Finished Reading: Beating Guns by Shane Claiborne & Michael Martin

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. Beating Guns is a collaborative book written by Shane Claiborne and Michael Martin. Mike attends our church here in Colorado Springs & founded [...]

Finished Reading | Taste and See by Margaret Feinberg

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. In case we haven’t met before, I take book recommendations from IG friends and [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Finished Reading: A Light so Lovely – the spiritual legacy of Madeleine L’Engle by Sarah Arthur

Confession time, as an avid reader I have not read The Time Quintet. Which includes L'Engle's most popular book, A Wrinkle in Time. I have read her nonfiction work Walking on Water, which I reviewed a while back. (I chuckle that the only book I've read by this famous fiction author is a piece of [...]

Faith | Finished Reading: Imperfect Courage by Jessica Honegger

I had the great privilege to be a member of Jessica Honegger’s Book Launch Team for Imperfect Courage. As a long time fan of Noonday Collection and a self-proclaimed Ethical Fashion Ambassador, this story provided me with encouragement and reminded me that no matter what my story should sound like, the real-life one is so [...]

Finished Reading: Think, Learn, Succeed by Dr. Caroline Leaf

I was so excited to be invited to Dr. Caoline Leaf's book launch team for her new book, Think, Kearn, Succeed. Acclaimed Neuroscientist from South Africa, the techniques have motivated the encouraged so many. Our thought lives have incredible power over our mental, emotional, and even physical well-being. Our thoughts can either limit us to [...]