Wisdom Bursts — a Review of “From Redemption to Maturity” by Joana James

Joana James is fast-becoming one of my favorite authors. I have read two of her fiction works and look forward to a third coming out soon. But then she had to go and write a devotional. I don't normally read devotionals because I'm already so spiritual I don't need them. Seriously, there are many devotionals … Continue reading Wisdom Bursts — a Review of “From Redemption to Maturity” by Joana James

Permission to Fail?

Our daughter told me about a Bible study where the teacher mentioned Proverbs 31 and said something like, "We all know that the Virtuous Woman is an ideal. She's too good to be true." Suppose a military commander gives his troop an order. The men whisper to the lieutenant, "Permission to fail, sir?" The lieutenant … Continue reading Permission to Fail?

Analyze, Analyze, Analyze

A message to parents and students: Never, ever, ever read a book, watch a movie, or see or hear a play or story or poem performed without answering these questions:(Don't read a book to your child or let anyone read a book to you without doing this, either.) Do "wise" and "good" people in the … Continue reading Analyze, Analyze, Analyze

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