I’m Still Here by Austin Channing Brown: A Review

I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown My rating: 5 of 5 stars Oh my, this book is good. Austin Channing Brown's memoir of growing up and living in America is beautiful, strong, honest, heartbreaking and encouraging. She talks about issues of race, racism, white supremacy, white… Continue reading I’m Still Here by Austin Channing Brown: A Review

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Psalm 143:8-10

Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love,    for I have put my trust in you.Show me the way I should go,    for to you I entrust my life.Rescue me from my enemies, Lord,    for I hide myself in you.1Teach me to do your will,    for you are my God;may your good Spirit    lead me on level ground. Psalm 143:8-10 Since we just… Continue reading Psalm 143:8-10

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. New Book Explores the Unique Experience of Grieving Miscarriage as a Couple Another book is coming out to help couples! The couple who wrote this particular book experienced both infertility and… Continue reading Continuing the Conversation

Mycroft Holmes by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Anna Waterhouse: A Review

Mycroft Holmes by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar My rating: 3 of 5 stars I came across this series at my local library. I didn't even realize who the author was until I got home with the book. I'm a semi-decent Sherlock fan and mystery novel lover, so that is why I originally picked up the book.The story… Continue reading Mycroft Holmes by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Anna Waterhouse: A Review

You’re Not Late

Waiting sucks. According to the New York Times in 2012, Americans wait 37 billion hours in line each year. In a world that values the quick and immediate, waiting just seems to be something abnormal. I never thought I would have to wait for children. There were so many things to grieve when I lost… Continue reading You’re Not Late

February TBR

This year, I'm trying to read four books a month. I completed this goal last month with It's Not Supposed to Be This Way by Lysa Terkeurst, Time's Convert by Deborah Harkness, Devian by Shanna Bosarge, and The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath. I might do something with all my classic reviews at the end… Continue reading February TBR

Matthew 13: 45-46

“Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant looking for fine pearls. 4When he found one of great value, he went away and sold everything he had and bought it. Matthew 13:45-46 NIV I watched the Fyre Festival documentaries on Hulu and Netflix, and on one of them (I believe it was the one on Hulu)… Continue reading Matthew 13: 45-46

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. 3 Things to Say (and Not to Say) to Friends Experiencing Infertility An article from Marriage and Family Therapist Kelsey Chun. She gives some really good advice on what not to… Continue reading Continuing the Conversation