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Lead Me Home by Stacy Hawkins Adams

Lead Me Home by Stacy Hawkins Adams is the second book in the Winds of Change series. Sometimes, I pick up books not knowing very much about them, this was one of those books. And I was glad to have some fun surprises for me. The book is set in Wisconsin, turns out that the main character Shiloh Griffin lives in Mequon, which is the one Wisconsin town that I am familiar with. It was fun to read a book set in some of old haunts. But beyond that, Shiloh is a very substantial character. One of those fictional people that I would be able to recognize if I met her on the street. I really enjoyed that aspect of the novel.

The main crux of the story is that Shiloh has something in her past that is influencing her present more than the grace of God. There are three other minor stories that Shiloh is connected with that compliment that idea that we should allow God to fill us with grace instead of burdening ourselves with mistakes.

It was definitely a message that I needed to hear. I'm gl…

Hey Hey

Can you believe that it's almost the end of July? This summer has been zooming by and we've been having fall weather the past few days around here. I'm hoping August shows us a thing or two about how summer is supposed to be done.

It has been and eventful summer to say the least. We've been swimming, though not as much as years past. There have been art lessons, Hannah is currently working on a watercolor of a Percy Jackson book cover. Hannah and I went down to the South to visit my family. We got to see my dad as well as my mom and my brother and his family. We did some camping at the ocean, took a miserably long walk one day and got to experience some real Southern treats, including peaches! We went fishing a few times, Hannah managed to reel in a ten pound striper on one of our trips.

We've also been having fun at church. There has been a program on Wednesdays that I've been coordinating. Six weeks really flew by! Tomorrow is our last day and we're schedu…