Author: Rachael Alexander

I am first and foremost a follower of Jesus Christ as well as a wife and mother. INFJ on the MBTI and certified chocolate addict. I have an undying love for books, culture, and learning about anything ranging from Philosophy, Theology, caterpillars, and what time the Greeks usually eat dinner, not that I have ever googled that before.

Recommended Reads While You’re Stuck at Home

While schools are closing their doors and businesses are taking measures to reduce the amount of contact with the public, many are wondering what in the world to do with their newfound free time. Before you grab the remote, perhaps take this opportunity to complete some reading goals! Do you have a list of books you’ve just wanted to read but haven’t had the time? Now is the time! Check out this list and see if there are any here that spark your interest! Add them on and happy reading!

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3 Reads on How to Improve Your Health

The Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has spread significantly into a full pandemic. It has infected and killed thousands in a short amount of time. While there isn’t reason to panic, there is plenty of reasons to be concerned and take precautions. With many deaths already documented and many more to be diagnosed, a lot of us are wracking our brains to figure just how we are to deal with it as it draws in closer.

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The Mirror or the Mask: Liberating the Gospels from Literary Devices by Lydia Mcgrew

Shelf Rating: Top shelf

Did the Gospel writers deliberately alter or invent some of the events they report? Is such a practice acceptable, and can we still trust the Gospels if their authors modified history to support their theological agendas? If you are a New Testament scholar who has bought into the increasingly popular view that the Gospels follow Greco-Roman biographies in using “fictionalizing literary devices,” the answers to those questions are yes, yes, and yes. The rest of us, however, now have an excellent resource responding to these claims: Lydia McGrew’s newest book, The Mirror or the Mask.

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The Book of Three by Lloyd Alexander

“We learn more by looking for the answer to a question and not finding it than we do from learning the answer itself.”

Shelf Rating: Top Shelf

There’s an old saying, “Classics never die.” There are some stories that resonate with you more than others. You may recognize these stories as the memory that materializes when you experience a certain feeling or stand in a certain place. When they do visit, you may experience that same longing, heartache, and joy that you felt when you immersed yourself among the people and roads the story took you through.

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6 Ways You Can Do More Reading This Year

If you’re one of thousands of busy, working, tired humans then it’s no surprise you probably feel like you have no time to read. Thankfully, there is a way! There are handy tricks you can integrate into your world to find more time to read and feel normal again. To sit back and kick your feet up with a book is probably not something you ever thought you could do (and you probably won’t until you retire) but reading is definitely something you can put on your “new you, new year” list.

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