Jessica s guide to dating on the dark side

05 Jan

However, spunky Mindy’s passionate-yet-tragic love for Raniero keeps the story from being a total bust.Daily events provide continuous opportunities to appreciate the goodness of God in our lives.The warm smile that greets you during a stressful day or the kind words that someone utters your way are some of the ways God interacts with you.She stabs him in the foot with a pitchfork, he comes to live in the spare apartment at her vegan parents' house and enrolls in her school. As it progresses the book takes a more serious turn, and there are things I question about Jessica's decisions, but all in all it was a very satisfying read - funny, and with more substance than many of the vampire tales I've read.I know I'm really late to the party on this one, but after hearing so many great things, I finally picked it up (I'm so glad I did!

Vivid hallucinations, a violent death and her husband’s imprisonment leave Jessica isolated in a country where she does not understand the language, the customs or whom to trust.Desperate, she calls on her shoe-loving friend, Mindy Sue.Through these experiences we can sensitize our perception of God’s personal intervention, His constant presence, His love and care for us.When we find ourselves in the dark, we must remember that we are not alone. We learn this from the verse describing the receiving of the Torah on Mount Sinai: “…By doing so, we essentially ‘invite’ Him into our life and are able to begin developing a relationship with Him.So how do we rejuvenate this relationship with our Creator in order to feel His love?Mindy’s arrival triggers a visit from her ex-boyfriend, Raniero, a vampire with the laid-back attitude of a surfer but a dark and possibly violent past.