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A Heroine’s Quest for Home, Part Four

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Home at Ferndean This continues from “A Heroine’s Quest for Home, Part Three: Jane’s Tests” “I know what it is to live entirely for and with what I love best on earth. I hold myself supremely blest—blest beyond what language … Continue reading

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Jane Eyre: A Heroine’s Quest for Home, Part Two

From Thornfield Hall to Marsh-End This article continues from “A Heroine’s Quest for Home, Part One: From Gateshead to Lowood”   “He is not to them what he is to me,” I thought: “he is not of their kind. I believe … Continue reading

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My newest “guilty pleasure” has been the PBS series “Downton Abbey.” It’s really just a classy version of a soap opera, but the characters, script and story lines are extremely well-done and really draw the viewer in. My mom-in-law and … Continue reading

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Living Life in the Moment: Gilead

Gilead by Marilynne Robinson “We fly forgotten as a dream, certainly, leaving the forgetful world behind us to trample and mar and misplace everything we have ever cared for.” Gilead is one of those books that I can’t recall how … Continue reading

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Looking for something good to read? Well, you’ve come to the right place! I love reading, book lists, and recommending great books to others. Please accept my humble reviews and recommendations of Christian, Classic, and Children’s books. Check out my … Continue reading

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The Quaker Boy who became a Royal Painter: Benjamin West

Benjamin West and His Cat Grimalkin by Marguerite Henry This is a charming book about the real Quaker boy who became the royal painter to King George III. The story is set in mid-18th century in Pennsylvania. At this time, … Continue reading

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