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Bread & Wine: a Love Letter to Life Around the Table, with Recipes by Shauna Niequist

Bread & Wine is a combination of short stories of Niequist’s life with a focus on difficulties having children. She is a woman of faith and relates her stories to spiritual lessons which she realized after each individual experience. Almost … Continue reading

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Make Good Art by Neil Gaiman (and Chip Kidd, graphic designer)

“And now go, and make interesting amazing glorious fantastic mistakes. Break rules. Leave the world more interesting for your being here. Make good art.” How can you not feel a little inspired and empowered after hearing that? These are the … Continue reading

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Your Best Life Now for Moms By Joel Osteen

This nifty book has colorful pictures, which are heartwarming and uplifting. The inspirational read is for mothers or anyone to enjoy. A great book to flip through when you are in line waiting or on break.

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A Garden In Paris by Stephanie Grace Whitson

In A Garden In Paris, Mary Kathleen Davis was once a vibrant young woman with hopes and dreams for a beautiful future.  Now, 26 years later, she is a widow, emotionally separated from her only daughter Elizabeth, and trying desperately … Continue reading

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Always Green by Patti Hill

Mibby Garrett is holding on the best she can without her beloved husband Scott, but it isn’t easy being a widow with a teenage boy determined to act his age. Her garden design business is their only means of support, … Continue reading

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Ubuntu!: An Inspiring Story About an African Tradition of Teamwork and Collaboration by Bob Nelson and Stephen Lundin

Ubuntu is a philosophy and principle of ethics rooted in African culture, similar to our Golden Rule. This book describes the story of an African student who introduced this concept to an American businessman. After explaining the history and the … Continue reading

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Younger by the Day : 365 Ways to Rejuvenate Your Body and Revitalize Your Spirit

Looking for something uplifting to add to my daily meditation readings, I happily came upon Victoria Moran’s Younger by the Day. Her book is so inspiring, that I save it to relish as my last reading each day so that … Continue reading

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Twice Loved by Lori Copeland

Willow Madison is a young woman of faith who knows well that life isn’t always perfect and that sometimes you have to dig deep to find the courage you need to do what must be done. During the war, she … Continue reading

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Four Ordinary Women: A Gathering at the Cedar Roe Library by Pat Antonopoulos, Patti Dickinson, Shawna Samuel, and Jo Ann Stanley

Four women met regularly at the Cedar Roe Library to share their stories and write this book; the result is an inspiring collection of thoughts on family, spirituality, happiness, struggles, and friendship. As women, we all have similar stories and … Continue reading

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