Last night my husband and I attended an event at our church that I passionately feel is worth sharing. We spent about 7 hours last night watching a simulcast (yes, it included breaks), and spending time to pray for the secret churches around the world. In the United States we are free to attend our … Continue reading Secret Church
This is not a post about books. This is a post about Jesus my savior. I will not be posting this weekend due to celebrating Resurrection Sunday (aka Easter) with family and friends. I didn't want the weekend to go by without calling attention to what this weekend is all about though. This weekend is … Continue reading Thank You Jesus for the Cross!
Have you ever read an intense and emotionally gripping book that left you questioning if any of it was based on real life? Or have you ever wondered what made the author's mind create such a drama? I used to be one of those people who read a book and ignored any of the "extras" … Continue reading Appreciation for the Author’s Note
There are two motto's I like to say about myself. One is "if it weren't for my camera and electricity I'd be Amish" and the other is "I was born 100 years too late." While yes, I usually say them trying to be funny- I also kinda believe them. I absolutely love talking to older folks … Continue reading A Very Different World
One of the phrases I say regularly is "I just want to travel to England so I can sit on a bench and listen to people talk." Now, obviously there are more reasons than that, but I absolutely love listening to English Accents. In the past I thought it was just my own personal opinion without … Continue reading I Dream of England
Have you ever watched the movie Matilda? As a kid it was one of my favorite movies. I remember one of the lines the dad says in the movie is "there's nothing you can get from a book that you can't get from a television faster." Not to age myself, but I was 9 when the … Continue reading Read and Encourage Reading!
In case you couldn't guess by the type of blog this is, I love to read. While there is a lot that I will read, I admit I have my favorites. I fully believe that my love of reading came from my maternal grandmother. I almost always saw her with a book in her hands. I remember … Continue reading Likes and Dislikes
Ever heard of the phrase "It's not hoarding if it's books?" No, I'm not actually hoarder status, but I'm not going to lie I laugh at myself and say the phrase about every time I buy or am given a new book to read. Last year was the first since probably primary school that I actually … Continue reading The Ever-Growing TBR
https://youtu.be/IE9dqTP5Xjc As you can see from the commercial above, when electronic devices like the Kindle and Nook came out, they were known to poke fun at "quirks" people had towards preferring real books. Things like the smell, texture, feel-in-the-hands, page marking, etc were poked at purposely in an attempt to get readers to laugh at … Continue reading Book Quirks Are Real
I would say close your eyes but then you couldn't see what you were reading, so let's just pretend we are reading a book. I want you to picture that you are on a tropical island in the middle of nowhere. You are laying flat in the sand but it's early enough in the day … Continue reading Visualize