• Love Languages: Which Is Yours?

    As I turned page after page of Gary Chapman’s: The 5 Love Languages, confusion washed over me. Several of the love languages speak to me in one way or another. But we can’t have multiple love languages, right? Gary suggests that a person may have a primary love language alongside a secondary, but generally one of the languages should speak more loudly than all the others. Thank goodness for the Love Languages Quiz or I may never have really identified which of the five best describes how to fill my love tank! A copy of the quiz is located in the back of the book BUT there’s an even better…

  • Book Review: Stillhouse Lake by Rachel Caine

    Reading for pleasure is something I definitely enjoy but tend to fall in and out of doing regularly. It’s the seasons of life, I guess. This particular season of life is lending itself to the need for a distraction from the distraction… It’s been said a million times, but we are in the middle of something quite uniqe. Very scary. Lots of unknowns. Shifting to survival mode (some of us more than others, pending who we are “locked down” with). Right now life revolves around how I am going to keep my very needy kids entertained while managing the behaviors AND keeping my sanity. Suffice to say that my thinking…

  • Book Review: Fearless Parenting by Sarah Blount

    “Why would I even want to bring a child into this wicked world?”. Words uttered from my very own mouth. Words I wasn’t quite convinced of but my struggle to have children left me grasping for all the reasons why it would be better if I just didn’t… Even though God had really laid it on my heart. But seriously, why? So much pain, disaster, acts of evil that leave brokenness and death in its wake… Perhaps one of the reasons this book pulled me in so quickly is because a variation of that same question came right at the beginning. Words I identied with…then…and now. Because this world is…