A Winter of Strange Happenings

Prolonged periods of snow, ice,  no water, no electric, and burst and frozen pipes seem to have been an ongoing theme of the winter that we have just been through.  It has definately been a memorable one.  Even now as I blog, we have no water.  Which is probably why I’m blogging instead of cleaning … [Read more…]

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MMR or not?

Well, like many parents, we have spent the past 15 months taking trips to the doctors surgery for the wee woman to get all her vaccinations. Sometimes I often wondered if we rushed in too quickly in following the normal turn of events and maybe should have done some more research into each vaccination before … [Read more…]

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Your Money God’s Way by Amie Streater

Your Money God’s Way is most definitely one of the best books I’ve read concerning Christians and their finance management.  Streater outlines 7 ‘money myths’ that keep Christians in financial difficulty.  The easy-to-understand, direct language is the true success of this book.  The reader is left without a doubt as to what is required of … [Read more…]

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The Butterfly Effect by Andy Andrews

This was a very unique book to review.  Beautifully designed,The Butterfly Effect: How Your Life Matters takes the form of a gift book, with short historical stories, used to show how the ‘butterfly effect’ can be seen in human behaviour.  The Butterfly Effect is based on the idea that every single thing we do has … [Read more…]

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Out Live Your Life by Max Lucado

An absolutely powerful book from Max Lucado!Outlive Your Life an excellent read for all Christians, whether mature or young in the faith, we all need reminded of the example which Christ set before us, and how we are to try and live up to that perfect standard.  The book outlines the many different ways we … [Read more…]

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The Prophecy Answer Book by David Jeremiah

A very interesting little book from David Jeremiah.  He has written the book in a very sensible way, addressing questions that many people have and about the End Times.  I would say that the book would be best suited to those who have little or no knowledge on these topics, as it gives answers in … [Read more…]

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“Cast of Characters” by Max Lucado

Another thought-provoking book by Max Lucado.  The very short chapters and easy-to-read style have contributed greatly to the success of this book.  While I wouldn’t be in complete agreement with all his interpretations of biblical accounts, he does make some very valid arguments as to the way in which God uses very ordinary people for … [Read more…]

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Belfast Marathon

A few months ago there was discussion as to whether or not the Belfast Marathon should be moved from Monday to Sunday.  Many public figures, politicians and mainstream churches publicly objected to this, on the grounds that it would cause major disruption to Sunday services.  The inconvenience of holding the marathon on a Sunday seemed to be a … [Read more…]

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‘The Money Answer Book’ by Dave Ramsey

Dave Ramsey has effectively compiled this book as an easy to use resource for people of all ages who need answers to financial questions.  Issues such as how to tackle huge debt, how to budget or how to teach children to manage money are all dealt with very clearly.  The question and answer format is … [Read more…]

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‘Greater Love’ by Robert Whitlow

Greater Love by Robert Whitlow is Book 3 in the Tides of Truth Series.  Although I had not read the first two books in this series I was able to follow the story line easily.  Without a doubt it is one of the best Christian fiction novels I’ve read in a long time!  The fact … [Read more…]

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