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Blog Tour - Heroes of Faith


Book summary from CedarFort.comHeroes aren’t born. They’re created.

Every culture, every country, and every person has a story to tell about heroes—people who rose above difficulties and impossible odds to emerge triumphant. Heroes of Faith: True Stories of Courage and Strength is a collection of 24 remarkable stories of stalwart men and women who stood firm and valiant in the gospel despite dangerous mobs, flying bullets, physical handicaps, extreme hardships, and dictatorial regimes.

Through this book you will discover that the simple—yet glorifying—courage that creates heroes is something you already have in your life. As you read, you will realize the potential of your own testimony to help you become a hero.

My Review: This book is really awesome! I love the stories that Marlene Bateman Sullivan shares of people who had faith in the Lord. Some of them had their faith rewarded with their lives being spared, and some of them had their faith rewarded by being able to return to live with Heavenly Father. There were a few of stories in this book of people that I had heard of, but many I hadn't heard of and I loved learning about their lives, unique circumstances and their amazing faith. This book will help you build your faith in the Lord, your courage that you will be able to overcome your own unique circumstances, and hopefully your spiritual strength as well. 

About the author: Marlene Bateman Sullivan was born in Salt Lake City, Utah, and grew up
in Sandy, Utah. She graduated from the University of Utah with a Bachelor’s degree in English. She is married to Kelly R. Sullivan and they are the parents of seven children. Marlene loves animals and has two dogs and two cats. Her other hobbies are gardening, camping, and reading.

Marlene has been published extensively in magazines and newspapers and has written a number of non-fiction books, including Latter-day Saint Heroes and Heroines, Vol. 1; Latter-day Saint Heroes and Heroines, Vol. 2; And There Were Angels Among Them; Visits From Beyond the Veil; By the Ministering of Angels; Brigham’s Boys; and Gaze Into Heaven. Marlene also wrote the best-selling novel, Light on Fire Island.

Find out more about author Marlene Bateman Sullivan on her website

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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…