Saturday, October 1, 2022

Daniel and Nephi by Chris Heimerdinger

Daniel and Nephi by Chris Heimerdinger is a book about two eleven year old boys around 600 b.c. in Jerusalem and the nearby lands.
Heimerdinger explores the possibility of the historical figures Daniel (from the Bible) and Nephi (from the Book of Mormon) meeting as children and the danger and adventures they go on. After Daniel's father is murdered, and he is kidnapped, he's rescued in the desert by Ishmael, a family friend of Nephi's family and the adventure goes from there. What happens when the murderers of Daniel's father realize he's alive and decide to come after him? Read the book and find out! Daniel and Nephi was first published in 1993.

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien is about a small Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins. He is about half the size of an average human.
He loves being at home, safe, and comfortable. But despite all this, he is recruited by a wizard and thirteen dwarves to help them out on a quest to get their home and their treasure back. The problem is that there are orcs and spiders on the way there, and a big dragon who has taken over the dwarves' home! Will Bilbo be successful? Read the book and find out. The Hobbit was first published in 1937.

Movie Review: Miracles from Heaven

Miracles from Heaven starring Jennifer Garner and Kylie Rogers, and directed by Patricia Riggen is a inspiring, faith-promoting, family friendly movie.
It is based on a true story about a little girl, Annabelle Beam who got very sick with what doctors called an incurable disease. Despite the gloomy outlook, her parents, her mom especially, do not give up and do everything they can to get Annabelle what help they can. What happens to Annabelle toward the end of the film? Watch the movie and find out! Miracles from Heaven was produced in 2016.