Religion

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 []

Intermittent Fasting by Justin Hart (Book Review 203)

This review was kindly requested by Lean Stone Book Club. This book is all about weight loss. It discusses methods such as fasting and ketogenic ways of losing fat in our body. It also provides some history and common knowledge on problems people have that face dieting and what is now called “crash dieting.” I found that particular part of the book to be very interesting, as I know it to be true. There are parts where you feel that the book []

He Lives to Take Away My Shame by Sheila Washington (Book Review #180)

[Following is an official OnlineBookClub.org review of “He Lives to Take Away My Shame” by Sheila Washington] He Lives to Take Away My Shame is an autobiography written by Sheila Washington. Her book speaks of her life from the day she is born. It contains the joys, sorrows, and everything she encounters during her life. Sheila is adamant in telling her secrets. She claims that her faith is what helps her to deal with the demons inside. Her book is written in []

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 []