Books I Read in 2021

Well, the year is almost over. Was it better than 2020 or worse? I had a great year. I wrote three books, started a new pen name (Jen Spencer), and read lots of wonderful books. Here is a list of most of the books I read this year, with a quote or note about each one. The starred books are the ones I highly recommend. The ones with two stars are the books I think you absolutely MUST READ in 2022....
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Charity Endures All Things

This is the last post in my "Year of Charity." It's appropriate that the year ends with us studying "Charity Endures All Things." I have thought deeply about what it means to endure all things and how endurance relates to charity. We endure hardship, persecution, and trials for the glory of God, but they will only be for His glory if we endure them well. Jesus endured unspeakable pain and anguish...
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Charity Endures All Things

This month in my "Year of Charity," I would like to explore "Charity endureth all things." What does it mean to endure, and how does that relate to love? Endure means to bear without resistance or with patience. Patience is definitely an aspect of love, but I think there is more to endurance than patience. We hear phrases like "Endure it well," or "Endure with grace," or "Endure to the end." This...
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More Amish Christmas Miracles Is Here!

It's release day for More Amish Christmas Miracles! Ten heartwarming Christmas stories by ten of your favorite Amish authors! You can purchase it on Amazon and Barnes and Noble. Join us for a Facebook Release Party tonight, Nov. 9 at 6:45 p.m. Eastern Discover more miracles in Amish country! Curl up in front of the fire, wrap yourself in a fluffy blanket, and treat yourself to this collection of...
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Charity Hopeth All Things

In our "Year of Charity," I am exploring the different aspects of charity as mentioned in 1 Corinthians 13. What does it mean to say that charity hopes all things? Here are some things I'd like to think about: How is faith different from hope? Where should our hope be centered? What does hope have to do with love? I feel like we live in very trying times. We are still dealing with a terrible...
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What Does It Mean to Believe All Things?

This month in our "Year of Charity," I've been thinking about what it means to "believe all things." As I said at the first of the month, someone who "believes all things" might be seen as gullible or easily fooled. But I think in the context of 1 Corinthians 13, part of charity is having faith in God and faith in His promises, even trusting in Him when we are in dark places and in dark times. I...
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