Review: Love and Joy: an Orthodox Children’s Calendar 

Here we are with back-to-back reviews! This morning I want to share something new that I think is simply fantastic: an Orthodox wall calendar specifically for families and children. Love and Joy was created by three very talented Orthodox moms in Kentucky. What a blessing that God brought them together to form Draw Near Designs! It’s … Continue reading Review: Love and Joy: an Orthodox Children’s Calendar 

Sensible

While being asked to review a new children's book on church history (woo hoo!) the editor/publisher said I "seem pretty sensible." The more I think about it the more I realize this might be one of the biggest complements I've ever been given.

Review: The Sweetness of Grace: stories of Christian trial and victory

"More than the sum of its parts," was a phrase that came to mind when I finished The Sweetness of Grace: stories of Christian trial and victory by Matushka Constantina Palmer. However, that phrase doesn't quite convey what I want it to. You see, it isn't the sum of the parts that makes this book what it … Continue reading Review: The Sweetness of Grace: stories of Christian trial and victory

Blessing

  Rodney passed a basket of ham biscuits his mother had sent. “Let’s bless these ham biscuits, boys,” he said, and launched into a prayer covering world hunger, food stamps, stray animals, firewood, the Baptist Conference, Little Mitford Creek, Big Mitford Creek, the sick, the unsaved, an unwelcome forecast for more snow, the town council’s … Continue reading Blessing