Archive for January 17th, 2008

PW CoverPublishers Weekly has given Bead One, Pray Too a starred review, the highest the magazine gives! I am so, so happy! The review will appear in the Jan. 28 issue of the print magazine, but can be viewed here online at the magazine’s religion book newsletter, Religion BookLine.

The review means a lot to me for a number of reasons. First, since Dec. I have been suffering a loss of faith in my own ability to write, say or do anything worthwhile. I have written a few posts about this terrible depression and prayer. The review is a sorely needed vote of confidence. I think I’ll print it out and tape it to my desk so when my negative tape begins its endless loop in my head I can hopefully stop it – or at least turn down its volume – with a look at the review. Second, PW reviewed my first book, Faith Beyond Faith Healing, and it was a real stinker. Ouch. And they did not review my second book, Fabric of Faith, at all. So this feels great!


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