The story of Katharina and Martin Luther engages the reader because most of the plot is true. There’s much to learn as well as enjoy about this book. The life of nuns tortured and dying during this time reveled a darkness I didn’t know much about. I rated the book PG 16 with a strong warning of references to rape, brutal torture and a dark time for the Catholic Church. I still recommend it as must read. It’s passion for husband and wife is well written without being understated or enhanced. Seeing Katharina’s world and recalling the dear cost to those who brought the reformation of Christianity is priceless.
I have mentioned MaryLu Tyndall on my blog before. This month while I was unable to write,(doctor’s orders) I actually read with my eyes this MaryLu Tyndall book, only because it isn’t out on audio. Having listened to each of her other books, I longed to know the beginning of the story of these wonderful [read more…]
Forsaken Dreams by MaryLu Tyndall gives the reader Real Romance, Great Plots, and the Best Love. The Hatred between the North and the South builds into a wonderful novel, as Eliza and Blake find love and then loose love. Set on the open seas, the broken bitter southerners battle the forces of Light and dark, [read more…]
Book Title Game: Ruin a book title with one letter or sound like “sn” for “st” and silent letters don’t count. Example: Lard of the Rings. This book game idea comes from Carey Dyer. Carey is one of my favorite entertainers/worship leaders/authors. (Crazy title, I know! He is crazy, transparent and truly sincere. For him, [read more…]
Fast forward to 20:24 and hear this excellent interview of Gwen Lavert, a wonderful friend, and hero for children.
Max Lucado’s children’s book: With You All the Way tells of hearing voices..I think we are hear way too many voices. The sad part is if we all shut down and stop listening, we will wake up in a world we do NOT want to be in. So how do we get through the dark [read more…]
We’ve all had it happen. You sit around the Christmas tree and realize–you forgot your brother-in-law, step-mother, middle-child of your third cousin. Ebook are a life safer! And it just so happens… TADA! ….Teach Writing Without a Pencil is out on Kindle $2.99. Excellent for grandparents who like to play car games with their grandchildren, [read more…]