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Unmending the Veil implies that somehow the torn Temple veil has been mended. Stitch by stitch, Robin has closed her heart off to God. Years have passed since a nearly fatal attack by her husband, and still, she is paralyzed by fear and grief. When faced with the command to forgive all things, will Robin be able to forgive the man who nearly killed her, forgive God for taking what mattered most, and forgive herself for her own attempt at murder?
I was praying about which book I ought to feature next and I believe I was led to this one. I spent a little time on the author's website  and looked at the amount of work she put into this book.  I'm impressed and I think you will be as well. 

Read a couple of the reviews:
"I loved this book, and the profound messages woven throughout. When I counsel women, I often recommend Unmending the Veil to those affected by the topics addressed in the book. Besides being incredibly well written and entertaining, I found great Biblical truths that helped me personally in my life. I highly recommend this book, and the Bible lessons that go along with it."

 "I don't think I have read a fictional book like this one in my entire life. There was so much biblical truth packed inside; I was thrilled with all the scripture used. The book took me a few days to get through, not because it was boring, but because it had so much emotion within, I could only read in small doses. It truly is wonderful, and I can tell God is really using Lisa in big ways. I am excited to get started on the supplemental Bible study she offers on her website."

I'm excited to read this book and I couldn't wait to share it with you as well!

The Author:
Lisa Heaton,  Author, speaker, and women's ministry leader, Lisa Heaton, has written women's fiction for over a decade and has only recently decided to make it availabe for purchase outside her local area. She is offering a free download of the companion Bible study at www.unmendingtheveil.com Along with her current title, her latest novel, 4/19 was recently released. Watch for it on Amazon.com and Lisaheatonbooks.com

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Lucy's Mansion
In this sequel to Rogue Trust, Becca and J.T. try to follow God's plan for their lives as they begin their relationship anew. But, trouble is on the way. Becca buys Lucy Evan's home and plans to turn the luxurious mansion into a shelter for battered women. Not only do the residents of the affluent community surrounding Lucy's Mansion detest Becca's new money, they do not want those unfortunate women in their neighborhood. Moving the shelter to Lucy's mansion violates zoning laws and a complaint has been filed. If it's upheld by the city council, the women and children living in Lucy's mansion will be forced to vacate and they have no place to go.

As Becca and J.T. join hands to fight City Hall, strong mutual attraction and ample chemistry pull them together, but the path to marital bliss for the widow and confirmed bachelor is bumpy and winds along the edge of a steep cliff.

Haunted by the past and present responsibilities, neither feels free to love again. Becca's twelve-year-old daughter insists second marriages are bad for kids and Becca can't ignore her child's plea, "Mom. Please don't marry J.T." Struggling with his fear of rejection and wounded by a past relationship, J.T. can't face the possibility of a second broken heart. Tension climbs higher when J.T. sees Becca in the arms of another man and Becca hears rumors of another woman.

Is the love drawing them together strong enough to overcome the forces pulling them apart?

"Just finished this book and it was as well written as the others from this author. The story is the follow-up to the Rouges Trust and I was anxious to know how Becca used the money. The characters are well defined and interesting. I noticed a couple of references to future romances and hopes the author follows up with those. I would recommend this book to anyone that likes Christian Romance or mystery's."

Couldn't put this one down. With life's resonsibilities, I was caused to have to stop every now & then but was always eager to get back to reading. J.T. Will make a wonderful father for Amy K. It isn't easy to outsmart a twelve year old but he did that in such a clever way. You will have to read the book to understand this triangle of love expressions."

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Skewed Theology: How do we Respond?

Hebrews 6: 7 For the earth which drinks in the rain that often comes upon it, and bears herbs useful for those by whom it is cultivated, receives blessing from God; 8 but if it bears thorns and briars, it is rejected and near to being cursed, whose end is to be burned.
   Recently, our pastor was out of town and we hosted a guest pastor at my church who ruffled some feathers. He's a great guy and I really like him, but his doctrine is not completely in line with what I personally hold to be true. It's challenging to know how to respond in a situation like this. I love this man and have no desire to hurt his feelings, but there's a real concern about how his teaching might negatively affect vulnerable people. 

   I was struggling with the situation internally. I have a deep respect for the leadership within the church and I treat leaders with a great deal of reverence. I'm not comfortable questioning my pastor and I'd never take it upon myself to offer correction to him. I spoke with a few trusted friends who share my respect for leadership and we spent some time praying together. Our hearts' cry was that God would grow the seeds of truth in the message and choke out the negative. Overall, we agreed the unity was the most important goal so we vowed to watch our conversation in regard to this situation. 

  As I sought the Lord in my personal study time, I felt strongly that He had a word for me in Hebrews 6.  I read the entire passage and I'll admit that I initially glazed right over verses 7 and 8. I glanced at my notes and knew I was missing something, so I read through a second time. As I read verses 7 and 8 again, I paused and started to dig for meaning. Within a short time, I received a revelation that changed everything for me.  

7 For the earth which drinks in the rain that often comes upon it, and bears herbs useful for those by whom it is cultivated, receives blessing from God;
  The rain is the word of God. When we study, listen to preaching, and pray, we are receiving the rain. When we receive the rain, we are expected to bear good things which will nourish not only ourselves, but, more importantly, the Body of Christ.  If we do this, we will receive the blessing of God!  
8 but if it bears thorns and briars, it is rejected and near to being cursed, whose end is to be burned.
  Verse 8 is sobering and comes with a strong warning.  If we receive the rain and then bear thorns and briars, we will be rejected and come near to being cursed.  Thorns and briars are things that cause division and work against unity in the Body of Christ. Instead of nourishing, they cause injury. If we hear the word and then start to complain to each other, point out faults and talk negatively, we are allowing thorns and briars to form. 

 This is what really impacted me: It's the same rain, the same soil, and yet different results. In other words, we can sit in church together and hear the same message and then have individual results. It really doesn't matter if the guest pastor had some skewed theology, what matters is the results produced in my life. I refuse to allow thorns and briars to form. I am desperately seeking the blessing of God which means my goal is produce good things that will nourish the Body. 

I'm excited to share this with other members of my church who were challenged by our guest speaker.  I hope it blessed you as well.