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The Eye Of The Storm by Janice L Dick

History Comes To Life

The Eye Of The Storm by Janice L Dick is a marvellous Christian historical novel and the second book in The Storm Series.

As a historian with a passion for Russia from 1900 under Czar Nicholas II, I found the whole book fascinating. The action is set in Russia from 1917-1919. It was a time of severe unrest – a dislike of Czar Nicholas handling of WWI, the assassination of Czar Nicholas and his family at Ekaterinburg, civil war between the Whites and the Reds, the emergence of Stalin, Lenin and Trotsky. Under the masterful pen of Janice Dicks history comes to life as fact meets fiction.

We follow a Russian Mennonite family who believe in peace not war. They are very godly but the reader senses a tension within.

There are some terrible attitudes towards mental disability with patients shut away from the world. We witness some kind hearts who treat the patients as people to be loved not shunned.

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The Road To Happenstance by Janice L Dick

Where Souls Go To Heal

 The Road To Happenstance by Janice L Dick is a charming contemporary Christian mystery that will delight your heart and soul. It is part of the Mosaic Collection.

We all have a past that we sometimes want to escape from and need to heal. Happenstance is a town that attracts the lost and the hurting, wraps them in love and helps them heal. “In this town everybody cares about everybody, even the newcomers.” Needs are met by huge hearts.

There are times when we feel abandoned by God or we run from Him. “It seemed God had deserted him in his hour of need… Not that he didn’t believe, he was disillusioned.” Life has a way of dragging us down but God is faithful and we can trust His leading. When life is hard, we need to run to God, not  away from Him.

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