First Line Friday . . . Mary, Chosen of God

Friday, December 23, 2016








"Blessed are you, Mary, chosen of God."Mary is ordinary girl from Nazareth. She helps her mother with household chores, she daydreams about a handsome carpenter's son named Joseph, and at night she lies on the roof and contemplates at the stars. But one evening, a heavenly visitor comes with unexpected news; and her life is changed forever. Experience the life of the Messiah from the perspective of his mother, who must place her trust and obedience in Adonai, the Most High, as he fulfills centuries of anticipation in the middle of her daily life. Walk with Mary as she witnesses Yeshua grow, mature, minister, and even crucified; and then raised again, to the kindling of her new faith.

First Line:
With a sigh, Mary paused to sit on a nearby rock and tie the leather strap again.


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Nice choice for this Christmas Eve Eve Friday, Andi!

Seven Brides for Seven Texans prologue by Erica Vetsch:

New Year's Day 1874
7 Heart Ranch, Hartville, Texas
"Quiet down, now." George Washington Hart put his hands flat on the dining room table and levered himself upright. "I have something to say."

The Lassoed by Marriage Romance Collection
by Mary Connealy, Angela Bell, Angela Breidenbach, Rebecca Jepson,
Amy Lillard, Gina Welborn, Kathleen Y'Barbo, Rose Ross Zediker, Lisa Cox Carter

This first line is from the first story in the text--The Substitute Bride by Angela Bell.

And the first line is...

London, England
On a Sunday in June of 1865

"Gwen's husband suffered quite the shock upon lifting her Brussels lace veil at the conclusion of their wedding ceremony."

Happy reading and Happy Christmas!

Andi, Mary, Chosen of God is on my TBR.

MERRY CHRISTMAS EVE EVE!

My first line comes from The Still of Night (A Rush of Wings Book 2) by Kristen Heitzmann

PROLOGUE

Her legs still shook under the sheet, the smooth skin mottled and stained.

It's a great book! Merry Christmas!

Move it up, you'll love it!
Merry Christmas!

I want to read this one. Merry Christmas!

Happy Christmas Eve Eve! (One of my fave lines from 'FRIENDS' ever!)

My First Line this week is from 'Our Revolution' by Bernie Sanders:

"When we began our race for the presidency in April 2015, we were considered by the political establishment and the media to be a "fringe" campaign, something not to be taken seriously."

Happy Reading!

Merry Christmas!

Chelsea Jamison snuck in the back door of Kenworth's Department Store.
~Christmas Makeover by Cami Checketts (Christmas Kisses Anthology)

Merry Christmas Eve - Eve!!! My first line today is from Dreamspell by Tamara Leigh - "Even I would have killed for thee." I just downloaded it to my Kindle!

 
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