The Inefficiency Assassin by Helene Segura

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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It’s Alive!

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, […]

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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 […]

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Reading List 2020

My reading list for 2019 went mostly unread. I was stuck in a reading rut for most of the year, and didn’t get to cross off more than a few books. Some of those books will carry over to this year’s reading list. Others will have to be pushed back. In 2020, I want to […]

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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 […]

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Do You Pray? by J. C. Ryle

Prayer is an important part of the Christian life, but do you pray? In this short book, Ryle asks this question, and explains why it is important that the answer is “yes.” Ryle gives warning to those who do not pray, encouragement to those who don’t know where to begin, and advice to those who […]

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The Reading Rut of 2019

I go through at least one reading rut every year, and I’m currently in one. Part of the reason is that my job is keeping me busy and mentally exhausted. The other reason, I believe, is that I’m reading St. Augustine’s Confessions, which is not light reading. The little bit of time I get to […]

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Leadershift by John C. Maxwell

There are some books that come to you at the exact time that you need them. This is one of those books for me. I’m someone who hates confrontation. I avoid it as much as possible. So, becoming a department manager was a challenge for me in some ways. I knew I would have to […]

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