Deliver Us

What do moments of desperation in life look like? Does the Bible offer any words of comfort or encouragement when we’re trapped in these moments of desperation? In Michelle Howe’s new book Deliver Us, she explores the idea that when we’re trapped in a hopeless situation, there is hope. This book is written in aContinue reading “Deliver Us”

What’s in Your Mind Today?

How are you feeling today? An adult may be able to explain what’s going on in his or her mind, but for a child that’s feeling troubled, it might be a little more difficult to pinpoint the problem. Louise Bladen’s new book What’s in Your Mind Today? attempts to explain that negative thoughts are notContinue reading “What’s in Your Mind Today?”

Homeschooling Solutions Found in Hands-On Learning

My friends at Oak Meadow have released the Fall 2020 edition of their journal, Living Education. Oak Meadow is a school and curriculum provider for homeschooling families. This issue is chock-full of fun. There’s some money-saving tips that can help you, especially if you’ve lost money during the pandemic. Are you feeling burnt out fromContinue reading “Homeschooling Solutions Found in Hands-On Learning”

Sansei And Sensibility

What would it look like if the beloved Mr. Darcy from Pride and Prejudice were to enter a new era and somehow become the captain of a football team? This is one of many ideas that became Sansei and Sensibility, a book of stories by Karen Tei Yamashita. This book doesn’t seem like a bookContinue reading “Sansei And Sensibility”

Where the Best Stories Hide

Nicholas can’t help it; class is boring! He decided he would find another way to keep himself occupied. He takes us on a journey Where the Best Stories Hide. Roman Yasiejko gives us a fun, sing-songy cadence with enjoyable rhymes. Ben Whitehouse gives us fun, colorful illustrations that are full of imagination. A stern teacher,Continue reading “Where the Best Stories Hide”

Little Mole Finds Hope

What do you do when you feel like you’re in despair? What do you do when you feel like there’s no hope? Kids and adults alike suffer from these same feelings. It’s a dark place. Disclosure: I received a free copy of this book in exchange for my honest review. Little Mole Finds Hope tellsContinue reading “Little Mole Finds Hope”

This Is The Church

What is the church? Where is the church? Who is the church? Sometimes children’s books tackle the big questions in life better than books written for adults. Theologians may try to explain what the church is, but this kids book does it just fine. This Is The Church sums it all up. I loved theContinue reading “This Is The Church”

Broken Roads by Ira Wagler

How comfortable would you be with opening your heart up to strangers about painful events in your life? Ira Wagler grew up in the Amish community, departed it, and tells his story of how he basically started from scratch, and dealt with his family’s reaction, afterward. Disclosure: I received a free copy of this bookContinue reading “Broken Roads by Ira Wagler”

Giving Thanks for a Perfectly Imperfect Life

Are you a perfectionist? Perhaps you aren’t, but maybe you know someone who is. Michelle Howe will admit, she is a perfectionist, and if you are a perfectionist, you too strive for perfection. How can the words “perfectly imperfect” make sense? This is the theme of Howe’s new book, Giving Thanks for a Perfectly ImperfectContinue reading “Giving Thanks for a Perfectly Imperfect Life”

Need Some Help Homeschooling?

Need some help figuring out back-to-school this year? My friends at Medi-Share are always offering advice on Christian living, financial advice, how to be healthy, and more. If you’re like many families across the country, you could use a little help figuring out how to homeschool this year. You can check out my tips forContinue reading “Need Some Help Homeschooling?”

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