Book review

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My Own 101 ‘Awesome Books to Read Before You Die’ List

My Own 101 ‘Awesome Books to Read Before You Die’ List I recently downloaded ‘50 Masterpieces you have to read before you die‘ onto my Kindle for a princely sum of less than a euro (around a dollar) because I wanted to read Don Quixote and couldn’t see why I… Read More »My Own 101 ‘Awesome Books to Read Before You Die’ List

Life Application Study Bible review

In Depth Review of the NIV Life Application Study Bible Third Edition

Please note I was gifted this Bible through the Bible Gateway Blogger’s Grid in exchange for a review. The NIV Life Application Study Bible Third Edition was released on 1 October 2019 by Zondervan, Reading the Bible can be overwhelming; sometimes it’s difficult to know where to begin. Picking it… Read More »In Depth Review of the NIV Life Application Study Bible Third Edition

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Carb Free Week Meal Plan

Carb Free Week Meal Plan This week the kids have been home off school and Athol (my husband if you didn’t know) had some leave he needed to use up so he was also here. He offered to do the shopping AND the cooking this week so that it would… Read More »Carb Free Week Meal Plan

Self portraits by Fia, 8 years old

Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain – using the book to teach others how to draw

Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain – using the book to teach others how to draw This review of Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain by Betty Edwards is written from the perspective of a teacher using the book to teach drawing to others. ~ This… Read More »Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain – using the book to teach others how to draw

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It’s a Dog’s Life by Jeff Lucas

‘It’s a Dog’s Life – Finding the Profound in the Peculiar’ by Jeff Lucas

A friend recently lent me ‘It’s a Dog’s Life – Finding the Profound in the Peculiar’ by Jeff Lucas (published by CWR, UK 2016) to read and I absolutely loved it.

The blurb on the back says this:

With his usual comic eloquence, Jeff takes a different view of some of his more peculiar moments, and discovers the even a dog in the back of a stranger’s car can teach us something deeply profound about life.

Join Jeff as he tells stories from his life that illustrate how God can redeem his mishaps and show him, and us, the brighter side of life.

I think my kind friend took one look at that blurb and thought ‘here’s another quirky Christian writer who laughs about ordinary stuff, I better show it to Liberty so she knows she’s not the only one’. Read More »It’s a Dog’s Life by Jeff Lucas