Commonwealth by Ann Patchett: A Review

Commonwealth by Ann Patchett My rating: 4 of 5 stars My first Ann Patchett book was a collection of essays she wrote for various magazines, This is a Story of a Happy Marriage, but a friend recommended I read her fiction. I have to say the fiction is much better. I really enjoyed this book.The… Continue reading Commonwealth by Ann Patchett: A Review

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Psalm 139:1-5

You have searched me, Lord,    and you know me.You know when I sit and when I rise;    you perceive my thoughts from afar.You discern my going out and my lying down;    you are familiar with all my ways.Before a word is on my tongue    you, Lord, know it completely.You hem me in behind and before,    and you lay your hand upon me Psalms 139:1-5 (NIV) "You… Continue reading Psalm 139:1-5

Continuing the Conversation

I want to keep sharing other people’s stories or articles from around the internet this year, so here are three new posts to share. ‘Why I kept quiet about my infertility for five years’ Kayleigh Evans and her husband had been trying to get pregnant for three years when she decided to record small video… Continue reading Continuing the Conversation

Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis: A Review

Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies about Who You Are So You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be by Rachel Hollis My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars I bought this book at Target as an impulse buy. I didn't know who the author was, but I liked the title, and the… Continue reading Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis: A Review

Psalm 27:13-14

I remain confident of this:    I will see the goodness of the Lord    in the land of the living.1Wait for the Lord;    be strong and take heart    and wait for the Lord. Psalm 27:13-14 (NIV) I am reading through the Bible this year, and Psalm 27 was part of one of my morning devotionals. This could have been my mantra for the last five… Continue reading Psalm 27:13-14

March TBR

Since the books from Black History month worked out so well, I thought I would try to do it again for Women's History Month.  Of course, I have a lot of books written by women, so I tried to whittle it down to the four books. It was really hard because there is so much… Continue reading March TBR

Continuing the Conversation

I want to keep sharing other people’s stories or articles from around the internet this year, so here are three new posts to share. How Infertility and Depression Made Me Reconsider My Parenting Dream This is a beautiful, personal article about the reasons why Stephanie Auteri decided not having another child after dealing with over… Continue reading Continuing the Conversation