Category Archives: What I’m Reading

Who is Valentine?

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Lent began yesterday, and in addition to fasting with my church from social media (part-time), I decided that I needed to take more time to stop during my day to pray and refocus back onto Jesus. I bought Common Prayer: A Liturgy for Ordinary Radicals and am attempting to stop four times a day and read a portion. This morning’s liturgy had a paragraph on Read More →

Sharing Secrets

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Even though I’m only half-way through reading it, like any good secret this book is difficult to keep to myself — so here is a quote that has inspired me. “[Jesus is] an obscure Jewish carpenter without credentials or status, without army or militia or even a weapon, without nobility or wealth, without even land or a home. With a handful of unimpressive and diverse Read More →

Book Review: Singled Out

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This won’t really be a book review. More like a collection of my favorite quotes from the book Singled Out: Why Celibacy Must Be Reinvented in Today’s Church by Christine A. Colon and Bonnie E. Field. I have a memory of this book being advertised a few years ago in a Biola magazine, as the authors are Biola alum. Honestly, I was not attracted to Read More →

Women’s Letters: “Force is so stupid a weapon”

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I love stories. They allow me to see a more full picture of humanity – a unique glimpse of God and the faultiness of our beings. I see the glory of all humans were intended to be and the awful brokenness of who we are. Women’s Letters: America from the Revolutionary War to the Present offers glimpses into the lives and the stories of women Read More →