Prata Potpourri: Parenting, Discernment book review, Prioritizing family, Songs of Lament, more

Hello and welcome to another edition of Prata Potpourri. I've found some interesting links and tossed them into the mix for your consideration. The week ended on a good note for me. To be honest it started on a good note, so all in all it was a good week! I hope it was for …

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More reviews on ‘Girl, Wash Your Face’

By Elizabeth Prata The week that was. I'd reviewed a popular book called "Girl, Wash Your Face" last week. It is an extremely popular book, sold as a How/To and published by an allegedly Christian writer, Rachel Hollis. Speak to doctrinal or biblical living expectations, and the hits are low. Speak against a hugely popular "Christian celebrity" …

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Book Review: America’s beloved novel, “Christy”

Above: The copy I am reviewing has a cover as in the upper left. The one I read as a teen is upper right. The lower left is the Kindle edition cover using a photo of the real Christy, (Leonora Whitaker), and lower right is another version of many covers that have been published in …

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Ted Dekker’s The Forgotten Way: Book Review and a Discernment Lesson

Ted Dekker is a Christian novelist who writes Christian thrillers. He has also written several book series of historical nature, several fantasy books, and Christian fiction. Dekker's interests and range are diverse. He has won the Christy Award for best fiction book, ECPA Gold Medallion Award, INSPY Award, among other awards and recognition. This month, Dekker …

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Prata potpourri: Spiritual warfare, Salt of the Earth, Kings Kaleidoscope, Carthage cooling, Busy Nothings, more

My summer at home is halfway through. School ends in late May and we teacher's aides have June and July off. School begins again August 1 for us and August 5 for the kids. It's been great to be at home, with long stretches of time to myself. I enjoy reading, studying the Bible, crafts, …

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