Every now and then, I come to a stalling point where I am staring at my bookshelf that is bursting with books and my dresser that is buckling under the weight of books, and wonder what should I read? As I thumb through my books, I realize there are books I own that I have yet to crack open and read. Do you have books like that on your bookshelf? I have quite a few, however, I'm not going to talk about all the books I haven't read yet. I want to discuss the books I did pick up this summer. These are a few books I actually read this summer.Read More
"And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him."
I read a lot of books over the summers, partly because we participated in book-it summer reading as well as the local library reading program. Each had rewards for reading that just gave me an excuse to devour books like drinking water. Reading has always been a big part of my life, especially my childhood.Read More
It was a relatable story. His faith shines through all the opportunities and disappointments. This theme is painted throughout Ben's story, "I never know what God might surprise me with, I aim to approach each day with a hopeful expectation that He has a great purpose for my life" (Malcolmson, 2018, p. 202).Read More
Now that it is summer, and I am taking a lighter load of coursework in the effort of obtaining my Master's degree. I want to take a few minutes to acknowledge the books I've read outside of textbooks that have kept me sane in the process of the learning and getting back into the swing of school life and regular adulting life.Read More
Now more than ever before, we are in need of hope. We need a lasting hope that is an anchor for our souls. Katie Davis Majors in her new book share stories from her life, circumstances where she had to learn how to continue to have hope through disappointment and situations with outcomes that were unexpected.Read More