“Have you heard of Glennon Doyle Melton?” my friend asked me one day last month. I hadn’t. She followed up by telling me she’s the founder of Momastery, which I’d heard of and assumed was a “mommy blog,” and yes I was a touch judgmental about what I thought air-quotes-mommy-blogs are. My kidless self made some assumptions… Read More What I’m reading: Carry On, Warrior
Friends. This book. I don’t even know where to start about this book. This book got passed around my friend group like wildfire. I’d heard about it for a couple of years, but never got around to buying it (and let’s be honest, I love my public library but they’re not quick to buy Christian… Read More What I’m reading: Bread & Wine
2015 was a year for the books. No really. I read a ton of books. This past year, I had a goal to read 70 books. That’s a lot, more than one a week. I knew some of it would be in spurts – on vacation I average one a day, while during busy work… Read More Top five nonfiction reads of 2015
You guys. YOU GUYS. Earlier this year, I read a really great book about calling and life and following Jesus, and you should all go read it. I work with college students, am married to a law student, and find myself squarely in young adulthood, so I am constantly having conversations with others about calling,… Read More Book review: Work, Play, Love
So, a preface. I don’t read a lot of nonfiction for entertainment. Most of the nonfiction I read is either faith-growing, professionally helpful, or travel books. Therefore it of course feels a bit strange really to choose a top five of those three diverse categories – do I have separate categories for each, or make sure… Read More Top five nonfiction reads of 2014
Hi. my name is Emma, and I struggle with busyness. I’m in a busy phase of life. I didn’t believe people when they said planning a wedding takes over your life. I thought, I’m a pretty organized and pretty laid-back person. Planning a wedding will be a lot of work, but nothing too crazy. Oh,… Read More Got grace?
Name & author: Spiritual Direction, Henri Nouwen Why are you reading this book? I’ll read just about anything by Henri Nouwen. He was a theologian, professor, and counselor, and he’s one of those writers whose words speak straight to my soul. His style is simple but articulate and easily speaks into both emotional and rational aspects… Read More Book Review: Spiritual Direction