Five Reading/Book Quotes from Pride and Prejudice – Part 1/4

quotes from pride and prejudice

I am currently reading Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen and I’m enjoying it very much! One thing I’ve noticed is that it mentions books and reading a lot. So here are some of my favorites reading-related quotes taken from the first fourth of the book. I’ll be doing posts for the other three parts in the future. … More Five Reading/Book Quotes from Pride and Prejudice – Part 1/4

Review – Dancing in No Man’s Land: Moving With Peace and Truth in a Hostile World

dancing in no man's landI had different reactions to the first and second halves of the book, so I’ll divide this review into two sections.

Parts I and II of the Book

I found these parts of the book to be so helpful. The message is desperately needed in today’s world. Reading this made me feel like I was taking a deep, refreshing breath of air. The book takes a step back from all the conflict and disagreements and shows a glimpse of a better way. It gives practical suggestions for developing character traits such as wisdom and tact, gentleness and strength, and humility and courage (the character traits are paired together). … More Review – Dancing in No Man’s Land: Moving With Peace and Truth in a Hostile World

Review – The Accidental Guardian

the accidental guardianThis book has some wonderful qualities: the engaging story, the historical setting, and the likable characters. It also has some flaws, but I still enjoyed the book so much that I gave it four stars.

I loved the history. The book went into a lot of detail about everyday activities, such as cooking. Some might not enjoy so many details, but I loved seeing what life was like at that time. … More Review – The Accidental Guardian

Short Blogging Break

I’ll be taking a short break from this blog to focus on helping with the farm work which is extra crazy right now. In the meantime, I’ll be working on posts for when I get back to this blog, and I’ll be reading every chance I get. I’ve been reading a lot of classic short stories, and I’m hoping to read some classic novels, too. … More Short Blogging Break

Review – Big Book of Weekend Beading: Step-by-Step Instructions for 30+ Quick Beading Projects

Big Book of weekend BeadingThe projects in this book cover a range of skill levels, beading techniques, and styles. I’m interested in trying over half of them. The techniques included are bead weaving, bead embroidery, bead stringing, and wire work. … More Review – Big Book of Weekend Beading: Step-by-Step Instructions for 30+ Quick Beading Projects