Fiction Book Reviews – Spring 2017

In Feb – April 2017 I read some real crackers – including (finally) braving the Hunger Games. Read on for reviews of 8 great fiction books! (And see yesterday for great recommendations of Christian books). In no particular order, these were the eight fiction books I read:

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Christian Book Reviews – Spring 2017

In Feb – April 2017 I read some great Christian books – including some more academic theology. Read on for six recommendations! (And tomorrow – nine fantastic fiction books!)

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On Disability – Interview with Off The Page

It’s much easier to draw a correlation in the Bible between good followers of God who have suffered, than good people who haven’t. My interview (30 minutes audio or transcript) on disability and M.E. for Off The Page.

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Sympathy, Empathy, Solidarity – What Helps When You Hurt (She Loves Magazine)

We looked at each other, and we just knew. She told me about her child’s cancer diagnosis, and I told her about my weakening legs.

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Blessed Are the Overdramatic (She Loves)

Blessed are the overdramatic – for so were all the prophets of God. Blessed are the oversensitive, the overwhelmed, for your lament is a holy work

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Which enneagram type was Jesus?

We use labels to shut people up and shut conversation down, but the enneagram should do the opposite. The enneagram should start conversations, not end them.

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Book Reviews Winter 2016-17

However, I also did some reading. So here is a juicy selection of fourteen kids’ books, adult fiction, and Christian books out there.

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Two words and ten practices for 2017

My one word for the year is Pause. (With ‘play’, as well…) It’s one and a half words. And there are ten practices which I think will help.

When I’m scared to experiment and think I should quit while I’m behind – will you remind me of the freedom to play and try things out?
And when it looks like I’m pushing myself – will you question whether I need to pause a little more?

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