The Beginner’s Bible: Timeless Children’s Stories

Reading aloud – particularly before bedtime – is a treasured family practice in our home. I’ve written about this before – my husband began reading to our youngest as soon as he could hear (while still in the womb!). While we miss an evening here or there, overall, it’s a practice we’ve continued to this … Read more

Rethink Happy

Rethink Happy: An Entrepreneur’s Journey Toward Finding Authentic Joy by Doug Kisgen is a self-help book of sorts, written in an easy to digest format of a simple fiction story. I used to pick up a lot of entrepreneur-targeted books, partly for my own interests, and partly to find titles that could be useful or … Read more

When Jesus Was a Green-eyed Brunette

I confess. I wasn’t sure what to expect when I saw the title, When Jesus Was a Green-Eyed Brunette. But, I can say, whatever I expected, it wasn’t this. I suppose, in the back of my mind, I expected a book about looking to serve Christ through serving others, no matter what they might look like. … Read more

Open Hearts and Minds with Bible Journaling

As a child, I was one of those who had written in so many places in my Bible – taking notes, underlining passages.  When I first got started, not even highlighters were on my radar – it was all about underlining, and making notes in the margins. Later, I got really fancy and started using a red pen … Read more

Abigail, the Belle of Bravery!

I just love the Adventures of Rooney Cruz. If you haven’t me Rooney, please, let me introduce you! Rooney is a sweet, fun girl who is learning to understand the world around her. Sometimes, even everyday life can confusing, or even scary. Rooney has some help in this! She has an guardian angel, Mari, who … Read more

Love. Just Because.


I Love You Just Because is an adorable, sweet lovely book with a wonderful message for young children. But it’s also important. Important. The book tells the story of a family of bears. They are a family… But their fur is not all the same color. What? Well, mama and papa bear are brown. One … Read more

When Calls the Heart – Season 2 Premier coming up (and Season 1 giveaway)!

affiliate links used in this post Total confession: We don’t watch much broadcast TV in our home, and until recently, I’d not even heard about the Hallmark Channel series When Calls the Heart. Since I learned about it, though, there has been some series binge watching in our house. At first it was just me, but … Read more