Review: The Choir Immortal

Image from Katie Schuermann's Website Author: Katie Schuermann Publisher: Concordia Publishing House Once again, I was blown away by Katie Schuermann's writing. Like the last book, this one was full of heart, suspense, and intense emotion. Best of all, it had a fulfilling end. I thought my heart would burst during the final pages. I …

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Review: On Reading Well

On Reading Well is a book to illuminate your reading and life for the purpose of edification and full enjoyment. It is a book that everyone should read, but especially for those who wish to read well.

Poetry: Rossetti – In the Bleak Midwinter

In the bleak mid-winterFrosty wind made moan;Earth stood hard as iron,Water like a stone;Snow had fallen, snow on snow,Snow on snow,In the bleak mid-winterLong ago. I know very few poems by Christina Rossetti, but her winter and Christmas poems and songs have found a special place in my heart, and this one more than most. …

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Review: You’re Not Enough (And That’s Okay)

In a world attempting to cover up our guilt, shame, self-centeredness, and longing with the phrase "love thyself," Allie Beth Stuckey provides a frank and loving insight into why that is not true, and how to find real answers, in her book You're Not Enough (And That's Okay).