5 attributes of Eastern religions

(and how they differ from Christianity) 5 attributes of Eastern religions (and how they differ from Christianity) “What’s the difference between my Hindu friends who do good things and me? I believe in Jesus, but it seems that everything else we do is the same. I...

How to do hard things (that could change the world)

How to do hard things(that could change the world) I’m knee-deep in doing hard things. Lots of them. And I feel completely incapable, unprepared, unsuccessful, and overwhelmed. No surprise, writing a blog this morning to tell other people how to do hard things was the...

15 Books for cold weather, about cold weather

Our first winter storm for 2019 is about to blow in. That means school children are hoping for snow and snow days. For me, snow conjures a “winter wonderland” euphoria. Picture-taking in my yard, fires in the fireplace, hot chocolate with a good book on the sunroom...

My 15 favorite books from 2018

My 15 favorite books from 2018 I’m still thinking about these 15 books at the end of the year. The characters I met are now old friends, embodied in old stories that I have come to believe. Their lives happened, and I knew them. This year I read quite a bit, for...

Books you should take on vacation

Books you should take on vacation It’s summertime. To a book nerd, summer means extra time for reading. To a teacher, it means reading all the books you want to read instead of all the books you have to read. To a literary hound like me, summertime brings an increase...

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