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Abish: Mother of Faith

Have you ever wondered about the woman Abish mentioned in the Book of Mormon. There are few verses written about her, but she was obviously a woman of great faith. I love how sometimes books can take a scene from the scriptures and make it seem real, as if those people are still living and breathing today. That was the kind of book that this was for me. Abish is a young woman in this book, she's already helped with King Lamoni's family's conversion to the faith of the Nephites. That happened in Abish: Daughter of God, the first book written by K.C. Grant. Abish is 24 in this book and married to a good man, Jared. He's a blacksmith and she is a healer, though he would rather she not be a healer. She wants children, but as yet has not been blessed with any. But, their faith is a problem for their Lamanite neighbors, who decide to come to war against them. The people of Anti-Nephi-Lehi as they are called have made a covenant with Heavenly Father that they will never take up their weapons of war again, and as part of this covenant they buried all of their weapons. So, instead of fighting, when the Lamanites come against them, they pray. 1000 are killed, including Abish's husband Jared. Great is her joy for her twins born during the fighting. But she is also sad to have to raise her children alone. This is a faith filled story of Abish and her children Jared and Miriam. I enjoyed this book, it was a fun one to read!

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Track List
1. Forever
2. Be Thou My Vision
3. The Lord’s Prayer
4. His Love

Blog Tour - Compassionate Soldier

About the bookCompassionate Soldier illuminates fascinating yet largely unknown stories of men and women whose humanity led them to perform courageous acts of mercy and compassion amid the chaos and carnage of war. Arranged by war from the American Revolution to the Iraq War and global in perspective, it features extraordinary stories of grace under fire from valiant soldiers and noncombatants who rose above the inhumanity of lethal conflict and chose compassion, even knowing their actions could put their lives and liberty at risk.

Included are the stories of Patrick Ferguson, a British officer during the American Revolution who had the chance to kill George Washington but refused to shoot a man in the back; Richard Kirkland, a Confederate soldier during the Civil War who took water to wounded Union soldiers during the battle of Fredericksburg; and Oswald Boelcke, a German WWI flying ace who was one of the most influential tacticians of early air combat and was known for making sure …

Halloween at Disney and Getaway Today Sale

I know I already posted once today, but check out this great deal that Get Away Today is doing right now!
Disneyland really is the Happiest Place on Earth, but what about during the fall? In mid-September, Disneyland turns into the most Spook-tacular Place on Earth during Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort! There is so much to do while at Disneyland during Halloween so I’ve gathered the top 5 things you have to do.

Before you get to the park, you have to book your trip. Let my friends at Get Away Today help you get there. They have discount Disneyland tickets and if you book before August 21st, you can save $13 off your 3-Day Park Hopper tickets with their Lucky 13 ticket sale! Tickets are only valid for travel from September 15 through October 31, 2017.

Now that you know who to book your trip with, let’s talk about all there is to do in Disneyland during Halloween Time.

#1: Take pictures with the fun décor

Disneyland really goes all out with their décor, no matter the season. Hal…