Tag Archives: Karen Spears Zacharias

One of the two best books so far this year!

Burdy by Karen Spears Zacharias; 2015; $15.00; 182 pages; Mercer University Press, Macon, GA; 978-0-88146; 539-6; purchased from Amazon.com; 9/4/15-9/8/15 A follow up to Karen’s debut, Mother of Rain, Burdy begins to receive someone that she thought was dead.  As she corresponds with him she decides to visit him and see if she can determine while he […]

“Dwell in the Presence of the Lord”

Where’s Your Jesus Now? Examining How Fear Erodes our Faith by Karen Spears Zacharias; 2008; $18.99; 218 pages; Zondervan, Grand Rapids, MI; 978-0-310-28386-7; purchased from Amazon.com; 8/26/15-8/29/15 This is definitely a book that I will read over and over.  I was left with the sense that the way to not let fear erode our faith is to dwell in the presence […]

A groundbreaker in several different ways

Benched, The Memoirs of Judge Rufe McComb by Rufe McComb with Karen Spears Zacharias; 1997; $29.95; 215 pages; Mercer University Press, Macon, GA; 0-86544-570-7; checked out from Multnomah County Library, Central; 1/29/15-1/30/15 Rufe McCombs was the first female elected to a judgeship in the state of Georgia. She started her legal career early on when very few […]

Read this in the middle of the day.

A Silence of Mockingbirds, A Memoir of Murder by Karen Spears Zacharias; 2012;$25.00; 322 pages; Macadam Cage, San Francisco, CA; 978-1-59692-375-1; 364.1523092 Z16s; Checked out from Multnomah County Library, Troutdale; 1/20/15-1/23/15 Back in October of 1984, 5 months before I got married, 17 months before Daniel was born I read a book that kept me up all […]

Thanks I Needed that!

Where’s Your Jesus Now?~Examining How Fear Erodes Our Faith by Karen Spears Zacharias; 2008; $18.99; 218 pages; Zondervan, Grand Rapids, MI; 978-0-310-28386-7; purchased from Amazon.com; 12/26//14-12/30/14 I don’t know what to day about this book except that I was terribly moved and cried at least twice.  I will be reading this again.  Karen makes so many points […]

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