I’ve been going through a devotional Bible study book with women from my church called “Comparison Trap” by Sandra Stanley. In the study, we focus on what areas in our lives we compare ourselves to others, how those comparisons affect our lives, and how to renew our minds to think differently when we’re tempted to […]Read More You Let Him Go Out Like That?
Snow White bit into a poisonous apple and it nearly killed her. I bit into a poisonous apple of my own once, but thank God, just like Snow White, I had a Prince to wake me and save me from my own stupidity. Once upon a time, I hated someone. And I don’t mean casual […]Read More Chewing on Hate
Okay, guys. We’re taking a necessary moment this week to appreciate dragons. More specifically, the How To Train Your Dragon trilogy. The newest movie just came out two weekends ago, but my husband and I had the privilege of seeing it 3 weeks early, thanks to a random deal on Fandango. I had been wanting […]Read More Once There Were Dragons
Art Matters: Because Your Imagination Can Change the World by Neil Gaiman My rating: 5 of 5 stars This small, quick-read was very encouraging and inspiring, full of strongly stated truths and engaging illustrations. Neil Gaiman reminds us that in order to dream and create and do the impossible, we cannot know it is impossible. […]Read More Book Review: Art Matters by Neil Gaiman
The Rebellion Begins by Michael Kogge My rating: 4 of 5 stars This book was basically a novelization of the first episode of Star Wars Rebels. It was fun to get some insight into the thoughts of the characters that we don’t get to see in the episode. Although the book is targeted towards kids, […]Read More Book Review: The Rebellion Begins by Michael Kogge
Brave leaves leapt from the trees, Composing a symphony of color while cascading down, But I didn’t see it. Loving meows beckoning me to snuggle rang in my ears, Longing for uninterrupted quality time, But I didn’t hear them. Clouds passed over the mountains, Creating a shadowy masterpiece on the earth, But I […]Read More I Didn’t See It
Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown My rating: 5 of 5 stars I loved this book. It offers a different approach to living that isn’t common in our culture. Focusing on the essential things and learning how to say “no” to non-essential demands and requests is a freeing way to live. Greg […]Read More Book Review: Essentialism by Greg McKeown