Faith & Spirituality

Lalibela’s Wise Man by Matshona Dhliwayo (Book Review #248)

Lalibela’s Wise Man is a short book novella about Christian. His life changes when his father passes away. Christian is denied his inheritance. Not only does he have to overcome the fact that he has lost his dear father but now, he is disowned and abandoned by his family as well. His journey begins when he reads a letter from his dad asking him to travel to Ethiopia. Once there, he meets some wise men called, Lalibelas. Things turn for the better once []

Destitutio Quod Remissio by Beau Armstrong (Book Review #214)

Destitutio Quod Remissio by Beau Armstrong Destitutio Quod Remissio is a historical fiction written about a good Christian named, Marcus. The story is set in the 4th Century where faith is a secret and those exposed get to lose everything. As it happens, Marcus is betrayed and his faith is uncovered, followed by him losing his wife and unborn child. As Marcus seeks refuge, finding Benjamin Truvia, the leader of the hidden church, he also discovers who was behind the betrayal. He []

The Refuge by Heidi Martin (Book Review #218)

  This review was written for Online Book Club “I rate this book 4 out of 4 stars.” This book was an “OnlineBookClub.org Book of the Day.” The refuge is a story about Anna Waters. She is married to Fredrick. Anna is a lawyer and spends long hours working away avoiding her husband. A horrible incident in the past has caused friction between the couple. Fredrick does not know how to handle things and Anna refuses to talk about it. Fredrick files []

The golden rule by Jessica Marie Baumgartner (Book Review #167)

This review was kindly requested by Jessica Marie Baumgartner. The golden rule is a children’s book written about a girl that feels her religion, culture and family life is different to others. She then explores the fact and begins to learn that every faith has a golden rule just like hers and even though they too, are different, they all stand on common grounds. It teaches children diversity, acceptance and the ability to respect everyone no matter what faith, culture or background []