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Shirley Alarie

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I’m a midwesterner and New Englander turned snowbird, a chemical engineer turned writer, blogger and reviewer, a cautiously optimistic cancer survivor, over-the-top dog-mom, sister, daughter, and committed wife with ‘steps’. I’m a Jesus-loving seasoned sinner.

My winding writing journey includes inspiring, true adult and children's books and, most recently, Christian children's books. My Christian blog 'Finding God Among Us' and Christian book reviews round out my portfolio.

It all began with my LEMONS TO LEMONADE Series about amazing women and their noble work.

A Healing Haven is an amazing testament to the healing power of love and it shines a spotlight on a worthy organization pulling out all the stops to save animals in need.

Hope in th
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5 Love Lessons from the Parable of the Good Samaritan

The Good Samaritan is a popular and powerful parable that teaches the foundation of what it means to live a Christian life. But do we keep the spirit of the Good Samaritan message alive in our daily lives? Do we put into practice the key lessons it represents? The Parable of the Good Samaritan summary: ... Read More about 5 Love Lessons from the Parable of the Good Samaritan

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Anyone looking for hope in dark times would find solace in Julianne Donaldson’s Come, Sweet Day. Ms. Donaldson reveals the pain and seeking she experienced through her divorce, single parenting, and cancer. These specific challenges are not addressed ...more
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Author Sarah Reju's Jesus Saves board book for toddlers hits the mark on presenting an overview of God's creation through Jesus's resurrection to save us. The story begins with a cute, rhyming repetition that isn't maintained throughout, but the shor ...more
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God Made Me in His Image by Justin S. Holcomb
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God Made Me In His Image – Helping Children Appreciate Their Bodies is a timely topic that tackles the self-consciousness of bodies, especially the things that make us ‘different’. However, it’s more than the typical “you’re beautiful the way you are ...more
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Lucinda Race’s new series The Crescent Lake Winery Series kicks off with the prequel ‘Blends’, a throwback to the 1980s. When Sam Price stops to help a stranded Sherry Jones, they rekindle a high school acquaintance that had never sparked into anythi ...more
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Author Taryn Oakley captures the beautiful and tragic reality of foster children, their birth parents, and their foster parents. Gathering Up The Stones conveys heartache, turmoil, and hope through three perspectives, that of the child, his mother, a ...more
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What Does God Want You to do Before You Die? by Callie Daruk
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This book of '30 Devotions To Help You Begin Living Your Purpose' is a must-read and will surely produce a life-changing encounter. The author's writing style is engaging and interesting. Her sincerity and openness make it easy to relate to her. The ...more
Invited by Matt   Berry
"This book is exactly what it says, an invitation to follow Jesus and how to develop a personal relationship with Him. It is easy to read, with a conversational style, and although scriptural quotes are given, the chapters are not heavy on Biblical te" Read more of this review »
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A Little Book of Poetry: For When Night Seems Dark is a compilation of heartfelt poems. They acknowledge the worldly struggles we face and offer the hope and promise of a loving God who stands with us in the darkness. Author Kathi Burg offers light ‘ ...more
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