Skingley's book is a compelling memoir of post-war Britain and her experience there as a woman in the armed forces. I am particularly interested in reading this book because I enjoy reading about strong female leaders who aren't afraid to chase their dreams. The world needs more women who lead, and Skingley's story is an important piece of modern history.
A Christmas Hamster by Stephanie Dagg is an adorable romantic comedy for the holidays. It is super sweet as well as super cute, and just the right length to squeeze in during a busy holiday season.
Waiting is hard. My cat and I are both impatient. This caused a near Christmas cookie disaster. As hard as it is to wait for cookies, waiting for the return of Christ can be even harder, but we must never give up hope.
The book is rich with historical details about England in the early Tudor period. I have a soft spot for novels set during this time in history, and Hickson's writing reminds me of another Philippa Gregory, who is one of my favorite authors.
Screenwriter William Osborne discusses his latest work of YA Historical Fiction, Jupiter's Fire. He shares about the difference between writing a novel and writing for the screen, his inspiration, and the research required to write historical fiction.
This post is part of the weekly series, "His Encouragement: Thursday Thoughts to Strengthen Your Soul." Image: A woman holds a cup of tea and reads her Bible. Black text on a green background reads, "Weekly Devotion: His Encouragement- Words from Scripture to Strengthen Your Soul." Bible Verse: For to us a child is born, to… Continue reading Giving Thanks & Reverse Advent Calendars! (His Encouragement)
In order to celebrate the publication of my new book, The United Methodist Church & Disability, here are the top things I wish people understood about blindness/ low vision.
Beautiful, Complicated Family: Volume 1 and Beautiful, Complicated Family: Volume 2 explore the connections that can hold people together or tear them apart. The stories in this collection capture struggles that are common in today’s families—secrets, mother-daughter conflicts, coping with aging family members, and a more subtle question of what makes a family.
Dr. Frances Kelsey battled hierarchy, patriarchy, and the Establishment in an effort to prove that Thalidomide was dangerous. Frankie is her story.
In Luke 20:27-38, the Sadducees had the opportunity to ask Jesus questions regarding the resurrection; however, their main concern was undermining Jesus’s authority.