INFJ books? What do you think? (6 best books so far, 2017)

Modern Mrs Darcy has a monthly linkup of books, but since I've not linked in a good 9 months... I'm going to not be too optimistic of linking up regularly and maybe instead just go for a once a season recap of bests :) I have somehow managed to read 30 books already this year! These … Continue reading INFJ books? What do you think? (6 best books so far, 2017)

My Favorite Non-fiction from 2016

I read a lot this year. I had planned to read about 60 books again, but somehow managed to read 100. oops. I think it was related to being more intentional about being online less, having kind of a stressful year (so reading for escape more), and specifically going out to read more fiction. It … Continue reading My Favorite Non-fiction from 2016

The Lifegiving Home by Sally and Sarah Clarkson {book review}

"Home is not merely a dwelling. It's not merely a state of existence. It's a story, a narrative spun out day by day, a story molded by the walls and hours and tasks and feasts with which we fill our time, reflecting the reality of the God whose love animates every aspect of our being." … Continue reading The Lifegiving Home by Sally and Sarah Clarkson {book review}

Making It Home by Emily T. Weirenga {book review}

"What if home is more about who you are than what you do? Formerly subversive Emily T. Weirenga takes you on an unconventional journey through marriage, miscarriage, foster parenting, and the daily struggle of longing to be known. In this soul-stirring quest for identity in the midst of life's daily interruptions, she shows us that … Continue reading Making It Home by Emily T. Weirenga {book review}

The Rhyme Bible: Storybook for Little Ones {Book Review}

The Rhyme Bible Storybook for Little Ones by  L. J. Sattgast and illustrated by Laurence Cleyet-Merle This little book is so much fun. I love that it has durable board book pages, bright engaging pictures and rhyming text to pull us all through the story. It will definitely be a lovely help in teaching my little ones … Continue reading The Rhyme Bible: Storybook for Little Ones {Book Review}

Like a whiff of warm cookies – Wild in the Hollow by Amber C Haines {book review}

Wild in the Hollow: On Chasing Desire and Finding the Broken Way Home by Amber C. Haines I loved this book. I simultaneously wanted to linger and inhale every phrase. Wild in the Hollow is about coming to terms with life as it is. It's about chasing and hoping and crashing into a world where God is … Continue reading Like a whiff of warm cookies – Wild in the Hollow by Amber C Haines {book review}

62 days! and Song of the Stars by Sally Lloyd-Jones {book review} {23/31}

This is a fun little christmas board book. I was looking for something that told the story of Jesus simply and beautifully. And while this isn't quite what I had in mind it is still a lovely addition to our Christmas collection. Song of the Stars: A Christmas Story The story starts with the leaves. … Continue reading 62 days! and Song of the Stars by Sally Lloyd-Jones {book review} {23/31}

The Plans I Have for You by Amy Parker {book review}

The Plans I Have For You I love reading to my kids.  But only when I can stay engaged, not have wade through miles of tongue twisters, and not have to deal with inane storylines.  And only when my kids can stay engaged because it is not too long and the story is right at … Continue reading The Plans I Have for You by Amy Parker {book review}

Loud Art and ‘Longing for Paris’ by Sarah Mae {book review}

"All my longings - this pull that seems to rise up from my soul and make me lean a little more in and a little more up - they are the stir of heaven, the magnet attracting me to itself."  -Sarah Mae, Longing for Paris: One Woman's Search for Joy, Beauty, and Adventure-Right Where She … Continue reading Loud Art and ‘Longing for Paris’ by Sarah Mae {book review}