Face Your Past, So You Can Move Forward.

November 21, 2015 Tara Joy 0

**This post may contain sponsor, affiliate, and/or referral links. I have been given Rising Darkness by Nancy Mehl  free of charge in exchange for this review. However, the opinions in this post are my own. For more information please read my full disclosure statement here.   I am back!! Finally, I have some free time to write again after almost 2 whole months past my last post! I have missed sharing our conversations of how to live out our faith every day, and am eager to begin once more. Today I am bringing you my very last book review. Though it breaks my [Continue Reading…]

Change is the Only Consistent Thing.

September 29, 2015 Tara Joy 0

**This post may contain sponsor, affiliate, and/or referral links. I have been given Glory Days by Max Lucado  free of charge in exchange for this review. However, the opinions in this post are my own. For more information please read my full disclosure statement here.** — Heraclitus once said, “The only thing consistent in life is change – “, though I most certainly agree with that statement, I would add one more thing to make the quote complete. It would read: “The only things consistent in Life are Change, and God” Change and God are the only two things we can truly rely on in this [Continue Reading…]

Is Your Past Making You a Pillar of Salt?

July 25, 2015 Tara Joy 1

— **This post may contain sponsor, affiliate, and/or referral links. I have been given Refining Fire by Tracie Peterson  free of charge in exchange for this review. However, the opinions in this post are my own. For more information please read my full disclosure statement here.** —   I felt stuck. For the past two years I have played the “woulda-shoulda-coulda” game with the choices and events of my past. Things I am ashamed up popped up as images in my head as I would go about my day. Everyone around me said that I am a new creation in Christ. That my [Continue Reading…]

What Is Christianity? Stuffed into one blog post.

July 18, 2015 Tara Joy 0

**This post may contain sponsor, affiliate, and/or referral links. I have been given Exploring Christian Theology Volume 2 by Nathan D. Holsteen and Michael J. Svigel   free of charge in exchange for this review. However, the opinions in this post are my own. For more information please read my full disclosure statement here.** — Most of the readers of this blog are Christians so when I received, Exploring Christian Theology Volume 2 by Nathan D. Holsteen and Michael J. Svigel  to review, I wondered how I would be able to bring it forth in a way that would add value to your lives. I [Continue Reading…]

You’ll Get Through This

July 11, 2015 Tara Joy 0

**This post may contain sponsor, affiliate, and/or referral links. I have been given You’ll Get Through This, By Max Lucado  free of charge in exchange for this review. However, the opinions in this post are my own. For more information please read my full disclosure statement here.   As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good in order to bring about this present result, to preserve many people alive. Genesis 50:20 Warm water splashed against my back as a I knelt crying in the shower. I was a new christian trying to navigate being in an unequally [Continue Reading…]

How To Love Your Neighbor Without Being Weird

May 28, 2015 Tara Joy 0

**This post may contain sponsor, affiliate, and/or referral links. I have been given a PDF of  How to Love Your Neighbors Without Being Weird by Amy Lively free of charge in exchange for this review. However, the opinions in this post are my own. For more information please read my full disclosure statement here.   Before we moved, we lived in an apartment building. Despite being on top of each other we didn’t know too many of our neighbors. We were close to one family though, our neighbors living directly above us, a three generational family. Granny, her son and her five year old [Continue Reading…]

Amish Promises

May 21, 2015 Tara Joy 0

**This post may contain sponsor, affiliate, and/or referral links. I have been given a PDF of Amish Promises by Leslie Gould free of charge in exchange for this review. However, the opinions in this post are my own. For more information please read my full disclosure statement here. ** I love Amish fiction. I love the stories and underlying lessons. Which is why it is no surprise that I have another Amish fiction book to share with you. Amish Promises by Leslie Gould is a story of unexpected love and friendship. When Shani Beck, an Englisher and her family move into her grandfather’s home in Lancaster [Continue Reading…]

Let The Journey Begin..

May 14, 2015 Tara Joy 0

**This post may contain sponsor, affiliate, and/or referral links. I have been given Let The Journey Begin by Max LucadoLet The Journey Begin by Max Lucado  free of charge in exchange for this review. However, the opinions in this post are my own. For more information please read my full disclosure statement here. ** What if God’s plan for your life meant giving to God the thing in life you Cherish the most? What if it means going outside of your comfort zone and doing something you’re scared of? Something that brings anxiety of the unknown and uncertainty to the surface? Would you still [Continue Reading…]

God Never Leaves Your Side, Even When All is Silent.

April 23, 2015 Tara Joy 1

**This post may contain sponsor, affiliate, and/or referral links. I have been given Miracle at the Higher Grounds Café by Max Lucado  free of charge in exchange for this review. However, the opinions in this post are my own. For more information please read my full disclosure statement here. ** When we last moved to a new state, I was full of energy and hope. I was looking forward to the possibilities of friendship and God’s plan for our life here. I had just became a Christian and I has a great group of Christian friends I was leaving behind, hoping that I could [Continue Reading…]

More Than Just A Symbol, More Than Just a Story, More Than Just a Cross.

March 19, 2015 Tara Joy 11

**This post may contain sponsor, affiliate, and/or referral links. I have been given On Calvary’s Hill by Max Lucado free of charge in exchange for this review. However, the opinions in this post are my own. For more information please read my full disclosure statement here. **   It has been one month since Lent began. Lent is such a special time – a time to really place our focus as Christians on the cross, on God and what Christ did for us. It’s not a time to just give something up for the sake of it, but to fast so that we [Continue Reading…]

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