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Mending Places

This is the last Denise Hunter book for this week, but don't worry, there will be more next week. This book is the first of the New Heights series, I read the 3rd, Finding Faith, a few weeks ago. I like that the books in this series are connected, but they also stand on their own too. Hanna helps her Grandma, Gram, run a mountain lodge in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The lodge hasn't been doing the best for the last few years, but she's confident with a little advertising and a few new services that she can turn things around. She places ads for the lodge in a few magazines and advertises for someone to lead day and overnight hikes. That's when she meets Micah. Micah has been leading day and overnight hikes for Hanna's competition, The Majestic, for the last few years. He's just come back from a several day hike and finds the manager's wife in his room, kind of like Joseph and Potipher's wife in the Bible. He tells her to leave, but she won't and his manager walks into a pretty compromising looking situation, so he fires Micah on the spot. Micah applies to work for Hanna, and she hires him on the spot. Hanna is attracted to Micah in a way that she's not been attracted to any other man before, but she has some trust issues and Micah wants nothing to do with women. Will they ever work things out so that they can both be happy? I enjoyed reading this book, I did think the subject matter was a little darker, but it was handled with taste.

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1. Forever
2. Be Thou My Vision
3. The Lord’s Prayer
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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…