Better World Book Challenge 3 – A Childhood Favorite
In The Hiding Place by Corrie ten Boom, the author and her family lived in Haarlem in the Netherlands in 1940 when the Nazis invaded. As Calvinists, they saw it as their duty to help God’s people and set about creating a hiding place in their home for Jewish people that came to them for refuge. The Hiding Place follows their quest to save those they could and their ultimate capture and internment. Continue reading The Hiding Place by Corrie ten Boom
A collection of short stories examining life, its meaning and our place in this world and with a higher power. Amidst Traffic is a book of short stories that ponders life’s challenges, choices and what ifs. In the foreword, the author suggests that the intent is to present stories that make readers think about their relationship with God. Many of the stories are somewhat open-ended as a seeming invitation to the reader to contemplate the experience of the short story.
The Country of Diachona is celebrating an anniversary while under great threat from a neighboring power. Constance, Diachona’s young heir, is facing serious doubts and a growing affection for a young commander. Can Constance stand tall in a man’s world and be a leader in her nation?