A few days ago, my new husband released his 2nd collection of poetry, essays & articles called The Science of Discontent. I bought his first offering, Like Hitchhiking in Space within days of first meeting him over the phone.  What better way to get to know a dating partner than to read their deepest pontifications? Seriously. It […]

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On a whim, I picked up Holly Gerth’s newest book, You’re Going to Be Okay from the library.  Mostly because I have made soooooo many mistakes in the past few months and my life has understandably and perhaps predictably fallen to shit.  Ultimately, I checked it out because I needed a little reassurance, even though […]

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Super stoked y’all to share with you my recent interview with author, Jeff Goins.  Jeff has a GREAT wildly popular blog on writing, ideas & making a difference. His last book was Wrecked: When a Broken World Slams into your Comfortable Life …which, will wreck the mess outta you if you let it.  And this next […]

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Reading Audible’ing Netflixing, Amazon Instant Video’ing or Hulu +’ing -Frasier, Season 5 -Downton Abbey, Season 3 -Grey’s Anatomy, Season 9 -Scandal, Season 1- 3. Pretty much. YouTube’ing “Improvisational Parenting” by my new friend, Arnebya I met at Blogher ’13. She is so. so. funny.  So. Instacasting Instacast is in my top 10 of all time favorite & […]

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“Humans have never lived purely functional lives, even when life was most difficult, when our survival was most precarious.  We are compelled to create.  Humans mysteriously create things with no practical function or purpose other than to be beautiful.” This is one of many nuggets of truth that stuck out to me after finishing up […]

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I’ve got a giveaway for you, giveaway winners & two book reviews just in time for “Mistmas” as Rhysie likes to call the wonderful Advent season upon us. The first is a wonderful book sent to me by Frank Robinson, Jr. called Letters to a Mixed Race Son.  The book is just as it sounds: […]

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I am reading -and loving- R. York Moore’s newest book, Making All Things New: God’s Dream For Global Justice.  Because York is my current mentor, married to one of my very bestest friends, my former InterVarsity staff worker & the one who led me to Christ and discipled me, it seemed fitting to mention that outright.  Also, […]

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Man, I was pretty geeked to be given an early copy of Does This Church Make Me Look Fat: A Mennonite Finds Faith, Meets Mr. Right & Solves Her Lady Problems. Here’s why: I loved Rhoda Janzen’s previous book: Mennonite In a Little Black Dress.  I listened to it first via Audible & because I […]

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