March Reads

This is going to be a loooooong one, folks! Because to me the words “quarantine” and “social distancing” translate to “guilt-free reading time.” So here goes for March! First, a couple of dense but fascinating history/biography books: My brother-in-law, who lives with my sister and their boys in Kurdistan (Iraq) left this book for me […]

The Doxology

  In spite of the hopeful nature of my previous post, in general I am an anxious person. I stress over things way beyond my control. It’s something the Lord and I have been working on for many years. So when Coronavirus hit the level of closures, I had to find a way to keep […]

In the Hands of a Merciful God

In my normal Bible reading time I found myself in I Chronicles the other day. I confess, this is one of my least favorite books of the Bible. The whole first half is genealogy and the second half is a recap of everything we just read in Samuel and Kings. But this day, in one […]

Mysteries of History

  I’m on the Inspired by Life … and Fiction blog today. I’ve got a documentary and a book you might want to check out if you enjoy the mysteries of history–as well as a little bit of mystery from my own family history! Come visit me over there! 

Book Movies

It’s my day on the Inspired by Life … and Fiction blog today. Come on over and read about the three book to movie adaptations I’ve seen recently and what I thought of them! 

February Reads

February Reads

This month I tended to go back to authors I know and love. In fact, the only new-to-me authors this month were my non-fiction read, so let’s start there.  Bored and Brilliant by Manoush Zomorodi I think this is definitely my most important read this month. This book is based on the Bored and Brilliant […]

Therapy Tuesdays

We started meeting about a year and a half ago. We knew each other from our home group through church. And we were friends. But each of us also had another connection—a desire to write. And so we began meeting weekly, the three of us, to encourage each other in that endeavor. But six months […]

An Intermittent Winter

An Intermittent Winter

I never thought I’d be happy living in a place with little or no winter. I’ve always liked the cold. Or rather, liked that I could hole up in my warm house in front of a fire with a warm drink while the cold raged outside. Not that Dallas has bad winters. But it has […]