First of all, I’ve been reading this since the end of February and although a small book it’s packed full of information that I probably didn’t grasp all of. A little back history, Travis and I began attending a Mennonite church when we first arrived in COS in 2012. After moving to California we joined … More Finished Reading: Anabaptist Essentials by Palmer Becker
Now, obviously, I’m not going in order. I’m just choosing what to read next. After making my way through Mark, I decided on John simply because that is the book we are reading through at church this season.
If you haven’t read one of my book reviews before, you should know I take instagram recommendations very VERY seriously. I’ve honestly never read anything about Rachel Hollis or heard about her brand Chic Media before in my life until this book began to blow up my Instagram.
I’ve read my fair share of Francine Rivers books, I had all her books in college and read through them a few times. Her ability to create characters is amazing and one of my favorite things about her books.
I can openly and honestly admit it’s been a while since I’ve read through the gospels. The last time was in 2015 when I read through the whole bible. But I haven’t done a gospel book study in years, nonetheless really studied the book of Mark. My husband’s favorite gospel.
In case you didn’t know it, I love (LOVE) nonfiction. I find reality so interesting and not to mention women’s fight for equality primarily during the early years of the 20th Century.
Last year for Christmas my sister bought me Grace not Perfection from Emily Ley, designer & creator of The Simplified Planner. I absolutely loved Grace not Perfection and may have read it in like 3 days, I also bought myself a Simplified Planner for my birthday this year and it’s my favorite.
As much as I love color and design, some times I get into a rut of always sending the same color palettes. Styling the same way and not finding new ways to incorporate new colors.
My 2017 word of the year is brave. For most of the year, I didn’t feel very brave. I felt very boring, very un-brave. But sometimes bravery isn’t in the big moments but the little one, like telling yourself to have a good positive day while battling depression, like taking a sick day to self … More 100 Days to Brave
In case you haven’t seen my bible shelf, I’m all about the Beautiful Word Collection, from their bibles, to devotionals and even a coloring book. The latest addition to my shelf is the Beautiful Word for Christmas Devotional.