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What Jesus Feeding the 5,000 Taught Me About Fostering

What Jesus Feeding the 5,000 Taught Me About Fostering

We haven’t been fostering for very long. Our first placement came to stay with us in December 2017 and left the following November. Of course, that’s the goal of foster care – to help keep families together by providing the guidance and resources necessary to make that happen… But it doesn’t make life any easier […]

Posted June 7, 2019 by Jess C. in faith, foster care / 1 Comment
Remarkable Hope

Remarkable Hope

My Thoughts on Remarkable Hope: I feel like I’ve said this a lot lately, but I LOVED THIS BOOK!!! Like many others, I’ve had times in my life where I’ve questioned whether my hope in Jesus was misplaced. It’s seemed as if I’d never get past the pain and felt as if every day brought […]

Posted March 19, 2019 by Jess C. in book reviews / 0 Comments
Dead Sea Rising by Jerry B. Jenkins

Dead Sea Rising by Jerry B. Jenkins

WHAT DID I JUST READ?!?!? So let me begin by telling you guys, this book just completely and totally messed me up!! Though whether in a good way or a bad way remains to be seen… First off, let me just give you a warning… this is the first book in a series!!!  I didn’t […]

Posted March 12, 2019 by Jess C. in book reviews / 0 Comments
The Books That Got Me Through 2018

The Books That Got Me Through 2018

We’re coming up on the end of 2018 and I’ve been thinking a lot about all that’s happened this year… My oldest daughter graduated from high school in May and went away to university in August. My youngest daughter moved in with her father in August. My husband and I had our first foster placement […]

Posted December 4, 2018 by Jess C. in book reviews / 16 Comments
Get Weird: Discover the Surprising Secret to Making a Difference by CJ Casciotta – BOOK REVIEW

Get Weird: Discover the Surprising Secret to Making a Difference by CJ Casciotta – BOOK REVIEW

Title: Get Weird: Discover the Surprising Secret to Making a Difference Author: CJ Casciotta Publication Date & Publisher: September 11, 2018, Faith Words Genre(s): Christian Living/Practical Life/Personal Growth Length: 217 pages ISBN: 978-1-5460-3191-8 My Rating: 3.5/5.0   Description (from Goodreads): Most of us grow up believing it’s more important to fit in than to stand […]

Posted September 28, 2018 by Jess C. in book reviews / 0 Comments
When God Made You – a review

When God Made You – a review

Now that my girls are older, I rarely get the opportunity to read children’s books. Okay, that’s a lie… Image found on Flickr, Linda Jordon On occasion (aka not so occasionally), you can find me sitting in my library/sewing/writing/soon-to-be-bed room reading Dr. Seuss — out loud.  (Not sure what it says about me that there’s a room […]

Posted May 4, 2017 by Jess C. in book reviews / 0 Comments