Wordless Wednesday – Cat Daddy Book Review

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Welcome To Wordless Wednesday At Create With Joy! Cat Daddy by Jackson Galaxy #ChewyInfluencer Review When Jackson Galaxy first swaggered into the Humane Society of Boulder Valley many years ago, he wasn’t looking for a cat or dreaming of becoming a cat whisperer. No, the now famous star of Animal Planet’s My Cat From Hell […]

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The Book Nook At Create With Joy #28 Featuring Clear Seeing Place

Welcome to the Book Nook At Create With Joy! Welcome to the Book Nook at Create With Joy – a place where book lovers from around the world gather to share their collective love of books, reading, and all things literary! We are a family-friendly community of bibliophiles from all backgrounds – readers, bloggers, book […]

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Wordless Wednesday Featuring Kit Kat & Lucy

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Welcome To Wordless Wednesday At Create With Joy! Kit Kat & Lucy – Book Review Have you ever moved from one place to another – or, perhaps, from from one season in your life to another – only to discover that the transition did not go as smoothly as you envisioned? Perhaps you found it […]

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Shaken by Tim Tebow – Book Review

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Shaken: Discovering Your True Identity In The Midst Of Life’s Storms – Review When the storms of life threaten to overtake you – when the world is trying to erode your sense of self-worth and value by constantly streaming negativity your way – how do you find the courage and the strength to stay true […]

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Living With A Seal – Book Review

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Living With A Seal: 31 Days Training With The Toughest Man On The Planet If you don’t challenge yourself, you don’t know yourself. – David Goggins (SEAL) What would your life look like if every day, you pushed yourself beyond your physical limits and strived to get in the best shape of your life? How […]

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Play With Fire – Book Review

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Play With Fire by Bianca Juarez Olthoff – Book Review Each of us has a story to tell. The Bible is filled with story after story about people who encountered God at some point in their lives and experienced the transformative power of God. As you read their stories, do you ever long to read […]

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Winning Plays – Book Review

Winning Plays by Matt Mayberry – Book Review I love reading success stories – especially when it involves individuals whose beginnings are not so auspicious, whose futures are less than bright. I enjoy rooting for underdogs – the guy who everyone is betting against in the game of life. Stories like these give us hope […]

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Run The World by Becky Wade – Book Review

Run The World

Run The World: My 3500-Mile Journey Through Running Cultures Around The Globe – Book Review I am not a runner – nor, have I ever been one. However, I have always admired the dedication of those who do run – particularly those who have elevated their love of the sport to competitive levels. And, I […]

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Bearing Witness – Book Review & Giveaway

Bearing Witness

Bearing Witness – Stories Of Martyrdom And Costly Discipleship – Book Review If you are a person who follows Jesus Christ, I’d like to give you some important things to think about today: How strong is your faith? Do you realize that following Jesus has a cost? If you were in a situation where you […]

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Finding God In The Ruins – How God Redeems Pain – Book Review

Finding God In The Ruins

Finding God In The Ruins by Matt Bays – Book Review Each of us has the potential to be a powerful witness for God. Each of us has the capacity to tell a powerful story about God’s redemptive power and grace based on our personal life experiences. But first – before we tell those stories […]

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And It Was Beautiful by Kara Tippetts – Book Review

And It Was Beautiful

And It Was Beautiful – Book Review If you knew that you were dying, how would you live? Would you succumb to fear, bitterness, and regret – or would you not only live out your remaining days with grace, gratitude and joy, but spend your time teaching others to do so as well? Living with […]

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Signs In Life – Finding Direction In Our Travels With God – Book Review

Signs In Life

Signs In Life by Deanna Nowadnick – Book Review Have you ever sped through life so fast – so completely caught up in your own worries and your world – that you failed to stop, look around, and notice the signs that were all around you? Signs that were meant to protect you from harm… […]

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Choose Joy: Finding Hope And Purpose When Life Hurts – Book Review

Choose Joy

Choose Joy – Book Review Are you facing a heart-breaking circumstance in your life right now – a situation where you simply cannot find a silver lining to get you through? Perhaps you are dealing with the loss of a loved one… a devastating illness… chronic pain… difficulties in your familial relationships… financial difficulties… legal […]

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Forgiven by Terri Roberts – Book Review

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Forgiven – Book Review One of my favorite verses in the Bible is Romans 8:28, which makes God’s faithful followers this promise: And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose. I could not help but reflect on this […]

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