Adult coloring books are all the rage right now. They have complicated, detailed designs that help calm and focus and ultimately reduce stress. Coupling this with a daily devotional sends like a great idea. But it isn't done well at all.
40 Days to a Joyful Motherhood
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"Rest and hope go together - like macaroni and cheese, cookies and milk, you and Me." (p44)
Devotion for Kids
by Sarah Young
adapted by Tama Fortner
There has been some controversy surrounding Sarah Young's Jesus Calling and associated works because of the way that she writes in … Continue Reading ››
I’m a big fan of devotionals. And too often in our society I feel we focus more on the negative than the positive and when we focus on the positive we focus on false positives. True joy, though, is something we Christians need more of – … Continue Reading ››
Reading the scriptures every day and then pondering thought provoking questions are worthy uses of a devout Christian's time. So this book has to be a great resource, right? For several reasons this book falls short of its goals.
Forty Days of Meditation
A Scripture Journal
by Pam Hawkins
Common … Continue Reading ››
The problem with marriage today isn't any kind of external pressure. Instead it's internal expectations. "Happily every after," marriages of "my" dreams, and so on. We think the other person is automatically going to make us happy and meet our needs. We think that marriage is … Continue Reading ››
The movie and novelization of Mom's Night Out is a hilarious, adventurous tale about finding hope and value in motherhood. This devotional ties the humor and the Biblical message together.
Moms' Night Out and Other Things I Miss
Devotions To Help You Survive
By Kerri Pomarolli
B&H Publishing Group
Pomarolli is a comedian, actress and author who … Continue Reading ››
As much as Sunday School is for education and edification, the fact is that most of a child's moral development will happen at home as they watch and learn from parents and siblings. That's why it's so very important to have some kind of Biblical learning … Continue Reading ››
In a world of devotions, the only reason to recommend this one is that you've probably read the others. The upside is that you're reading devotions and (hopefully) the Bible along with it. The downside is that so many devotions seem to be exactly the same … Continue Reading ››
The sight of a rainbow is more than a beautiful natural phenomenon. For behind each physical show is a reminder of a God who always keeps His promises – especially in the middle of life's storms.
Rainbows for Rainy Days
by Catherine Campbell
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G.K. Chesterton has an amazing, and mostly forgotten, capacity for intelectual wit and a book that proposes offering a daily dose of that wit is fine by me. The problem is that it's not much of a devotional, which is what this book is trying … Continue Reading ››