I made my reading goal this year much higher and I was a little afraid of how it would work out, especially with a few extra things on my plate. I’m happy to report, I’m ahead of schedule! Apparently instead of blogging, I’ve been reading, which really is okay with me. Though I do miss… Continue reading Reading Update March 2014
I love to read! According to Goodreads, in 2013 I read 24 books. I thought that was pretty good, for all that I have going on as a homeschooling, Average Housewife. Then I thought about what goal I should have for this year. I thought if I upped it by one, I could call it… Continue reading My Reading Goals for 2014
In the book Bread and Wine there is a section about feasting and fasting. The author shares how we need both. She uses the term fasting loosely, which I follow in this post. (Though I also believe there is a time for fasting, or abstinence of food for prayer.) I feel like in my #15×15… Continue reading #15×15 Check-in: Feasting and Fasting
Today I’m excited to feature a guest post from my friend, Michelle Griep, who has just written a new book, A HEART DECEIVED. I can’t wait to read it and hope you are as intrigued after reading her post! Make sure you stop at her website to check out her Launch Week What comes to… Continue reading Guest Post: A Gentlewoman’s Guide to Opium Addiction: How to Tell if Your Mr. Right Has Been Tokin’, Smokin’ or Shootin’ the Poppy
Well, it’s been a while and I’m glad you’re still out there. You are still there, aren’t you? I can’t blame you if you’re not. It has been a crazy month, but I’m back with some of what’s been keeping me busy. Books. Practicing Affirmation: God-Centered Praise of Those Who Are Not God I just… Continue reading What’cha Readin’?
I haven’t had made much time for reading lately but I do still have a few books going. Since I last shared the books I was reading, I ended up giving up on Les Miserables. I just couldn’t keep pushing through, so the movie will have to do. The following books I do plan on finishing,… Continue reading What’cha Readin’?
My house is full of books. When I have any spare moments, I love to take that time to read. So, naturally I want to take this hobby of mine and use it to increase my JOY. Being that I don’t have a lot of extra time for reading, I want to be sure that… Continue reading Reading for JOY
I hadn’t done much writing the last half of 2012, but I had been doing some good reading. I enjoy seeing others book lists to get ideas for myself, so I hope you find a few here! I picked up Unbroken not really knowing much about it. I had heard it was really good, but I… Continue reading Books of 2012
Yesterday, we were on the road for most of the day. We are on vacation and our destination was a ways away. We had to stay awake, so we started out with our BOGO Caribou Coffee. Jonathan took the first shift of driving. There were state lines crossed. There were lots of windmills. We started… Continue reading Vacation 2012 – Meet Me in St. Louis
There is an abundance of favorite read aloud lists that include classics like Winnie-The-Pooh and Charlotte’s Web. I thought I would share a list of the lesser known favorite read alouds that our family has enjoyed. God King by Joanne Williamson-This book was a one we read for history last year. This is a story… Continue reading Top 10 Favorite – Lesser Known – Read Alouds