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Holy Week and the Rules of the Trail

Holy Week and the Rules of the Trail

As the trees begin to unfurl their spring leaves, we are beginning to turn our attention to planning our summer hiking adventure as a family. Since a child hiking has been an important spiritual discipline for me. I need to be in the wilderness. I need to hear the...

Interview with Children’s Author Glenys Nellist

Interview with Children’s Author Glenys Nellist

When I first started writing in this space, one of my goals was to connect parents and Christian educators with easy, everyday resources to talk about faith at home. I have always loved picture books and love the way they inspire wonder. So I was overjoyed when one of...

Book Review & Giveaway: Twas The Morning of Easter

Book Review & Giveaway: Twas The Morning of Easter

If you have been a reader for a while you know that I am a fan of the children’s books that Glenys Nellist creates for young readers. So I was delighted late last year to discover that her book Twas the Evening of Christmas had been developed into a series of books...

Winter 2021 Reading Recap

Winter 2021 Reading Recap

I always find it interesting how each season of my reading life is so different. When I do my reading recaps each season, I can tell you exactly what kind of head space I was in the past three months.  This winter (December, January and February) reading took the side...

Interview with Sarah Griffith Lund and Blessed Union

Interview with Sarah Griffith Lund and Blessed Union

As we settle into the end of winter blues and approach the start of our second year living with a pandemic, this month’s author interview feels incredibly timely. Many of my friends are talking about mental health, but not many of them feel comfortable talking about...

Diamonds and Dust: An Ash Wednesday Meditation

Diamonds and Dust: An Ash Wednesday Meditation

“And, lo, the star which they saw in the east, went before them, till it came and stood over where the young child was.” -Matthew 2:9, NKJ   The first book I picked up in 2021 was Father Gregory Boyle’s second book Barking to the Choir: The Power of Radical...

5 Lighthearted Books with Substance

5 Lighthearted Books with Substance

A few weeks ago I was on a Zoom happy hour with my girlfriends when one of them declared “I wish I liked your book recommendations but you like serious and heavy stuff and right now I really need something light!” Honestly, I love when I get book recommendations wrong...

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