Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Monthly Reflections (#33) ~ September | Random Reads (October)

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Monthly Reflections, where we take the time to reflect on the previous month.

My goals for September were...

Finish 9 books

Books read:

Favorite Read This Month:

Evergreen. Such a fantastic novella! :)

Book Reviews:

Looking ahead:

My goal for October:

Finished 10 books, including:
September's and October's Random Reads

If you want to do your own Monthly Reflections, feel free to grab the button and post about it on your blog, then leave a comment with the URL - otherwise, please share your thoughts in a comment!

Now it's your turn! What did you accomplish in September, what do you hope to accomplish in October?
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My second time participating in this meme. So far, I've loved the books that have been chosen by Random.org! This month it picked #820, which is The World of Jesus. A perfect choice because I was trying to decide what nonfiction book to read next. ;) I haven't gotten my September "random read" finished yet, but I'm hoping to get to it within the next couple weeks.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0764210831/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=0764210831&linkCode=as2&tag=chrisbooksrev-20&linkId=XZ7ZHJBWM5Z72YAAKnow Jesus Better by Understanding What Shaped His World

Sometimes it's hard to find your bearings in the New Testament, as you enter the time and place of Jesus and His disciples. There are confusing practices, new people groups, and even unexplained religious conflicts. How did it all come about?

Dr. William Marty walks you through the history leading up to the arrival of Jesus in order to help you better understand His life and teachings. He answers such questions as:

• Why did "Israelites" start being called "Jews"?

• What's a "synagogue" and what happened to worshiping in the temple?

• Who were the Pharisees and why was Jesus so upset with them?

• Why didn't anyone like the Samaritans?

Get to know the times in which Jesus lived, so you'll better understand His teaching and ministry. And along the way, discover how God prepared the world for the One who would turn it upside down.

6 comments:

  1. Congrats on getting so much reading done! I barely got any reading done these past few weeks! Hoping I can read a lot this month as well! Hope you enjoy this month's Random Read! I have that one on my Kindle, but haven't read it yet!

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    1. Thanks, Laura! I'm hoping it's a good nonfiction read ;) Hope you like your random read too!

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  2. Wow! Awesome month if reading Melanie! :)
    Here's mine: http://justyouraveragereviews.blogspot.com/2014/10/monthly-reflections.html?m=1

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    1. Thank you! I'm very happy with what I read in September! :) On my way to read and comment on your post!

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  3. You did awesome last month. I joined the random read meme too, I was thinking of doing it twice a month, but it took me forever to read last months random read, so who knows lol

    here is my monthly reflection: http://superbookgrl13.blogspot.com/2014/10/monthly-reflections-2.html

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    1. I would love to do the random reads twice a month, but with tour books and such, I don't think I can fit more than one in my reading schedule.

      Thanks for participating! I left a comment on your post ;)

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