Brilliant pastor Stephanie Lobdell has written her first book. It will be the first of many, I have no doubt, because she writes with eloquence and grace, as one who has both traveled a difficult road and found God faithful in surprising ways along the journey. Signs of Life: Resurrecting Hope Out of Ordinary Losses … More Signs of Life: Resurrecting Hope Out of Ordinary Losses
Death, Dying, and Good Reads: A review of J. Dana Trent’s Dessert First … More Death, Dying, and Good Reads
If you’re anything like me, a nightstand devoid of reading material is enough to drive fear into your heart. From novels to nonfiction, short stories to poetry, young adult literature to graphic novels, having a good book at the ready can be everything. Since I’m always scouting around for new great books, I wanted to … More 19 New Books You Should Read in 2019
Looking for a good read? These titles didn’t let me down. … More The Best Books I Read in 2018
Because we’re deep into Newbornlandia over here (mad props to my mom, who is saving our sanity with laundry and kid wrangling and newborn rocking so I can actually get a gosh darned shower now and then), I don’t have any words of my own to offer this week, but I do have some fantastic reads for … More Words of Wisdom
I remember laying on the floor of my (Christian) college dorm lamenting the curse of Eve. “Why did she have to eat that stupid apple?” I wailed. It was that-time-of-the-month and I was wracked with cramps and bubbling with angst. Women often joke about the difficulties our fair sex faces, childbirth chief among them. We expect pain, … More Holy Labor * Book Review & Giveaway!