American Sniper … Win a Copy

On May 25th, most Americans will enjoy a day off of work. Kids will have wrapped up or will be about to wrap up another school year, and the promise of summer fun will be in the air. What’s too often forgotten is that this bonus day off came at great cost. You...

Love Like Jesus and Walk Her Home

Seven and a half years ago, she walked into the Bible study class I was leading. We were working on Priscilla Shirer’s study, Discerning the Voice of God. That fall there were many broken hearts in the class: a marriage ended, a baby died, dreams ended too soon,...

Justice-Minded Monday ~ The Good Lie [Movie GIVEAWAY]

I recently shared with homeschool friends that four of my homeschool students just finished reading A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park. We were all captivated by the plight of the Lost Boys of Sudan. Two things happened as a result of finishing this book. 1. It...

Victory Through the Lamb

You can hardly turn on the news or open the paper without seeing signs of the world in unrest –floods and drought, earthquakes and extreme natural disasters. Along with these headlines are Christians martyred for their faith–Iraq, Syria, Indonesia,...

Love Like a Boss

“Like a boss.” It’s the act of doing something as a boss would do it, and believe me “it” can be anything. You can … blog like a boss … tackle like a boss … lead worship like a boss … pull a tooth like a...

When Words Step on Toes

Last week I shared that I am walking a difficult path with my dearest-friend-who-is-like-a-sister. I’ve never done anything quite like this before. That means, I’m processing, stretching, and learning as I go.  For over a year, Emma and I have talked about the fact...

Jesus Wept and Good Grief.

Jesus wept. ~John 11:35~   I’ve heard it said that this is both the shortest and the saddest verse in the Bible, but I would add that it’s one of the most comforting verses as well. My warrior-friend-who-is-like-a-sister Emma is full of metastasized breast...

By the Waters of Kadesh ~ Carole Towriss

A most anticipated sequel! I was so excited when my on-line friend Carole Towriss sent me her newest book in her Journey to Canaan series. If you have followed my reviews, you know that I loved her first book, In the Shadow of Sinai, which follows a Hebrew slave,...