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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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Good Morrow, dears!

Good morning, all!  Or afternoon, depending on where you are in this world.  :]
I do hope you and your family enjoyed a marvelous Thanksgiving holiday this past week!  I know my family did.  We had a great time with family and friends, and consumed much good food.   If you've experienced the l…

To You & Yours. . .

May this day be filled to the brim with the blessings of family and friends.

Sundee Proverb

"And whatever you do, in words or in deeds, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God through Him."- Colossians 3:17, HCSB -
"Give thanks for unknown blessings already on their way."- Native American proverb -

Book Review | Whispers in the Reading Room

Whispers in the Reading RoomChicago World's Fair Mystery #3 Shelley GrayPublisher:  ZondervanGenre:  Christian Fiction, Mysteries, RomanceReleased:  November 10th, 2015{Goodreads}Lydia’s job at the library is her world—until a mysterious patron catches her eye . . . and perhaps her heart.

Just m…

Sundee Proverb

----------------------------------------------"Let your eyes look forward; fix your gaze straight ahead.  Carefully consider the path for your feet, and all your ways will be established."- Proverbs 4:25-26 (HCSB) -

A + A Friday!

This A+A is about three to four weeks in the making. . . Heheheh, sorry, guys.  I tried! But it'll serve to give y'all a sort of update of what's been going on, I suppose.  :]
Happy Friday!
AWKWARDWhen your assistant manager asks if you can drive, and you get the impression that…

Book Review | Amongst the Flames

Amongst the Flames T.K. Chapin
Publisher:  Branch PublishingGenre:  Christian Fiction, RomanceReleased:  August 16, 2015
{Goodreads}“A burning building doesn’t scare me at all compared to the thought of losing you.” 

Firefighter Cole Taylor is the man everyone looks up to at Firehouse 9 in downtown Sp…

What's in a Name?

Got a couple names for you today.  Hope you had a great weekend! Don't forget to check back soon.  I have a couple book reviews coming and some photos from our Grand Autumn Festival Tournament that my family put on for Halloween.  :] GarrettGender:  MasculineUsage:  EnglishPronunciation:  GER-i…

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In the Midst of Despair [A Prayer]
Have you ever had one of those down days?  Where you feel like everyone and everything is against …
Drama Update! [w/ link to Behind-the-Scenes]
The first weekend of shows has passed!   All went rather smoothly, with only a few minor glitches.…
Excerpt from "I Kissed Dating Goodbye" [THE ROOM]
I don't know if I mentioned this or not in my review of Joshua Harris' I Kissed Dating Goo…
What's in a Name? >> 3rd Monday Edition
Happy Monday, lovelies! How was your weekend?  Does it feel like Summertime to you yet? We've ha…