End of Winter | Beginning of Spring

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“For, lo, the winter is past, the rain is over and gone; The flowers appear on the earth; the time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice of the turtle is heard in our land; The fig tree putteth forth her green figs, and the vines with the tender grape give a good smell…” Song of Solomon 2: 11-13

With Spring just around the corner, the anticipation of what’s to come is extra high. And so it should be. Spring means warmer weather, sunshine, and color, lots of it; color in leaves, flowers, grass, greenery, growing fruits, vegetables, and so on. With the end of winter comes the beginning of life. And I am so grateful. I am reminded that no matter what I may go through in life, God will always make a new beginning (whether on this earth or in Heaven). With the end of the winter of trials comes the spring of newfound joy and peace in the Saviour. He does indeed make all things beautiful in His time.

Review | Paris Street Style

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I was so excited when I ordered this coloring book. The cover was so enticing … I loved the gold drawing on the front. And I love everything Paris. But, I have to say, I was really disappointed once I opened it up. The drawings are not exact, but rather free-handed, open-ended, and anything but exact. This makes is quite difficult to color, even for an adult. To be perfectly honest, the pictures were of such a style as to not be conducive to coloring. I also didn’t care for the lingerie pages. But, I did appreciate that this was a thick book … you won’t be cheated on pages to color. And I loved the attached ribbon bookmark. However the binding made it difficult to keep the book open while coloring. Overall, I rather disliked this coloring book, but I think that has more to do with my personal preference than anything else.

Disclaimer: I received this book from the Blogging For Books program in exchange for this review.