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Count Our Blessings

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Fiona Linday here offers us an insightful collection of her short stories and poems-some fact, some fiction, but all powerful narratives of the world we live in.
Exploring different cultures, different generations, and highlighting inequality, injustice and pain, Fiona nonetheless manages to steer us all in the direction of hope purpose and life.
Paperback, 122 pages
Published April 1st 2021 by Onwards & Upwards
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Sharon Hazel
Mar 19, 2021 rated it it was amazing
A blend of poetry and fictional short stories spanning the last two decades, which embrace in all its complexities the world that we live in. The author uses creative writing to express views on difficult and important issues, with an underlying visible faith.
The book starts with a poem, a simple reminder that we are all in God’s family. Then the first short story, ‘Off the Beaten Track,’ broadens our horizons to look far beyond the confines of our, seemingly restricted coronavirus, world. It wa
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Michaela
Mar 22, 2021 rated it it was amazing
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I really loved this collection of poetry and short stories by Fiona Linday, which focus on identity and hope. There is no skirting over difficult issues and topics, but every story and poem has a golden thread of hope. Some cover the 'big events' of life, but others celebrate the joy in baking with a grandchild or the simple connections we have with creation and nature and each other. They are written from a Christian worldview and I particularly enjoyed how the narratives explore faith and char ...more
Wendy Jones
Apr 01, 2021 rated it it was amazing

I've been trying to step out of my comfort zone in terms of reading and as it is also Easter, I took the opportunity to read the latest book by Fiona Linday. The subtitle of the book is, Short stories of identity and hope and, given the current pandemic, I feel that we can all do with a healthy dollop of hope. I wasn't sure what I was expecting from the book to be honest but what I found was a book which intrigued and enticed, which made me think and ponder, which made me reach down inside mysel
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L.G. Jenkins
Mar 24, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Count Our Blessings is a wonderful collection of poetry, song and short story that speaks right to the heart. A beautifully crafted work that highlights many real-life issues.
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