Tag Archives: memoir

(Book review) Once Upon a Farm

Rory Feek and his wife, Joey, are Grammy Award-winning country music singers but they try, with a lot of guidance from God, to stay humble and strive to have a simple life on their farm. Rory has two grown daughters from a previous marriage and two years after Joey has their baby, a girl with downs syndrome named Indiana, Joey is diagnosed with cancer that 8 months later takes her life. This is Rory’s second book. In his first book he chronicles his and Joey’s love story and careers. In this book, Once Upon a Farm, Rory beautifully and in such a simple, heart felt manner shares about his life with his wife and how he is trying to develop a new normal, now that Joey is in heaven.

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(Book review) Crossing the Waters: Following Jesus Through the Storm, the Fish, the Doubt, and the Seas

Reviewed by: Elizabeth Hartmann, a professional writing major at Taylor University   Introduction Title: Crossing the Waters: Following Jesus Through the Storm, the Fish, the Doubt, and the Seas Author: Leslie Leyland Fields Publisher: NavPress Publication Date: October 2016 Format: Print book Length: 234 pages OVERVIEW Follow me. How will you answer? Jesus’ words cut deep, changing lives. Following Jesus looks different […]

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(Book review) All but normal

This is the story of the Shawn’s life growing up on Victory Road with his younger brother Troy, and parents, John and Bev. The story begins with the account of young John and Bev’s car accident that resulted in a trauma to Bev’s head. When she awoke from her coma she was never the same person again. She lived the rest of her life with violent mood swings and uncontrollable fits of rage. John married Bev and cared for her the rest of her life. This account of Shawn and Troy’s childhood years is troubling and realistically told.

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(Book Review) When God Stepped In

Most people would find losing a spouse in a car crash to cause crippling doubts about God’s goodness. For Bill Fisher, it just made him realize how many times God had miraculously saved his life before.

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