Showing posts from January, 2010

Face of Betrayal by Lis Wiehl with April Henry

Face of  Betrayal- A Triple Threat Novel is an awesome book. Its about 3 friends, a prosecutor, a reporter, and an FBI agent who work on cases together. The case they are doing is a missing girl Katie Converse. She goes missing while home on Christmas break from the Senate Page program. They find her my space account and her enteries start to lead them to looking at a Senator. As the senator is the focus of the investigation but they haven't found her or a body. The book is fast moving and not just deals with the case but deals with life. A woman who couldn't get pregnant but finally does, a single mom, and a victim of domestic abuse. The domestic abuse is not just a woman who is victim but also addresses a man as a victim of domestic violence.  The book also looks at politics and the corruption in politics and family dynamics of step parents and their role. The books reminds me of The Women's Murder club just with the 3 friends but is definitely different. The book is wel…

Finding Purpose Beyond Our Pain Review

Thanks to I received a wonderful book called Finding Purpose Beyond Our Pain Uncover the Hidden Potential in Life's Most Common Struggles By Paul Meier M.D. and David Livingstone Henderson M.D. It is an awesome book that talks about the things in life that we can't control and how to use those things as positives rather than negatives.  It explains why God allows pain and suffering and how to not just ask why but to use it to draw closer to Him to get through these things. Very well written. Pain is an opportunity to grow and to find a better relationship with Jesus. I found the book quite balanced. It provides a framework to look at your life situation and try to see the lessons behind your present troubles. The authors have chosen to deal with several of the most difficult life situations: injustice, rejection, loneliness, loss, discipline, failure and death. In each case, they discuss their experiences with real people experiencing these problems and finding …

So thankful

So decided to try the blogging thing again. I have been wanting to write lately but not sure what or is just crazy.  Today our oldest Ally left for green bay to attend Districts with our church....its so exciting.....this years districts has been a huge blessing before it even started.  We put our down payment down and on Christmas Eve we received an email from Pastor Chris saying that someone anamously paid the rest of Ally's district fees.....we were just floored.....we don't know who did but we are so thankful for them and their generousity.  We are praying for awesome things for Ally and the rest of the youth there........So its just Dean, Catey, Bobby, and I this weekend.  We went to Southridge Mall for dinner at the food court and to walk we went upstairs to Waldenbooks, they are closing and have everything 50-70% off so I went in and found 2 books I was looking I was checking out I was thinking about the Christmas I worked at Walde…