Book Review: Every Bride Needs a Groom by Janice Thompson

Book Description: Small-town girl Katie Fisher is busy planning her fairy-tale wedding. Sure, her boyfriend hasn’t managed to pop the question just yet, but that doesn’t mean she shouldn’t enter a contest in Texas Bride magazine to win the dress of her dreams, right? Anyway, she’s sure he’ll be getting down on one knee any time now. And a one-of-a-kind designer dress doesn’t just fall out of the sky right…

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To Be a Bridesmaid

Most girls I know, myself included, grew up dreaming of getting married. Too young to understand marriage, my focus was on the wedding day. The flowers. Cake. Dress. Presents. A man choosing me. Imagine the frustration when we reach what we consider the age to make all this happen, and…nothing happens. Then it does, but not what we thought. We’re invited to be a bridesmaid in someone else’s wedding. Again.…

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Book Review: March Bride by Rachel Hauck

          Book Description: A year’s worth of novellas from twelve inspirational romance authors. Happily ever after guaranteed.   Susanna has found her true prince, and their happily ever after is just around the corner. But when Nate asks her to give up something precious to her, Susanna can’t help but wonder if it’s a sign that their love is not meant to be.   Susanna Truitt…

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Character Confession: Butt Ugly

Lately I’ve been looking at Christian/Biblical/Prophetic art. The images that make my heart stir the most are bride portraits where they either are also wearing part of the Armor of God (Ephesians 6, I believe) or are looking beyond, in a longing way, for what I interpret to be her Groom, Jesus.             Awhile ago a friend shared a story about being a wedding and…

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WFW: Love Extravagantly

It’s Word-Full Wednesday! It’s that “Battery re-charge” for your week where God’s word is glorified. Go ahead, join us. Take an image and a verse from the Bible, post on your blog, and link your post URL to the Internet Cafe. Not only is it WFW…it’s our 15th anniversary.             August 31, 1996   What makes this anniversary and this picture so special is that…

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Character Confession: Because Jealousy Doesn’t Look that Good On Me

It’s my Saturday Character Confession. I could post 10 graphics today. 1. Smallville finale was last night. I’m posting ahead so I have no comment except I can tell you I sobbed. There is no bigger Superman geek than this girl. 2. A new show I thought was really sharp with writing and acting was canceled before it had a chance.  Fox slaughtered about 6 shows off the schedule and…

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