Saint Patrick, Book

“Patrick revealed, among other things, that he believed the gospel he preached. He believed that in Christ there is neither Jew nor Greek, male nor female, Roman nor barbarian. He believed that God can utterly transform a human heart. He believed that he could rely entirely on God’s mercy, rather than being compelled to paper…

Spring Reading

I did quite a bit of traveling this spring. After being in Oklahoma for our son’s wedding, I hit the road. I was away from home April 11 through May 10. I was able to visit friends in Chattanooga, Nashville, Memphis, near Birmingham, and Tuscaloosa. I spent a weekend at a women’s conference (check out…

Reading a New Book

I’d forgotten how much I like novels by Joel Rosenberg. I read The Last Jihad, The Last Days, and The Ezekiel Project years ago. I’ve followed his blog http://www.joelrosenberg.com but haven’t read any of his books in a while. Saturday I received The Kremlin Conspiracy in the mail. I’m part of the Tyndale Blog Network…

30 Day Minimalist Challenge: Day 19

Books. I love books! All kinds of books. And we have a gazillion books around our home. Since the beginning of this challenge I’ve been thinking about – and dreading – going through our books to choose some to purge. Today I went through a couple of bookshelves. This stack of books came off one…

Books I Read this Spring and Summer

As I’ve written before, I love to read! Bible studies, fiction, nonfiction, biographies, young adult readers, hard books, easy books, and just about anything except romance novels and horror. And I’ve been doing lots of reading since spring. My reading goal is 52 books this year. I’ve read 39 so far. Most of what I’ve…

I Want to Be Famous…

I once asked seventeen-year-old Andrew what he wanted to do after school. What career did he plan to pursue? He was trying to decide which college to attend and what to major in. He ended up at West Texas A&M University in Canyon, Texas, where he majored in dance and accounting. He loved that school.…