and go out of style. Movies are great, but they generally only last 90 minutes and then it’s probably a year before you watch them again. But books… books are stories that can take as longContinue reading “Christmas Wish List Part 2”

2012 Christmas Wish List Part 1

John Adams, the second president of the United States was notorious for giving out only books as gifts. Sarabeth has learned to do the same for me. Since April, 2011 I’ve read over 60 books. For the next three days, leading up to Black Friday, I’m going to make some of your Christmas shopping easierContinue reading “2012 Christmas Wish List Part 1”

Our Fear of What is to Come

I just finished quite possibly, one of the most terrifying books I’ve ever read. Now, I’m not one to seek out scary books or movies, but this one isn’t scary in the traditional sense. There’s no zombies or blood-sucking monsters in it. In fact, there really aren’t even any scary parts. But this book messedContinue reading “Our Fear of What is to Come”

The 101 Dalmatians – It’s a Book!

You’ve likely seen Walt Disney’s movie version, but I bet you didn’t know it was based off a book. The One Hundred One Dalmatians by Dodie Smith is epic in its own way. Though the book is about a pair of dogs as the protagonists, the author does not treat them like canines, but actual people,Continue reading “The 101 Dalmatians – It’s a Book!”

The Strength of Mercy

For those of you familiar with All God’s Children International, here is a book that documents its humble origins, written by Jan Beazely, one of the main instruments in getting this mission off the ground. It’s hard to step out in faith sometimes, but we’re left with no excuse after watching the Beazely family makeContinue reading “The Strength of Mercy”