On the Bookshelf

My Top 6 Reads of 2016

I absolutely love to read. Reading takes you to places & times you can never go in real life. When you have no money, it makes a great vacation. When you want to travel through space & time, it can take you there. Unfortunately…I have very little time to enjoy the benefits of reading &… Continue reading My Top 6 Reads of 2016

In Love & Marriage · On the Bookshelf · The Encouragement Corner

Don’t Wait to Pray for Your Husband & Your Marriage

“Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken.” – Ecclesiastes 4:12 In a society that bombards us with ideas that relationships are just meant to be fun, that love is just a feeling that you can fall into or fall out of, or to just… Continue reading Don’t Wait to Pray for Your Husband & Your Marriage

On the Bookshelf · The Encouragement Corner · Wordy Wednesday

Thoughts, Quotes, & Spiritual Nuggets from “The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe”

Yes, I know..it seems like a simple read that I probably should have read, I don’t know, 15 years ago? But here’s the thing, when I was a kid I got through CS Lewis’s “The Magician’s Nephew” and never made it any further. I know…it’s terrible. I’ve seen the movies (the super old ones) and… Continue reading Thoughts, Quotes, & Spiritual Nuggets from “The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe”

On the Bookshelf · The Encouragement Corner · Wordy Wednesday

An Encouraging Book-Pairing: “The Secret Garden” & “As a Man Thinketh”

If you’re looking for a few good and encouraging books to read this summer, I have a great pair for you: The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett and As a Man Thinketh by James Allen.They’re the perfect mixture of fiction and non-fiction/self-improvement reading. The Secret Garden has been on my to-read list for a… Continue reading An Encouraging Book-Pairing: “The Secret Garden” & “As a Man Thinketh”

On the Bookshelf · The Encouragement Corner

Fun-Day Friday: Tea Time & Literature

Sometimes it’s great on a Friday night to go out & have a blast with friends, but some weeks you just need to chill at home. This week is one of those weeks. The exhaustion sets in & my brain is just too far gone to do much that’s productive. Today, my version of fun… Continue reading Fun-Day Friday: Tea Time & Literature