Book Review: The Sacrament of Happy

I received a digital copy of “The Sacrament of Happy” by Lisa Harper through NetGalley in exchange for a review. All opinions in this review are my own. Affiliate links are included below. Purchasing the book through these links adds no further cost to you, but may give me a small commission. While reading¬†The Sacrament […]

What’s My Part in the Big God Story?

Our kids at church have been learning about The Big God Story, a curriculum from Dr. Michelle Anthony. Whenever I teach, I also learn, but these lessons have shifted the way I think about God’s plans. God has a plan, doesn’t He, for us? A good, prosperous, and hopeful plan (Jeremiah 29:11). In God, we […]

Redefining Modesty

The other day, I wore a dress and stuck leftover rice in the refrigerator to keep it from spoiling. Spring has come. Officially, it came in March, but it’s just now the California sun is starting to show off, and that means Daisy Dukes and bikinis on top are about to show up. Every time […]

It’s Crazy Out There So Prepare Yourself

As we piled into the car on a night guaranteed to have congested traffic, my sister said, “It’s going to be crazy out there so prepare yourself mentally.” It’s stuck ever since because I’ve never even considered mental preparation when it came to traffic. My mantra was to just get through it, but preparing for […]