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Spiritual Secrets of the Heart by Kara Davis

Heart disease continues to be the # 1 killer for both men and women in the United States despite the gains made in science or the medical profession. We have been told to lose weight because obesity is one of the risk factors. We have been told to stop smoking because smoking is a risk [...]

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In Search of the Heart by David Allen

David F. Allen, M.D., ©1993, p.237 Some books are meant to be read once. Then there are others that are meant to be kept nearby, like reference materials. These are the types of books that if you were to loan them out, you won’t get them back. Such is the case with In Search of [...]

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String of Pearls by Dr. Masica Jordan

Dr. Masica Jordan, ©2015, p.248 What happens when a minister of the gospel, a professor of counseling and psychology, and a victim of sexual abuse meet? The victim finds total healing: healing of their spirit through faith in Jesus Christ (minister of the gospel) and healing of their mind and emotions through a Christ-centric counseling [...]

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Anatomy of the Soul by Curt Thompson

Curt Thompson, MD, Anatomy of the Soul: Surprising Connections between Neuroscience and Spiritual Practices That Can Transform Your Life and Relationships, Tyndale Momentum, 2010, 304 pages. Why would King David ask God to search his heart—his mind? Couldn’t the king himself engage in introspection? After all, we do it all the time. Well, according to Dr. [...]

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A Friend in Me by Pamela Havey Lau

Book Review: Pamela Havey Lau, A Friend in Me: How to Be a Safe Haven for Other Women, Colorado Springs, CO: David C Cook, 2015, 208 pages. I just had a meeting with Pamela Havey Lau. Actually, I didn’t, but it sure felt like it after reading her latest book A Friend in Me: How to Be a [...]

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Just Show Up: The Dance of Walking through Suffering Together by Jill Lynn Buteyn

Kara Tippetts and Jill Lynn Buteyn, Just Show Up: The Dance of Walking through Suffering Together, David Cook, 2015, 190 pages. “Love, work, prayer, and suffering will sustain us in the future as they have in the past. All who are here now, all who will come after us, will have no other tools than [...]

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The Physically Fit Messiah by Cal Samra

Cal Samra, The Physically Fit Messiah: Wellness Wisdom PAST and PRESENT, Robert D. Reed Publishers What a gift! When I received the book The Physically Fit Messiah for review, I had no idea that it would inspire, teach, share, enlighten, and encourage me in my love for health and wellness and from a faith-based perspective too. [...]

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But God Where Are You? by Linda Raney Harriss

Linda Raney Harriss, But God Where Are You? Friendswood: Baxter Press, 2017 p.223, $16.95 But how could such a thing happen to me? I had been a nurse for three years. I knew how to take proper care of my body. I avoided junk foods, soft drinks, candy, cookies, and everything containing sugar or white [...]

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Overcoming Hurtful Words: Rewrite Your Own Story by Janell Rardon

  Overcoming Hurtful words book coverYou have power—an incredible amount of power—to rewrite your story, and “you don’t have to do it alone”, says Janell Rardon, author of Overcoming Hurtful Words: Rewrite Your Own Story. Our life’s story begins the day we are born into this broken world. Perhaps our parents tried to shield us [...]

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Heavenly Minded Mom: A 90-Day Journey to Embrace What Matters Most . Abingdon Press 2018 by Katie Bennett

  We have gotten so caught up in life and caught up in all the wrong things. We have become so distracted by life and by all the wrong stuff. We’re worked up, easily angered, fettered, overly sensitive for all the wrong reasons. Bennett, in this charming 90-day devotional book, takes us on a journey to [...]

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