Christmas Gift Guide for Book Lovers

Have you started your Christmas shopping yet? I’m just getting started. I thought it would be fun to create a 2019 gift guide for those of us who have book lovers in our lives- everything for the person who loves books- except the books! Maybe, you’re the book lover. If so, I think these ideas will appeal to you. I’ve made of my top ten favorite bookish gifts to help you get a jump start on your shopping.

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10 Favorite Quotes on the Importance of Meditating on God's Word

I want to hide God’s Word in my heart. It’s life-giving, and so graciously given to us by the Author and Creator of the universe. One of the ways I do that is by making time in my daily life to study and read the Bible. Drawing on God’s wisdom is a privilege that’s made possible by the work of the Holy Spirit, who inspired each word contained in the Bible. The Holy Spirit speaks to us by illuminating our understanding of scriptures, transforming us, and helping us to apply God’s Word so we can grow in faith and become more like Jesus. 

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What it Means to be Adopted by God: 6 Amazing Privileges

What does it mean to be adopted into God’s family? I believe it means enjoying an unconditional love that’s forever. As a Christian, sometimes, I can still take on the mindset of someone who thinks I’m accepted into God’s family as long as I don’t mess up. I can forget that adoption into God’s family is permanent- and solely by His grace, not my works. I’m still learning, but as I’ve grown to more fully accept God’s grace. I've become better at trusting in his unconditional love, and I have a much greater peace than ever before.

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Book Review: Starting Now, A 30-Day Guide to Becoming Who You Want To Be in College

My oldest daughter is headed off to her third year of college in less than four weeks. So when I received an email asking if I would take a look at a new book called, Starting Now: College is Hard - This Can Help, I was intrigued. The description states it’s a “30-Day Guide to Becoming Who You Want to Be in College”. The authors, Crystal Chiang, and Gerald Fadayomi, both have extensive experience working in student ministry.

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5 Healthy Self Care Tips You Need to Know

Healthy self-care is a topic that I feel passionately about, and so it is my privilege to share with you these five practical tips you need to know about from my dear friend and fellow writer, Nicki Schroeder. She is a wise woman and her writing is infused with both grace and humor. I think you’re really going to enjoy this one!

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How to Pray: 3 Simple Types

“Prayer and faith are not separate realities that are merely mutually dependent or exist side by side. Prayer is always closely connected with the reality of faith; it is the meeting of a person with God in faith, and finally, it is a form of actualization of faith.” -Father Tadeusz Dajczer- The Gift of Faith

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