"It is hard trying to find some semblance of normalcy, while waiting to see what might happen next." I just love this first chapter. You have no idea how hard it is to write a review when you are privy to only one chapter! But the first indication that it was going to be good… Continue reading Book Review – Chapter 1: The Storm
"Though she found him, her father was still absent. Her sorrow remained and the void had 'no name." “Before I begin to read Chapter Two “None Given”, I’m overwhelmed with emotions as I didn’t know what to expect. It’s been 10 years and 2 months since “Ma” passed, and I’m saddened by the fact that… Continue reading Book Review – Chapter 2: None Given
"As I was going through her belongings, I found a birthday card that she never got to send me. I opened the card and it read." This chapter starts with thought provoking questions about how well you know your mother. It closes with questions that inspire a mother and a daughter to take off the… Continue reading Book Review – Chapter 3: Do You Know Her?
“Despite your praying and your encounter with God, are you still afraid?" I find myself, almost daily, reflecting on the many similarities I share with my older relatives, and how much my personality has been shaped by them. Whether for the good or bad, if we are not careful, we will live our lives through their… Continue reading Book Review – Chapter 4: What About You?
"There are a lot of traditions that are passed down from one generation to another that are worth preserving." Three little words, such volume spoken here. What a blessing to have such sweet insight into one’s mother’s heart. A legacy of her love and faithfulness for the Lord, in her valley or on the mountain… Continue reading Book Review – Chapter 5: These Three Words
"When Mom was finished, she stayed awake while I read my notes from the beginning to the end." What a warm and touching display of love and loyalty. Not only to the Lord, but within a mother & daughter relationship. I think it was a wonderful idea to parallel the story of Ruth and Naomi.… Continue reading Book Review – Chapter 6: Restoration
"...each of us will become all we were created to be – Woman of Excellence. “Wow”, “wow” was my constant exclamation as I read through this. I am touched by your mother’s heart for others, despite her own pain and struggles. I am also touched by how much Jesus suffered to procure for her eternal… Continue reading Book Review – Chapter 7: It Is Finished