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Book Review: We Were Spiritual Refugees

Book Review: We Were Spiritual Refugees

I had the chance to read an advanced copy of We Were Spiritual Refugees last November as part of a project I was working on. Rarely do you find churchy books equal parts entertaining and informative. Often books about church and new church starts are so narrative...

2020’s Most Anticipated Children’s Books on Faith

2020’s Most Anticipated Children’s Books on Faith

This year has some really lovely titles for children from faith-based publishers. I am also excited to see even more books that do not have specific faith teachings that can be used to teach theological ideas. Stories play such a vital role in shaping the imagination...

12 Books to Look Forward to in 2020

12 Books to Look Forward to in 2020

This year I am anticipating several new releases (while still tackling the books I didn’t get to in 2019 that I would still like to read). I talked about it on Instagram, but one of the things I am re-committing to is reading authors of color, non-gender binary...

A Single Word for 2020

A Single Word for 2020

In 2002 I was living in a small apartment on the west side of Fort Worth supporting myself. In an absentminded moment I had left my monthly tuition bill laying on the desk where I worked as a receptionist part time for one of the women I worked with to see. I knew I...

The Year by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

The Year by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

What can be said in New Year rhymes, That’s not been said a thousand times? The new years come, the old years go, We know we dream, we dream we know. We rise up laughing with the light, We lie down weeping with the night. We hug the world until it stings, We curse it...

Top 10 Books of 2019

Top 10 Books of 2019

This year in books covered some broad territory--I finally picked up Stephen King, I read several theology books for a cohort group, I continued my third year with my Book of the Month subscription and began research for my writing project. I thought it would be fun...

Favorite Reads of the Last Decade

Favorite Reads of the Last Decade

I was the child in trouble for sneaking off into corners of the house with my nose stuck in a book. I read to travel to new places in time and space. I read to learn about a topic, perspective or experience that doesn’t come naturally to me or is part of my own...

We Need to Tell You Something…

We Need to Tell You Something…

So I need to tell you something...something that if we’ve seen each other in person in the last four years you probably already know. We haven’t kept it a secret, in fact our family talks about it openly and honestly. At the same time we’ve made the intentional choice...

Let’s Start Something New

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