Saturday, January 7, 2017

Books Read In The Past Week

Books read for the first time are marked with a #
Books are listed by author (or series creator),
 and not necessarily in the order read.


"My Daily Spiritual Companion"
by Marci Alborghetti
daily devotional reading for 2017


"The Home Has A Heart"
by Thyra Ferre Bjorn
[non-fiction, Christian (Protestant) themes,
anecdotes, recipes]
(January chapter o
nly)



"Ellie"
by Mary Christner Borntrager
[fiction,  Amish, "Ellie's People" series]
(Kindle book)

"First We Have Coffee
and then we talk"
by Margaret Jensen
[biography/autobiography, Christian (Protestant)]


"The Other Side Of The Story
Giving people the benefit of the doubt-
stories and strategies" 
by Yehudis Samet
[nonfiction, Jewish] 


"Mennonite Martha"
[children's fiction, historical, 1880s]
(physical copy)
"Class President" #
[children's fiction]
(openlibrary.org loan)
by Margaret Pitcairn Strachan


"More All-Of-A-Kind Family"
by Sydney Taylor
[children's fiction]
(Kindle book)

"The Miraculous Medal"
 by Mary Fabyan Windeatt
[biography, age 10 and up]
reserved for Sunday

Joachim and Anne

During this Christmas Season, I've been thinking, wondering, about Our Lady's parents, Joachim and Anne.   Were they still living when Jesus was born?  Did they know Him when He was little?  And, if they did, did they know Who He was... or did they just think of Him as their cute little Grandson?