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A Faithful Review of Jo Huddleston's Donna's Detour

A Faithful Review of

Donna's Detour

About Donna's Detour:

When Donna Turner and two girlfriends leave Alabama in 1956 and head to California on Route 66, Donna runs out of money. Her girlfriends continue the journey to Los Angeles, leaving Donna in Needles, California where a dream-come-true adventure is about to happen.

She worshiped the ground he walked on when she was fifteen, and now he shows up at the diner where she works. Will he remember her or does he still think of her as her brother's skinny kid sister? Will Donna be confident enough in herself to accept her dream?

Renee's Review:  * * * *

What a fun book! The author takes you back in time to the '50s and Route 66 in this wonderful novella.
Not one to give up on her dreams, Donna Turner finds a job in Needles, California when she runs out of money on her way to Los Angeles. She's plugging away in the cafe one afternoon when a dreamboat from the past walks in and turns her world upside down. Her brother'…

Discover the Meaning of Love with Prism Book Group

Prism Book Group Depicts the Meaning of Love in their New "LOVE IS" Series.
1 Corinthians 13:4-8

Are you searching for the meaning of love? Look no further! Prism Book Group explores the very subject in their new "LOVE IS" series beginning with Hounded by Anita Klumpers.
The series is based on 1 Corinthians 13:4-8. This passage of scripture defines love and the series expound on it. Take the journey with us and learn what the true meaning of love truly is...enjoy!

1Co 13:4  Love suffers long and is kind; love does not envy; love does not parade itself, is not puffed up; 

1Co 13:5  does not behave rudely, does not seek its own, is not provoked, thinks no evil; 

1Co 13:6  does not rejoice in iniquity, but rejoices in the truth;

Christine Lindsay Visits the Coffee Corner

The Coffee Corner Welcomes Christine Lindsay

Hey, folks! We have a great guest today on Inspirational Moments. Meet Christian author Christine Lindsay.
Irish-born, she now hails from Canada. Christine is the author of multi-award-winning Christian fiction. Her writing is described as gritty yet tender, realistic yet larger than life, with historical detail that collides into the heart of psychological and relationship drama.

She's published a historical series Twilight of the British Raj which includes Shadowed in Silk, Captured by Moonlight, and Veiled at Midnight and a contemporary romance Londonderry Dreaming as well as an historical romance Sofi's Bridge. In addition, Finding Sarah, Finding Me, her own personal story released this August. 

Christine is currently writing a new fictional series set on the Antrim Coast of Ireland which will braid together a current day story with one from the past. 

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Faith for the Journey: Are You Free?

Are You Free?

Morning reading:John Chapter 8:25-58
Thoughts to consider:
It’s amazing how we can spend years believing, well, in anything. What happens when we are confronted about those beliefs? (v. 33) Like the Jews in John, we may turn away or worse, attack those delivering the message (v.59). Why would we? Justification? Rationalization? Some common ones are lack of faith, threats to our comfort zones, and infringements to our “rights.” Freedom is an assumed requirement for mankind’s contentment, but in the end, human nature inevitably leads to bondage. Such things as doubt, envy, wrath, hopelessness, and lust invade and lead to darkness. Without His Light to drive them away, we face a life of pain and suffering, even as Christians. We must stand strong in the Lord and keep our eyes and ears open to discern His truth amidst a world of deception.
John 8:32 “And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.”
Questions to ponder during the day:
Is it to be assumed that the …

Faith for the Journey: Faith or Fairy Tales

Faith or Fairy Tales

Passage for this devotional taken from the NKJV: John 20:24-31
Why do you believe what you do? It’s an important question in this day and age. Do you have an answer?
John 20:25 The other disciples therefore said to him, "We have seen the Lord." So he said to them, "Unless I see in His hands the print of the nails, and put my finger into the print of the nails, and put my hand into His side, I will not believe."
In this passage, Jesus appeared to the disciples when they were hiding. Well, everyone except Thomas. When they announced the glorious news of the Savior’s resurrection, he was, for lack of a better word, a skeptic. Their experience wasn’t acceptable for this disciple. Thomas needed tangible evidence to dispel his lingering doubt. (v.25) Jesus appeared, and Thomas believed. (v.27)
What does it take for us to believe in a resurrected Savior? Is it a fairy tale or is it faith? Fiction or Truth? False or founded? 
The skeptics of this world say t…

Inspirational Moments: Faith for the Journey - Do Good to All

Do Good to All
Morning reading:Galatians Chapter 6.
Thoughts to consider:
What does it mean to do good to all? If we think our actions or mere worth in this world is enough to give us credence in His sight, we are deceived (v.3). But nor should we be discouraged. We are not alone in our walk as servants of Christ, nor should we act like it. The people around us matter. Our steps with the Father are not easy and neither are the steps of those we see in church pews on Sunday morning, much less those we know nothing about on our city streets. If life with the Master is hard, can you imagine the struggle without Him? If a man professes a life of roses and unicorns, is it true? His soul is condemned unless he knows the Savior Jesus Christ. That fact alone should cause the Christian to pause before turning away.
Gal 6:9 And let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap if we do not lose heart.
Questions to ponder throughout the day:
Is it scriptural to ignore a person in…


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