A Beautiful Metaphor of “Pruning Open” Our Lives

Have you ever heard of the gardening technique called “pruning open”? I hadn’t either, until I read the fascinating, challenging, beautiful new book written by Michelle DeRusha and published by BakerBooks in the new year of 2019. Entitled “True You: Letting Go of Your False Self to Uncover the Person God Created”, this compelling book is based on a powerful and easy to understand (but not always easy to apply) metaphor that is so perfectly fitting for us as Christians. Continue reading

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Perfect for a Summer Afternoon!

As Love Blooms imageTitle: As Love Blooms

Author: Lorna Seilstad

Publishing House/Publication Date: Revell/June, 2015

Genres: Christian Fiction; Historical Romance

Time Period: 1913 (late Progressive Era)

Number of Pages: 320

Series: Book #3 in ‘The Gregory Sisters’ series

You should read this book if… You are looking for a sweet, colorful and quick summertime story filled with quirky but lovable characters, and a compelling plot.The Gregory Sisters 1 & 2 Garden-lovers will delight in references to the stunning gardens and horticulture practices of the early 1900s, and this book is a must-read if you enjoyed the two previous titles in ‘The Gregory Sisters’ series, When Love Calls and While Love Stirs. Continue reading