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 | 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 [...]

Faith | Finished Reading: Inspired- Slaying Giants, Walking on Water, and Loving the Bible Again by Rachel Held Evans

I'm a long time RHE fan, I'll never forget reading Welcome to Monkey Town (renamed Faith Unraveled) nearly 5 years ago after moving to Colorado the first time in 2012. Every book of hers since then has made a lasting impression on my perspective and my faith walk, her personal journey and deep reflective way [...]

Faith | Finished Reading: Anabaptist Essentials by Palmer Becker

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 [...]