Showing posts with the label Inspirational

Looking beyond the surface of Hollywood glitz and glamour

H ave you ever wondered why after watching a movie you are left with a residue of emotions? Some people experience a sense of peace, empowerment, exhilaration, fear or maybe a better understanding of how to deal with a personal issue. By juxtaposing Hollywood movies and biblical characters, the author connects the dots for the reader so that by using fundamental biblical principles they can steer through their own life challenges. What does Bruce Almighty have in common with the biblical Samson? What is Prophet Jonah doing in the Wizard of Oz instead of going down to Nineveh? Find out in this fun and feisty easy-to-read book and while you are at it - you will sense God speaking to you in encouraging, practical and at times convicting ways. Find out more... The Author - D.C. Lassiter D.C. Lassiter resides in the Pennsylvania area and is a student of God’s word. After being called from a life of modeling, she is heading to Lancaster Bible College to complete her Bache

An easy-read collection of thoughtful & poignant poems

Poems and Rhymes for all Times By  Natalie Mason An enjoyable collection of poems relating to life experiences designed to lift your spirits, including some light-hearted rhymes guaranteed to make you smile. Moments put into words that make you pause and reflect on what really matters most in life, helping you connect with your inner-self. As you read you will be reminded that you are not alone on your own personal journey along life’s winding highway. Someone has walked the path you are on and has felt what you are feeling–your tears and joys. This is the perfect book to inspire, comfort and invigorate you throughout a lifetime with an ample assortment of topics to delight every palate. Author Natalie Mason says “I have been writing poetry from an early age for special occasions and was inspired by my Granddad Harry. These poems are like moments captured and framed into verses that make you stop and think! There is a wide variety of poems with something to suit every occasion

A Review of 'A Long Journey Back' by Meggie Latham - Thame

This book is a story of survival but unlike other similar works, I found its lack of sentimentality very pleasing. Chris gives a real picture of his struggle to cope with his son’s situation, not always as perfectly as he would have liked. He describes his struggle to work out how to behave in the face of something new and terrifying. It is a work about a parent’s worst nightmare, but Chris’s description of his experience of watching his son’s potential destruction and his fight back to a satisfying life, very different from his old one, is moving and gripping. The bravery and determination of the whole family, an ordinary and happy one until this tragedy, is amazing. It was refreshing that Chris attached no blame or criticism of the health care received and only thanks and appreciation for what happened. The insightful and honest ‘voices’ of both Chris and his son Rob, threading through the book kept me reading. I would recommend this book as an uplifting and inspiring book, even t

Me and My Shadow "An immensely gripping read"

A review by Fiona Burkinshaw ( Personal Trainer and fitness coach) "There are many words to describe how I feel after reading Me and My Shadow, intrigued, shocked, emotional, inspired, but most of all proud. I am proud that I know Ray, and honoured that he turns up week in week out to my fitness classes. For the advice, his knowledge, and the time he has given me over the past few years. His enthusiasm to his sport is mind blowing, and whatever Ray puts his mind to, he achieves it with flying colours. From being this cocky ginger haired, Yorkshire lad who just wanted to “have a go at boxing”, to his recent 100km Sahara Desert race, Ray has, and always gives 110%. He is an absolute credit to anyone who knows him. This book gives a great insight into the “down to earth” Ray (we thought we knew)! Some of the stories are very funny, as well as inspirational. An immensely gripping read, a must buy. Thanks for everything Ray." Paperback | Waterstones | Amazon UK Ebook