There is snow on the ground and it feels like winter.
January is the best month for reading, because so many “best of 18” book lists have been published.
I’ve read several newly published books that are worth the hype.
In other news, I started babysitting my 3 month old grand daughter. Maybe I’ll have to start reviewing board books.
Joining Modern Mrs Darcy’s Quick Lit for January.
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It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way: Finding unexpected strength when disappointments leave you shattered by Lysa TerKuerst
Everyone has pain. Everyone needs help dealing with it. Lysa’s story shows the way.
Lysa deals with sensitive issues without belaboring the messy details.
The pain is real, but she focuses on hope, biblical principles and helping the reader apply truths to a range of challenges.
Her story bears testimony that there is hope and faith even in the most excruciating circumstances. She throws a life ring to her readers even while her own vessel is in upheaval.
Everyday Millionaires: How Ordinary People Built Extraordinary Wealth and How You Can Too by Chris Hogan
Chris Hogan works with Dave Ramsey. His area of expertise is preparing for retirement.
Hogan and Ramsey Solutions studied 10,000 millionaires to find out what their lives were like, what their financial strategies were like.
Everyday Millionaires draws stories, stats and inspiration from the lives of those 10,000 millionaires.
There are recurring themes: wealth building takes a long-term focus, discipline and a conscious decision to live below your means.
What it doesn’t take is an outrageously large annual incomes.
One caveat: a long-term focus means 25 years or more.
Turns out the path to becoming a millionaire is fairly simple. Not easy, not quick. But fairly simple.
Gay Girl, Good God by Jackie Perry Hill
Jackie tells the story of her spiritual journey, which includes leaving a lesbian lifestyle, getting married and becoming a mother.
I love the way she writes about her sexuality as only one piece of the puzzle and how it fits into the larger context of becoming a Christ-follower.
It’s a story more people need to hear.
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