• Aug. 14th, 2012 Where Do You Live?

    Where do you live? I don’t mean geographically. I mean day-to-day. Hour-by-hour. Minute-by-minute. I’ve been thinking about this a lot, and I’ve come to this conclusion. I live in that murky place where fear and faith collide. You might not realize this, but I know a few things about fear. I’m not afraid of heights, spiders, [ read more ]

  • Aug. 11th, 2012 Currents :: August 11

    The currents of my life . . . where wonders and weirdness collide. Books: I read a fun novel, Wish You Were Here by Beth K. Vogt . I’ve started quite a few books this summer that simply haven’t sucked me in. This one did. I mean, when the girl kisses her fiance’s brother five days before the wedding…well, you have to keep [ read more ]

  • Aug. 10th, 2012 Lethal Legacy by Irene Hannon

    I broke one of my personal reading rules for this book. I never (well, I guess now that would be almost never) read the books from a series out of order. I worry that I might be missing something important that came up in a previous book. I’m re-thinking my rule. Because Lethal Legacy by Irene Hannon was fantastic, [ read more ]

  • Aug. 9th, 2012 Raising Financially Confident Kids

    I know I said I’d be reviewing books and such every other week, but I had the opportunity to review two great books from Revell—one fiction, one nonfiction—but both reviews needed to be posted during the same week. I decided to go for it. Today, we’ll hit the nonfiction and tomorrow, you’ll get an Extra Edition. [ read more ]

  • Aug. 7th, 2012 Want to Get Wet?

    I just returned from a wonderful week of vacation in the mountains of North Carolina. We had an amazing time and I’m looking forward to sharing bits of what God showed me in the weeks ahead. But for now, as promised, today is the launch of the new and improved Out of the Boat. I’m keeping the most [ read more ]