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Emily Akin
Writer, Editor, Blogger
Writer, Editor, Blogger

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Waves of Mercy by Lynn Austin
Back cover says, "Haunted by the unknowns of their
pasts, two women search for answers along the shores of Lake Michigan." I
wondered how the stories of a Chicago socialite who had broken her engagement
to a wealthy man and an elderly Dutch immigrant who's ...

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The Long Road Home by Dr. Earle L. Wilson & Lawrence W. Wilson
Full title: The Long Road Home: How God Forms Our Prodigal Souls, Wesleyan Publishing House. I read this book straight through, but I am going to go back and take it a chapter at a time. Both authors are pastors, and they present a thorough study of the par...

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The Room with the Second-Best View by Virginia Smith
This is the second book in the Tales of the Goose Creek B & B series. Millie and Al Richardson
are still working on renovations for the stately old home, the one they bought with the
intention of opening a bed and breakfast inn. Things are moving along well...

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One of the Few by Jason B. Ladd
Subtitle: A Marine Fighter Pilot's Reconnaissance of the
Christian Worldview, Boone Shepherd Publishing. Jason B. Ladd is US Marine fighter pilot and Iraq war veteran.
At first, I thought the title was based on the Marine Corps advertising slogan,
"The Few....

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Beyond Bethlehem and Calvary by Diana C. Derringer
Subtitle is 12 Dramas
for Christmas, Easter, and More! Published by CSS Publishing, 50 pages. This is a collection of short plays based on Bible stories.
They can be used in worship services as well as other church gatherings. Some
are designated as “sermon...

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Delilah:Treacherous Beauty by Angela Hunt
The third book in author Angela Hunt's Dangerous Beauty series, Delilah  is an interesting read. The story of Samson and Delilah is one of the Bible's
most famous love stories. Samson, an Israelite, is a judge and Nazirite,
dedicated to God at birth by his ...

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Emily Akin commented on a post on Blogger.
Good thoughts, Alma. Older adults with mobility problems can appreciate the challenge of stairs. If we appreciate (and celebrate) what we accomplish with every step, the journey to the top will seem less of a challenge.

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Habits for Our Holiness by Philip Nation
Full title: Habits for
Our Holiness: How the Spiritual Disciplines Grow Us Up, Draw Us Together, and
Send Us Out (Moody Publishers, 2016). Most Christians desire to be more holy, because they think
they should be. But, many don't know exactly what holiness ...

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Renovating the Richardsons by Virginia Smith
This is the second book in the  Tales of the Goose Creek B & B.  I read the first book, The Most Famous Illegal Goose Creek Parade , and resolved to read the sequel as soon as it came out. I loved the setting, the characters, and the town politics surroundi...
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