• Sep. 11th, 2012 The Gap

    A couple of weeks ago, I shared with you how God had been revealing Himself to me —in everything from lost earrings to scheduling conflicts. I was thankful. I still am. But… Why is there always a but? But what happens when everything goes wrong? We don’t like to talk about that part. Because it isn’t pretty. Just a few days after that [ read more ]

  • Sep. 7th, 2012 Love’s Reckoning

    A few months ago several of my writer friends mentioned that Laura Frantz writes great historical fiction. So when the fine folks at Revell gave me the opportunity to review her latest, Love’s Reckoning, I decided to see for myself. Oh. My. Goodness. Love’s Reckoning drew me in, transported me to post-Revolutionary Pennsylvania and reminded me of how much [ read more ]

  • Sep. 6th, 2012 Are You on Goodreads?

    It’s the first Thursday of September, so I’m over at The Write Conversation . My first Thursday posts are usually focused on writers, but today’s review applies to all book lovers. Come by and check out my thoughts on Goodreads .

  • Sep. 5th, 2012 Why There’s No New Post Today

    I had a blog post *almost* ready to go for today. But I got distracted.     Can you blame me? Sometimes, the best thing this mommy can do is step away from the computer and go outside to play! (Even if it’s been raining and the new-to-us playset is sitting in mud and everyone needs [ read more ]

  • Sep. 2nd, 2012 Currents :: September 1st

    Books: I stayed up until midnight last night reading Love’s Reckoning by Laura Frantz . I am now officially a fan. If you like historical fiction, this needs to go on your to-be-read list. Check back next week for my official review. Family: My calendar has FIVE firsts next week. James’s 1st day of K-3. He was [ read more ]