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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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****Yes, I am still fasting from blogging.  (Currently working hard on my memoir, my sanity =), my house & my marriage).  However, I could not keep my new cool writer friend, Enuma Okoro waiting any longer, nor could I keep you lovely folks from hearing about this fantastic book.  After this, it’s back to the blog […]

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Is it not unbelievable how long it can take to recover after being gone for a week?

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Do I like Malcolm Gladwell because he's biracial & has big hair like me?  Maybe.

Do I LOVE Malcolm Gladwell because he’s biracial, has big hair & looks like my long lost brother?

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A few weeks ago Dave & I listened to Same Kind of Different as Me: A Modern-Day Slave, an International Art Dealer & the Unlikely Woman who Brought Them Together. (As an aside, we have been loving Audible. For $22.95/month I get two credits. That means I can get two books a month to listen […]

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