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Welcome, friend! Relax & rest awhile, if you please. I'm an ordinary girl, a follower of Christ, mama to Gabriel, & wife to Evan. Here in this little space of the online world, I share all manner of bookish things, including full content reviews, writerly snippets, encouragement for everyday life, and a whole collection of names & their meanings.

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A [Brief] Hullo! + a Couple Names. . .

Hi, all!  I know my extended absence doesn't really surprise you, my faithful friends, but I feel I should explain nonetheless. . . This past week, my family and I took our annual trip up to the mountains for our camping vacation.  It was such a nice, relaxing time there, and absolutely beauti…

Book Review | Siren's Fury

Siren's Fury Mary Weber
Publisher:  Thomas NelsonGenre:   Christian Fiction, Fantasy, Medieval, SteampunkReleased:  June 2nd, 2015
{jacket cover}"I thrust my hand toward the sky as my voice begs the Elemental inside me to waken and rise.  But it's no use.  The curse I've spent my e…

What's in a Name?

It's me!  I'm back!! And with another Name post. . . Heheheh.  I seriously meant to post more than I did this past week, but. . . ah well.  Hope y'all have had a lovely weekend!  Can you believe August is near over??
I actually have two book reviews in the works, so stay tuned later in…

What's in a Name?

GabrielGender:  MasculineUsage:  French, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Catalan, English, Romanian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical GreekPronunciation:  ga-bree-EL (French), GAH-bryel (Spanish), GAHP-ree-«Ěl (German), GAHB-ree-el (Finnish)

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