Disclosure: I was provided a copy of this book by the publisher. All opinions are my own. This post contains affiliate links. By purchasing through the links on my blog I receive a small compensation at no additional cost to you. For Lent this year, I’ve been working through Jennie Allen’s Made for This 40 … More Book Review | Made For This by Jennie Allen
I want to preface this post with the following facts: I grew up in Texas, my grandfather was a member of the NRA, and I’ve never held a gun in my life.
I am not a foodie. I do love to eat but I don’t make amazing yummy food for the eye and for the stomach. I do on occasion read cookbooks, weird I know but it’s oddly satisfying. Try it some time.
I am guilty of not talking politics with those that disagree with my perspective. Mostly because my opinion on government and politics differs wildly from the people I hold most dear, my family. I admit to blocking and unfollowing A LOT of people since the election, and if we are being honest since before the … More Finished Reading: I Think You’re Wrong (But I’m Listening) a guide to grace-filled political conversations
Shannan’s book The Ministry of Ordinary Places shines a light on the unglamorous ministry of living life as a Christian where you are. You don’t need to go to Kenya or Nepal, Chile, or Ukraine to make a difference for God’s kingdom. That work, your work could very well be right in front of you. … More Finished Reading: The Ministry of Ordinary Places by Shannan Martin
At the beginning of every year, I chose a word and let that word cultivate myself and cultivate in my life for the year.
Something I’ve learned as I gotten older is to never diminish another’s waiting. We are all waiting on something, the bus, that phone call, him to get on one knee, on our next meal, test results, and so on. The list goes on forever.
So, apparently I haven’t been keeping up with these as much as I would have hoped but I’ve also had enough happen in the last month to justify writing one.
Remember Wild & Free? When reading Wild & Free I felt empowered to my core, I read it with energy and gusto. It made me active and actively changed me. Preach to Yourself, is not quite the same. While Wild & Free felt youthful and energetic, Preach to Yourself is more like sitting down and … More Finished Reading | Preach to Yourself by Hayley E. Morgan
I love my journaling bible at home, but it’s a little too precious for me to carry and bring to church. I’ve tried a few over bibles, but they are either too big or don’t have extra room for writing in so I can’t take notes. I was excited to get this beautiful NIV lay … More Faith | Review of the NIV Journal the Word Bible for Women