Rich in Love: When God Rescues Messy People by Irene Garcia and Lissa Halls Johnson

I was reminded of this book that I reviewed on Goodreads in 2014 today when someone "liked" my review. Due to the Roe v Wade Supreme Court decision on January 22, 1973 (44 years ago), many people set aside January as a month to look at the value of human life.  That of the unborn as well as that of the elderly and ill.  Abortion and euthanasia... big topics.  Adoption is a beautiful outcome for many of the children whose birth parents choose life.  While Rich in Love isn't a story about a human's right to life per se, it is a biographical account of life.  Of life altered by a salvific God.  Of a family brought together through God's pleasure.  On to the original review...

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Archie of Outlandish by Lynnette Kraft

The community and residents of Outlandish are outlandish and that is their beauty.  Archie of Outlandish is a story of viewpoint; yours and mine, good and bad, changing and growing.  Lynnette Kraft has an enviable way of looking at the world and she shares it with us through Archibald Pumbly.  Archie provides a fascinatingly intelligent yet childlike view of the people and world around him.  Archie observes.  He does not do do do go go go.  He is at peace and quietly watches.  His view is incredible!  It equates to viewing the world through the lens of Christ's love.

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