January 2012

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Ok, so Jen‘s book, 7, definitely has sent me off on a whole new path! I’ve watched Food, Inc., Food Matters, Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead (Thanks Hulu!) and just today, Forks Over Knives. So, after being raised Seventh Day Adventist, leaving the church and its (then) irrationally executed “health message”, I’m finding myself seriously

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7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess by Jen Hatmaker The basic summary of this book is that Jen (with the support of family and friends) decided to spend 7 months (with a few small breaks) fasting in 7 categories: Food – Select 7 foods to eat Clothes – Select 7 items of clothing to wear

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That Certain Spark by Cathy Marie Hake In the Christian Historical Fiction category, this book receives a 3 out of 5 stars. It wasn’t bad, just didn’t wow me. Honestly, it has been several months since I read this book, so it’s not particularly fresh in my mind. Standard Christian Romance storyline. Stoic man, outspoken/independent

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In the whirlwind of the holidays, I haven’t had much time to stop and reflect. Or at least, I haven’t taken the time. This year, our New Years’ ended up being a quiet evening at home, a couple of movies, a couple of bottles of champagne. J4 and I had a light conversation about what