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2021 Word & Verse of the Year

Hey Gems!!! Tomorrow begins a New Year!  We are walking out of 2020 and into 2021. I can't believe 2020 has come and gone. This year has been hectic. From my church moving to a new location to COVID-19 to more church changes and losing loved ones. I am just ever so grateful to have made it to the end of the year with my sanity in tact. For 2020 I didn't share much about it, but my verse of the year was love. This year my word is... I am not sure how this word came about. This was a complete surprise to me. I didn't really think about a word until last week and this one popped in my head oddly enough and I knew it was God. The exact words that came to mind are as follows: " Vision. You need to see My vision for you and keep your eyes set on the vision. Don't get clouded by the world or let your mind wonder. Vision is all you need. Focus on Me, your Savior and all that I have in-store for you. " These words touched my heart tremendously because even though I s

To Dwell Among Cedars by Connilyn Cossette {Book Review}

Hey Gems!!! Today I have an excited review for a new release... Firstly, happy release day to Connilyn Cossette for her newest book!!! I have been excited about this book since the release of her last book, Like Flames in the Night. Secondly, a huge thank you to Connilyn and Bethany House Publishers for allowing me to be on the launch team, read an eARC ( electronic advanced readers copy aka unfinished proof ) and giving me a physical copy. I am truly grateful for the chance! Keep reading to see my thoughts!! Title : To Dwell Among Cedars Author : Connilyn Cossette Series : The Covenant House #1 Age : Adult Genres : Biblical fiction, Christian fiction, Historical fiction Publication Date : December 1, 2020 Publisher : Bethany House Publishers     Source : eARC Purchase : Paperback | Kindle | Hardcover | Christian Book Synopsis : Eight years ago, when the Philistines stole and then surrendered the ark of the covenant back to the Israelites, Eliora left her Philistine home