Dressember Book Club

Over the last few weeks, I’ve been reading A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah a powerful memoir of a boy soldier from Sierra Leone in the 1990’s. Not that long ago, and insanely this kind of human trafficking is still happening. Children brainwashed into fighting wars that tore up their own families.

Finished Reading: I Think You’re Wrong (But I’m Listening) a guide to grace-filled political conversations

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

Finished Reading | Preach to Yourself by Hayley E. Morgan

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

Finished Reading: All the Colors We Will See by Patrice Gopo

First and foremost, I selected this book because I LOVE biographical essays and I love them even more than they are composed into a collection, a book all there own. All the Colors We Will See is eloquent and composed, Patrice gently weaves her story with biblical stories and teachings, weaves her story into her … More Finished Reading: All the Colors We Will See by Patrice Gopo