I struggle with staying organized and staying focused. It's a product of having too much to do and feeling like there isn't enough time in the day. Helene Segura was a speaker at a business conference I attended several years ago. She walked through the basics of her strategies with handouts, and talked about just… Continue reading The Inefficiency Assassin by Helene Segura
Edenbrooke by Julianne Donaldson
It's been quite a while since I've read through a novel in just a few days, but Edenbrooke was one I couldn't put down. Donaldson's writing captured me from page one, and just got better and better. As a Christian who loves a good love story, romance novels can be a tightrope walk. Some content… Continue reading Edenbrooke by Julianne Donaldson
Slavery Still Exists. Let’s End It.
Slavery still exists. It may not look like the slavery we read about in our textbooks. It's not legal. But it still exists today as human trafficking. What is human trafficking? It is the illegal trade of human beings. It’s the recruitment, control, and use of people for their bodies and for their labor through… Continue reading Slavery Still Exists. Let’s End It.
Lady Jane Grey: Nine Day Queen of England by Faith Cook
I'd never heard of Lady Jane Grey until I found this book, but after reading the summary I knew I had to learn more. Over the past few years I've developed a growing interest in English history, especially the period of the English Reformation. Lady Jane, used as a pawn by those around her who… Continue reading Lady Jane Grey: Nine Day Queen of England by Faith Cook
Making a Difference by R. C. Sproul
Christians want to make a difference in the world. We want to see society change for the better. We want people to know Jesus. How do we begin to do that when the world is so different? In this book, R. C. Sproul explains the word views that make up today's culture, from secularism to… Continue reading Making a Difference by R. C. Sproul
One Word 365 (2021)
But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you. - Matthew 6:6 Prayer has always been something I struggle to do consistently. Private prayer. The kind of prayer spoken of in Matthew 6:6. I know… Continue reading One Word 365 (2021)
Looking for a Book Journal? This is the one!
When reading is a big part of your life, you want to keep track of what you read and share your thoughts. If you're nodding your head right now, you want this book journal. It's the perfect gift for any bibliophile. There's a two-page entry for 70 books. Take notes, write out a review, keep… Continue reading Looking for a Book Journal? This is the one!
Goodbye 2020. Hello 2021.
2020 - What. A. Year. There was a lot to deal with, wasn't there? I won't mention the big events that have been talked about over and over. We all know what they are. Instead, here's a quick recap of my year, personally. Early on in 2020, work got overwhelming. My very first post was… Continue reading Goodbye 2020. Hello 2021.
It's been one heck of a year! The craziness of the world aside, my daily life is finally calming down. The part of my job that has kept me from this blog, reading as much as I would like, and working on my novel at all, is done! I feel like I can finally breathe,… Continue reading It’s Alive!
Officially On Hiatus
You may have noticed that I haven't made a post at all so far this year. There are a few reasons for that, but the main one is that my day job is keeping my extremely busy lately and will continue to do so for the next few months. So, the plans I have to… Continue reading Officially On Hiatus
One Word 365 (2020)
The purpose of One Word 365 is to put aside the usual New Year’s resolutions that we never seem to keep. Instead, you pick one word. Just one word that you want to spend the year focusing on and living out… whatever that may mean for you, personally. My One Word for 2020 is focus.… Continue reading One Word 365 (2020)
Egypt’s Sister by Angela Hunt
Since high school, I've been drawn to the history of Ancient Egypt. As my faith has grown, the history of the Jewish people has become more important to me. So, this novel, which combines the two, was a no-brainer for me. The detail in the writing is amazing. It draws you into the story without… Continue reading Egypt’s Sister by Angela Hunt