#Collaboreads / The Mothers

I recently read the recent bestseller by Brit Bennett called The Mothers and today I’m joining with #Collaboreads to share my review of this book. This month’s theme is “Love at First Sight,” where readers picked a book whose cover they fell in love […]

By |February 28th, 2017|Categories: Book Love|Tags: , |2 Comments

#Collaboreads / The God Of All Comfort

When my friend gifted me for Christmas a book called The God of All Comfort by Hannah Whitall Smith,  I knew I wanted to read it right away in the new year. You know from my reading goals I shared last week that I’m trying […]

By |January 24th, 2017|Categories: Book Love, Chasing Grace|Tags: , |8 Comments

My Favorite Fiction Reads From Last Year + Reading Goals For the New Year

Earlier this month I shared my parenting goals for the new year, and today I’m talking reading goals for 2017. I’ve already shared how this hobby of reading made a comeback in my life this past year and brought back to me the joy […]

By |January 17th, 2017|Categories: Book Love, Chasing Grace|Tags: , |3 Comments

On Parenting, Church & More – What I Learned This Fall

This fall has been full, and I’ve got a long list of lessons learned to go with it:
1.) I need help with parenting.
Yep, this is where I am. I feel like I did when I first became a mom, desperate to get my hands […]

By |December 2nd, 2016|Categories: Christmas, What I Learned|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on On Parenting, Church & More – What I Learned This Fall

Understanding Context When Studying the Bible

Ever wonder how all of the books of the Bible fit together? Is there more of the story and history of God’s people that you’d like to better understand?

When the Lord originally ignited my desire to know him through his Word, I was driven to learn yet […]

By |October 13th, 2014|Categories: Bible Study, Chasing Grace, Write 31 Days|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Understanding Context When Studying the Bible

Engaging Heart AND Mind in Bible Study

I love the subtitle of Jen Wilkin’s new book Women of the Word: How to Study the Bible With Both Our Hearts and Our Minds. There’s an important distinction to be made between studying with our hearts and studying with our minds. I suppose […]

By |October 8th, 2014|Categories: Bible Study, Chasing Grace, Write 31 Days|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Engaging Heart AND Mind in Bible Study

The Bible As A Grace-Story

I said in yesterday’s post that Bible study can feel like another burden to bear when in actuality, it’s the thing meant to lessen our burdens. How? By leading us deeper into the gospel story – reminding us who Christ is and how his […]

Grace For Tired, Busy Moms – And A Book That Helped Me Rediscover It

About four weeks ago, I was in a discouraging place as a mom. All I saw in myself were my failures to shepherd my kids well, and my heart was steeped in guilt over the times I’d recently lost my patience or kindness with […]

By |April 4th, 2014|Categories: Parenting|Tags: , , , |2 Comments