Saturday, September 20, 2014

On My WishList

On My Wishlist is a Meme created by Book Chick City.
On My Wishlist is a weekly meme that allows us to share the books we haven't bought yet but are waiting to be bought and devoured. If you are anything like me then your wishlist is getting longer by the day! If you would like to take part and have your own 'On My Wishlist' post then you can more info here. (This post was inspired by the fab In My Mailbox by  Kristi at The Story Siren)

Friday, September 19, 2014

Cover Reveal: Aging Gracefully by Dr. Sharon V. King

It is Cover Reveal day here on Breath of Life. 

We have here today a Cover Reveal for Aging Gracefully 
with the 23rd Psalm by Dr. Sharon V. King


Aging Gracefully with the 23rd Psalm
by Dr. Sharon V. King
Inspirations Imprint

Can we talk about getting older? With another Baby Boomer turning 60 every 7.5 seconds, the “age wave” has captured the attention of such diverse fields as financial planning, cosmetics, medicine, and—religion. How does aging affect our spirituality? Does it deepen our relationship with God, or have decades of life’s roller coaster rides left us “spiritually challenged?”  Life after 50 can be particularly challenging for women because of the personal, social, and physical changes that naturally occur as we age. A rich spiritual life can help 50+ women gain perspective about their aging process and seek God’s guidance as they encounter the changes, challenges, and opportunities of later life.

Aging Gracefully with the 23rd Psalm applies some of the best-loved verses in scripture to a reflective study of ways women can grow in grace as they grow in years. The book format provides reflections on themes of aging found in each verse of Psalm 23, such as facing forks in the road; making fresh starts; resolving past conflicts; coping with social, personal, and physical changes; navigating through emotional transitions; processing loss and grief; and end-of-life planning. Illustrations of each theme follow, using biblical examples, vignettes from the author’s personal aging journey, a Takeaway Message from each psalm verse, suggestions for group discussion topics, and a journaling exercise to help the reader write a “Prayer Memo” to the Good Shepherd of the 23rd Psalm.

Release Date: 
January 27, 2015

Book Links:


 Author Bio:

Sharon is a class of ’69 Baby Boomer, a native of Pennsylvania, and now resident of Georgia.  The daughter of church musicians, she first worked as a music teacher and then turned her interests to writing about and working with older adults.A recently retired gerontology professor, Sharon now writes inspirational books and articles for 50+ women.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Bloggiesta My First Mini Challenge 1# Organizing my

Mini Challenge # 1: Organizing my Blogging Calendar

This was on my overall to do list for Bloggiesta so I thought why not start with this one.  It's been something that I haven't been able to keep up with, even though I've tried other ways, or list for a long time.  So after checking out and reading some other articles that had been showed to me about it that the lovely Cover2Cover blog suggested and I finally got it finished. 

I have only done this months, and now all I need to do is make all the red and yellow posts go green.  I also need to work on next months calendar as well. 

My New Google Scheduling Calendar 

 I took the advice from my daughter Ali from Ali's Bookshelf who took it from one of the blogs that is mentioned on Cover2Cover and she helped me get it going.  

So here is a look at the rest of this months schedule and one mini challenge done!  Yeah! BIG THANKS to Cover2Cover and Ali for all the advice and encouragement.

To Do List for 2014th BLOGGIESTA!

Bloggiesta is back! I'm so in need for this, as many of you know it has been a rough year and I have not been around much. So, Bloggiesta is a four day event where you as a blogger get to spend time fixing up your blog, doing those things on your to do list that you haven't had a chance to do. If you would like more information about this awesome event. The event runs from Sept 18th through the 21st. You can CLICK HERE!  

Wednesday, September 3, 2014


Author: James L. Ferrell
Category: Religion
Pub. Date: 01/01/2008
Publisher: Deseret Book
Format: Kindle/E-Book
Pages: 224P 
ISBN#: B00332KLT2

Synopsis:                                                     Many today carry a secret: We do not love what we have been commanded to love. We do not love what is holy. Although we might reverence things that are deemed holy — the temple, for example, and the scriptures, and the Sabbath — we do not love them. Not really. Not with our whole souls.
The Holy Secret is the story of a man who learns how to love what matters. As he does, he learns another secret: Love for holiness transforms life itself. His realization of what he had been missing may lead you to some discoveries of your own!

Tuesday, September 2, 2014


Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:
  • Grab your current read
  • Open to a random page
  • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)
Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teas.   

Monday, September 1, 2014

I Fell Head Over Heels!

Title: Be-U-Tee-Full
Author: Journi Roe
Category: Children
Pub. Date: 10/25/2013
Publisher: Amazon Digital Services
Format: Kindle
Pages: 34

One of Cali's bestie friends, Lyvia, is feeling pretty icky. Lyvia had to get glasses, and she is sure the glasses make her look yucky. Lyvia does not even want to wear them, but Cali has a better idea, and a great lesson to teach her bestie: you are be-u-tee-full for simply being you. 

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