The first time I saw snow falling was on a high school band trip to Washington DC over Spring break. The cherry trees were in bloom and the weather was beautiful when we arrived. Two days later we awoke to flakes falling outside our windows and kids running down the hotel hallway shouting “It’s snowing! It’s snowing!” (more…)
Summer Storms (Seasons of Faith) by Rebekah Lyn ~ A Review February 10, 2014
I am so excited to receive this wonderful review for Summer Storms!
This is the first book in Rebekeh Lyn’s Seasons of Faith series.
Something about this author’s writing style in this book reminds me of Debbie Macomber’s Cedar Cove series. It seems to be organized the same way and the storytelling is similar. That’s a good thing. The main character, Elizabeth Reynolds, is an independent person who has learned in her line of work to be strong as steel wrapped in soft kid leather. She is a concierge for a top rated Orlando hotel. Throughout the story, the reader gets a fascinating glimpse of the demands of a concierge and how Lizzie networks with others in her line of work for support and information sharing.
Lizzie has taken under her wing a younger man who shows potential as a concierge but needs training and coaching. In the meantime, Lizzie has found…
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Laughter, Love, and Lemons February 3, 2014
Growing up, my family was part of a family life group at our church and the times we shared together were deeply ingrained on my subconscious. I don’t remember how old I was when the group started to drift apart for a variety of reasons, but then again, I am getting older and memories are harder to call upon.
However, I do remember the love, laughter, and feeling of safety of those nights singing and studying the Bible. I’ve measured every church group since then against the feeling that settled deep in my heart during those gatherings. (more…)