Book Review: Halfa Moon

Halfa Moon starts out with Margaret (Meg) Randallman reminiscing about the circumstances surrounding the childhood kidnapping of her and her younger brother, Ray, by their self-absorbed mother Norma and her boyfriend George.

Before the kidnapping, Meg’s older sister, Laura, was tragically killed and Meg feels she is to blame and carries the guilt of her death with her throughout her young life. Continue reading

Book Review: Redeeming Ruth

Redeeming Ruth is the true story of a 16 month old Ugandan baby girl named Ruth who has cerebral palsy.  Ruth comes to live with Meadow Rue Merrill, her husband and 3 children in Maine. Ruth brings an infectious joy to the household and fits perfectly into the family in spite of her illness. The Merrill family, especially Meadow, go through many trials and tribulations to adopt Ruth into their family.  Continue reading

Book Review: The Complete Jewish Study Bible

As a Christian who celebrates the Jewish feasts and enjoys learning about the Jewish roots of Christianity, I was more than happy to review the Complete Jewish Study Bible.

The Complete Jewish Study Bible offers a number of helpful articles and notes to aid the reader in understanding the Jewish context for the Scriptures, both in the Tanakh (the Old Testament) and the B’rit Hadashah (the New Testament). Continue reading