A Handful of Children’s Picture Books

I have a slightly different (and more colorful!) review post for you today! I thought I'd take a rabbit trail into children's picture books and see if I could find any with good Christian messages you could add to your collection or check out from the library. Being an Auntie myself, I'm always bringing a... Continue Reading →

Turn Back the Page Thursdays (Are Retiring)

The Greek philosopher Heraclitus once said "There is nothing permanent except change." I disagree with him on one point, since there is someone we can always count on to be invariable-- as Hebrews 13:8 puts it, "Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever." I'm a little more inconsistent, however, and as I've been... Continue Reading →

Reading on the Road

  I learned a new word today! mel·lif·lu·ous məˈliflo͞oəs/ adjective: mellifluous (of a voice or words) sweet or musical; pleasant to hear. "the voice was mellifluous and smooth" See, my blog can be educational! Don’t you feel clever now? I came across it as I was skimming an article arguing that listening to an audiobook... Continue Reading →

Sneak Peek, My Hands Came Away Red

I’m wrapped up in the beginning of My Hands Came Away Red by Lisa McKay, and so far I’m feeling optimistic! I have a distance to go before I can say whether this will earn four stars, but here’s a glimpse inside:      "I would like to go to Bible college,” Mani whispered, as if... Continue Reading →

Prelude to Fiction Flops

So teach us to number our days, That we may gain a heart of wisdom. ~ Psalm 90:12 In the course of trying to read so many books for this blog, it's inevitable that I find a few I dislike, or at least don't enjoy enough to haul them around to all my family members... Continue Reading →


Proverbs 4:23 Keep your heart with all diligence, For out of it spring the issues of life. There are some very popular, acclaimed books I choose not to read… yet. Sometimes I look at their beautiful covers or hear a friend talking about them, but for now I set them back on their figurative shelf... Continue Reading →

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