Review- Live Brilliantly: A Study in the Book of 1 John by Lenya Heitzig

Last night a friend with elementary age kids asked me “It feels like things should be slowing down since it’s summer, so why do I seem busier than ever?” Whether it is summer, or the holidays, or a time of transition, life’s shifts have a way of throwing us off our routines. Sometimes this is a good thing, when it brings positive change, other times, not so good things, when we neglect the important for the impatient pushiness of busy.  Even good things can push better things out of the way. I found myself in this very place a few months ago, and where I most felt its impact was in my devotional life. So here is what I did about it. 

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Review-She Reads Truth App

I'm a visual person. That's why things like Pinterest and journaling/coloring bibles are totally up my alley. So when I started seeing people post these beautiful pictures with scripture on them and a little "She Reads Truth" watermark in the corner I was intrigued. After I looked into it I found that not only does She Reads Truth have awesome lock screens and downloads for those spiritual and encouraging Instagram posts we all love, they are actually responsible for much more! 

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Review-Visits to Heaven and Back: Are They Real? By Mark Hitchcock

The question of what happens to us when we die is one that every person asks at least once in life. For the person who doesn’t know what the Bible says about heaven, all they have are their best guesses. For the person who does know what the Bible says about heaven, we find ourselves left with gaps in our knowledge. We can’t help but want them filled in, to know what to expect, and to comfort us when those we love have left us behind.

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